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  • *Official* 9/1 Bogged Down by Buxton Postgamer

    Being in first alone was fun while it lasted. Try and get it back tomorrow.

  • #2
    Things went our way yesterday, didn't go our way today.

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    • #3
      Frank Thomas saying what we all have been saying for a long time: Luis Robert should be batting 2nd.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Mohoney View Post
        Frank Thomas saying what we all have been saying for a long time: Luis Robert should be batting 2nd.
        That'll be the day.

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        • #5
          Badly managed game, badly played game. Deserved this L

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          • #6
            Per Merkin, Keuchel left after five innings because he had stomach discomfort.

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            • #7
              This game had a couple of things that were perculiar. Hearing Ricky's explanation about Cordero made the move make much more sense. It seems like Yaz and Cordero decided to get fancy instead of sticking to the slider fastball combination that worked against Cruz in the first three pitches. Everything else was just down to luck combined with excellent defense by the twins. Also, Mazara and Edwin continue sticking out like sore thumbs. The offense won't win many if they cannot score more than 2.

              It will be tough to come out of this series having lost it. Especially since that makes our record against the Twins and Indians 4-8. Our bullpen seems to be an issue right now, and it will be a problem with our current consecutive 15 game stretch. Rick Hahn had a chance to make moves to improve that bullpen. But here we are.

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              • #8
                Buxton had a hell of a game.

                We had our chances, oh well.

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                • #9
                  Do we really think Engel tracks that ball down and cuts it off? I don't mind Mazara playing that off the wall. Neither throw was good.

                  Cave hit that 105.2 mph to the gap, btw.

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                  • #10
                    Great to see Yolmer back, but it seemed without the joy we've seen in the past. That may meet with the approval of some posters here, but it broke my heart to see him looking like a beaten man. He did perk up some later in the game after making a couple of good plays. He doesn't seem to have lost anything from his defense, but it may take some time for his hitting to get off the ground.

                    Four Sox Gold Gloves in 1960.
                    One position player Gold Glove in the last 21 years.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Krs1 View Post
                      Do we really think Engel tracks that ball down and cuts it off? I don't mind Mazara playing that off the wall. Neither throw was good.
                      Yea, well i do . Engel gets a good jump off the swing and is fast . he also has a quick first step . that being said, i'm not sure that it would have made any difference . they seemed destined to lose that one, just like i expect them to win tonight . hoping that Lopez is due for a good outing, but i'm looking forward to Dunning taking his place in the rotation soon, when he gets stretched out enough, and that Lopez moves to the pen . also, i keep hoping that Mazara will start hitting like he did in 2017, or even 18.

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                      • #12
                        I had a bad feeling about this game after the Sox loaded the bases with two outs in the 5th and Abreu grounded out softly on the first pitch he saw.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Harwar View Post

                          Yea, well i do . Engel gets a good jump off the swing and is fast . he also has a quick first step . that being said, i'm not sure that it would have made any difference . they seemed destined to lose that one, just like i expect them to win tonight . hoping that Lopez is due for a good outing, but i'm looking forward to Dunning taking his place in the rotation soon, when he gets stretched out enough, and that Lopez moves to the pen . also, i keep hoping that Mazara will start hitting like he did in 2017, or even 18.
                          Lopez and Dunning are currently both in the rotation.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by guillensdisciple View Post
                            Rick Hahn had a chance to make moves to improve that bullpen. But here we are.
                            I guess you rather see him make a move for the sake of making one and the cost doesn't matter.
                            It takes two teams to make a move and there is no way I want Hahn mortgaging the future for a move that doesn't make the team better this year and the next few years.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by guillensdisciple View Post
                              This game had a couple of things that were perculiar. Hearing Ricky's explanation about Cordero made the move make much more sense. It seems like Yaz and Cordero decided to get fancy instead of sticking to the slider fastball combination that worked against Cruz in the first three pitches. Everything else was just down to luck combined with excellent defense by the twins. Also, Mazara and Edwin continue sticking out like sore thumbs. The offense won't win many if they cannot score more than 2.

                              It will be tough to come out of this series having lost it. Especially since that makes our record against the Twins and Indians 4-8. Our bullpen seems to be an issue right now, and it will be a problem with our current consecutive 15 game stretch. Rick Hahn had a chance to make moves to improve that bullpen. But here we are.
                              The bullpen has had a few hiccups over the last few days after having a stretch where they were pretty lights out. Bummer on the DL weakens the bullpen, but I still think there is enough depth and talent to not be overly concerned.

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