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Postby GSes » Fri Aug 15, 2003 5:35 pm

Ok Prior has a 2-1 lead, and he has thrown like 105 pitches. Will dusty keep him in or bring in Borowsli. If he brings in Borwowski and Borowski blows the game, well i have been protective of closers in these forums so I will see how i feel.
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Postby guest » Fri Aug 15, 2003 6:00 pm

Well, Prior stayed in, ringing up a pitch count of 118 but striking out two of the three batters he faced in the ninth.

Now normally I'd be happy to badmouth Dusty Baker for doing this, but at some point, in this tight of a playoff race, you have to do what's best for the team, and at that point I think that was leaving Prior in. I watched him again the other day, and his motion is absolutely spotless. If anyone in the majors can withstand abuse, it's him. So I'm not going to blame Dusty Baker for anything here. I would rather have Prior on a 100+ pitch count throw the ninth in a 2-1 game than Borowski, and you can't blame Dusty for thinking the same.
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Postby rjforlife » Fri Aug 15, 2003 6:37 pm

it just seems as though pitch counts dont really matter with prior. for anyone who watched this game you would note he was throwin as good if not BETTER in the 9th then in the 7th or 8th innnings.......and if you watched the milwaukee game where he struck out 16 he was amazing in his last 2 innings...7th and 8th.... with very high pitch counts.

he was simply amazing today....throwing a complete game with 1 run without arguably his best pitch (curve) breaking like it normally does. groundball outs were plentiful and he was a master of getting ahead of nearly EVERY hitter. what a performance and what a pitcher.
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Postby Madison » Fri Aug 15, 2003 9:19 pm

It was a good outing for Prior, even though he only k'd 5. I'll take the rest of the stats though. ;-)
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Postby DieHardCubbie » Fri Aug 15, 2003 10:27 pm

Madison wrote:It was a good outing for Prior, even though he only k'd 5. I'll take the rest of the stats though. ;-)

I will take all the stats...and the win for the Cubbies.... ;-)
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