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Arizona brings out the best in pitcher behavior

Posted on: October 5, 2011 5:04 pm
 
By Matt Snyder

If you watched Game 3 of the Brewers-Diamondbacks NLDS last night, you saw rookie first baseman Paul Goldschmidt hit a grand slam. And you also saw Brewers starting pitcher Shaun Marcum throw his mitt straight up in the air. Here you go:

Marcum glove flip a reminder of Lilly’s glove slam at Arizona

Being a Cubs fan, this definitely reminded me of something. Game 2 of the NLDS in 2007 between the Cubs and Diamondbacks. Ted Lilly slammed his mitt to ground in anger after allowing a three-run homer to Chris Young. See below:

Marcum glove flip a reminder of Lilly’s glove slam at Arizona

Must be that dry desert heat -- even with the roof closed? -- that brings out the humorous in pitchers' emotions in the NLDS at Chase Field. Randy Wolf takes the hill for the Brewers Wednesday night, so stay tuned.

Hat-tip: Big League Stew

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