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   1. DavidC Posted: August 23, 2007 at 04:46 AM (#2496296)
I saw him pitch an inning for the Sea Dogs on Monday. He faced 3 batters and struck them all out. I remember remarking at the time that that was the first display of competence by the Sea Dogs all night, though perhaps that was unfair to the other players (but not very unfair).
   2. John S Posted: August 23, 2007 at 06:11 AM (#2496338)
he gives a really great recruiting pitch for fsu in the interview.
   3. Chip Posted: August 24, 2007 at 12:01 AM (#2497353)
Sox sign Royce Clayton to a minor league contract and assign him to Pawtucket, according to NESN.
   4. Darren Posted: August 24, 2007 at 01:42 AM (#2497578)
That's hilarious because that's who Rally predicted was the next in line of Cabrera/Renteria/Gonzalez/Lugo (ie seemingly each next SS gets worse).
   5. Darren Posted: August 26, 2007 at 10:36 PM (#2500304)
Hagadone with another nice performance today: 3 IP, 2 H, 0 BB, 4 K. Since his disastrous first start:

7 G, 17 IP, 6 H, 0 ER, 0 HR, 3 BB, 22 K.
   6. Xander Posted: August 27, 2007 at 03:13 AM (#2500562)
Went to the game today. Here is the pitching chart:

Radar Readings from Spinner's Ballpark gun

1st Inning

Batter 1 (Snyder): Strike- Fastball- 88 MPH
Ball- Change up- 80 MPH
In Play 4-3- Fastball- 95 MPH (Weak GB to 2B)

Batter 2 (Holliday) - In Play- F-7- Fastball- 95 MPH (Lazy FB to LF)

Batter 3 (Sublett)- Strike- Fastball- 91 MPH
Ball- Slider- 82 MPH
Ball- Slider- 82 MPH
Foul- Fastball- 95 MPH
Ball- Fastball- 94 MPH
Foul- Fastball- 92 MPH
In Play- 4-3- Fastball- 93 MPH (Weak GB to 2B)

Inning totals- 11 Pitches, 7 Strikes, 4 Balls
8 Fastballs, 1 Change, 2 Sliders

2nd Inning

Batter 1 (Pruitt)- Strike- Fastball- 92 MPH
Ball- Fastball- 96 MPH
Ball- Change up- 82 MPH
Strike- Fastball- 91 MPH
In Play- 6-3- Change up- 82 MPH (GB to SS, very nice play by Tejeda)

Batter 2 (Gil) - Ball- Change up- 82 MPH
Strike- Fastball- 92 MPH
Strike (Swinging)- Change up- 82 MPH
Strikeout Swinging- Slider- 82 MPH

Batter 3 (Williams) - Strike- Fastball- 94 MPH
Foul- Fastball- 93 MPH
Strikeout Swinging- Change up- 82 MPH

Inning totals - 12 Pitches, 9 Strikes, 2 Balls
6 Fastballs, 5 Change ups, 1 Slider

3rd Inning

Batter 1 (Hollingsworth) - Strike- Fastball- 95 MPH
In Play- Single to CF- Fastball- 93 MPH (16-hopper up the middle)

Batter 2 (Morris- Ball- Fastball- 95 MPH
Strike- Change up- 79 MPH
In Play- Single to LF Center- Fastball- 95 MPH (bloop variety)

Batter 3 (Krum) - Strike- Fastball- Reading unavailable
Foul- Fastball- 94 MPH
Foul- Change up- 84 MPH
Strikeout Swinging- Slider- 85 MPH

Batter 4 (Snyder)- Strike- Slider- 83 MPH
Strike- Fastball- 95 MPH
Foul- Slider- 84 MPH
Ball- Fastball- 91 MPH
Ball- Slider- 84 MPH
Strikeout Swinging- Slider- 83 MPH

Batter 5 (Holliday) - Strike- Change up- 80 MPH
Strike (Swinging)- Change up- 82 MPH
Ball- Change up- 81 MPH
Ball- Fastball- 94 MPH
In Play- F6- Fastball- 91 MPH (pop up to 6)

Inning Totals- 20 Pitches, 15 Strikes, 5 Balls
9 Fastballs, 6 Change ups, 5 Sliders

Game Totals: 43 Pitches, 31 Strikes, 12 Balls
23 Fastballs, 12 Change ups, 8 Sliders
11 Batters faced- 9 1st Pitch Strikes
6 Swinging Strikes

Game line- 3IP, 2H, 0R, 0ER, 4/0 K/BB

Hagadone throwing a pitch for a strike (video)

Oscar Tejeda triple (video)

Hagadone looked very impressive; in control the entire time. He has excellent command of his fastball, and even surprised me with the ease which he could seemingly gas it into the mid-90's. His arm speed on his changeup improved over the course of the game, and he really started fooling batters with his off-speed and breaking pitches.

Oscar Tejeda looked fantastic all-around. He made a very nice play in the field on a groundball to his left and displayed an excellent arm. At the plate, he looked excellent for a 17-year old. His first two hits were two the opposite field, and he laced the triple featured in the video. He got a little antsy in his 4th AB when he needed a HR for a cycle, and he swung at some bad breaking balls. But all things considered, a very impressive showing.
   7. IronChef Chris Wok Posted: August 27, 2007 at 05:34 AM (#2500618)
Lin is hitting a bunch of XBH. YAY!

Walk dammit

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