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Discussion in 'Diamond Gators' started by jdgator, Jun 11, 2022.

  1. GatorLurker

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    The Cardinal pitcher is not throwing good change ups to my eye in spite of the announcers. Way too high and not enough late movement down. A great change both changes speed and the hitter has to adjust a swing plane late due to the downward movement. I see the speed change, but the hitters not needing much of a swing plane change.
     
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  2. insuragator

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    Once may have been my Dad and I. We just decided to pick up tickets outside. Really nice guy gave us his 2 rows up! Roberson and Walsh lit it up that night. I don't remember who we played but I got to go with my Dad.
     
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  3. GatorLurker

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    Saw some better change ups lately.
     
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    Maybe.

    Roberson and Walsh were before the renovation when I had 4th row seats but got to walk on the floor to get to them sometimes.
     
  5. GatorLurker

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    Oops. That was a bad one.
     
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  6. 74nole

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    That’s it—Lurk’s post oughta make it official. We need an Oops emoji!!!
     
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  7. GatorLurker

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    Maybe I am old school but a flat change up belt high is not a good pitch. A flat change up at any elevation is not a good pitch.

    It might be a pitch you get away with solely with changing timing, but it is not a good pitch. If the timing is off a good hitter can still foul it off.

    A proper change up fools the batter two ways. First is speed and second is elevation.

    Kowar had a much better change in college that what I have seen from the Stanford starter. His was incredible.
     
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  8. WESGATORS

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    "too lazy to list" is still a factor; the bottom line is the system of exchange was MUCH simpler with paper tickets. I still refer people to Bobby D when they're walking up to the baseball games, but he's typically the only guy around for that market (for baseball at least). There are some cases for football where you couldn't list or exchange your tickets on game day. Why? For softball, I found out on accident that the UAA has tickets available for walk-up purchase that don't show up on the Ticketmaster site (does this happen on a regular basis?). I would imagine more people would seek out that option if they knew it was available to them.

    Go GATORS!
    ,WESGATORS
     
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