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    Re: 8/11/13 - Reds vs. Padres

    An ugly but much needed win. It would have been tough to swallow losing two of three to the Padres again. The two "goats" from Saturday night showed a lot of fortitude by coming back and getting big hits in this game. That's what being a professional is all about. Putting the bad games behind you and going out and doing your job the next day.
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    Re: 8/11/13 - Reds vs. Padres

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    This team is going nowhere.

    Shut down by the Padres to lose a series to them.
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    The old Votto is back when he starts cussing himself out between pitches.

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    Re: 8/11/13 - Reds vs. Padres

    Quote Originally Posted by NebraskaRed View Post
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    Baker said the radar gun at GABP had broken and the new one was 3 or 4 mph slow. Saw the low readings on Chapman & checked on him
    Well, not sure on that, since Broxton had a pitch clocked at 97. I'm pretty sure he's not hitting 100 these days.
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    Re: 8/11/13 - Reds vs. Padres

    Quote Originally Posted by NebraskaRed View Post
    Paul had the home run and Hannahan had the winning run. Good job making up for last night.

    Tomorrow Izturis hits a grand slam.
    For some reason....I'm having a hard time seeing that one.
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    Re: 8/11/13 - Reds vs. Padres

    Quote Originally Posted by jojo View Post
    Leake has averaged 90.1 mph on his FB and averaged 90.4 today.

    Chapman has averaged 98.0 for the year and averaged 97.7 today (really no drop)....

    I don't know if AC is tweaked or not but Dusty's explanation probably wasn't valid and I don't really see the drop in velocity that would freak someone out.
    Personally, I just thought his spike stuck in the dirt and he just tweeked his ankle a bit. He immediately looked down at it and walked around a bit. Grimaced initially too. Much ado about nothing IMO.
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    Re: 8/11/13 - Reds vs. Padres

    I was at the game, and with the exception of one pitch at 99, everything he was throwing was in the low 90s or high 80s.

    He also threw a pitch that was clocked at 82. Unless he decided to throw a pitch I've never seen him throw before, I think something was goofy with the radar gun.
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    Re: 8/11/13 - Reds vs. Padres

    Quote Originally Posted by reds44 View Post
    I was at the game, and with the exception of one pitch at 99, everything he was throwing was in the low 90s or high 80s.

    He also threw a pitch that was clocked at 82. Unless he decided to throw a pitch I've never seen him throw before, I think something was goofy with the radar gun.
    Gameday had it listed as him throwing changeups. I know he DOES have a changeup...maybe he WAS throwing one.
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    Re: 8/11/13 - Reds vs. Padres

    And he just decided to randomly start throwing it in August? I'm not saying it's not possible, but it's not very likely.
    Quote Originally Posted by Norm Chortleton View Post
    The old Votto is back when he starts cussing himself out between pitches.


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