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   1. plim Posted: November 08, 2012 at 09:43 AM (#4297831)
as a casual to semi-hardcore fan, i was elated that rick peterson was the front runner. i wonder what happened in the last couple days to change that.
   2. Matt Clement of Alexandria Posted: November 08, 2012 at 10:13 AM (#4297870)
Whatever it is they're doing with pitchers on the South Side, I want a part of it. I'm excited about Nieves based on associations alone. Peterson might have been cool, but there's a downside with Peterson that is really atypical for members of a coaching staff.

(As a note, this is an Alex Speier piece. As such, you ought to click the link and read the whole thing.)
   3. RJ in TO Posted: November 08, 2012 at 10:34 AM (#4297901)
Keep in mind that any decision Farrell makes is almost certainly the wrong one.
   4. The Fallen Reputation of Billy Jo Robidoux Posted: November 08, 2012 at 11:15 AM (#4297972)
Good for Nieves, the only Brewer to have thrown a no-hitter.
   5. jacksone (AKA It's OK...) Posted: November 08, 2012 at 12:48 PM (#4298045)
Nice, please, please, please bring the faster pitching style that the White Sox seem to do. Not sure if it's just a Buehrle thing but I love seeing guys catch the ball and throw; the Sox have been way too slow to the plate in the past few years.
   6. Jose is an Absurd Force of Nature Posted: November 09, 2012 at 07:12 AM (#4298710)
Nice, please, please, please bring the faster pitching style that the White Sox seem to do.

Seconded. I do not for the life of me understand the idea of waiting around and then throwing. Work fast, change speeds, throw strikes, this ain't rocket science.
   7. ellsbury my heart at wounded knee Posted: November 10, 2012 at 10:49 PM (#4299891)
Beckett and Dice-K were probably the worst offenders and they're gone, so it should get a little better at least. It was pretty epidemic throughout the whole staff, though. Buchholz has always had weird issues with guys on base.

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