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2/21 Spring Training Notebook-Updated Throughout The Day

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1 hour ago, weams said:

 

Andrew Velazquez has reported to the Orioles he replaces Richard Ureña’s 40-man roster. Velazquez, is wearing No. 88

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3 minutes ago, weams said:

Andrew Velazquez has reported to the Orioles he replaces Richard Ureña’s 40-man roster. Velazquez, is wearing No. 88

Has anyone worn 88 in a game for the Orioles since Rene Gonzales?

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4 hours ago, interloper said:

I enjoy Mountcastle's two-handed follow through. 

How can anyone not?  It’s going to look gorgeous batting of Adley and Torkelson too!  All we have to do is wait....

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18 minutes ago, Eric-OH said:

Thanks, I’m sharing what I see.  I know there’s stuff that I miss but I’ll never not watch a double play drill if I can.  
There are so many smart baseball people down here.  O’s officials including Hyde.  Our posters like Weams and Denise give me another experienced perspective.  Tenured, extremely intelligent media people that talk baseball or write it everyday which is really an honor. At my desk is a guy whose book is in my nightstand for life. That’s just crazy. Doc and his camera.  Also the posters who want details focused on or have different angles than me.  
I’m getting an insider’s perspective on my favorite team and I’m giving an insider’s perspective to you guys.  Tony told me to just see and share what’s in front of me so I am.  I’m so glad that it’s going well and the effort is to be an extension of OH’s collective curiosity.  

I repeat what Atomic says, thanks a ton. It makes the winter days easier to tolerate.

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1 hour ago, Mountain Bird said:

I repeat what Atomic says, thanks a ton. It makes the winter days easier to tolerate.

You got it.

Today was winterish for Sarasota and a couple players made fun of my jacket and frozen face look.  You can’t call me Chilly Willy if you aren’t old enough to have seen the cartoon....

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11 hours ago, interloper said:

I enjoy Mountcastle's two-handed follow through. 

Not that I don't like that... I always preferred the one-handed follow thru. Brady used it. Many others. I can't remember the name, started by the legend hitting coach for the White Sox I think?

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5 hours ago, scOtt said:

Not that I don't like that... I always preferred the one-handed follow thru. Brady used it. Many others. I can't remember the name, started by the legend hitting coach for the White Sox I think?

Walt Hriniak I believe. 

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