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The 'Kimbrel'

Hey everyone!

So what I am advocating in this FanPost is that we begin calling any time a pitcher strikes out the side in an inning a 'Kimbrel'. We already call GIDP a 'Vidro' and I think Kimbrel strikes out the side even more often than Vidro hit into double plays.

While I haven't looked up exactly how many times Kimbrel has come into a game and struck out the side, it sure feels like it is often enough to warrant such a namesake. We could even have a variation for when someone strikes out the side on only 9 pitches.

What do you guys think? Any other nicknames for plays or events in a game which we could give to other players?

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