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stkjock last won the day on July 25 2016

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  1. stkjock


    John - are you old enough to know the phrase.... best to be seen and not heard........??? that's best for the SK, in effect you argued balls and strikes.... what did you expect to happen... Also keep in mind, if any portion of the ball, a thread of the stitching, crosses the plate it's a strike, the person best positioned to call that is PU, the video you posted it's impossible to tell, a ball can look off the plate where it's caught and still have crossed in the zone.....
  2. Has anyone seen this video? I've never seen a PU stop play without batter or catcher requesting time, I curious as to thoughts? \/ Direct to the question https://youtu.be/AZuNU4m_HCc?t=94
  3. Fun fact, Brent Strom was right behind Tommy John in getting UCL surgery, could have been Brent Strom Surgery. my son took a pitching clinic with him about 6 years ago, he seemed a good guy, however, in hindsight, not money well spent
  4. skip to bottom 2, at P25 in the bug, I can't get a time as the game is still live
  5. Anyone watching this game? hard ground ball down 3rd base line, U3 calls foul, ball had hit the foul line just behind the bag, umps get together, reverse call, awarded 2nd (correctly IMO), then get a call from the review team... you cannot reverse the call on the field, batter back in the box. Still image - will update with video if I find one
  6. never compared his ERA to any other era or person did I???
  7. The question: Who's the greatest pitcher in the game in the 2015+ time period? Who has more RBI then ER allowed in 2021? What pitcher has thrown more pitches at 100+ mph then the rest of the league combined?
  8. poor Alfonso Marquez.... had to rub up Max's sweaty mop of a head
  9. stkjock

    Intentional walk

    you stop.....
  10. Have the LL get all the coaches together before the season and have an umpire rep give them a tutorial. Out LL did that at least one season and it was helpful
  11. https://www.closecallsports.com/2021/05/running-batter-back-to-home-plate.html
  12. having been a LL coach and lower talent travel coach, I can tell you, no one ever told me to talk to the umpire who made the call, now on the rare time I had a question on a call I typically would. However, as a coach with little experience, that had coached many games with just a single umpire or two at the most, typically who's "in charge" at the plate meeting, the PU, so I can see a greener coach going to PU on things... just ignorance, not malice.
  13. not sure what level you do, however, is there no concern about doctored balls coming into use?
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