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|6 hours 13 min ago||Roasting weenies on Mullett||
Roasting weenies on Mullett Lake. Maybe I'll see you at Vivio's or Hoppies. I'll never know.
|5 days 22 hours ago||Jet fuel from Santa Fe in Glen Ellyn.||
Jet fuel from Santa Fe in Glen Ellyn.
|1 week 4 days ago||Attending A's v Angels, but||
Attending A's v Angels, but wishing I could help my daughter find an apartment instead.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Nm. I see she plays for a Chicago team. Will be there for sure.||
Nm. I see she plays for a Chicago team. Will be there for sure.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Does she play for a gold||
Does she play for a gold team? Maybe I'll see her in Glen Ellyn in July.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Easier on the arms and||
Easier on the arms and shoulders but hard on the hips. My daughter developed snapping hip syndrome. Her sports med people were team doctors for the Chicago Bandits, whose pitchers were also being treated for this ailment caused by repetitive movement.
|4 weeks 5 hours ago||Can't see through my tears right now!||
Can't see through my tears right now!
|4 weeks 5 hours ago||In game two, as I pointed out||
In game two, as I pointed out at the time, there were no hbp's. I thought the umps moved the strike zone out away from the batters and Haylie wisely took advantage of the zone that was being called. In game three I thought the difference was that Haylie tried to pitch inside more. Maybe a good idea generally, but not against the #1 hbp team in softball, and not when the ump is giving you a wide zone. Florida took advantage of it and Michigan did not. My $.02.
|4 weeks 20 hours ago||I've appreciated your softball insights, Mr. or Ms. Eyeballs!||
I've appreciated your softball insights, Mr. or Ms. Eyeballs!
|4 weeks 23 hours ago||Sweet heard hooves||
Sweet heard hooves
|4 weeks 23 hours ago||This was missing last night. Looked like a strike btw.||
This was missing last night. Looked like a strike btw.
|4 weeks 23 hours ago||Go Wendyk5's daughter's team!||
Go Wendyk5's daughter's team! DQ after? 25-25 tie no matter what?
|4 weeks 1 day ago||They did have Ocasio warming||
They did have Ocasio warming up last night, and she has done better against Michigan than Haeger did.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||I'm guessing you haven't||
I'm guessing you haven't spent the last 15 years watching your daughter pitch. It warps the perspective a bit.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Hate the Bulls, Sox, Cubbies,||
Hate the Bulls, Sox, Cubbies, and Bears, too, and have lived in Chicago for 30 years. Strangers and pilgrims in this land.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Hate the Hawks. Love||
Hate the Hawks. Love softball. Love Michigan. Love Michigan softball. Easy call. Go Blue.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||I love dominant pitching, especially when it is ours.||
I love dominant pitching, especially when it is ours.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||But I think they moved the||
But I think they moved the strike zone out when FLA crowded the plate. Sure beats all those HBPs!
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Wagner has so much more speed||
Wagner has so much more speed than she did as a freshman. At the time, I wondered how she ever caught Hutch's eye. It was because she was scouting Sweet.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Well, the lefties can hardly reach the curves.||
Well, the lefties can hardly reach the curves.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Not to jinx, but why no HBPs tonight?||
Not to jinx, but why no HBPs tonight?
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Where did I see that the HR was when Betsa waved off the call?||
Where did I see that the HR was when Betsa waved off the call?
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Pitch to Haeger?||
Pitch to Haeger?
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Everyone makes contact||
Everyone makes contact
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Pushing the pace||
Pushing the pace
|4 weeks 2 days ago||It might have been worth a||
It might have been worth a try, and I thought so at the time, but they did call timeout and had the infield meet to discuss the situation, so I don't think it was going to work. If we gave up an out there we would all be mad anyway.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Why was Christner not at 2nd on the 1st pitch?||
Why was Christner not at 2nd on the 1st pitch?
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Nasty grass.||
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Nothing is more important||
Nothing is more important than having a great pitcher. I would trade two very good ones for one great one. I don't care that Haeger is a hitter. Is she a great pitcher? We are about to find out.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||With a runner on 2nd it is so||
With a runner on 2nd it is so easy to see where the catcher sets up. Then, without the catcher setting up, Betsa threw it straight down the pike. I know they were trying to figure out the change, but I don't think they ever did.