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Wednesday (night) game: Beat the O's

Discussion in '2018 Red Sox Game Threads' started by Lose Remerswaal, Sep 26, 2018.

  1. canderson

    canderson Fomenting voting confusion and angst since 2016 Gold Supporter SoSH Member

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    Up to 94 there.
     
  2. Reverend

    Reverend for king and country Lifetime Member SoSH Member

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    ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO MOOKIE
     
  3. chrisfont9

    chrisfont9 Member SoSH Member

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    Is English not his first language?
     
  4. patoaflac

    patoaflac Member SoSH Member

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    No
     
  5. SemperFidelisSox

    SemperFidelisSox suzyn SoSH Member

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    That was a perfect spot to blow him away with a 97mh fastball and get out of the inning. He throws a change up. Somethings wrong.
     
  6. genoasalami

    genoasalami Member SoSH Member

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    Ummmm. no ...should be able to get game in..at least most of it....without a delay..
     
  7. patinorange

    patinorange Member SoSH Member

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    Trouble. Oh man.
     
  8. brandonchristensen

    brandonchristensen mad photochops SoSH Member

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    Encouraging start, Sale.
     
  9. canderson

    canderson Fomenting voting confusion and angst since 2016 Gold Supporter SoSH Member

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    Yea I’m terrified of Sale facing a real offense in G1. Wonder what his injury is.
     
  10. patoaflac

    patoaflac Member SoSH Member

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  11. InsideTheParker

    InsideTheParker Member SoSH Member

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    Not good enough to put Jones and the inning away.
     
  12. strek1

    strek1 Member SoSH Member

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    Too bad Jones didn't remain a corpse
     
  13. NJ_Sox_Fan

    NJ_Sox_Fan Member SoSH Member

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    Well any confidence I had about the postseason just went out the window
     
  14. Imbricus

    Imbricus Member SoSH Member

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    Is there any chance the Red Sox decide he's not their game one pitcher now?
     
  15. SoxinSeattle

    SoxinSeattle Member SoSH Member

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    PLEASE let this have been as planned. Just a spring training start to get healthy
     
  16. strek1

    strek1 Member SoSH Member

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    Don't nibble EdRo there's 2 guys on. --- OK
     
  17. reggiecleveland

    reggiecleveland sublime Lifetime Member SoSH Member

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    Maybe Sale pitches the 8th inning
     
  18. InsideTheParker

    InsideTheParker Member SoSH Member

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    When you
    When you wish upon a star. . . .
     
  19. SoxinSeattle

    SoxinSeattle Member SoSH Member

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    What's the Erod plan? Will he pitch again this regular season?
     
  20. soxhop411

    soxhop411 Member SoSH Member

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    Time to move sale to the BP and move Drew P to the # 1 spot in the rotation
     
  21. normstalls

    normstalls Member SoSH Member

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    This is where I am. Sox post season success is dependent on a dominant Sale. I’m afraid that’s not a thing right now
     
  22. oumbi

    oumbi Member SoSH Member

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    Two bag Raffy.
     
  23. Reverend

    Reverend for king and country Lifetime Member SoSH Member

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    So, what you're saying is that this team's post season hopes... have Saled?
     
  24. Obscure Name

    Obscure Name Member SoSH Member

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    Whale of a slide, Raffy.
     
  25. InsideTheParker

    InsideTheParker Member SoSH Member

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    Damn
    Just switched from HD to SD, and signal is fine. Missed half hour of the game unnecessarily. I didn't know that was a thing. And now we are tied. Coincidence?
     
  26. SemperFidelisSox

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    For those saying Sale was holding back and treating this like a simulated game, he specifically said that one of his goals for this start was to “crank up my fastball and hit locations, get some swings and misses...”
     
  27. Obscure Name

    Obscure Name Member SoSH Member

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    Classic Belichick move.
     
  28. Al Zarilla

    Al Zarilla Member SoSH Member

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    Y’all that get NESN let us know what Sale and Cora have to say after the game.

    Thanks
     
  29. oumbi

    oumbi Member SoSH Member

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    Well, Mr. Phillips has made it clear to everyone he prefers to not be on the playoff roster.
     
  30. SoxinSeattle

    SoxinSeattle Member SoSH Member

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    Fake news. La la la la la la la la i'm not listening
     
  31. Back Bay

    Back Bay Member SoSH Member

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    Hopefully this game is over before 2 am
     
  32. judyb

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    I am concerned, too, but it's at least possible that he was convinced to save it for games that matter to stretch him out with less risk.
     
  33. Reverend

    Reverend for king and country Lifetime Member SoSH Member

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    I'm there too. If we're speculating, it's just as possible he got out there, didn't really like how he felt, decided not to push it, but stayed to get his work in.

    Not as good as being able to push it. But not necessarily catastrophic, just indeterminate.
     
  34. Sampo Gida

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    Not sure what Sale can give us in the post season. He faced a AAA team tonight. I'd go into game 1 prepared to go to Wright real early if needed

    A number of his fastballs were sub 90 but got wrongly classified as changeups. He hit 93-94 on occasion after a couple innings but I'd say he averaged 90-91.
     
  35. BornToRun

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    Ideal Postseason Pitcher usage:
    Starter for 6
    Eddie for 2
    The King for 1

    Win, rinse, repeat.
     
  36. Al Zarilla

    Al Zarilla Member SoSH Member

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    Edro says don’t forget me.
     
  37. teddywingman

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    There's no way to know, unless Sale or Cora say something postgame, and I doubt they will. But I do think it's possible that keeping the velocity down was part of the game plan. One reason to believe is that they let him throw 92 pitches, knowing where his velocity was. If the team was more concerned about lingering soreness, I think Cora would have gone to the bullpen earlier.
     
  38. E5 Yaz

    E5 Yaz Transcends message boarding Lifetime Member SoSH Member

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    Ah ... the Brett Kavanaugh approach
     
  39. Blue Monkey

    Blue Monkey Member SoSH Member

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    Swihart sucks out there
     
  40. patoaflac

    patoaflac Member SoSH Member

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    Great route.
     
  41. strek1

    strek1 Member SoSH Member

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    Barnes still gives me the creeps. I'd sooner see Brasier in a Hi-Lev spot in the playoffs
     
  42. strek1

    strek1 Member SoSH Member

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    He's probably gun shy running towards those walls still. He was pretty fearless until he hurt that ankle.
     
  43. oumbi

    oumbi Member SoSH Member

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    5 curveballs in a row. Is Barnes practicing too?
     
  44. soxin6

    soxin6 Well-Known Member Silver Supporter SoSH Member

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    Barnes is all or nothing and tonight looks like he has nothing.
     
  45. soxhop411

    soxhop411 Member SoSH Member

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    Agree
     
  46. strek1

    strek1 Member SoSH Member

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    Yeah Lyons - Barnes can also be devastating to his own team!
     
  47. canderson

    canderson Fomenting voting confusion and angst since 2016 Gold Supporter SoSH Member

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    More questions than answers in this game.
     
  48. SemperFidelisSox

    SemperFidelisSox suzyn SoSH Member

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    Ugh. The bullpen.
     
  49. InsideTheParker

    InsideTheParker Member SoSH Member

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    A lot of the Sox pitching is scary.
     
  50. soxin6

    soxin6 Well-Known Member Silver Supporter SoSH Member

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    Barnes continues to remind me why I didn't miss him.
     

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