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8 minutes ago, OFFNY said:

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(vs. RED SOX, 9/24)

 

The Oriole defense has turned 3 Double Plays in the first 6 Innings so far tonight for Alex Cobb.

 

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Don't sell short Cobb's contribution.  If he wasn't putting runners on the defense couldn't make double plays.

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11 minutes ago, OFFNY said:

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(vs. RED SOX, 9/24)

 

The Oriole defense has turned 3 Double Plays in the first 6 Innings so far tonight for Alex Cobb.

 

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And the very next inning, Urias turned an easy force play into a 1st-and-3rd with nobody out situation. 

Not only did he not get the force out at 2nd base, but he then threw the ball in the dist to the first baseman to allow the lead runner to take an additional base.

 

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4 minutes ago, Can_of_corn said:

Don't sell short Cobb's contribution.  If he wasn't putting runners on the defense couldn't make double plays.

Kind of a harsh critique for a 1.14 WHIP

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15 minutes ago, OFFNY said:

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(vs. RED SOX, 9/24)

 

The Oriole defense has turned 3 Double Plays in the first 6 Innings so far tonight for Alex Cobb.

 

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2 minutes ago, OFFNY said:

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And the very next inning, Urias turned an easy force play into a 1st-and-3rd with nobody out situation. 

Not only did he not get the force out at 2nd base, but he then threw the ball in the dist to the first baseman to allow the lead runner to take an additional base.

 

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But the Red Sox still failed to score ...... Cobb struck a batter out, and then the defense turned their 4th double play of the night to end the inning.

 

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(vs. RED SOX, 9/24)

 

Not including the runner who was caught stealing, 90% of the Outs that Alex Cobb recorded (18 out of 20) came via the Groundout and the Strikeout. ) O.o

 

10 llGroundouts ) (Including 4 Double Plays)

41 llStrikeouts

21 llFlyouts

11 llCaught Stealing

 

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Severino made a beautiful throw to 3B to catch Vázquez trying to steal 3B to end a second inning threat by the Red Sox.   That’s the second time this week he’s made a great throw to 3B, having picked a runner off 3B in a previous game.  

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Some final defensive numbers:

Rtot: +15 (6th in MLB)

Rdrs: -3 (19th in MLB) 

UZR: -5.4 (21st in MLB)

Fangraphs defense: -4.4 (21st in MLB) 

Fielding %: .980 (27th in MLB)

Overall, a bit better than last year but below average unless you want to believe Rtot.   

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15 hours ago, Frobby said:

 

Some final defensive numbers:

Rtot: +15 (6th in MLB)

Rdrs: -3 (19th in MLB) 

UZR: -5.4 (21st in MLB)

Fangraphs defense: -4.4 (21st in MLB) 

Fielding %: .980 (27th in MLB)

Overall, a bit better than last year but below average unless you want to believe Rtot.   

 

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Overall, the Oriole defense was very frustrating for me to watch this season.

I was very happy with the team's performance on the field and their general direction overall, but the defense made me squirm a little too much.

 

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