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Open Thread, 9/2: Padres vs Dodgers

For my birthday, I got one of those grip-strength devices and I've been using it while in front of the computer. It got me to thinking about how terrific my grip strength will be once I wear the mofo out.

What if a pitcher had such terrific grip strength that he could squeeze the ball into a different shape, like say, a miniature football? That would be an interesting strategy.



San Diego Padres @ Los Angeles Dodgers

09/02/08 7:10 PM PDT

San Diego Padres Los Angeles Dodgers
Brian Giles - RF Juan Pierre - CF
Luis Rodriguez - SS Andre Ethier - RF
Kevin Kouzmanoff - 3B Manny Ramirez - LF
Adrian Gonzalez - 1B James Loney - 1B
Chase Headley - LF Russell Martin - C
Chip Ambres - CF Casey Blake - 3B
Nick Hundley - C Blake DeWitt - 2B
Matt Antonelli - 2B Angel Berroa - SS
Cha Seung Baek - P Clayton Kershaw - P