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Saturday, March 15, 2014

Peter Gammons: Nominees for the future front of the rotation - GammonsDaily.com

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Jim Furtado Posted: March 15, 2014 at 08:52 AM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: peter gammons, spring training

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   1. Tim M Posted: March 15, 2014 at 12:19 PM (#4672074)
Link doesn't work, and once you find the article, you run into this sentence -

Not so the replay, but then the spring training systems run out of trucks was for practice—or entertainment—purposes only.


.. which I read twice, still don't get, and it kept going downhill from there. Yikes.
   2. Walt Davis Posted: March 15, 2014 at 07:48 PM (#4672204)
which I read twice, still don't get, and it kept going downhill from there. Yikes.

i.e. the spring training replay gear was set up in trucks (i.e. temporary set-up). With fixed equipment and cameras, the system should work more smoothly when implemented for real, not practice. Missing apostrophe in "system's" though.
   3. JE (Jason Epstein) Posted: March 15, 2014 at 07:55 PM (#4672206)
Not so the replay, but then the spring training systems run out of trucks was for practice—or entertainment—purposes only.

I'm beginning to think Sluggerrr's tweets make more sense than Gammons' sentences.
   4. A big pile of nonsense (gef the talking mongoose) Posted: March 15, 2014 at 09:23 PM (#4672234)
Not so the replay, but then the spring training systems run out of trucks was for practice—or entertainment—purposes only.


And Mike Crudale.
   5. Jim (jimmuscomp) Posted: March 15, 2014 at 11:14 PM (#4672253)
But.......
   6. Dr. Vaux Posted: March 15, 2014 at 11:18 PM (#4672255)
That sentence makes perfect sense (depending on the context, of course), except that "was" should be "were."

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