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DJ Stewart reminds me of the quote I believe was aimed towards Luis Polonia...

"If you hit 100 flyballs to Luis Polonia you could write a book about it... called Catch 22"

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1 minute ago, scOtt said:

Hyde is free. why can't I be?

You know what? I CAN be! This is a meaningless game in June of a LOSING team! I'm out.

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2 minutes ago, Gurgi said:

How could Stewart be a first round draft pick?  The guy can NOT play the field.

Well, he was 1-25 and the baseball draft is bar far the toughest of the major sports.  His career WAR of 1.1 is currently the 17th highest total of anyone drafted 1-25 going back to 1965.  It’s not like he didn’t make it past Bowie.  

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6 minutes ago, Jagwar said:

 

DJ Stewart reminds me of the quote I believe was aimed towards Luis Polonia...

"If you hit 100 flyballs to Luis Polonia you could write a book about it... called Catch 22"

 

Yossarian should be reacting to this.

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1 minute ago, spiritof66 said:

Remind me: Severino is on the the am because he .  .  .

He can't catch or throw or hit, so it can't be any of those.

Yes, and the pitchers probably feel the same way. The 0-2 pitch slapped into left is a perfect example of a pitch which should be out of the zone. But Kremer, who needs to trust his stuff, likely has a hard time doing that when he sees the difficulty Severino has to block almost anything without having the runner advance.

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