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    Zach Ward throws another gem

    7 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 7 K, 11 GO/3 FO

    Ward's 2006 numbers now look like this:

    71.2 IP, 50 H, 1 HR, 20 BB, 66 K, 2.89 ERA, 0.98 WHIP.

    Only allowing one HR in over 70 innings is quite amazing. The K-rate is very solid and even more impressive is that his groundout/flyball ratio is Brandon Webb-esque.

    Bump this guy to Sarasota.
    I miss Adam Dunn.

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    Re: Zach Ward throws another gem

    I dont remember who it was that said it, but someone emailed the Dragons announcer and told them once the weather warms up that Ward would start improving and rack up a bunch of strike outs... it looks like that has happened.

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    Re: Zach Ward throws another gem

    Take away his first three week "loosening" period, he has been steller as a 22 year old in Dayton should be. Though the Reds almost moved him into the bullpen, which confused me.

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    Re: Zach Ward throws another gem

    Zach Ward since May 1:

    50.2 IP, 31 H, 0 HR, 11 BB, 55 K, 71 GO/23 FO, 2.51 ERA, 0.84 WHIP.

    Ward has gone 60.2 innings without giving up a HR.
    Last edited by OnBaseMachine; 06-18-2006 at 05:28 PM.
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    Re: Zach Ward throws another gem

    Quote Originally Posted by OnBaseMachine
    7 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 7 K, 11 GO/3 FO

    Ward's 2006 numbers now look like this:

    71.2 IP, 50 H, 1 HR, 20 BB, 66 K, 2.89 ERA, 0.98 WHIP.

    Only allowing one HR in over 70 innings is quite amazing. The K-rate is very solid and even more impressive is that his groundout/flyball ratio is Brandon Webb-esque.

    Bump this guy to Sarasota.
    Nope, keep him in Dayton... no need to rush him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KittyDuran
    Nope, keep him in Dayton... no need to rush him.
    He's a college pitcher, 22 years old. It's not rushing him.
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    Re: Zach Ward throws another gem

    Zach Ward is, by far, the most advanced pitcher at Dayton; he should certainly be moved to Sarasota.
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    Re: Zach Ward throws another gem

    Other updates:

    Chattanooga is winning 3-2 in the 4th inning. Joey Votto is 2-for-2 with a HR(12) and single. It's safe to say that Mr. Votto is locked in right now.
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    Votto homered again in the 8th inning. He's now 3-for-5 with 2 HR in this game to give him 13 home runs on the season to go along with 23 doubles and 2 triples.
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    Re: Zach Ward throws another gem

    Lookouts came from 5 behind to win !st half championship.
    The lowest acceptable payroll amount for ownership to show they are not greedy pigs is 15 million more than they are currently paying. No matter what that currently is.

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    Re: Zach Ward throws another gem

    Quote Originally Posted by JaxRed
    Lookouts came from 5 behind to win !st half championship.
    IIRC, it's been a while since the Lookouts won a 1st half championship...
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    Re: Zach Ward throws another gem

    Quote Originally Posted by OnBaseMachine
    He's a college pitcher, 22 years old. It's not rushing him.
    In fact, I think the rumor was they originally wanted to start him in Sarasota last year when he signed, but they decided to shut him down instead and then began him at Dayton to get the rust off.

    Assuming Bailey gets moved to Chattanooga, I'd say you'll see Ward take his spot in the FSL. Cueto might not be far behind.

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    Cueto should be kept in Dayton all year, IMO. Ward, OTOH, needs promoted to Sarasota.
    I miss Adam Dunn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OnBaseMachine
    Cueto should be kept in Dayton all year, IMO. Ward, OTOH, needs promoted to Sarasota.
    Considering the glut in the rotation between Sarasota and Dayton, I'd agree with you on Cueto. Let him spend the whole year dominating. I always prefer that over what's happened with Tyler Pelland.

    Spending your age 20 season dominating the Midwest League isn't exactly going to stunt your growth.

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    That is great news about the first half championship for the Lookouts. If they win second half as well would they automatically advance in the playoffs or would the two second place teams play to see who advances against the Lookouts?


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