Pitch F/X

Soriano Slider Watch

Theories have been abundant on the rapid decline of $100 million dollar man Alfonso Soriano, from age, to bad legs, to just a bad season in 2009 because of bad legs and his age.  As our man Transmission showed last year, as well as Joe Posnanski and a few other articles, part of the puzzle was teams throwing more sliders to Soriano as well as Soriano not doing his normal damage on fastballs.

So let's see how Opening Day went for #12 with the caveat that Pitch F/X and its pitch recognition isn't 100% accurate.

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  • Classic Scully - great stuff.

    Thank God we'll still have Hawk next season. (cricket cricket cricket)

    Eric S 1 hour 21 min ago view
  • Here's Scully's call on Bryant's 10th-inning homer:

    "And it's a long fly ball, a mean fly ball, and a gone fly ball."

    VirginiaPhil 2 hours 35 min ago view
  • When the Cubs were the old, hundred-year Cubs, one bad hop did not undo their opponents.

    VirginiaPhil 2 hours 38 min ago view
  • If only he was clutcher. More clutcher.

    Jackstraw 3 hours 57 min ago view
  • cubs win...bryant with 7HR in his last 8 games.

    crunch 11 hours 9 min ago view
  • bryant 2nd HR of the night for a 2 run lead in the 10th? sure, why not. awesome.

    crunch 11 hours 37 min ago view
  • gawd...jansen's thrown 5 pitches in the past 5 minutes.

    wild pitch (and a K, boo) with heyward advancing! 1 out, heyward on 3rd.

    HEYWARD SCORES ON A 2nd WILD PITCH! TIE!

    crunch 11 hours 52 min ago view
  • leadoff double (heyward!) top of the 9th...RALLY!

    crunch 11 hours 59 min ago view
  • carlos ruiz is still coming up to "in the air tonight" by phil 'are you kidding me' collins in LA.

    many years ago before phil collins it was a soulja boy song.

    dude has odd taste in music. at least it's not yanni...i guess.

    crunch 12 hours 9 min ago view
  • Funniest skybox ever

    jacos 12 hours 49 min ago view
  • that was some joke ass official scoring giving him a double. either way, seager's on 2nd and soler's play in the OF is still sketchy.

    crunch 12 hours 58 min ago view
  • Schwarber is worse right?

    jacos 13 hours 2 min ago view
  • Seager with the two out double *cough* to left field in the bottom of the fourth. If Soler just plays that bunny hop off his nuts, it's a single - certainly no double.

    Eric S 13 hours 19 min ago view
  • rizzo is tired of SD/LA night games...yet another towering one that died on the warning track.

    crunch 14 hours 7 sec ago view
  • jacos 14 hours 11 min ago view
  • Monty dropped a two strike curve on AGon

    Holy shit!

    jacos 14 hours 27 min ago view