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Red Sox Defensive Gifs

Discussion in 'Red Sox Forum' started by Sprowl, Apr 4, 2013.

  1. simplicio

    simplicio Well-Known Member Gold Supporter

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    I really wish we had a better angle on Jackie for that Holt catch. These guys are having fun like 2013 right now.
     
  2. Sprowl

    Sprowl gentleman, scholar, slumpbuster and glutton Dope

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    Thanks, and welcome!
     
  3. BestGameEvah

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    Carp & Nava approved.
     
  4. pantsparty

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    More Vazquez:
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    He sees the runner start to go and adjusts his stance mid-delivery to be ready to make the throw to third.
     
  5. Koufax

    Koufax Well-Known Member Lifetime Member SoSH Member

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    Perfect throw. Very impressive.
     
  6. RetractableRoof

    RetractableRoof Well-Known Member Lifetime Member SoSH Member

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    Is it me, or does the thrown out runner giving a tip of the cap to CV? That is a beautiful play, I'm starting to spend more and more time watching the catchers position - although I did miss last nights game.
     
  7. FelixMantilla

    FelixMantilla reincarnated mr hate SoSH Member

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    After being called out, did the runner tip his hat to Vazquez?

    EDIT: great minds RR.....
     
  8. Lose Remerswaal

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    Perfect pitch to throw down to 3rd base, too
     
  9. tuffnkool1

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    [QIOTE="BannedbyNYYFans.com, post: 1669228, member: 26799"[​IMG][/QUOTE]
     
  10. tuffnkool1

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    I showed this to one of my students who is a native Spanish speaker. He said Vazquez is not saying "Bam, Muchaco." He's saying "Vamos, Muchacho," which means "c'mon dude!"
     
  11. LogansDad

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    I think he definitely does. This kid is fun to watch back there, for sure.
     
  12. mt8thsw9th

    mt8thsw9th anti-SoSHal SoSH Member

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  13. BrazilianSoxFan

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    I don't speak spanish, but portuguese is close enough. "Vamos, Muchacho" has one syllable too many.
     
  14. tuffnkool1

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    You're right about the syllable. My student was insistent that "vamos" was what he was saying, but "bam" actually makes more sense to me.
     
  15. StupendousMan

    StupendousMan Well-Known Member Gold Supporter SoSH Member

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    Within the past few days, I recall that someone posted a brief step-by-step description for capturing brief clips of video action from MLB.tv and turning the clips into animated GIFs .... not in this thread, but somewhere on the site. Could someone with a better memory (or more l33t s34rch sk1llz) point me to that post?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  16. LeftyTG

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    http://sonsofsamhorn.net/index.php?threads/red-sox-defensive-gifs.483/page-6#post-1669240

    post 286 of this thread is what you are thinking of, I believe.
     
  17. BestGameEvah

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    It WAS this thread, page 6 by pants party.


    1) find the highlight on MLB's website
    2) in Chrome, press ctrl+shift+i and go to "network"
    3) find the resource whose "type" is video/mp4
    4) go to imgur.com and at the top click upload images and select "Video to GIF" and paste the URL from step 3
    5) select what you want, it's limited to a five-second clip
    6) ???
    7) profit
     
  18. TonyPenaNeverJuiced

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    There's also this "video" tutorial which shows you where to click. I do a few extra steps by trimming via Quicktime and making the gif in Photoshop. I have yet to profit from this.

    Edit: also worth noting, when uploading from Imgur. Depending on what/how you uploaded, you may be given the direct link ending ".gifv" which is NOT an image format I believe this board recognizes. Simply removing the "v" at the end does the trick though.
     
  19. TonyPenaNeverJuiced

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    I know we've seen this kinda play a million times from him, but I see a play like this and get a little teary that someday (even when one of our young studs in manning 2B down the line) we'll look back on how fun it was to have Pedey out there.

    [​IMG]
     
  20. Saints Rest

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    Vaz' shift to receive the throw is really incredible to my eye. Wow.
     
