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3 minutes ago, Philip said:

Ben McDonald was complaining that Stewart did not take second on the throw, and he was right

I assume you mean third?

Because he was on first and Urias singled.   I'm pretty sure he took second.

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1 minute ago, SteveA said:

I assume you mean third?

Because he was on first and Urias singled.   I'm pretty sure he took second.

Yes third.

If they cut it off you get in a run down, get the trail runner to second and we got a run. These are the little things that we are lacking as a club.

Granted we are lacking a lot of big things as well 😛

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