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    Slowey no-hitter thru 7

    Into the 8th...



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    Re: Slowey no-hitter thru 7

    Not so fast. Pulled after 106 pitches.

    Final line: 7 IP, 0 H, 3 BB, 5 Ks

    He missed his last start to a sore elbow, Gardenhire not taking any chances.


    Last edited by jtd9046; 08-15-2010 at 04:09 PM.

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    Re: Slowey no-hitter thru 7

    With the exception of that Perkins outing, Twins pitching has been ON lately. Loved that 3-hit shutout by Duensing last nite...



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    Re: Slowey no-hitter thru 7

    Quote Originally Posted by jtd9046 View Post
    Not so fast. Pulled after 106 pitches.

    Final line: 7 IP, 0 H, 3 BB, 5 Ks

    He missed his last start to a sore elbow, Gardenhire not taking any chances.
    This better be a joke. You can't pull somebody who's throwing a no-no.



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    Re: Slowey no-hitter thru 7

    You can, if you are trying to win the world series.



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    Re: Slowey no-hitter thru 7

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneState1028 View Post
    This better be a joke. You can't pull somebody who's throwing a no-no.
    When the guy missed the second half of last year to surgery and then sat out the last start with soreness in his elbow, you certainly can.



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    Re: Slowey no-hitter thru 7

    Fair enough but if he's that sharp I'd be led to believe he's doing just fine and if he begins to struggle, I'm sure maybe just one base hit will follow.



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    Re: Slowey no-hitter thru 7

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneState1028 View Post
    Fair enough but if he's that sharp I'd be led to believe he's doing just fine and if he begins to struggle, I'm sure maybe just one base hit will follow.
    It took him 106 pitches to get through 7 innings. In the 7th inning, he walked a guy and hit a guy and got bailed out by a double play. He wasn't exactly sharp.



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    Re: Slowey no-hitter thru 7

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneState1028 View Post
    Fair enough but if he's that sharp I'd be led to believe he's doing just fine and if he begins to struggle, I'm sure maybe just one base hit will follow.
    He had just walked a guy on 4 pitches, hit the next batter, then a rocket to 3rd base but a nice defensive play for an inning ending double play.

    Would have liked to see him go after the no-no, but can understand the decision.



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    Re: Slowey no-hitter thru 7

    Now the A's got two runs. If we lost this game Gardy is going to look bad.



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    Quote Originally Posted by CloneState1028 View Post
    Fair enough but if he's that sharp I'd be led to believe he's doing just fine and if he begins to struggle, I'm sure maybe just one base hit will follow.
    Nice no-win situation you put Gardy in. Yeah, he's the bad guy for taking someone out with a no-hitter, but he threw 106 pitches through 7 innings and has a history of arm problems. Better to be the bad guy for taking a guy out than to let him keep pitching and risk him blowing his arm up. It hurts, but Gardy made the right move.



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    "I was encouraged by the way it was presented to me. I was encouraged by the fact that Gardy and (pitching coach Rick Anderson) care a whole lot about me as a person and as a pitcher in the long term than they do about winning one game or having one accomplishment. I think that says a lot about them, and it says a lot about our organization." -Slowey
    Oakland Athletics vs. Minnesota Twins - Recap - August 15, 2010 - ESPN



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    Re: Slowey no-hitter thru 7

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    With the exception of that Perkins outing, Twins pitching has been ON lately. Loved that 3-hit shutout by Duensing last nite...
    But their last three outings were against a Triple A lineup.



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    Re: Slowey no-hitter thru 7

    Quote Originally Posted by 06Panther View Post
    You can, if you are trying to win the world series.
    Whoa, let's slow down and start by winning a playoff series first!



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    Re: Slowey no-hitter thru 7

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneNorth View Post
    Now the A's got two runs. If we lost this game Gardy is going to look bad.
    We?



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