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    Cingrani...

    Went six innings tonight.

    ZERO hits, one walk and 14 K's.


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    Re: Cingrani...

    I hope he can keep it up so we be comfortable with him starting if and when a starter has to miss a start.

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    Re: Cingrani...

    Quote Originally Posted by FlyingPig View Post
    Went six innings tonight.

    ZERO hits, one walk and 14 K's.

    wow
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    Re: Cingrani...

    He struck out the first 7 and 13 of the first 15.

    That'll do pig, that'll do.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjQtzV9IZ0Q

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    Re: Cingrani...

    Shouldn't this go in the Minor League Forum?
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    Re: Cingrani...

    Quote Originally Posted by oneupper View Post
    Shouldn't this go in the Minor League Forum?

    People read that one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FlyingPig View Post
    People read that one?
    Yes. A lot of us. It's a spectacular part of this board.

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    Re: Cingrani...

    He would have struck out all 18 if he had a second pitch.
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    Re: Cingrani...

    Quote Originally Posted by texasdave View Post
    He would have struck out all 18 if he had a second pitch.
    Strikeouts are fascist.

    He's basically a LH version of Logan Ondrusek.

    According to ESPN, reports from the stadium had Cingrani touching 95 and 96.

    Another friend/ part-time bird scout went to the game and said his breaking ball (slider), while thrown infrequently, broke well and often. (In his estimation, one hanger all night.) Interestingly, according to the bird scout, Cingrani apparently played up in the zone almost all night. That made his slurve (scout's word, not mine) and change more effective. He insists that you can't stay up there as much as Cingrani did last night and be successful in the majors. He also said Cingrani is better, in his opinion, than Leake right now.
    Last edited by Scrap Irony; 04-05-2013 at 10:26 AM.
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    Re: Cingrani...

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    He would have struck out all 18 if he had a second pitch
    Did you watch? He did have a second.....and a third pitch although used infrequently. He absolutely buckled a LHB with a great breaking slider for a K.

    A lot of people "skeptics" thought Cingrani would get lit up and struggle as he climbed the minors and it hasn't happened. "Oh, wait until he gets to the next level"..... I love the fact that Cingrani has proved those people wrong. He's a great prospect story.
    Last edited by holster10; 04-05-2013 at 10:56 AM.

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    Re: Cingrani...

    nice game...

    you donīt see that great pitching in the first start very often...

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    Re: Cingrani...

    Quote Originally Posted by holster10 View Post
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    He would have struck out all 18 if he had a second pitch
    Did you watch? He did have a second.....and a third pitch although used infrequently. He absolutely buckled a LHB with a great breaking slider for a K.

    A lot of people "skeptics" thought Cingrani would get lit up and struggle as he climbed the minors and it hasn't happened. "Oh, wait until he gets to the next level"..... I love the fact that Cingrani has proved those people wrong. He's a great prospect story.
    He was obviously being sarcastic.

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    Re: Cingrani...

    Quote Originally Posted by holster10 View Post
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    He would have struck out all 18 if he had a second pitch
    Did you watch? He did have a second.....and a third pitch although used infrequently. He absolutely buckled a LHB with a great breaking slider for a K.

    A lot of people "skeptics" thought Cingrani would get lit up and struggle as he climbed the minors and it hasn't happened. "Oh, wait until he gets to the next level"..... I love the fact that Cingrani has proved those people wrong. He's a great prospect story.
    Easy there. It was kind of a running joke on this board.
    Zero chance the Reds miss the playoffs!

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    Re: Cingrani...

    Quote Originally Posted by holster10 View Post
    Did you watch? He did have a second.....and a third pitch although used infrequently. He absolutely buckled a LHB with a great breaking slider for a K.
    .
    The other poster was making a joke. A frequent criticism of Cingrani in his early days was that he only had one pitch (FB).
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    Re: Cingrani...

    Quote Originally Posted by Scrap Irony View Post
    Strikeouts are fascist.

    He's basically a LH version of Logan Ondrusek.

    According to ESPN, reports from the stadium had Cingrani touching 95 and 96.

    Another friend/ part-time bird scout went to the game and said his breaking ball (slider), while thrown infrequently, broke well and often. (In his estimation, one hanger all night.) Interestingly, according to the bird scout, Cingrani apparently played up in the zone almost all night. That made his slurve (scout's word, not mine) and change more effective. He insists that you can't stay up there as much as Cingrani did last night and be successful in the majors. He also said Cingrani is better, in his opinion, than Leake right now.
    Man, that is an exciting scouting report. .thanks for posting it.
    Another article posted here said Cingrani might be the Reds #1 prospect now.
    I know RZ will disagree, but I tend to agree. (I value certainty in being a ML contributor over upside that might take 3-4 more years to develop)
    Thank you Walt and Bob for going for it in 2010-2014!

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