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Postby reynolds80 » Tue Apr 25, 2006 8:50 pm

"You knew there was going to be a day of reckoning," Berkman said Wednesday while McTaggart and I chatted with him.

At first it seemed as though Berkman was joking, as usual. But he was somewhat serious, even pointing out that more pitchers than hitters have been suspended for using steroids.

"Everybody wants to talk about the hitters being juiced," he said. "Nobody even really thinks about the pitchers. Before they were throwing 95-mph, but now they're throwing 90. It's going to be a whole different feel."

http://blogs.chron.com/baseballblog/arc ... n_ste.html
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Postby Krunk City King$ » Tue Apr 25, 2006 9:14 pm

the truth is out there....

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Postby TheYanks04 » Tue Apr 25, 2006 9:34 pm

AH but they don't use flax seed oil or dress in drag. So how would Prior look in a dress?
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Re: Berkman comments on steroids and pitching

Postby NikkiSixx » Tue Apr 25, 2006 10:14 pm

reynolds80 wrote:"You knew there was going to be a day of reckoning," Berkman said Wednesday while McTaggart and I chatted with him.

At first it seemed as though Berkman was joking, as usual. But he was somewhat serious, even pointing out that more pitchers than hitters have been suspended for using steroids.

"Everybody wants to talk about the hitters being juiced," he said. "Nobody even really thinks about the pitchers. Before they were throwing 95-mph, but now they're throwing 90. It's going to be a whole different feel."

http://blogs.chron.com/baseballblog/arc ... n_ste.html



Makes you wonder if guys like Oliver Perez were on steroids, he sucks right now and his velocity is way down.
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Postby George_Foreman » Tue Apr 25, 2006 10:28 pm

With Perez it's his location. He's been walking guys left and right for more than a year now.
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Re: Berkman comments on steroids and pitching

Postby HasteTheDay » Tue Apr 25, 2006 11:16 pm

NikkiSixx wrote:
reynolds80 wrote:"You knew there was going to be a day of reckoning," Berkman said Wednesday while McTaggart and I chatted with him.

At first it seemed as though Berkman was joking, as usual. But he was somewhat serious, even pointing out that more pitchers than hitters have been suspended for using steroids.

"Everybody wants to talk about the hitters being juiced," he said. "Nobody even really thinks about the pitchers. Before they were throwing 95-mph, but now they're throwing 90. It's going to be a whole different feel."

http://blogs.chron.com/baseballblog/arc ... n_ste.html



Makes you wonder if guys like Oliver Perez were on steroids, he sucks right now and his velocity is way down.


wow :-t
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Postby Gizmo » Tue Apr 25, 2006 11:35 pm

Dickey's velocity was very low in his first / only start against Detroit. Must be steroids.
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Postby bigh0rt » Tue Apr 25, 2006 11:47 pm

Gizmo wrote:Dickey's velocity was very low in his first / only start against Detroit. Must be steroids.


This man has a point. ;-7 :-D
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Postby frozenrope » Tue Apr 25, 2006 11:56 pm

It is about recovery. The pitchers don't have the velocity or control the next time around.
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Postby reynolds80 » Wed Apr 26, 2006 2:06 am

I think it's telling that it came from Berkman.

He doesn't come out and say a whole lot, and for him to make these comments, and talk about the velocity, you know what, there could be a lot of truth to this.

It's not like this former Rice Owl and local hero has an axe to grind against MLB either.

A new era of offense might be just beginning in baseball, boys.
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