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blue23ll last won the day on February 25 2019

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About blue23ll

  • Birthday June 6

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    Monroe, WA

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  1. More about one baseball brand that wanted a corner on the high school market??
  2. I worked with a young catcher who would rip his helmet off and fling it back toward me, just to throw the ball back to the pitcher. I nipped that in the damn bud.
  3. Yep, the old saying, 'no good deed goes unpunished'. We tried to do good and give the coach a chance to fix the problem instead of just warning, then tossing the offenders. The thing I have learned over the years is, it's better to eject early then wait, because waiting only will make it worse.
  4. Do the rules include a section that allows a player/coach/manager to argue balls and strikes just because the call was wrong? I must have missed that memo
  5. Again, the catcher pulled the glove back into the zone. So he must have felt it was low?
  6. Is it my imagination or have they all gone insane this year? It's really quite simple, you argue balls and strikes you get ej'd....
  7. I love the way Chad handled Dave Roberts, comes charging out and he shuts him down. "Are you charging me? Really??" Roberts is lucky he didn't get tossed too.
  8. blue23ll


    That's a balk
  9. In fact, I had a HS catcher who was crowding the inside corner and blocking me off. I told the coach why I wasn't called the inside pitch, nothing changed, and that pitch wasn't called all day. So yes, if it's not a strike, it must be a ball. Apparently the strike wasn't as important as intimidating the batter, who knows.
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