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    WBC: Dominican Republic loses to the Netherlands...Marmol blows the save.

    Thunder Matt's Saloon: Ha, Ha! Look at You!

    Wow... just wow. There are only 2 MLB players on the Netherlands.

    Marmol looked terrible.



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    Re: WBC: Dominican Republic loses to the Netherlands...Marmol blows the save.

    Quote Originally Posted by superdorf View Post
    Thunder Matt's Saloon: Ha, Ha! Look at You!

    Wow... just wow. There are only 2 MLB players on the Netherlands.

    Marmol looked terrible.

    Again? They beat them twice? Holy crap. Must be that Bert Blyleven pitching coach that is pushing them through.



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    Re: WBC: Dominican Republic loses to the Netherlands...Marmol blows the save.

    hes a cub, what else would you expect



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    Re: WBC: Dominican Republic loses to the Netherlands...Marmol blows the save.

    Quote Originally Posted by clone52 View Post
    Again? They beat them twice? Holy crap. Must be that Bert Blyleven pitching coach that is pushing them through.
    Bert deserves a tremendous amount of credit for what happened. Their pitching has been outstanding.



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    Re: WBC: Dominican Republic loses to the Netherlands...Marmol blows the save.

    What an amazing game... No reason Papi should be in playing first at that time though, just another stupid move of many by Alou...



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    Re: WBC: Dominican Republic loses to the Netherlands...Marmol blows the save.

    Its the world classic, we are talking about the world classic, this is not the MLB its the world classic



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    Re: WBC: Dominican Republic loses to the Netherlands...Marmol blows the save.

    Willy Aybar was playing first at that point... but i agree papi at first at anytime is scary



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    Re: WBC: Dominican Republic loses to the Netherlands...Marmol blows the save.

    from what i know the netherlands has a slew of minor league players. they dont have name recognition (yet) but they have "players".


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    Re: WBC: Dominican Republic loses to the Netherlands...Marmol blows the save.

    Quote Originally Posted by FD Cyclone View Post
    from what i know the netherlands has a slew of minor league players. they dont have name recognition (yet) but they have "players".
    The majority of the players on the Netherlands team are guys that have already been released from minor league teams and out of 'organized' baseball, so they are not really up and comers...



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    Re: WBC: Dominican Republic loses to the Netherlands...Marmol blows the save.

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    The majority of the players on the Netherlands team are guys that have already been released from minor league teams and out of 'organized' baseball, so they are not really up and comers...
    How demoralizing is this loss to the MLB players on the DR team?

    Can they just put this past them and go to spring training?



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    Re: WBC: Dominican Republic loses to the Netherlands...Marmol blows the save.

    Quote Originally Posted by superdorf View Post
    Can they just put this past them and go to spring training?
    I doubt it... If I am a Cubs fan (which I kinda am) I am a little worried about Marmol. Things like this in a big pressure situation can have a lingering effect...



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    Re: WBC: Dominican Republic loses to the Netherlands...Marmol blows the save.

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    I doubt it... If I am a Cubs fan (which I kinda am) I am a little worried about Marmol. Things like this in a big pressure situation can have a lingering effect...
    Yeah... I feel the same way.



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    Re: WBC: Dominican Republic loses to the Netherlands...Marmol blows the save.

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    I doubt it... If I am a Cubs fan (which I kinda am) I am a little worried about Marmol. Things like this in a big pressure situation can have a lingering effect...
    And this isn't his only pressure situation problem.


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