NFR First time sweep...

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  1. KerryS

    KerryS Ignored Member

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    First time the Mariners have swept the Sox.

    Am I the only one out here that thinks Rodney isn't as good as his record? Every save seems to be a struggle.

    It's ok Charles, maybe next year.
     
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  2. Charles Sullivan

    Charles Sullivan dreaming through the come down

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    Last time the sox were this bad, they won the World Series the next year. The Mariners are pretty darned good right now. Enjoy!

    Go Red Sox,
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    _WW_ Fishes with Wolves

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    If it was easy I'd be doing it.
    Generally, when the save opportunity comes up he is facing the top of the lineup for the other team - the best hitters. Sometimes it is best to throw lousy pitches and if they swing fine. If they don't, put 'em on base until you get to an easier out. Not all saves have to be accomplished with nine fastball strikes!

    It ain't broke, so don't try to fix it.
     
  4. KerryS

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    I don't think Rodney is as good as his record. Basically I think he gets lucky. He is facing the same hitters as the rest of the pitchers do but seems to have to make it all dramatic or something. He ain't that good and it is going to bite him like it did in LA.. I loved it when he got all cocky and shit against the Angels and they came back to sting his ass pretty good. He quit being cocky after that. Nobody needs to break anything, Rodney will break on his own.
     
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    .....complain when they're bad, complain when they're good.....I tell ya the M's get no respect.
     
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    As long as he keeps shooting those arrows when he's done on the mound - I'm good.
    Cuz' it means we won.
     
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    Insert name here "Rodney".....

    I don't think "KerryS" is as good as his record. Basically I think he gets lucky. He is facing the same fish as the rest of the "anglers" do but seems to have to make it all dramatic or something. He ain't that good and it is going to bite him like it did in on the "Skagit".. I loved it when he got all cocky and shit "on the river" and it came back to sting his ass pretty good. He quit being cocky after that. Nobody needs to break anything,"KerryS" will break on his own.

    As Yogi Berra once quoted..."It ain't over...till it's over..."
     
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    _WW_ Fishes with Wolves

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    WTF is that all about?
     
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    bennysbuddy the sultan of swing

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    That my friend, would be the start of a epic bit of internet entertainment , W.F.F. Style
     
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    Some closers are somewhat unstable. You never quite know what to expect.
     
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    It's only an opinion son. You got something constructive to add to the discussion or can you only quote the words of others?
     
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    And by the way. I fished the Skagit yesterday for about 5 hours and got skunked. Not much of a record to get cocky about.
     
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    jessejames Flyslinger

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    You remember Kaz it seemed he did the same thing many times. He never made it look easy. They are both good but why load the bases before you finish 'em off. If I remember right Arthur Rhodes had a habit of doing it too
    It makes me crazy but I love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    jesse
     
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    Exactly. When he comes in, you never know what you are going to get. He makes me nervous every time he steps on the mound. He's not that guy that when he comes in, you know the game is over. But, he has managed to get it done. Like today, for example. Let's hope he does not melt down between now and the end of the regular season.

    However, as they say... "If the season ended today," the M's would be in the playoffs. A lot can happen in the 5 weeks left in the season, but I am hopeful and anxious that they can pull off a post season berth.

    In regard to talent and personell, they are close to being a playoff team. Very close. The pitching staff is top notch. Starters and bullpen. Ackley is on freakin' fire, I hope he is able to keep it up. Kyle looks like he will get 100 RBIs. These guys are showing signs of being very good and very competitive. Something we have not seen in many seasons. Go M's.
     
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