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2019-07-27: Cubs (Lester) at Brewers (Anderson) [Brewers win, 5-3 in 10 innings -- Keston Hiura walk-off HR caps come from behind win vs. Craig Kimbrel; Yelich opened 10th with tying HR]

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Posted: July 27, 2019, 8:49 PM Post
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I needed that so badly today, as did this fanbase


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Joey Meyer Bombs said:
I'm not going to go as far as to say that Kimbrel wouldn't have been a fit in the Brewers' pen, but he is being paid like an elite closer, and he is no longer an elite closer. I doubt he'd be amenable to pitching in other situations, too, as Counsell likes to do with his relievers.


He's not a fit for the Brewers pen. He only pitches in the 9th, and he won't/can't pitch in any other inning other than in 3 out save opportunities. That's not how the Brewers pen is managed.


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Kimbrel goes hr, walk, hr. Nice


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Well ... something tells me this team would be selling this week.


Huh?


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I can't believe they keep pitching to this guy. What a hitter! After all those years of watching Rickie Weeks try and hit breaking balls, we deserve this guy.


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Posted: July 27, 2019, 8:51 PM Post
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Let's savor this one.


ABSOLUTELY!


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Posted: July 27, 2019, 8:51 PM Post
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only thing sweeter than the shot of Epstein disgusted by Yelich's greatness will be Hiura winning this game.


I'm just saying!


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Yelich walks, Braun pops up on the 1st pitch, Hiura goes yard. [wink]


Braun isn’t in the game anymore.


Well I got 1 out of 3 anyway.


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RoCoBrewfan said:
Joey Meyer Bombs said:
I'm not going to go as far as to say that Kimbrel wouldn't have been a fit in the Brewers' pen, but he is being paid like an elite closer, and he is no longer an elite closer. I doubt he'd be amenable to pitching in other situations, too, as Counsell likes to do with his relievers.


He's not a fit for the Brewers pen. He only pitches in the 9th, and he won't/can't pitch in any other inning other than in 3 out save opportunities. That's not how the Brewers pen is managed.


I think they probably would have been able to adjust to make it work, but that's a useless guess at this point. A strict stubborn closer is perfect for an old-school fossil like Maddon.


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The cubs bullpen is as bad as it gets


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Credit to the boys. Great pitching first two nights. Yelich and Hiura are leading this second half surge. Not surprisingly.


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That is a monster win guys. A monster win


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Joey Meyer Bombs said:
Well ... something tells me this team would be selling this week.


Huh?


WON'T. Won't be selling. Dang auto-correct.

Or I suppose I could have just put that in blue.


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But this isn’t a rivalry...


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No house money game tomorrow. Make a statement and sweep these guys


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Posted: July 27, 2019, 8:55 PM Post
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Joey Meyer Bombs said:
Slippery_Pete said:
Joey Meyer Bombs said:
Well ... something tells me this team would be selling this week.


Huh?


WON'T. Won't be selling. Dang auto-correct.

Or I suppose I could have just put that in blue.



Or maybe it’s telling you something........


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Posted: July 27, 2019, 8:56 PM Post
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Yelich walks, Braun pops up on the 1st pitch, Hiura goes yard. [wink]


Braun isn’t in the game anymore.


Well I got 1 out of 3 anyway.


Lol you did!

"I'm not as good as I was but in big moments I'm still the guy. I want that opportunity." -Ryan Braun


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MrHoneycutt said:
my goodness is this kid special!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Look at Theo AHAHAHAHAHAHAHA


That shot of Theo after the Hiura dinger should live on in meme form for decades.

"Dustin Pedroia doesn't have the strength or bat speed to hit major-league pitching consistently, and he has no power......He probably has a future as a backup infielder if he can stop rolling over to third base and shortstop." Keith Law, 2006


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Online  Re: 2019-07-27: Cubs (Lester) at Brewers (Anderson) 6:10 PM CDT
Posted: July 27, 2019, 8:57 PM Post
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The ONLY thing that is a little bit frustrating is the wait so long to score runs...Yes, they have won he games and that's all that matters but man it would be nice to not always have to wait until the 7th inning to see them score. [laughing]


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