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9/14/10: Orioles vs. Blue Jays


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Lineups per Gameday....

For the visiting Blue Jays (73-71):

Travis Snider LF

Yunel Escobar SS

Jose Bautista RF

Vernon Wells CF

Lyle Overbay 1B

Aaron Hill 2B

Adam Lind DH

John Buck C

Edwin Encarnacion 3B

Shawn Hill RHP

For the Orioles (56-88/"24-15"):

Robert Andino 2B

Nick Markakis RF

Ty Wigginton 1B

Luke Scott DH

Felix Pie LF

Adam Jones CF

Matt Wieters C

Cesar Izturis SS

Josh Bell 3B

Jake Arrieta RHP

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Bermuda-triangle type popup between Nick and Andino. Thought Nick should have been able to get there pretty easily, maybe he got a late start due to the big looking swing. Andino almost made a nice over-the-shoulder catch while Nick was going into a slide to make the play. Nick may have caught it if Andino wasn't there, probably a bit of miscommunication.

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Arrieta's 2-seamer has a lot of movement tonight, a few swings and misses already.

And as I type, one of those 2-seamers is beaten into the ground but against the defensive shift for a single to RF. Went directly to where the 2B usually plays.

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As good as the 2-seamer looks, everything else looks awful or he has no command of it. Or both. Hopefully he can settle down. The movement on the 2-seamer is real nice, and the velocity is there. Just has to find that command/control.

2 really hard hit line-drives for outs, 2 pop-ups (one for an out, one for a single), and a weak hit grounder for a single. Baseball's a funny sport.

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As good as the 2-seamer looks, everything else looks awful or he has no command of it. Or both. Hopefully he can settle down. The movement on the 2-seamer is real nice, and the velocity is there. Just has to find that command/control.

2 really hard hit line-drives for outs, 2 pop-ups (one for an out, one for a single), and a weak hit grounder for a single. Baseball's a funny sport.

Ha ha, never mind.

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