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Postby Mugrila » Thu Sep 07, 2006 8:56 am

shortsavage wrote:I'm not sure if this got mentioned yet - grew tired of reading all the posts - but Jim Callis of Baseball America had a good point today.

Weren't Bonds, McGuire, and Sosa facing pitchers on steroids?



Look up two posts. ;-)
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Postby Old_Style » Thu Sep 07, 2006 9:26 am

shortsavage wrote:I'm not sure if this got mentioned yet - grew tired of reading all the posts - but Jim Callis of Baseball America had a good point today.

Weren't Bonds, McGuire, and Sosa facing pitchers on steroids?


It would be my guess that they faced more pitchers that didn't take steroids than did take steroids.
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Postby wrveres » Thu Sep 07, 2006 12:04 pm

Old_Style wrote:
shortsavage wrote:I'm not sure if this got mentioned yet - grew tired of reading all the posts - but Jim Callis of Baseball America had a good point today.

Weren't Bonds, McGuire, and Sosa facing pitchers on steroids?


It would be my guess that they faced more pitchers that didn't take steroids than did take steroids.


Well that would be interesting since roughly 75% of the players busted for steriods by MLB, have been pitchers. :-o
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Postby acsguitar » Thu Sep 07, 2006 2:08 pm

wrveres wrote:
Old_Style wrote:
shortsavage wrote:I'm not sure if this got mentioned yet - grew tired of reading all the posts - but Jim Callis of Baseball America had a good point today.

Weren't Bonds, McGuire, and Sosa facing pitchers on steroids?


It would be my guess that they faced more pitchers that didn't take steroids than did take steroids.


Well that would be interesting since roughly 75% of the players busted for steriods by MLB, have been pitchers. :-o


hey waivers made a good point! ;-D

I applaud you.

Howard hasn't hit one in like 5 ab's he's due ;-D
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Postby bleach168 » Thu Sep 07, 2006 4:36 pm

wrveres wrote:
Old_Style wrote:
shortsavage wrote:I'm not sure if this got mentioned yet - grew tired of reading all the posts - but Jim Callis of Baseball America had a good point today.

Weren't Bonds, McGuire, and Sosa facing pitchers on steroids?


It would be my guess that they faced more pitchers that didn't take steroids than did take steroids.


Well that would be interesting since roughly 75% of the players busted for steriods by MLB, have been pitchers. :-o


Here is a tally of pitchers vs hitter steroid suspensions.

Ironically, this link was originally provided by wrveres.
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Postby rainman23 » Thu Sep 07, 2006 5:00 pm

HOOTIE wrote:Look at the flip side of it. Howard is hitting hrs of pitchers NOT on roids. Bonds, McGwire, Sosa hit hrs off pitchers ON roids and greenies. Now which hitter had it tougher?


All the pre-steroid era records are tainted. :-B
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Postby gfantasy » Thu Sep 07, 2006 8:54 pm

Another one!
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Postby cordscords » Fri Sep 08, 2006 9:34 pm

And another 8-o
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Postby mweir145 » Fri Sep 08, 2006 9:50 pm

cordscords wrote:And another 8-o

Well he's got 56 now after 2 tonight, making 62 a very real possibility.
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Postby acsguitar » Fri Sep 08, 2006 10:02 pm

mweir145 wrote:
cordscords wrote:And another 8-o

Well he's got 56 now after 2 tonight, making 62 a very real possibility.


He is rolling and not k'ing as much at all
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