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Old 05-24-2019, 10:18 PM
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The Reds are going to be good soon.
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Old 05-25-2019, 12:45 PM
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The Reds are going to be good soon.
Not with that pitching staff.
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Old 05-25-2019, 07:16 PM
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Not with that pitching staff.
They have arms. Just need harnessing.
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Old 05-26-2019, 06:20 PM
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Bryant & Heyward playing out of position. A ball is hit between them and they collide. Bryant leaves the game. There is so much here to critique it is difficult to know where to start.
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Old 05-26-2019, 09:13 PM
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Bryant & Heyward playing out of position. A ball is hit between them and they collide. Bryant leaves the game. There is so much here to critique it is difficult to know where to start.

Heyward has played a lot of center and Bryant is secondarily and outfielder, although third base is his primary position. I wouldn't say either was playing out of position. Out of position is more of a Robin Ventura or Jermaine Dye at shortstop thing.
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Old 05-29-2019, 08:31 PM
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Twitter is lighting up with a heart wrenching scene, Almora hit a foul ball into the stands and it ended up hitting a young child. Almora was visibly shaken. Hoping the little guy/girl is ok.
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Old 05-30-2019, 01:56 AM
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Twitter is lighting up with a heart wrenching scene, Almora hit a foul ball into the stands and it ended up hitting a young child. Almora was visibly shaken. Hoping the little guy/girl is ok.
Very tough moment. Really shows these players are no less human than the rest of us.
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Old 05-30-2019, 04:14 AM
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Heyward has played a lot of center and Bryant is secondarily and outfielder, although third base is his primary position. I wouldn't say either was playing out of position. Out of position is more of a Robin Ventura or Jermaine Dye at shortstop thing.
When you have two professions playing in the outfield and they do not have the situational awareness to communicate, as outfielders are taught to do in Little League, they're playing out of position.
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Old 05-30-2019, 09:16 AM
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Very tough moment. Really shows these players are no less human than the rest of us.
Exactly. He broke down just like any of us would. Seems like the 4yr old girl is going to be ok which is great to hear.
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I texted a Cub that this is soooo exciting. The Sox are in Second and the Cubs (the other day) were only 1/2 out of Second.

Ooops.
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Old 06-02-2019, 08:07 PM
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When you have two professions playing in the outfield and they do not have the situational awareness to communicate, as outfielders are taught to do in Little League, they're playing out of position.

By that definition, at least two thirds of major league defensive players are playing out of position.
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Old 06-02-2019, 09:49 PM
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I texted a Cub that this is soooo exciting. The Sox are in Second and the Cubs (the other day) were only 1/2 out of Second.

Ooops.
Take another look. lol
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Old 06-03-2019, 06:14 PM
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The Cubs signed CarGo?
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Old 06-05-2019, 08:04 PM
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Kimbrel has signed a multi-year deal with the Cubs, pending a physical. And yes, some of their fans not only are calling them the NL favorites now, but "easily" the NL favorites.
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Old 06-05-2019, 08:17 PM
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Kimbrel has signed a multi-year deal with the Cubs, pending a physical. And yes, some of their fans not only are calling them the NL favorites now, but "easily" the NL favorites.
It is a significant upgrade. They’re the NL central favorites for sure. Maybe the significant NL Central favorites. Dodgers unquestionably the NL favorites.
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