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1janiedough

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http://www.espn.com/espnw/sports/article/22300468/arizona-wildcats-hope-ace-ace-meeting-taylor-mcquillin-taryne-mowatt-yields-trip-women-college-world-series

Great article on Mowstt and McQuillin!
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http://www.espn.com/espnw/sports/article/22300468/arizona-wildcats-hope-ace-ace-meeting-taylor-mcquillin-taryne-mowatt-yields-trip-women-college-world-series Great article on Mowstt and McQuillin!


Enjoyed that one. Glad to have Coach Taryne back in Tucson
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Coach goat to you!
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No bloody Wildcat is too good to bunt! The Goat can shove his baseball mentality where the sun don't shine!


You continue to demonstrate your brilliance. Stop already. 

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7 bloody Az batter and only 1 run


What are you blithering about?
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Your team got hammered right?
Did not watch the Cats lose to a Division 2 transfer pitcher 
Pittsbug State
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Your IQ is so much greater than the rest of us ... a given. But forgive me and help me understand why a DII transfer should get less credit for pitching effectively against Arizona?

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I have seen too many balls hit over the arizona A 30 feet high in CF for 220 to be plausible. But if the distance IS right, than it is the conditions that are incomparable



Hmm. Maybe the coach likes to recruit and further develop power hitters?

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No. It is a phonebooth. Swap any number of teams playing 40 games at hillenbrand and they would have more HRS than the Cats
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No. It is a phonebooth. Swap any number of teams playing 40 games at hillenbrand and they would have more HRS than the Cats


More HRs than the Cats? Wow, dude. As many HRs as the hitters Candrea recruits and develops? Think so? Look at Meyers in his ASU days. He had some big long ball hitters. That kind of stuff doesn't go far with your mindset. 

Some of this argument's factors are subjective, and some are confounding. But when considering the physical variables at various fields (e.g. Rockies vs. Padres or Rockies vs. BoSox et al.), they don't appear to contribute much to the distance a ball is batted.



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And o'toole deserves every bit of respect that can be given a pitcher
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More HRs than the Cats? Wow, dude. As many HRs as the hitters Candrea recruits and develops? Think so? Look at Meyers in his ASU days. He had some big long ball hitters. That kind of stuff doesn't go far with your mindset. 

Some of this argument's factors are subjective, and some are confounding. But when considering the physical variables at various fields (e.g. Rockies vs. Padres or Rockies vs. BoSox et al.), they don't appear to contribute much to the distance a ball is batted.


first, coors field absolutely DOES contribute to the distance a ball is hit...
And... There are howitzer line-out singles at fenway that are HRS at any other park... and fence scraping HRS at the Fens that are can o corn at any other park
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<< Some of this argument's factors are subjective, and some are confounding. But when considering the physical variables at various fields (e.g. Rockies vs. Padres or Rockies vs. BoSox et al.), they don't appear to contribute much to the distance a ball is batted. >> (BlueSky)

The altitude at which a ball park stands... 
absolutely is a key factor in regard to the distance a batted ball flies. 
This is well know. It is not some new piece of information. 
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I said they do not contribute much and I should have been more concise and included all else constant. I did not say altitude does not make a difference. A couple professors think 5 percent farther for a baseball in Denver than San Diego or Boston. Check out this site http://baseball.physics.illinois.edu/Denver.html.

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It's between McQuillin, Azevedo and Nelson for the pitcher of the week
Azevedo should get the frosh award.


McQuillin got hammered by Osu and breezed through cupcakes...sort of.
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McQuillin got hammered by Osu and breezed through cupcakes...sort of.


Yup, both Arizona pitchers got pounded by OSU. Not pretty.

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That was also hard for me to watch.
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What was also not pretty was a senior pitcher blowing a save that would  have put  Arizona in OKC.
The other pitcher gets the chance to redeem herself.

Cut the frosh pitcher some slack.

Which Pac-12 team did not play cupcakes?

Did not play ALL cupcakes? Or did not play a COUPLE cupcakes?
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Seems like the Huskies had the easiest opening weekend in the PAC12 IMO.
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Seems like the Huskies had the easiest opening weekend in the PAC12 IMO.


You can feel free to edit out the first two words and the final four words and be good.

Washington opponents at Peoria (2017 RPI): 137, 145, 145, 179, 224 (830/5=166 average)

Oregon is hosting an event with no one of any top-50 ilk willing/able to participate in in March. Even the low-end competition in that weekend owns a 2017 RPI that is better (145 to 166... 12.6 percent better)
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Arizona Cupcake Invite Feb. 15-18 Colorado State Troy Bryant La.-Monroe Montana La.-Monroe


Agreed. But didn't Troy and Colorado State just beat a couplle P5's? Ironic start to the season...

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Arizona seems to have its least cupcake-y schedule in a long time
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Arizona seems to have its least cupcake-y schedule in a long time


3lt what? Their MNC schedule is soft soft soft.
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Yeah... but they usually have three events (15-18 games) in Tucson where they play noooooobody

I don't see that this year

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Yeah... but they usually have three events (15-18 games) in Tucson where they play noooooobody

I don't see that this year



If McQuillin doesn't pull the lead out, none of it matters.
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The cupcakes keep on coming
One less in Hillenbrand rain on Thursday
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When was Taylor Gilmore cut from the Wildcats squad?
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When was Taylor Gilmore cut from the Wildcats squad?


She hasn't been on the roster since fall ball.

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She hasn't been on the roster since fall ball.


I wonder what happened to her?
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My Troy Trojans are heading out to play Arizona this weekend.  I hope the game will be streaming. They have not pitched our almighty freshman pitcher yet, so she must still be coming off of injury.  I would love to get some feedback on how the team looks in person, if any of yall AZ fans are attending live.  Keep me posted.
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You just can't get away from playing against Sanders...........[smile]
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