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Postby frankadelic » Sun Aug 05, 2007 6:57 pm

This yahoo article on Whiff Rate is relevant to this discussion:
http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news?slug=a ... &type=lgns
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Re: Filthy pitchers? And who’s the filthiest?

Postby nyrblue2 » Sun Aug 05, 2007 10:11 pm

I gotta go with Krod and Santana.

But honerable mention has to go to El Duque and his 50 MPH curve ball. I've seen him make some damn good hitters swing themselved into the ground.
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Postby teddy ballgame » Sun Aug 05, 2007 10:21 pm

Havok1517 wrote:Greinke's 97 mph fastball coupled with his 50 mph changeup = filthy.

Greinke is virtually unhittable in MVP 05. If you use him vs. another human player you can throw the changeup all day and they'll be lucky to make contact.
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Postby AllStar215 » Sun Aug 05, 2007 10:32 pm

Dice K Matsuzaka's gyroball :-B
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Postby jake_harv88 » Sun Aug 05, 2007 10:44 pm

erik bedard is absolutely the CURRENT "filthiest" pitcher. He is making people look retardedly silly...
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Re: Filthy pitchers? And who’s the filthiest?

Postby San D » Sun Aug 05, 2007 10:53 pm

tinfoilxtouch wrote:I think Kerry Wood was up there before the 9 billion injuries. Look at the breaking pitches during his 20k game....


I just watched Wood strike out Reyes on a slider a couple of innings ago where Reyes almost fell leaning forward. With all the injuries, one forgets that his stuff (when he's going right) is among the most filthy.
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Re: Filthy pitchers? And who’s the filthiest?

Postby mweir145 » Mon Aug 06, 2007 1:50 am

Here's a name that hasn't been mentioned yet in this thread, I don't believe: Dustin McGowan.

He has a great fastball, curve, and change. I'm becoming more and more convinced his stuff is actually better than Burnett's (AJ has a great fastball and curve, but he doesn't have confidence to throw his change with regularity, and when he does, it isn't really that good).
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Re: Filthy pitchers? And who’s the filthiest?

Postby Another Blown Save » Mon Aug 06, 2007 1:55 am

No one's mentioned the Fossum Flip :-D
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