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Re: MLB
« Reply #2881 on: October 22, 2018, 10:21:46 AM »
https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/columnist/bob-nightengale/2018/10/21/craig-kimbrel-red-sox-world-series-eric-gagne/1722160002/
I love these stories and wonder how much is just in the pitchers head. If true why not use it against the hitter? Tip a slider and throw a fastball. Hitter would not have a chance.
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« Reply #2882 on: October 22, 2018, 10:25:38 AM »
I love these stories and wonder how much is just in the pitchers head. If true why not use it against the hitter? Tip a slider and throw a fastball. Hitter would not have a chance.
I'm sure they try and do that, but it's the same thing as faking a tell in poker. You would first need to take the time to invest in creating the fake pattern, hustling with some intentional failure. Maybe do it in lower leverage situations and flip the script in higher leverage situations?
I'm just shocked gagne saw something from his couch that kimbrel, catchers and coaching staff couldn't pick up on for weeks. Kind of embarassing.

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Re: MLB
« Reply #2883 on: October 22, 2018, 11:20:12 AM »
I'm sure they try and do that, but it's the same thing as faking a tell in poker. You would first need to take the time to invest in creating the fake pattern, hustling with some intentional failure. Maybe do it in lower leverage situations and flip the script in higher leverage situations?
I'm just shocked gagne saw something from his couch that kimbrel, catchers and coaching staff couldn't pick up on for weeks. Kind of embarassing.

Cora is known for his ability to spot pitch tipping.
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Re: MLB
« Reply #2884 on: October 22, 2018, 11:29:53 AM »

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Re: MLB
« Reply #2885 on: October 22, 2018, 11:34:31 AM »

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« Reply #2886 on: October 22, 2018, 07:25:53 PM »
Ouch
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Re: MLB
« Reply #2887 on: October 23, 2018, 09:22:42 AM »

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« Reply #2888 on: October 23, 2018, 09:23:36 AM »
Chaim Bloom finalist for mets gm. Who knew someone with a name like that could be a GM of a professional sports team. Gives us all hope lol

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« Reply #2889 on: October 23, 2018, 10:33:54 AM »
Chaim Bloom finalist for mets gm. Who knew someone with a name like that could be a GM of a professional sports team. Gives us all hope lol

Does not compute
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« Reply #2890 on: October 23, 2018, 10:56:31 AM »
Chaim Bloom finalist for mets gm. Who knew someone with a name like that could be a GM of a professional sports team. Gives us all hope lol

His wife is Aliza and his kids are Isiah and Judah, but yes, if he's as good as advertised, then he has no shot at this job.

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« Reply #2891 on: October 23, 2018, 10:58:52 AM »
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Re: MLB
« Reply #2892 on: October 23, 2018, 11:21:37 AM »
Welp.. doug melvin meeting the media at 1pm, and no one is clear why.. lolmets

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Re: MLB
« Reply #2893 on: October 23, 2018, 08:34:35 PM »
Are there any kosher Taco Bellís anywhere?
#stealataco etc.

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Re: MLB
« Reply #2894 on: October 23, 2018, 08:41:04 PM »
Are there any kosher Taco Bellís anywhere?
#stealataco etc.
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