Finger in the Dyke

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Finger in the Dyke

Postby thefounteeners » Mon Apr 22, 2013 12:50 pm

Had to spin my comment on today's post into a glossary suggestion.

While most appropriately used with Greg "Holland" any closer may "stick a finger in his dyke" when he comes up with a strong performance (or two on the same day in both ends of a double header) whereby he cements his hold on the closer role which had previously been tenuous at best.

May also be used as verb as suggested by @ktodd to "Dyke Finger"

Replaces overused sports cliche "stop the bleeding"

Are there nickname suggestions as well? If so I would suggest The Little Dutch Boy for Greg Holland

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Re: Finger in the Dyke

Postby Grey » Mon Apr 22, 2013 3:29 pm

Yeah, it's funny but it's a very specific example with Holland... Not sure it works for 'stop the bleeding' but will run it by Rudy...
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