Re: So who here still wants Bard to be our closer?
On Thu, 19 May 2011 22:01:56 -0400, Gary <golferace2@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 19 May 2011 19:30:13 -0600, PW
Back to back homeruns to tie up the game. Verlander is still in. Bard
has looked worse than AA pitcher the last few weeks.
Not really. No blown saves until today. He hasn't been great but not
He has been throwing 99MPH dirt balls at least the last three games.
No control whatsoever. Paps has been very good this season on the
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