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Postby StudentOfTheGame » Thu Jul 06, 2006 6:08 pm

johnsamo wrote:He actually threw a 95 mph pitch, which got hit...

It was mostly topping out at 91, but he was hitting his spots, changing speeds and locations... The two semer had good movement in to the righties. He was using that all night to hit the corners.

THis ump was definitely a pitchers ump which helped since Bartolo was trying to nibble the corners anyway, but he was friendly to the Mariner's pitchers too. It almost seemed like the Ump had to be somewhere later that night.



Hmm. I watched him last night and he got no where near 95 mph on his pitches. If that particular pitch that you're talking about got hit, the radar gun was probably distorted..
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Postby nate128 » Thu Jul 06, 2006 6:59 pm

The radar gun is always distorted. It registers different in every park. If you trust a radar gun, then you don't know much about baseball.....
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Postby Silicone & Muffins » Thu Jul 06, 2006 7:34 pm

of course i start Colon when he does crappy and sit him when the throws the CG shutout. AHHHHHH :-o :~(
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Postby Don G. » Thu Jul 06, 2006 7:39 pm

I don't see why people were all worked up about him. You don't go from being a cy young winner to garbage. I understand he had a lot of run support last year but regardless he's a very good pitcher. He may be a bit overweight. I'm saying this and I don't own him in my team nor have I ever....just saying from what I've seen and what I've read on these forums.

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Postby mariahthepariah » Fri Jul 07, 2006 12:51 am

yeah, i toughed it out with him in my 12 and 14-man leagues and was rewarded with the cg shutout. i cut him a week ago in a 6-man league but i picked him back up last night for john patterson.
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Postby sportsguy138 » Fri Jul 07, 2006 2:22 am

Simulacrum wrote:
jdsun1 wrote:Very fast game. Unbelievable. I think I will let him sit on the WW a little longer though. I'm not sold on the lack of K's.


Huh? Dude, he won the cy young last year. Pick him up. 8-o


haha.. i think hes definetly worth a roster spot.. even if he doesnt end up being the spectacluar pitcher that your hoping him to be
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