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May 20, 2014

What You Need to Know

Cincinnati Stays Alive

by Daniel Rathman


The Defensive Play(s) of the Day
Last night’s best fielding efforts feed right into the Takeaway, so this segment moves to the top of the column.

Here’s Brandon Phillips keeping the Reds alive in the 12th:

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asstarr1

"avoid exposing Wang" that's great writing!

May 20, 2014 06:41 AM
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maphal

With Zimmerman, LaRoche, Harper, Votto, and Bruce out last night, its no wonder the Reds and Nationals couldn't score.

May 20, 2014 07:55 AM
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eyleraaron

"Vargas is vulnerable when he leaves his changeup above the knees—which he did on the homers by Konerko and Ramirez—or over the middle of the plate, which he did to Viciedo."

It should only be called "pitching" when the changeup IS below the knees and NOT over the middle of the plate.

What Vargas was doing is "throwing".

May 20, 2014 15:03 PM
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