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4.29.13 - Angels (Hanson) @ A's (Straily) Gamethread


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#1 MiggyRunsTings

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:02 PM

i know i'll be watching to see how Straily does, as i'm sure a few others will be.

as much as the angles bats have been off to a slow start this year, that lineup is still pretty potent. gonna be a tough test for the kid.
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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:10 PM

3 pitches K's bourgious lol. 2 89 fbs on the black, and then a nice curve to finish him.

next pitch gets trout on a lazy fly ball to right.
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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:11 PM

and...pujols sends a meatball into another area code :(

missed his spot bad, high and in

Edited by MiggyRunsTings, 29 April 2013 - 09:12 PM.

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1B: Anthony Rizzo $12 (K)  
2B: Brian Dozier FA
SS: Dee Gordon FA
3B: Miggy Cabrera $41 (K)
IF: Pablo Sandoval $8
OF: Hunter Pence $13 (K)
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OF: Khris Davis $11
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U: Dexter Fowler FA

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:12 PM

back to the minors he goes!

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:12 PM

And....That is why Straily will never be an Ace. He loves that high FB, apparently it works in AAA.

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:13 PM

nice bounce back at least, made hamilton look foolish.
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RP: Zach Britton FA, Jake McGee FA, Joaquin Benoit FA
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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:15 PM

And....That is why Straily will never be an Ace. He loves that high FB, apparently it works in AAA.


he missed his spot pretty bad. he obv wasn't intending to put it there.

though i've never seen him pitch in the minors so i don't know. but can't imagine a pitcher who throws 89 loving high fbs lol
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3B: Miggy Cabrera $41 (K)
IF: Pablo Sandoval $8
OF: Hunter Pence $13 (K)
OF: Justin Upton $38
OF: Khris Davis $11
OF: J.D. Martinez FA
U: Dexter Fowler FA

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:17 PM

nice bounce back at least, made hamilton look foolish.

I can make Hamilton look foolish.

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:18 PM

Hamilton is making Angels look foolish.
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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:23 PM


And....That is why Straily will never be an Ace. He loves that high FB, apparently it works in AAA.


he missed his spot pretty bad. he obv wasn't intending to put it there.

though i've never seen him pitch in the minors so i don't know. but can't imagine a pitcher who throws 89 loving high fbs lol


I believe its more that he is far beyond most AAA batters mentally, setting up his pitches, sequencing, etc. You can also get away with a little more in the minors, hence a guy like Bauer living up in the zone and having success there and not having any really in MLB. Straily won't throw much harder than 89-91, so he can't make any mistakes or they get crushed. I think the comp of Javier Vazquez past his 30th bday makes the most sense.

Edited by mcbane, 29 April 2013 - 09:24 PM.

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:31 PM

another missed spot to trumbo lol yikes
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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:31 PM

And....Again. His HR/FB rate is Joe Blanton-esque and so is his FB.

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:32 PM

Ugh this is a let down
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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:33 PM

I knew I shouldn't have spot started this bum <_<

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:35 PM

Trumbo smashed that. One of the longest/hardest-hit home runs I've seen at the Coliseum since probably the Bash Brothers played there.

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:35 PM

I'm pretty sure the ball Trumbo hit didn't land yet. Might be in the Pacific.
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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:36 PM

Yikes. Left another one up and Trumbo absolutely destroyed it.
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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:40 PM

What is the source for all the Straily hype? THe minor league numbers? He's one of those guys where the numbers and the scouts views of him don't line up. When you watch him pitch he's not impressive. As noted he lives up in the zone with a 90 MPH heater. It might have some late life and deception that gets people to swing and miss but man is he going to give up some homers on that.

The 12K game against the stros they were just swinging and missing endlessly on 90 middle up. They just kept swinging through it.

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:40 PM

And....Again. His HR/FB rate is Joe Blanton-esque and so is his FB.


Yeah I posted in his thread...you have LAA (Trout, Pujols, Hamilton, Trumbo) for a guy who gives up too many HRs but also rooting for 2nd start @NYY?
Spot start v. the likes of SEA, HOU, CLE, MIN, etc. Teams that won't kill him with the long ball.

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:48 PM

What is the source for all the Straily hype? THe minor league numbers? He's one of those guys where the numbers and the scouts views of him don't line up. When you watch him pitch he's not impressive. As noted he lives up in the zone with a 90 MPH heater. It might have some late life and deception that gets people to swing and miss but man is he going to give up some homers on that.

The 12K game against the stros they were just swinging and missing endlessly on 90 middle up. They just kept swinging through it.


Where were you when we were arguing this with FoulLine in the Straily thread?
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