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01-05-2012, 03:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Tikkanen View Post
That's over thinking. It's like a boxer almost knocking out his opponent and then deciding to try and get the jab going. I would have thrown him a fast ball every pitch. Wasn't Gibson way late on the previous fast ball? Just makes no sense. I was a Met fan at the time, went to see them lose in the playoffs the series before so seeing the Dodgers win still stings. Never understood that pitch sequence, never will.
He fouled the first fast ball straight back and then threw a few high and outside fast balls after a few breaking pitches. He had no other pitch to throw. That backdoor slider always worked for him.

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