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    Oooooh. that was close.
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    Re: 5/12/12 -- Nationals at Reds

    Hope Harper doesn't hurt himself again after that.

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    Ball hit up the middle, Phillips goes behind the back to Cozart to end the inning. LOVE IT!
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    When we talk about luck being a part of ERA and you are having your doubts, remember this game. Latos walking the balpark, gives up a dinger to the 8 hitter and lets the judy lead-off guy take him off the wall. Pretty much doing everything that DIPS theory would make him have a high FIP. Those two fly balls should have been two runs. The first one should have plated the runner on third and the second would have plated the runner on second after he advanced on the first one. Then a great play by Phillips saves the runs for good. LUCK.

    Now get somebody up in the pen.
    "All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it." --BABE RUTH

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    Latos owes Phillips a nice dinner after that play.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan View Post
    Latos owes Phillips a nice dinner after that play.
    Actually, I think he owes Zimmerman a dinner after those 2 bone head plays.
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    Hanigan leads off with a single.
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    Latos K's as he can't get down the sac.
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    Cozart juuuust got under that one. Flyout to left. 2 down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mth123 View Post
    When we talk about luck being a part of ERA and you are having your doubts, remember this game. Latos walking the balpark, gives up a dinger to the 8 hitter and lets the judy lead-off guy take him off the wall. Pretty much doing everything that DIPS theory would make him have a high FIP. Those two fly balls should have been two runs. The first one should have plated the runner on third and the second would have plated the runner on second after he advanced on the first one. Then a great play by Phillips saves the runs for good. LUCK.

    Now get somebody up in the pen.
    I'm not a huge stat-head, but luck evens out in the long run. It's what you do with the luck that makes the difference. Latos shuts it down for 2 more innings, and he's taken advantage of the good luck afforded him.
    The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It has been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. -- Terrance Mann (Field of Dreams)

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    Tapper to LaRoache....he BARELY beats Stubbs to the bag. Bang-bang. 1-1 it stays after 5 full.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan View Post
    I'm not a huge stat-head, but luck evens out in the long run. It's what you do with the luck that makes the difference. Latos shuts it down for 2 more innings, and he's taken advantage of the good luck afforded him.
    I can't imagine he'll be around for two more innings. They should have hit for him.
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    Arredondo in.
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    Espinosa dinger. Well, that was quick.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mth123 View Post
    I can't imagine he'll be around for two more innings. They should have hit for him.
    Yep
    The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It has been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. -- Terrance Mann (Field of Dreams)


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