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vbb16timberview090 (1)Pitching in District 14-5A has been the distinguishing strength between the haves and the have nots this spring. There have been 17 shutouts thrown so far this district season, all but one by the top four teams in the nine-team league.
Go up against the opponents’ ace and your bats are threatened with an involuntary diet. Consider ESPN’s list of baseball catch phrases (during highlight segments) related to dominating pitching. It’s so short, likening the results of facing the best arms as being told by a parent; “Go to your room!”
Kenny Mayne has a few, like; “Call the hostess, your seat is ready,” to “Chokin’ on a splinter,” and “Behold the power of cheese.” Bill Pidto has said, “Ring him up, sit him down.”
Why? Because, as the commercials say, “chicks dig the long ball.” Fans like home runs and rawhide on a joyride.
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