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    8/27/2014 Reds vs Cubbies

    Here's the lineup for tonights mega matchup.

    1. Billy Hamilton (S) CF
    2. Todd Frazier (R) 1B
    3. Brandon Phillips (R) 2B
    4. Devin Mesoraco (R) C
    5. Jay Bruce (L) RF
    6. Kris Negron (R) 3B
    7. Skip Schumaker (L) LF
    8. Zack Cozart (R) SS
    9. Mat Latos (R) P
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    Cubs lineup. They have another one of their young guns in the lineup tonight,Soler. No Rizzo tonight.

    1. Chris Coghlan (L) LF
    2. Javier Baez (R) 2B
    3. Starlin Castro (R) SS
    4. Luis Valbuena (L) 3B
    5. Jorge Soler (R) RF
    6. Welington Castillo (R) C
    7. Arismendy Alcantara (S) CF
    8. Chris Valaika (R) 1B
    9. Jacob Turner (R) P
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    Re: 8/27/2014 Reds vs Cubbies

    Awesome. I was hoping we'd get to see Mr. Soler tonight. Cubs are gonna be fun to watch.

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    Re: 8/27/2014 Reds vs Cubbies

    My favorite Soler HR from the minors:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOB_0ZqfCkA

    Just drops the bat head and crushes it over 450 feet.

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    Re: 8/27/2014 Reds vs Cubbies

    I miss the days when Coghlan was terrible.
    I dont care, Votto said of passing his friend and former teammate. Hes in the past. Bye-bye, Jay.

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    Re: 8/27/2014 Reds vs Cubbies

    Billy caught stealing for the 19th time.

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    Like they say on TV, Billy needs to disguise his steal attempts better. When he's going, it's obvious, from the first pitch. Be a bit more selective, Billy.

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    Re: 8/27/2014 Reds vs Cubbies

    Quote Originally Posted by Kc61 View Post
    Like they say on TV, Billy needs to disguise his steal attempts better. When he's going, it's obvious, from the first pitch. Be a bit more selective, Billy.
    Billy's right foot is a huge tell for him. He kind of pivots back and forth with it before he takes off. I noticed it in his very first game when I was at GABP, so I'm sure the scouts picked up on it as well.

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    Re: 8/27/2014 Reds vs Cubbies

    Don't run Billy. Don't run
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    Re: 8/27/2014 Reds vs Cubbies

    Hamilton making rookie mistakes. Hopefully he will learn.
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    Re: 8/27/2014 Reds vs Cubbies

    2-0 on a Soler HR, in his first career at-bat

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    Cubs might not want to trade for Latos anymore...
    I dont care, Votto said of passing his friend and former teammate. Hes in the past. Bye-bye, Jay.

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    Re: 8/27/2014 Reds vs Cubbies

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Servo View Post
    2-0 on a Soler HR, in his first career at-bat

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    Cubs might not want to trade for Latos anymore...
    early tonight
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    Re: 8/27/2014 Reds vs Cubbies

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Servo View Post
    2-0 on a Soler HR, in his first career at-bat

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    Cubs might not want to trade for Latos anymore...
    That one was Soler-powered. I have a feeling we are going to be hearing that a lot in the next decade.

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    Re: 8/27/2014 Reds vs Cubbies

    Man, that was a bomb by Soler. What a way to start your career.

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    Re: 8/27/2014 Reds vs Cubbies

    1-0 Cubs on a Valbuena homer
    I dont care, Votto said of passing his friend and former teammate. Hes in the past. Bye-bye, Jay.


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