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I was talking about Roberts, not Andino. Since I'm following the game from work on Gameday, I asked who was covering second and if he should have been able to block the ball, as I've seen a number of occasions over the years where our infielders, particularly Roberts, do a lousy job of trying to keep a throw from the catcher in the infield when it bounces short of the bag. I thought El Gordo was referring to Roberts in his answer about the "Less than Perfect One." Was it in fact Andino who was covering the base with a righty batting and missed the ball? Or was it such a bad throw that nobody had a chance at it? Regardless of who it was, if we're going to keep playing Zaun at catcher, all our middle infielders need to practice fielding short hopped throws.

No, it was Roberts, and I was mixed up and thought you were talking about Izturis when it was actually Andino (though it was not. It was Roberts.). My edited post speaks the truth. Sorry for the confusion.

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I was talking about Roberts, not Andino. Since I'm following the game from work on Gameday, I asked who was covering second and if he should have been able to block the ball, as I've seen a number of occasions over the years where our infielders, particularly Roberts, do a lousy job of trying to keep a throw from the catcher in the infield when it bounces short of the bag. I thought El Gordo was referring to Roberts in his answer about the "Less than Perfect One." Was it in fact Andino who was covering the base with a righty batting and missed the ball? Or was it such a bad throw that nobody had a chance at it? Regardless of who it was, if we're going to keep playing Zaun at catcher, all our middle infielders need to practice fielding short hopped throws.

No, it was Roberts. The throw hit the turf and took off. Roberts was trying to make a play on it, but the ball, his glove and Crawford met at the same time.

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I was talking about Roberts, not Andino. Since I'm following the game from work on Gameday, I asked who was covering second and if he should have been able to block the ball, as I've seen a number of occasions over the years where our infielders, particularly Roberts, do a lousy job of trying to keep a throw from the catcher in the infield when it bounces short of the bag. I thought El Gordo was referring to Roberts in his answer about the "Less than Perfect One." Was it in fact Andino who was covering the base with a righty batting and missed the ball? Or was it such a bad throw that nobody had a chance at it? Regardless of who it was, if we're going to keep playing Zaun at catcher, all our middle infielders need to practice fielding short hopped throws.

Roberts was the one trying to Take Zauns noodle ball.:laughlol:

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No, it was Roberts, and I was mixed up and thought you were talking about Izturis when it was actually Andino (though it was not. It was Roberts.). My edited post speaks the truth. Sorry for the confusion.

Well, based on all that, I have to ask: Would it have been possible to have screwed it up more than you did? ;-)

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