Game Commentary 4-16

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Game Commentary 4-16

Postby CubColtPacer » Thu Apr 16, 2009 3:53 pm

Read the article about today's game here:

http://www.northsidebaseball.com/index. ... Itemid=117

It covers everything from the Cubs problems in baserunning to the state of the bullpen.

In your opinion, what is the level of the bullpen right now? Does the article paint a true picture of it?

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Re: Game Commentary 4-16

Postby vance_the_cubs_fan » Thu Apr 16, 2009 5:09 pm

The bogus call against Bradley to me was the turning point. The Cubs seem to mail it in after that. Bradley saw only one real strike that whole at bat, and even that one was questionable. Vanover called two obvious balls strikes.

Bradley should have walked in the go-ahead run. Not only did the umpire's ridiculous strike zone cost a run, it cost us a valuable out. Assuming Soriano's AB goes the same way, the Cubs would have had another run in with two outs and still runners on base for Fukudome.

All this doesn't excuse the terrible bullpen decision to use Patton when Lou did, but I don't think one can minimize the impact of those horrible calls happening when they did.

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Re: Game Commentary 4-16

Postby wvcbxl » Fri Apr 17, 2009 3:28 am

CubColtPacer wrote:In your opinion, what is the level of the bullpen right now? Does the article paint a true picture of it?


I guess so - the Cubs need to dump Cotts, badly.
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