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 Post subject: Re: August 1, 2012 Pirates (59-44) at Cubs (42-60)
PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 6:03 pm 
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Beat 'em Bucs wrote:
To state the obvious, would love an insurance run or three....

How about 5....and counting? :D


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McKenry...seriously? BOOM

Yes, seriiously. He has been terrific this year.

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Beat 'em Bucs wrote:
Wow, just wow! Gotta love the Fort!


He's GOT to play more, right?


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Is the Fort our starting catcher next year with Sanchez backing up.


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Seven straight hits off of Shawn Camp. Does Dale Sveum hate him?


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I think we may have found a pretty darn good catcher in McKenry.


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I think we may have found a pretty darn good catcher in McKenry.

And to think, we picked him up for a song ...

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Beat 'em Bucs wrote:
To state the obvious, would love an insurance run or three....



...or six!

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Mister Pittsburgh wrote:
Is the Fort our starting catcher next year with Sanchez backing up.


I don't know. Barajas has another year left on his contract, doesn't he??

Plus, not sure I want Sanchez sitting more than playing. Would rather see him play every day at AAA. Maybe they can unload Barajas at deadline next year and bring Sanchez up then. Look at us, discusssing NEXT YEAR in a GOOD WAY!

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From the looks of it on Gameday, Marte had a really ugly plate appearance.

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Animal wrote:
Mister Pittsburgh wrote:
Is the Fort our starting catcher next year with Sanchez backing up.


I don't know. Barajas has another year left on his contract, doesn't he??

Plus, not sure I want Sanchez sitting more than playing. Would rather see him play every day at AAA. Maybe they can unload Barajas at deadline next year and bring Sanchez up then. Look at us, discusssing NEXT YEAR in a GOOD WAY!


Barajas has an option for next year. EDIT: club option, not player option.


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Is Alberto Cabrera's slider really that good? Six sliders out of the zone, six swing-and-misses.

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Mister Pittsburgh wrote:
Is the Fort our starting catcher next year with Sanchez backing up.


I don't know. Barajas has another year left on his contract, doesn't he??

Plus, not sure I want Sanchez sitting more than playing. Would rather see him play every day at AAA. Maybe they can unload Barajas at deadline next year and bring Sanchez up then. Look at us, discusssing NEXT YEAR in a GOOD WAY!


Barajas has an option for next year. EDIT: club option, not player option.


mmm tough call. He has pretty much done all they expected of him. Been good with pitching staff. Unless Sanchez really started to light it up at AAA, I think I'd bring Barajas back to play maybe 30-40% of games. Having two good catchers, both above average defensively, plus some offense, is a real plus.

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Is Alberto Cabrera's slider really that good? Six sliders out of the zone, six swing-and-misses.



..it was today! Seven in a row, I believe.

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Willton wrote:
Is Alberto Cabrera's slider really that good? Six sliders out of the zone, six swing-and-misses.



Pitiful at bats by Marte and especially Harrison. You think after the three strikes to Marte, Harrison would take a few pitches. Not one of those pitches was a strike.


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Bob in Boston wrote:
RoxyChar wrote:
McKenry...seriously? BOOM

Yes, seriiusly. He has been terrific this year.


Oh I'm watching it, amazing stuff. He just missed one earlier and even had another one deep to center. Power surge has been unreal this year. Loving it.


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Willton wrote:
Is Alberto Cabrera's slider really that good? Six sliders out of the zone, six swing-and-misses.


No WGN?

They were mainly just really ugly ABs, especially Marte's.


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Animal wrote:
mmm tough call. He has pretty much done all they expected of him. Been good with pitching staff. Unless Sanchez really started to light it up at AAA, I think I'd bring Barajas back to play maybe 30-40% of games. Having two good catchers, both above average defensively, plus some offense, is a real plus.

One person who would object to reducing Barajas's playing time would be AJ Burnett. AJ is particularly fond of Barajas's work behind the dish going back to their days in Toronto.

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Willton wrote:
Is Alberto Cabrera's slider really that good? Six sliders out of the zone, six swing-and-misses.


No WGN?

They were mainly just really ugly ABs, especially Marte's.

Yeah, watching television is not encouraged during work hours. ;-)

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You know, it's wild how often the Bucs have done this all year. NO OFFENSE. NO OFFENSE. NO OFFENSE. THEN BOOM!

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