Last month, in a post entitled “Barry Zito’s magic Wand,” I wrote about Barry Zito, the hitter, and noted the following: So, one of the things to watch for — a storyline if you will — is if Barry Zito will ever pull a b...
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The pitch: The bat flip: The happy:
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I remember earlier in the year when Buster Posey was slumping. After 15 games into the season, Posey was hitting a meager .224/.328/.347, and looking back on it, that’s not really a terrible slash-line; he was still walking, the hi...
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Welcome to another edition of the Minor League Mailbag! We had some great submissions this week and the questions really challenged me. Remember to submit your questions for next week’s mailbag. You can comment on this post, email ...
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Hey everyone. I’m extending the deadline for submissions for the Minor League Mailbag through Thursday night. The answers will run Friday. Remember to submit your questions here in the comments, on Twitter (@chelmrtz), or via email...
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From tonight’s (ongoing) game against the Diamondbacks. And the super cool, super slow motion shot: The result: RBI single to RF. I’m not sure anyone else in baseball could hit that pitch, and hit it for a base hit. What el...
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For the first time in about a week, I got to sit down and actually watch a Lincecum start from beginning to finish. At first glance, Lincecum’s line from last night against the Padres — 7 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 9 SO —...
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Welcome to the first edition of the 2013 Minor League Mailbag! This is a returning weekly feature every Thursday here on Bay City Ball. All stats quoted in the responses are current as of Tuesday. Please submit your questions for next we...
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No words are necessary. Link.
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Here we are, not even in the month of May, and Belt-induced Panic™ is in the air. The narrative on Brandon Belt at this point is well established: he’s good, he sucks, he’s good again, he sucks, he’s good, he had a great spring, and now ...
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