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JR

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« Reply #3630 on: May 05, 2021, 08:41:47 am »
It seems like if we want to get the vaccination levels up in this country, we should just have Dusty do all the PSA's for it. 
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« Reply #3631 on: May 05, 2021, 02:30:55 pm »
Classic!!

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« Reply #3632 on: May 06, 2021, 01:31:24 pm »
That must have been some nurse.

He was.
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« Reply #3633 on: May 28, 2021, 05:08:56 pm »
I know this is a stupid question but something struck me as off ó the mlb play by play gives the number of pitches and the number of strikes.  Pitcher throws a ball outside and hitter fouls it off ó thatís a strike of course, but is it a strike as far as balls and strikes thrown by the pitcher?

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« Reply #3634 on: May 28, 2021, 09:19:53 pm »
I have asked the same question on the subject of first pitch strikes.  It looks as if anything that is swung at, regardless of being hit, is considered a strike.  It is only considered a ball if it is taken and called a ball by the umpire.

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« Reply #3635 on: May 28, 2021, 10:34:36 pm »
I know this is a stupid question but something struck me as off ó the mlb play by play gives the number of pitches and the number of strikes.  Pitcher throws a ball outside and hitter fouls it off ó thatís a strike of course, but is it a strike as far as balls and strikes thrown by the pitcher?
  Not a stupid question, dog.  Yes, swings and misses and fouls count as strikes for the pitcher.

I have asked the same question on the subject of first pitch strikes.  It looks as if anything that is swung at, regardless of being hit, is considered a strike.  It is only considered a ball if it is taken and called a ball by the umpire.
  What a stupid question.

dogstoothe

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« Reply #3636 on: May 29, 2021, 12:08:30 pm »
What about a hit?  I know itís a pitch but does it count for a strike in the stats?  Has to huh?  Pitcher gives up three first pitch singles his line doesnít read 3 pitches 0 strikes, does it?

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« Reply #3637 on: May 29, 2021, 12:20:46 pm »
But thatís probably it.  A hit is a pitch but neither a ball nor a strike.  Thatís why, looking at Adbertís number of pitches and number of strikes and doing the subtraction for number of balls it seemed too high. 

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« Reply #3638 on: May 29, 2021, 01:35:09 pm »
Okay, all right, a hit is considered a strike.

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« Reply #3639 on: May 29, 2021, 02:01:25 pm »
What else would you call it?

Itís a pitch with no call by the umpire, obviously, and the batter swung. How could it be called a ball in the absence of a ump-called ball?

That leaves one option.

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« Reply #3640 on: May 30, 2021, 12:56:09 pm »
Just trying to get it clear (I watch these games on MLB live with computer images and multiple stats).  It felt wrong the other day and I thought maybe Iíd missed something, like why is there a runner on second when itís the top of the inning?  To confirm -  number of pitches thrown followed by number of strikes (thatís what they give you on MLB) leaves by subtraction the number of balls.  And the only way for a pitch to be scored a ball is by the umpire. 
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« Reply #3641 on: May 31, 2021, 12:26:06 am »

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« Reply #3642 on: June 06, 2021, 01:01:05 am »
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« Reply #3643 on: June 08, 2021, 01:51:26 pm »
Uniforms to be worn by the Cubs vs the Cardinals on June 12:



https://www.mlb.com/news/cubs-unveil-wrigleyville-city-connect-uniforms

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« Reply #3644 on: June 08, 2021, 02:04:54 pm »
Those uniforms would have looked good with the 1914 cap.  I always wished the Cubs would come up with an alternate around that cap. 
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