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He's just terrific he doesn't nibble it all 60 pitches in two innings is pretty normal for a major league pitcher what a joke

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4 minutes ago, Crazysilver03 said:

Lol. One bad start. Oh well. Don't get why they didn't PH for him though.

Didn't pinch hit because Buck needs innings.  Sometimes a guy needs to take one for the team a bit.  Hopefully, he can give at least 5

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He struggled with command early in the season last year as well. And got better as the year went along. Hopefully he'll snap out of it soon. This will in all likelihood be his worst start. Probably by a wide margin. 

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11 minutes ago, baltfan said:

Didn't pinch hit because Buck needs innings.  Sometimes a guy needs to take one for the team a bit.  Hopefully, he can give at least 5

At least we can rely on Ubaldo to go deep into the game.

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14 minutes ago, baltfan said:

Didn't pinch hit because Buck needs innings.  Sometimes a guy needs to take one for the team a bit.  Hopefully, he can give at least 5

Then his 3rd inning management makes no sense. To remove Gausman as soon as he let a runner on is illogical.

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8 minutes ago, wildcard said:

Probably because the O's can score 12 on any given night.

Can't any team? The Reds are going to tonight.

We were 12th in runs scored last year.

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2 minutes ago, Crazysilver03 said:

Then his 3rd inning management makes no sense. To remove Gausman as soon as he let a runner on is illogical.

My guess is that Buck was hoping Gausman would pull it together and give him a few more innings.  When he didn't look sharp, he got pulled.

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Just now, Can_of_corn said:

My guess is that Buck was hoping Gausman would pull it together and give him a few more innings.  When he didn't look sharp, he got pulled.

I guess but being already over 60 pitches after 2 innings doesn't really scream that he has a chance to last much longer. 

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Incredibly frustrating performance to say the least. He was basically reduced to being a one pitch pitcher tonight. I don't think I saw a single offspeed pitch that was a strike, although I admit I couldn't watch the carnage after the grand slam. He looked terrible. Throwing and not pitching. 

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Just frustrating to see him struggle so much with command. His stuff is so filthy but it doesn't matter since he can't seem to ever put it where he wants.

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