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1 minute ago, SteveA said:

I'm late to the game tonight.   Just read the play by play on line to get caught up.

3 outs on the basepaths tonight... 2 by Hanser and one by Stewart.   How bad/stupid were they?

One by Hanser on a 2 rbi single stretching to a double. Well worth it.

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Alberto was safe but the call wasn’t overturned on a challenge. Stewart was trying to take third on a sac fly that was cutoff on the throw home and the second time Alberto was out trying to take second base on a hit that scored two.

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3 minutes ago, Il BuonO said:

Alberto was safe but the call wasn’t overturned on a challenge. Stewart was trying to take third on a sac fly that was cutoff on the throw home and the second time Alberto was out trying to take second base on a hit that scored two.

Cool, not too bad then.   We've certainly lowered the frequency of really bad baserunning incidents in the 2nd half of the season compared to the first half.   But we haven't eliminated them altogether.

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1 minute ago, Aristotelian said:

Wow that was a fantastic play. Can't remember the last time one of our OF's made a play like that.

Gordon routinely makes that play.

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Just now, SteveA said:

Cool, not too bad then.   We've certainly lowered the frequency of really bad baserunning incidents in the 2nd half of the season compared to the first half.   But we haven't eliminated them altogether.

Yeah, Nunez hits HRs so most of the time we don’t have watch them put up a tent as he attempts to run the bases.

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4 minutes ago, ChipTait said:

63 pitches through 6!

With a big lead! CRUISING. This game is kind of boring if Means keeps it up.

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16 minutes ago, SteveA said:

I'm late to the game tonight.   Just read the play by play on line to get caught up.

3 outs on the basepaths tonight... 2 by Hanser and one by Stewart.   How bad/stupid were they?

1 by Hanser was a horribly blown call. He got caught leaning towards second and took off when they threw to first. He avoided the tag on a bad throw, but was called out. Then New York said "it's the Orioles. He's still out" on the challenge.

Stewart got caught going to third on a throw home. The run scored, but Stewart was hung out to dry. Shouldn't of tried taking the base there.

The last one by Alberto was dumb. Tried taking second on a throw home. Run scored but he was out at second fairly easily.

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