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Postby kaiser » Wed Jun 07, 2006 2:29 pm

CZAM lost the no hitter on his 108th pitch the other night, but Dusty leaves him in to throw a total of 127 pitches. i have always felt Dusty baker let's his pitchers throw too long, and the history of Prior and Wood does not help convince me otherwise...

Do you think carlos Zambrano is going to injure that arm sometime soon?
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Postby brewcrew4you » Wed Jun 07, 2006 2:34 pm

He's been a horse to this point in his career, but I don't want to own any pitcher Dusty manages, unless I get him at a discount.
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Postby dyuen87 » Wed Jun 07, 2006 2:49 pm

lets hope not. pitcher's used to go past 100 all the time, 127 isnt that much.
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Postby EnFuego » Wed Jun 07, 2006 2:54 pm

I really hate Baker.
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Postby chadlincoln » Wed Jun 07, 2006 2:55 pm

EnFuego wrote:I really hate Baker.
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Postby Rupture » Wed Jun 07, 2006 2:55 pm

If Livan Hernandez's arm is still in one piece, Zambrano should be just fine.
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Postby hybrid » Wed Jun 07, 2006 3:01 pm

Rupture wrote:If Livan Hernandez's arm is still in one piece, Zambrano should be just fine.


Well, Livan doesn't throw nearly as hard or put as much stress into his delivery.
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Postby RugbyD » Wed Jun 07, 2006 3:04 pm

people ask this several times a year, every year, and people shy away from Z only to their detriment. Pitch count has never been a problem for Zambrano. There is zero reason to think it will start after a single 120+ pitch outing for a 25-year-old who has never been anything short of a rock.

My advice: Find some sucker who believes that pitch counts are equally important for everyone and steal Zambrano from him.
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Postby broomulack » Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:19 pm

hybrid wrote:Well, Livan doesn't throw nearly as hard or put as much stress into his delivery.


It's not throwing hard that stresses the arm, it's curves, sliders and all the fancy stuff.

Zambrano will be just fine.
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Postby hybrid » Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:26 pm

broomulack wrote:
hybrid wrote:Well, Livan doesn't throw nearly as hard or put as much stress into his delivery.


It's not throwing hard that stresses the arm, it's curves, sliders and all the fancy stuff.

Zambrano will be just fine.


And you don't think Zambrano puts stress on his arm? :-?
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