Shorebirdfan wrote:Don wrote:Finally the Orioles learned something
Whenever you have a pitcher working on a quick rhythm, you force him to throw pitches. These guys tend to rush and the command goes when the go through multiple pitches per batter.
As I recall that was one of the main issues early on last year. They were swinging way too early, not working the count and letting starters off easy. Well that and the fact that Gonzalez couldn't get anyone out in the ninth.
Don wrote:Guitrie is not at his best reaching those levels. His best stuff sits at 91-92 and he can get on top of the ball simply like the last at bat with the human statue.
I cannot wait until the day these "take 15 seconds between pitches" type of players are out of the game.
Don wrote:I like Luke Scott, but the one thing this guy will never do is go with a pitch. The meatball at 3-1 was something that if he simply stepped into the pitch that boy could have launched. He steps slightly out, head out and trying to mash it over the right field fence.
ShowalterPower wrote:Shorebirdfan wrote:Anyone see Will Ohman's line today 2/3IP 3H 2HR allowed?
Marlins are about to find out his 2010 was a fluke. Glad we even got Vandenhurk out of him.
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