Cain’s is “powering and surging,” but is it “bigger” too?

Lincecum and Cain should just kiss already:

SN: If you could take from both of you to build some kind of four-pitch robo-ace, which pitches of each of yours would you want to have?

Lincecum: I would take his knuckleball.

Cain: (laughing) It’s not very good. We’re taking his changeup no matter what. We know what it does.

Lincecum: Cain’s fastball has got so much life late in the zone—it’s powering, it’s surging, to the glove.

Cain: That’s the way yours looks. I think our fastballs are similar. I think we could take my curveball; it may be a little bigger. We’d take your slider.

Lincecum: Your slider, though, it moves, it’s 89 (mph) and it’s just filthy.

Cain:You throw yours 86 and it moves more. … It’s so hard to say, because sometimes I really wish I had all his pitches.

I feel kind of dirty after reading that, don’t you?

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YankeesfanLen
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YankeesfanLen

Reads kind of like John and Suzyn singing “We belong to a mutual admiration society” when they get silly (as opposed to flabbergated) during a meaningless game that John is over-managing.

Troy Patterson
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Troy Patterson

At what point did someone tell them that it was a trick question?

You would take none of Cain’s pitches over Lincecum’s.

Wooden U. Lykteneau
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Wooden U. Lykteneau

I feel like I’ve seen this before.

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One day, you gentlemen might finally believe that size does not matter.  It’s all about the motion grin

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