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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by AppDawg » Sun Feb 25, 2018 6:40 pm

hapapp wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:47 pm
4 walks by the pen,Apps lose 2-1.
To go along with 2 late inning killing base running blunders...



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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by HighPointApp » Sun Feb 25, 2018 6:44 pm

It's hard to simulate late inning game pressure in practice/scrimmages. Unfortunately a pitcher/team has to be in that fire to gain the experience which hopefully makes them better.

Some pitchers thrive on the pressure and get better. Others can't handle it. Gotta let the fire refine you not burn you.


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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by AppFan11 » Sun Feb 25, 2018 7:57 pm

Due to the wild pitches you are left playing percentage-baseball. Tough loss, particularly to the pitcher. Have to shake it off and be ready the next time. Like what I see so far. No errors today. Lot to build on.



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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by bigdaddyg » Sun Feb 25, 2018 8:08 pm

Baseball is a great game but probably includes more second guessing than any other sport. Walks and errors are killer. Wild pitches like today at this level should not happen. Hopefully the team can keep building on this weekend.



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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by hapapp » Mon Feb 26, 2018 5:21 am

In the main, this 2-4 team could easily be at least 4-2 against some pretty good competition. Not scoring a lot of runs but starting pitching has been outstanding. Do need to shore up the pen. Despite the record, promising start.



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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by AppGrad78 » Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:04 am

Our RPI is currently 94th out of 294 Division I teams. Our schedule thus far plays a big part of that, but it’s amazing how quickly things have improved. Two years ago we were in the 200s.



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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by Goapps15 » Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:02 am

If the pitching continues we will win our fair share of ball games.



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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by Gonzo » Tue Feb 27, 2018 2:38 pm

I'm really excited for next Tuesday at the Knight's Stadium uptown. Weather looks to be 50's. MUCH warmer than last year against NCCU.



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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by firemoose » Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:03 pm

I know the football schedule came out today and all but we are playing Western right now.

Up 10-2, Top of the 6th.



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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by firemoose » Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:58 pm

13-2 in the 8th with two on and two outs.

Make that bases loaded with two outs.



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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by firemoose » Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:03 pm

13-2 bottom 8th. Left three on.



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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by firemoose » Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:18 pm

Top 9th. Still 13-2.



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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by firemoose » Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:21 pm

Bottom 9th....13-2. Three outs away.



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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by firemoose » Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:27 pm

1 out. Western with runners on the corners.



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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by firemoose » Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:28 pm

2 outs. 13-3 now.



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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by firemoose » Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:29 pm

Ball game. Apps win 13-3!!!



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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by 3rd » Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:47 pm

With the team starting the season on a 7 game road trip against these teams sitting at 3-4 isn’t bad at all.



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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by Stonewall » Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:02 pm

Someone knows how to beat Western. In fact he is 2-0 in his young tenure. Others might take note.



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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by WataugaMan » Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:04 pm

The game today would have probably been lost two years ago.



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Re: 2018 Baseball

Unread post by BUTCH1991 » Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:45 pm

Awesome! Go Diamond Apps!



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