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Old 04-11-2013, 08:55 PM
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Originally Posted by RKMeibalane View Post
That sounds like 2003. The lowest point happened in June during a loss to the Giants. Buehrle actually pitched well, but found himself in trouble in the late innings after giving up a single to Ray Durham, putting a man on base before Roid Rage made his way to the plate. Bonds crushed a home run deep into the right field bleachers, sending the entire park into an uproar that woke Jerry Manuel from his mid-evening nap. Manuel decided that it was appropriate to pull Buehrle after the Bonds home run, as opposed to doing so before he came to the plate.
Colon pitched that game. He blew Bonds away three times that game. The first pitch he threw was a 97 mph fastball and Bonds killed it.
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