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1 hour ago, PaulFolk said:

Three-run homer, Rio Ruiz! The onslaught continues. It's an eight-run inning for the Orioles, who now lead 8-3.

Anyone have distance?  On gamecast it looked like he went oppo.

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1 minute ago, BohKnowsBmore said:

Anyone have distance?  On gamecast it looked like he went oppo.

He did go oppo (left-center). I'm not sure if they measure HR distance in spring training.

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Tanner Scott is now in. Tommy Pham bloops a leadoff double inside the right-field line.

This Rays announcer is doing his best to sound excited, even though the Rays are losing by eight and the game doesn't count.

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Just now, PaulFolk said:

Tanner Scott is now in. Tommy Pham bloops a leadoff double inside the right-field line.

This Rays announcer is doing his best to sound excited, even though the Rays are losing by eight and the game doesn't count.

Gamecast calling it a line drive 😎

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The many faces of Tanner Scott, in a nutshell. He strikes out Lowe, but then uncorks a wild pitch that advances Pham to third.

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1 minute ago, PaulFolk said:

A groundout to third plates Pham. It's 14-7. And it's only the fifth inning, mind you.

I was surprised. Turned the game on expecting to only see maybe 2 innings.

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Scott doesn't even get out of the fifth. The O's are bringing in Omar Bencomo, who I legit have never heard of.

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16 minutes ago, Philip said:

Well, a lot of guys of been successful not throwing very hard, the problem is that his fastball is straight as a string, and he doesn’t seem interested in or able to change where it goes.

Yeah, you can have success without velocity, but it’s much easier with velocity. His fastball is straight like Verlander and Buehler, it’s a backspin pitch, if it had similar velocity it’d also play well. 

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OMG what a meal! Stuffed cabbage rolls and au gratin potatoes from the food bar at the grocery store. And then for dessert... chocolate and peanut butter twinkies and ho-hos!!

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10 minutes ago, PaulFolk said:

He did go oppo (left-center). I'm not sure if they measure HR distance in spring training.

They measure everything, it's just not publicly available. Daren Willman tweeted a look at a live statcast page he was working on that had all kinds of cool stuff. 

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