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Dirty slide or clean hard play?

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Offline Intensity guru

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« on: October 11, 2015, 09:51:58 AM »
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Re: Utley
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2015, 12:19:15 PM »
Depends on if you are a Mets fan or a Dodgers fan.  There was no need to slide into Utley when his back was turned.  Was the intent to break his leg?  Probably not, but it was still an unnecessary slide.

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Re: Utley
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2015, 12:36:22 PM »
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Re: Utley
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2015, 08:55:39 AM »
Depends on if you are a Mets fan or a Dodgers fan.  There was no need to slide into Utley when his back was turned.  Was the intent to break his leg?  Probably not, but it was still an unnecessary slide.
That slide was with intent not to break up a play, but to injure a player. And this is NOT the first time he has pulled this crap.
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Re: Utley
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2015, 09:02:45 AM »
Don't be a little girl, the play was fine.  If you can touch the bag it's within the rules.  Just a hard old school play.
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« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2015, 11:10:00 AM »
The game has Changed buck. Just like murdering catchers is now frowned upon, sliding into 2nd must show Intent of breaking up play whIle reaching bag. He was Nowhere near accomplishing the latter.
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Re: Utley
« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2015, 11:58:50 AM »
Define dirty.
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Re: Utley
« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2015, 12:10:59 PM »
It wasn't a hard baseball play, it was intended to upend and therefore injure an opposing player. I hope the Ump doesn't issue warnings to start the game & Harvey drills him in the back. Now that would be a hard baseball play.
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Re: Utley
« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2015, 12:33:00 PM »
Let's see, catchers can't block the plate, future base runners can't slide hard into 2nd base. Let's remove OF fences to keep outfielders safe.
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Re: Utley
« Reply #9 on: October 12, 2015, 12:56:23 PM »
Watch the video. He wasn't sliding hard into the base.
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Re: Utley
« Reply #10 on: October 12, 2015, 01:01:08 PM »
As I said in the other thread, if Utley wins his appeal, he is going to get beaned and the bench will clear.

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Re: Utley
« Reply #11 on: October 12, 2015, 01:20:58 PM »
The benches will clear....and a pillow fight will ensue.
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Re: Utley
« Reply #12 on: October 12, 2015, 01:34:09 PM »
benches won't clear he won't get thrown at.  I bet you the ump warns both teams at the start so if Harvey throws at him he's out
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Re: Utley
« Reply #13 on: October 12, 2015, 02:07:10 PM »
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Re: Utley
« Reply #14 on: October 12, 2015, 02:20:08 PM »
it won't be Harvey then.  it might be a reliever later in the game the bring in to do it, but you're not going to have your starter go out and in the first or second inning throw at him after a warning has been issued and get himself tossed from a Playoff Game.
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