Monthly Archives: October 2010

It’s a YCPB World (Series) After All

WE LIVE. Winning World Series games is hard. Winning World Series games when you’re facing Cliff Lee in AT&T Park, a pitcher’s park, is supposed to be downright impossible. You’re not supposed to get eleven hits in a Lee-started game, … Continue reading

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An Ode To Brooks Conrad (or really bad poetry)

Here’s an ode to Brooks Conrad Who was last night very bad Three errors he had in the field A loss to the Giants was sealed; But Brooks Conrad shouldn’t despair too much For in the season he was very … Continue reading

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The Playoffs, Day Three

No no-hitters or 14 K games today, but we were still treated to, uh, stuff. –The Reds had FOUR errors. Four. In a postseason game. Want to know how they blew a 4-0 lead? That’s how. —Alrodis Chapman hit Chase … Continue reading

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The playoffs, Day 2.

Please vote. :) – Tim Lincecum proved once again that playoff experience is totally super important by putting up this line tonight: 9 IP, 0 R/ER, 2 H, 1 BB, 14 K. It’s almost like being really good at baseball … Continue reading

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So did something happen today?

First things first: Don’t forget to vote!! Vote vote vote vote vote!!!!! Anyway, the playoffs started. Roy Halladay had to go and make the rest of the playoffs anti-climactic by throwing a freaking no-hitter, only the second in postseason history. … Continue reading

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The Official YCPB Awards Voting!

You’ve suggested nominations; Jordan, Bexy and myself have discussed, and now we present to you the poll in which you may vote for the actual winners! If you’re confused about the categories (like, why Joey Votto isn’t an MVP choice, … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 10/03/10–Whereupon We Lament the Death of the Massive Tie Scenario

Cole Hamels was pulled after two no-hit innings -The first time his spot came around, he was pulled for pinch-hitter John Mayberry. –Mayberry hit a home run. —Hamels was pulled for Roy Oswalt, who gave up a run in his … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 10/02/10 (In which we pray for the Massive Tie Scenario)

The Yankees-Red Sox doubleheader is STILL being played –In game one of their double header, the Yankees combined to strike out 18 Red Sox. It tied a franchise record that’s only been done one other time in Yankees’ history (Ron … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 10/01/10

And a very happy October to you. :) Sadly, kind of a boring night… let’s hope for a crazy postseason, hmm? – The Angels blew a save against the Rangers on a blown pick-off throw — Mitch Moreland hit two … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 09/30/10

As I write this, it’s now… OCTOBER. Postseason, baby! – From yesterday: Jerry Manuel, manager of the Mets, was asked who would likely start Saturday. He gave the name of a Mets beatwriter. – Jon Lester’s line tonight: 4 IP, … Continue reading

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