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    Latos back out and he did a "Sparky"... He skipped over the foul line going to the mound.
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    Re: 5/27/12 Rockies at Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by WebScorpion View Post
    If he'd just choke up with 2 strikes on him, he would catch up to those. Don't we have a hitting coach?
    If you're talking about Stubbs I agree. He also almost never fouls off the two strike pitch.

    He could be such a better hitter if he just could foul off more close pitches with two strikes rather than swing right through them.

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    Re: 5/27/12 Rockies at Reds

    Rosario grounds out to first. 1 out.
    I dont care, Votto said of passing his friend and former teammate. Hes in the past. Bye-bye, Jay.

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    Re: 5/27/12 Rockies at Reds

    Dexter Fowler homers. 7-5 game.
    I dont care, Votto said of passing his friend and former teammate. Hes in the past. Bye-bye, Jay.

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    Re: 5/27/12 Rockies at Reds

    Latos done, Arredondo coming in. Need 5 more outs to protect the 2 run lead.
    I dont care, Votto said of passing his friend and former teammate. Hes in the past. Bye-bye, Jay.

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    Re: 5/27/12 Rockies at Reds

    Latos scattered five hits.

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    Re: 5/27/12 Rockies at Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by Kc61 View Post
    If you're talking about Stubbs I agree. He also almost never fouls off the two strike pitch.

    He could be such a better hitter if he just could foul off more close pitches with two strikes rather than swing right through them.
    Maybe its just an optical illusion, but it looks like those balls on the outside are out of reach of the end of his bat. That ball breaking away or a running fastball that runs toward the outside seem to give him no chance. Probably too simple to just take a step closer to the plate, but it looks like it.
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    Re: 5/27/12 Rockies at Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by BCubb2003 View Post
    Latos scattered five hits.
    and each one left the yard. Odd, eh?

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    Re: 5/27/12 Rockies at Reds

    Latos pitched better than his line would indicate.
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    A little bit off topic, but do you guys think that Jesse Winker profiles more like Pete Rose or is he just the next Hal Morris??

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    Re: 5/27/12 Rockies at Reds

    IMO Dusty should have varied from the usual and brought in Chapman right here.

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    Re: 5/27/12 Rockies at Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by WebScorpion View Post
    and each one left the yard. Odd, eh?
    Yeah, they were really scattered.

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    Re: 5/27/12 Rockies at Reds

    Arredondo comes in and walks Young. Not good...
    I dont care, Votto said of passing his friend and former teammate. Hes in the past. Bye-bye, Jay.

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    Re: 5/27/12 Rockies at Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by reds44 View Post
    Latos pitched better than his line would indicate.
    Yep. I thought he pitched real well. He's a fly ball guy who isn't in Petco anymore. Today was a bad day for fly balls. He may have a few more like this one.
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    Re: 5/27/12 Rockies at Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by mth123 View Post
    Maybe its just an optical illusion, but it looks like those balls on the outside are out of reach of the end of his bat. That ball breaking away or a running fastball that runs toward the outside seem to give him no chance. Probably too simple to just take a step closer to the plate, but it looks like it.
    On that particular one, he was just a split second behind on a 93-94mph fastball...at regular speed it looked like his bat passed right through it. But yeah, I've seen him reach for those balls running away from him too. I love to watch him play center field though.

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    Re: 5/27/12 Rockies at Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by Kc61 View Post
    IMO Dusty should have varied from the usual and brought in Chapman right here.
    Agreed.
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