Monthly Archives: May 2010

Daily Roundup: 5/31/10

(Apologies for lack of post posting. We hope you enjoyed your holiday weekend and will be back at it tomorrow). Some West Coast games are still in progress.M –Tim Lincecum walked five batters in his fourth consecutive start. –Ubaldo Jimenez … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup: 5/30/10

So even when Bex and Rebecca decide to go out and do stuff on a gorgeous summer day, wonkiness still happens in baseball. With enormous thanks to our reader, JGS: –Max Scherzer struck out fourteen Athletics, the most strike outs … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup: 5/29/2010

- Roy Halladay threw a perfect game against the Marlins tonight. I don’t know which is more unpredictable, the fact that he did it or the fact that it took him this long since moving to the NL =P – … Continue reading

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WAR, the ASG, and predictability, Part 1

All-Star voting has been open since, well, January or something like that, and the MLB just released the results so far. Some of the voting is predictably kind of… off. Now, you can debate the ASG and its purpose for … Continue reading

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Wherein Brad Lidge makes like Mariano Rivera

In the entirety of the 2009 Postseason, there was one closer the entire year that did not blow a game for his team. Because this closer was Mariano Rivera, and because mariano Rivera is the ultimate in predictability, this post … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup: 5/28/10

West Coast games are not completed at this time. – The Royals scored 12 runs tonight against the Red Sox. They scored seven in one inning, when the Phillies hadn’t scored for 30 innings. Yuniesky Betancourt, universally recognized as not … Continue reading

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Injuries: You CAN predict them… kinda

Before the season began, there was a lot of squabbling back and forth about how old and injury-prone various teams are, particularly between Yankee fans and Red Sox fans. The squabbles went something like: Red Sox fans: No way the … Continue reading

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I won’t use some lame pun about Livan’ large. No, no I won’t.

Quick, close your eyes. Name me this season’s top five pitchers by ERA. Who comes to mind?  Well, Ubaldo, certainly, everyone knows that.  Then, probably Roy Halladay and Tim Lincecum, right?  Maybe throw in some Carpenter, Wainwright, and Cliff Lee, … Continue reading

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The Bashin’ Blue Jays

My mom and I really love baseball. We follow it a lot, we watch a million games, and we talk about it all the time. And the other day we realized we had absolutely no idea, off the top of … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup: 5/27/2010

In today’s Brewers-Astros game, which went into extra innings, Ken Macha had a chance to pinch hit with either his back up catcher, or a pitcher.  He pinched-hit with a pitcher, Randy Wolf.  Wolf K’d, but the Brewers won anyway–on … Continue reading

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