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    Re: Welcome to The Show, Phil Maton!

    I'm sure he will have a bad outing at some point, but so far he is on fire. I've picked him up in my fantasy baseball leagues. I think SD may give him a shot at being the closer as long as he continues to pitch the way he has so far. If not as the closer, at least as middle relief in more games than not.

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    Re: Welcome to The Show, Phil Maton!

    I hope Maton pitches tonight. I'll be at Wrigley Field tonight for the game.

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    Re: Welcome to The Show, Phil Maton!

    Interesting...everyone knows about Maton's spin rate. I was reading an article and saw this as the other reason for his "elite" fastball:

    "He's a guy who's delivering the pitch closer to the plate than 95 percent of guys in the majors and the spin on his fastball is higher than 95 percent of guys in the major league game."

    Not only does he have an "elite spin rate", he also has "elite extension".

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    Re: Welcome to The Show, Phil Maton!

    Quote Originally Posted by RhythmDawg View Post
    Interesting...everyone knows about Maton's spin rate. I was reading an article and saw this as the other reason for his "elite" fastball:

    "He's a guy who's delivering the pitch closer to the plate than 95 percent of guys in the majors and the spin on his fastball is higher than 95 percent of guys in the major league game."

    Not only does he have an "elite spin rate", he also has "elite extension".
    And an elite education.

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    Re: Welcome to The Show, Phil Maton!

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    Re: Welcome to The Show, Phil Maton!

    No strikeouts, but Maton pitched 1 inning today and was credited with the win. He only threw 11 pitches (9 strikes) and didn't give up any hits or walks. He is still rocking a 0.00 ERA. 6 of his strikes were foul balls. 0 called strikes and 0 swinging strikes

    http://www.espn.com/mlb/boxscore?gameId=370621116

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    Re: Welcome to The Show, Phil Maton!

    He is dead to me....
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    Re: Welcome to The Show, Phil Maton!

    Quote Originally Posted by Dwayne From Minden View Post
    He is dead to me....
    Ha! How in the world can the Cubs lose to the Padres? Our fans don't think that kind of stuff happens to anybody but Tech.
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    Re: Welcome to The Show, Phil Maton!

    Quote Originally Posted by Tech77 View Post
    Ha! How in the world can the Cubs lose to the Padres? Our fans don't think that kind of stuff happens to anybody but Tech.
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    Re: Welcome to The Show, Phil Maton!

    Quote Originally Posted by Dwayne From Minden View Post
    He is dead to me....
    really though, it wasn't his fault that he got the win.

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    Re: Welcome to The Show, Phil Maton!

    When Tech players aren't drafted on the Saints or the Cubs - they become irrelevant to me...

    I enjoy watching him play and succeed but not at the expense of my team
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