insidethepadres: Bell does it again
With so many things going wrong, I guess that Bell's save streak, which dates to last May, probably should've come to an end.
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"It looked like he was on his deathbed," Padres closer Heath Bell said.
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"He threw the ball well and got a lot of ground balls. He's still got a lot to work on but there's a lot to like," Hoyer said. "He knows what he has to do."
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"I knew I was going to be close to the wall ... I kind of misjudged it," said Denorfia, who also banged his right knee on the rail. "Luckily, the trainers got to it quick and got the swelling to go down."
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When asked later about how many of his teammates might be under the weather, Richard looked around and said: "I think everyone is."
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"The biggest thing is consistency over time," Bell said. "In my mind, right now my streak is one. Tomorrow it will be zero again. All I’ll have is the four saves on the season."
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"I thought Will had that ball," Bell said. "I had to pick Will up at that point."
Is it better to bunt or swing away with a runner on second base and no outs?
If nothing else, the game of baseball is great for generating debates on in-game strategy.