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Old 04-25-2012, 09:58 AM   #9331 (permalink)
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but in all fairness Eddie Ballgame made some sick grabs as well. That catch on the hill at Minute Maid was disgusting
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:02 AM   #9332 (permalink)
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Gonna need your definition of sham.
You know how 12 year olds coast to a ball they know they can get to and/or pull up a few feet short so they can dive for it and everyone can tell them how great they are when in reality they should have gotten in front of it/caught it in stride? An adult version of that.
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I'm not saying every play he made falls under that category.. He made some great catches and was a good CFer, but i vividly remember a handful of balls he tracked and had a beat on the whole way and dogged it so that he could dive. And it's not like I watched him every day.
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:06 AM   #9334 (permalink)
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Don't know if I agree with that, exactly, but both great players, Andruw Jones the far better fielder, and one of the best of all time when he was at his best.
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:22 AM   #9335 (permalink)
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@MinorLeagueBlog: #Braves High-A Hitting Machine Evan Gattis was at it again. 3-5, 2HR, 5RBI, BB. Hitting .424, 8HR's, 26RBI's on the year.
Note: this was his first career game in LF. Bethancourt is the future at C, but better believe Wren will find a spot for this kid... er I guess I should say man.
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:31 AM   #9336 (permalink)
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Braves slugger Gattis has a story. Man, does he ever | Atlanta Braves

Good article on Gattis for those in the dark
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:40 AM   #9337 (permalink)
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OT, but . . . the MLB At Bat app is cool as hell.
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:44 AM   #9338 (permalink)
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Haven't AA and AAA become a lot more interchangeable?
I would argue that there is better pitching in the Southern League (AA) than there is in the PCL (AAA).
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OT, but . . . the MLB At Bat app is cool as hell.
Agreed, I love it.
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:51 AM   #9340 (permalink)
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OT, but . . . the MLB At Bat app is cool as hell.
What is it?
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What is it?
It's got 2 paid levels. Level 1 which i got is 2.99 a month and gets you the radio broadcast of every game, stats, highlight video and a condensed video of every game that breaks down an entire game into about 10 minutes of the high spots.

The next level is something like 120 for the year and gets you the TV broadcast of every game on your phone/ iPad.

My 9 year old who hardly ever sees anything past the 4th inning grabs my iPad every morning to watch highlights.
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Old 04-25-2012, 11:07 AM   #9342 (permalink)
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This. Jim Edmonds was a sham.
Edmonds may be overrated, but the catch with the Angels diving straight back is the best baseball play OF ALL TIME!!!!!
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Well, that's debatable.
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It's got 2 paid levels. Level 1 which i got is 2.99 a month and gets you the radio broadcast of every game, stats, highlight video and a condensed video of every game that breaks down an entire game into about 10 minutes of the high spots.

The next level is something like 120 for the year and gets you the TV broadcast of every game on your phone/ iPad.

My 9 year old who hardly ever sees anything past the 4th inning grabs my iPad every morning to watch highlights.
I ponied up for the full subscription last year when they added MLB.tv support for the Apple TV, and it's great. Being able to watch not only on the the phone/iPad but also on my big TV put it over the top.

The only annoyance is MLB's draconian blackout policy. If I'm away from the house and want to watch the Braves, I have to use my Slingbox instead of the MLB app because all local TV broadcasts are blocked. It should be a no-brainer for anyone who roots for a team out of the market they live in, though.
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Old 04-25-2012, 11:34 AM   #9345 (permalink)
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It's got 2 paid levels. Level 1 which i got is 2.99 a month and gets you the radio broadcast of every game, stats, highlight video and a condensed video of every game that breaks down an entire game into about 10 minutes of the high spots.

The next level is something like 120 for the year and gets you the TV broadcast of every game on your phone/ iPad.

My 9 year old who hardly ever sees anything past the 4th inning grabs my iPad every morning to watch highlights.
sounds awesome
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