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Wingman
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re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?

Nola is unhitable because we don't have anyone that can bat.


bubbz
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re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
Thank you for bringing the rantard post into this thread.

Raph Rhymes lead the country in batting average last year. You can stfu now.


Wingman
Member since Sep 2011
108 posts

re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
Raph is a beast, agreed. We need more like him on the team. If you think we are a batting power, then you haven't been to or seen a game in about 3 or 4 years. So suck my tiger dick, bitch.


LSU=Champions
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re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
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If you think we are a batting power, then you haven't been to or seen a game in about 3 or 4 years. So suck my tiger dick, bitch.


You are a colossal idiot. Get off this board. Thanks.
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LSUBASEBALL06
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re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
Mitchell, Mahtook, Landry were pretty legit as well.
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bbap
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Member since Feb 2006
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re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
Yeah that outfield is much faster than this years considering who is playing left.


LSUBASEBALL06
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re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
sure was fun to watch


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The Boat
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re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
We'll be picking a lot of Cotton this season.


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bubbz
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re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
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If you think we are a batting power


Wtf does that mean?

Please go back to the football threads, you are making yourself look bad.

quote:

So suck my tiger dick, bitch


How original....


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lsufball19
LSU Fan
Germantown, TN
Member since Sep 2008
9737 posts

re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
I would bet money that opening weekend will be
Friday: Nola
Saturday: Eades
Sunday: Cotton
Closer: Rumbelow
Middle Relief: Bourgeois/McCune
Midweek Starter: McCune

I could see McCune possibly taking over as Sunday starter if he can get back to his 2011 form. I think Cotton will play a role similar to that of Jared Bradford throughout the season. The closer role will be up in the air and could/will change throughout the season IMO. We really don't have a shut down guy like freshman Matty Ott or Nick Goody.

All in all, if Eades gets back to his 2011 and Cape Cod POY form, he'll be fine. I honestly think he was just exhausted last year, having never thrown that much in his life before. He has good stuff, and I expect him to be good this year. If he is, we have as good a Fri/Sat combo in the conference. Nola was unhittable all summer with a 2-0 record (2 starts) in 11 IP with 15 Ks, 2 BB, and only 5 hits surrendered. He also looked the same in the fall. He should be an All-American type sure fire Friday starter.

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JJ27
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re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
Thought Laird was supposed to be in CF?


bubbz
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18958 posts

re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
Broussard had Tommy John last year and is out for the 2013 season.

I do not think Cotton will start the first Sunday of the season. I believe the coaches hope to keep him in the bullpen. He is probably more of a last resort Sunday starter. Hopefully it doesn't get to that point.


bubbz
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re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
PM sounded pretty confident that Sciambra would be CF to start the season in his interview with Tiger Rag.
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Doc Fenton
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re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
quote:

Scambria


LULZ that you keep spelling it this way.

BTW, I agree with you that Cotton will probably be a last resort for Sunday starter, but given that he is the only pitcher on the squad with three letters, he may very well get a ceremonial start for the first weekend series.

I would prefer for McCune or one of the freshmen out of HS to get the Sunday role.

The relief by committee approach worked very well last season, and I think Mainieri & Dunn should use that approach again this season. (EDIT: And Cotton could play a very useful and substantial role as part of that relief committee.)
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bubbz
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re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
I need to learn to spell that kids name right

I agree with you on the Sunday starter role. I really liked how we treated the bullpen last season. We have a plethora of strong arms in the bullpen. Cotton was by far the most effective.
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lsufball19
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Germantown, TN
Member since Sep 2008
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re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
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I do not think Cotton will start the first Sunday of the season. I believe the coaches hope to keep him in the bullpen. He is probably more of a last resort Sunday starter. Hopefully it doesn't get to that point.

i just think cotton will start the season as the sunday starter while we try to figure out who fits there best. i think he'll be used in a variety of different ways as the season progresses. he definitely showed he can give a solid 5 innings of work in the south carolina series last year, and if we can be assured of a solid 1/2 punch wit nola and eades, our sunday guy isn't going to need to go deep into games.
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Broussard had Tommy John last year and is out for the 2013 season.

interesting, not sure how i missed that. well disregard that part of my prior post, haha
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Doc Fenton
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Member since Feb 2007
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re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
It's crazy to think that nobody on the team has been to the CWS before.

I think Katz, Edward, Cotton, & Bourgeois are the only players who were on the roster from that 2010 team that went down at the UCLA regional.
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bubbz
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Member since Mar 2006
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re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
Fwiw I liked your Bradford comparison to him. I honestly feel like we have a few of those guys who could fit that role. Whether is be Cotton, Bonvillan, Bourgeois, and McCune. All can fit into that role IMO.


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TheNightHawk
LSU Fan
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Member since Feb 2012
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re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
I talked to Ryan Eades a few days ago. Nola fri, Eades Saturday. Sunday pitcher is still open and so is closer.


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bubbz
Baylor Fan
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Member since Mar 2006
18958 posts

re: With baseball opening day a month away what is the Pitching situation?
We got hosed in that regional. We should have never been in UCLA to begin with and certainly not with Irvine being the #3.


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