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    Here is Clutchlings ^ article on Pentecost getting behind the plate.

    https://clutchlings.blogspot.ca/2017...plate.html?m=1

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    No sign of Pentecost at the complex today...hopefully he'll be catching tonight for Dunedin. Gurriel played today, not sure of his timetable or placement, although he's listed on the Dunedin roster. Will report after the game tonight.

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    Ernie Whitt is still with the organization? Isn't he the guy who went off on Wilner after he got fired?

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    Quote Originally Posted by spats View Post
    No sign of Pentecost at the complex today...hopefully he'll be catching tonight for Dunedin. Gurriel played today, not sure of his timetable or placement, although he's listed on the Dunedin roster. Will report after the game tonight.
    Pentecost is DH for Dunedin

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    Quote Originally Posted by King View Post
    Here is Clutchlings ^ article on Pentecost getting behind the plate.

    https://clutchlings.blogspot.ca/2017...plate.html?m=1
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheHurl View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brownie19 View Post
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    he got our name and Twitter in there. Spats deserves props for his reporting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheHurl View Post
    he got our name and Twitter in there. Spats deserves props for his reporting.


    Spats is on the case. He has taken over Ang for live reporting duties.

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    Quote Originally Posted by King View Post


    Spats is on the case. He has taken over Ang for live reporting duties.
    We made it.

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    Pentecost did not catch tonight ( DH). I wonder if he still needs more work or he may be alternating with Jansen who is on fire.Tale of 2 Boruckis tonight. First 4 innings he was lights out, striking out a ton with an incredible slider and a 92-94 mph fastball topping out at 96. Had an error behind him in the 5th and it seemed to unnerve him..got hit hard in the 5th and 6th.
    I'm really starting to like Juan Kelly..he really battles at the plate fouling off a number of pitches his second at bat before lining a double into the gap.
    Btw, Pentecost should have had better results at the plate..hit a bullet to right fielder and next at bat put one on the roof behind the bullpen just foul opposite field. Would have been one of the longest homeruns I've seen at Florida Exchange.

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    Pentecost catching tonight in Dunedin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spats View Post
    Pentecost catching tonight in Dunedin.
    How's he look?
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    Quote Originally Posted by John_Havok View Post
    How's he look?
    They stole second twice but Romano was responsible for one of them, not holding the runner close. The game went into extra innings and I left after the ninth... Jansen came into the game to replace Max. From what I saw, he looked good behind the plate but i'm no catching expert.

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    Anybody surprising caught your eye during the start of the season?

    Thanks for all of these reports Spats, but tbh, it sounds like you've got it made

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    Quote Originally Posted by sdyment View Post
    Anybody surprising caught your eye during the start of the season?

    Thanks for all of these reports Spats, but tbh, it sounds like you've got it made
    Thanks for the kind words. Retirement is treating me well. I love coming down here in April to watch Dunedin Jays and extended spring.Girlfriend heads back tomorrow , so I can spend more time at the parks. Not much to watch at extended now that Pentecost has been reinstated with Dunedin and Palacios is in Lansing. I'm not familiar with some of the players from the DSL but if there's someone you can think of, let me know and I'll keep an eye out for them. Gurriel is the only one I want to watch right now.
    As for the start of the Dunedin season, other than Pentecost, it would be Juan Kelly. He never gives up an at bat..always working the pitcher. Don't how he projects however...he is short for a 1st baseman and the Jays don't need another DH type.
    Jansen is also having a great year and Biggio shows some promise. Will see Zeuch tomorrow night.

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    I noticed Biggio's had a rough start to the year. You've liked what you've seen?

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