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katook



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I saw this on the ESPN website and thought it was pretty cool.
http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/23288953/brandon-belt-san-francisco-giants-sets-mlb-record-21-pitch-ab
All for nothing though, he ended up with an out.

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Making the pitcher throw 21 pitches at you is something with pitch counts being such a thing now. So even with an out at the end it likely shortened that pitchers game time.

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Would Gorilla Monsoon call this a moral victory?

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khawk wrote: Making the pitcher throw 21 pitches at you is something with pitch counts being such a thing now. So even with an out at the end it likely shortened that pitchers game time.The pitcher only lasted 2 and an third inning.

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This is bad for the game. Ron Darling makes a good point as Met announcer when he says there are plenty of throwers but very few pitchers these days.

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what is contributing to that? Players are receiving instruction earlier than ever from better qualified coaches than ever.



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