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    6-7-11 Cubs at Reds, take 2


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    Re: 6-7-11 Cubs at Reds, take 2

    The leaguewide motto when playing the Cubs should be:

    Just put the ball in play and enjoy the circus.

    My word, they really suck.

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    Re: 6-7-11 Cubs at Reds, take 2

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    My word, they really suck.

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    Re: 6-7-11 Cubs at Reds, take 2

    Oh my. Aren't you two tempting fate. Karma has eyes and ears...and one heck of a bite. :O)

    (not that I disagree or anything) *grin*
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    Re: 6-7-11 Cubs at Reds, take 2

    Quote Originally Posted by Edskin View Post
    The leaguewide motto when playing the Cubs should be:

    Just put the ball in play and enjoy the circus.

    My word, they really suck.
    Volquez's motto when playing anyone is:

    Strike everyone out or give up some home runs
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    Re: 6-7-11 Cubs at Reds, take 2

    Quote Originally Posted by Degenerate39 View Post
    Volquez's motto when playing anyone is:

    Strike everyone out or give up some home runs
    Woah, come on now. He walks people too!

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    Re: 6-7-11 Cubs at Reds, take 2

    Volquez cut his hair. I'm predicting a DOMINATING performance.

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    Re: 6-7-11 Cubs at Reds, take 2

    Quote Originally Posted by Edskin View Post
    The leaguewide motto when playing the Cubs should be:

    Just put the ball in play and enjoy the circus.

    My word, they really suck.


    A team doesn't even have to put the ball in play for the circus to start. Starting a conversation with a Cub should be enough...starting a conversation involving two or more Cubs is the potential for a firestorm.

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    Re: 6-7-11 Cubs at Reds, take 2

    5 pitch K.... all were fairly high.

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    Re: 6-7-11 Cubs at Reds, take 2

    Quote Originally Posted by hebroncougar View Post
    Volquez cut his hair. I'm predicting a DOMINATING performance.
    A reverse Samson.
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    Re: 6-7-11 Cubs at Reds, take 2

    nice play by Cairo
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    Re: 6-7-11 Cubs at Reds, take 2

    balls 1 and 2 were both within the strike zone on gameday. Where were they?
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    Re: 6-7-11 Cubs at Reds, take 2

    Wonder how many hat sizes Volquez had to go down once he cut his hair off?
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    Re: 6-7-11 Cubs at Reds, take 2

    Quote Originally Posted by VR View Post
    balls 1 and 2 were both within the strike zone on gameday. Where were they?
    I thought both were strikes but the first one had a ton of late break and dropped into the zone right at the end. Thought it was a strike but wasn't surprised at all to see it called a ball.

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    Re: 6-7-11 Cubs at Reds, take 2

    Quote Originally Posted by kbrake View Post
    I thought both were strikes but the first one had a ton of late break and dropped into the zone right at the end. Thought it was a strike but wasn't surprised at all to see it called a ball.
    thanks. The last thing EV needs is to be squeezed.
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