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    Member cincrazy's Avatar
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    Re: David Ortiz

    Yachtzee, Bonds could still be playing, yes, but at this level? There's no way on earth. I refuse to believe that without steroids, he'd be within shouting distance of Aaron. Hall of Famer without steroids? No question. All time home run leader? No way.

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    You know his story Redsland's Avatar
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    Re: David Ortiz

    Quote Originally Posted by Yachtzee View Post
    I don't think steroids have the same effect on a pitcher. It might add some mph to a fastball, but if the guy has no movement on the fastball, major league hitters are going to catch up and hit it out.
    Steroids are supposed to reduce the amount of recovery time after physical exertion. So, in theory, they'd help pitchers rebound faster after an appearance.
    Makes all the routine posts.

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    Re: David Ortiz

    It can help a pitcher throw just sheer gas. A bullpen guy could benefit from this, especially a closer.

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