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 Post subject: Wendy Rodriguez
PostPosted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 8:57 pm 
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Wendy is mowing down the Buccos with his tantalizing curve and nothing fastball.

They light him up second time through the line-up. The guy is a stiff.


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 Post subject: Re: Wendy Rodriguez
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 Post subject: Re: Wendy Rodriguez
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Rodriguez is really not much to talk about. He throws fastballs over the heart of the plate at perfect hitting speed (85-88 mph). His curve is pretty good, but he does not throw it for a strike. The lousy weather certainly makes hitting more difficult but for heaven's sake, they need to drive this guy out of the game.


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 Post subject: Re: Wendy Rodriguez
PostPosted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 9:27 pm 
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Shut out for five innings by a complete stiff.

This seasoni, the Pirates have thrown away a lot of at bats and innings before the offense gets going. Enough already.


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 Post subject: Re: Wendy Rodriguez
PostPosted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 9:43 pm 
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Bucfan wrote:
Shut out for five innings by a complete stiff.

This seasoni, the Pirates have thrown away a lot of at bats and innings before the offense gets going. Enough already.

Rodriguez is no stiff. He was an average pitcher last year, and he had a sub 3.00 ERA coming into this game.

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 Post subject: Re: Wendy Rodriguez
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I wish our entire staff was as average as W-Rod. Hell, I'd take one of our guys to have his stuff.

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 Post subject: Re: Wendy Rodriguez
PostPosted: Wed Jun 04, 2008 12:56 am 
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IA Pirate wrote:
I wish our entire staff was as average as W-Rod. Hell, I'd take one of our guys to have his stuff.


Rodriguez does not throw hard enough to break a pane of glass. His slow curve is his best pitch, but he is Chris Peters-like in his "stuff." Guys like that throw a few good games, then get blasted out of the league.


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 Post subject: Re: Wendy Rodriguez
PostPosted: Wed Jun 04, 2008 1:06 am 
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Finally, Rodriguez is smaller than the average lawn jockey. Left-handed midget with an 86 mph fastball. Wandy batting against Dumatrait in the game:

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Wow, no wonder the Pirates could not score a run off this stud.


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 Post subject: Re: Wendy Rodriguez
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Wendy entering the game tonight to take on the Pirates.

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 Post subject: Re: Wendy Rodriguez
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Wendy entering the game tonight to take on the Pirates.

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Wow. I did not know this about Rodriguez. Which one is he in this picture? Second guy from the right??

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