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09-25-2010, 02:46 PM
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Originally Posted by might2mash View Post
Yeah, he always do that, as does most of MLB. I'll admit Utley definitely takes it to the edge and then past it usually, but I love that on our team.

And yeah, I hope they do. He'll take in the back as he usually does. Then again, you're talking about the Mets, so obviously their pitchers don't feel the need to stand up for their teammates.
I actually don't get why people are criticizing the Mets for taking umbrage with it... they clearly still care enough to take umbrage. If they were packing it in, we wouldn't hear a peep from 'em.

And, to be clear, I have no problem with Utley making that play... people just need to respect the fact that if you're on the other side of that play you have the responsibility to stand up for/protect your teammates.

Originally Posted by CantSeeColors View Post
RA Dickey doesn't exactly impart fear into batters, though. Even if he did, Utley would probably just be happy with himself for drawing a free pass.
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