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Just now, Moose Milligan said:

Severino double.  Hard hit balls.

Great, Stewart.

Who has had consecutive multi-hit games.

Just me being an optimist. 

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2 minutes ago, Philip said:

Could he hit .200?

if so it is still a good thing.

.200 with fewer walks and no extra base hits?  That's worse than he's doing now.

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1 minute ago, Can_of_corn said:

Folks, Davis is SLOW and he can't bunt.  He not going to be able to lay down quality bunts and beat them out at a .300 clip.

 

Even if he could do that, they could just change from the shift to a normal defense.  And in that case, he still would be terrible.

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A year ago there was no way that ball off of Wilkerson's bat would have even gotten close to almost geting out of the park.  Balls are so juiced.

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6 minutes ago, Philip said:

Ummmm Stewart allegedly has above average speed but why try to steal there?

Why steal ever when everyone is a threat to go deep?

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1) The first 7 batters reached base that inning and Montgomery only got one batter out.

2) We scored 3 runs.

It's very rare for both those things to be true.

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Just now, Can_of_corn said:

Why steal ever when everyone is a threat to go deep?

Steals are fun. One reason I loved Nate Mclouth that he stole a lot of bases.

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