  21. TonyPenaNeverJuiced

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    Holt's excellent throw last night:
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    4 observations:
    1. Holt receives the ball pretty high and his throwing hand is down, which may not be what you want, but you can't argue with the result
    2. The throw is money, Castro's out by ~15 feet
    3. Hanigan pick on that is super impressive, it bounces (max) 2 feet in front of him
    4. Hanigan receives and immediately puts his leg in position to stop/disrupt the slide - Castro either didn't think there'd be a play or just knew he was toast

    edit: thanks DDB for the correction!
     
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  22. DennyDoyle'sBoil

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    Especially amazing that Vaz did all that from the dugout!

    Seriously, though, it was really well executed all around.
     
  23. TonyPenaNeverJuiced

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    haha, sorry and fixed! It's just barely noon here on the West Coast...
     
  24. Eddie Jurak

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  25. johnnyfromspain

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    Believe me, he is saying "Vamos, coño!", which I am not going to translate word for word, but is equivalent to saying something like: "Shit, yeah!"
    It is one of the most common expressions amongst Latin players.
     
  26. adam42381

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    I think you may be on to something here. "Bam, muchacho" doesn't make any sense.
     
  27. Savin Hillbilly

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    Yup, that's the first version that actually makes lip-reading sense.
     
  28. pantsparty

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    Xander with the "unnecessary because Butler is slower than Brady but damn if it didn't look cool jump-throw"

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    I think I remember from some discussions about Jeter that it's actually more efficient to stop and plant in order to get more on the throw to first... but the jump-throw still looks so cool.
     
  29. simplicio

    simplicio Well-Known Member Gold Supporter

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    Yeah, the accuracy is most impressive there. Eephus for a strike.
     
  30. BroodsSexton

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    Jeter would have done it more calmly.
     
  31. luckysox

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    You've got time for Eephus accuracy when you know Billy Butler is running. X is the 2nd coming of calm.
     
  32. simplicio

    simplicio Well-Known Member Gold Supporter

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    Billy Butler: making defenses look marvelous since 2007.
     
  33. SoxinSeattle

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  34. pantsparty

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  35. Lose Remerswaal

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    Don't Duck Clay!
     
  36. Savin Hillbilly

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    Never gets old.
     
  37. pantsparty

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    [​IMG]

    I wish there was a better angle to see if he got a good jump, but the end result was cool either way
     
  38. Lowrielicious

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    Statcast seems to think it was a decent jump.

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  39. DrewDawg

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    His first step took 0.0 seconds? Wow.

    I think on that one I'd like to see Young's jump.
     
  40. Wake's knuckle

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    No only that... the fastest Billy Hamilton has hit in the outfield was a little over 21 mph. So, both crazy jump AND top speed. And an effcient route. That's a good outfielder :)
     
  41. nvalvo

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    To get a 0.0 jump, Betts needed to have anticipated the ball based on the swing. Awesome that his outfield instincts are developing so well for a converted infielder.

    Bradley had a negative first step on one of his plays last season.
     
  42. pantsparty

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    Mookie is so cool

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  43. Lowrielicious

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    Pitch type and location, swing, hitters tendency. Quite a few factors. Infielders need to do this too so some of it at least would be translatable.
     
  44. BannedbyNYYFans.com

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    Take a look at this...

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    Then listen to this...

     
  45. adam42381

    adam42381 Well-Known Member Silver Supporter SoSH Member

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    Thanks for posting that. Amazing play and sound bite.
     
  46. pantsparty

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  47. pantsparty

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    Leon picks a ball that Porcello bounces and manages to get the runner stealing second - good work at second by Xander as well
    [​IMG]
     
  48. pantsparty

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    [​IMG]

    When's the last time the Sox had defenders capable of playing a good CF at both corner spots in addition to CF itself?
     
  49. E5 Yaz

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    Mitchell-Frye-Canseco
     
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