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Daily Roundup, 05/07/11–Justin Verlander Edition

Justin Verlander no-hit the Blue Jays. -He threw 108 pitches and struck out 4. Both of those numbers are tied for season lows . –The other game where he struck out four? His only other complete game on the season, … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 04/16/11

With most of the northeast underwater, there were a couple of rainouts today (including the entire AA Eastern League), but there was also a doubleheader in Atlanta, so there was plenty of baseball. Speaking of that doubleheader, the Mets dropped … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 04/11/11

Some West Coast games still ongoing. Updates may follow. (ETA: Uh, updates happened. Thanks, Mariners!) The Rays/Red Sox game. Where to begin? -Coming into the game, the Rays had scored 20 runs on 47 hits in their first nine games. … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 04/09/11. Seventeen Games, Bonus Frames

With the much-delayed suspended LA-SD game from last night and a Texas-Baltimore doubleheader, we had 17 games in action tonight, and enough crazy to last a week. The Twins lost 1-0. -The only run of the game scored on a … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 04/07/11

The Red Sox are 0-6. -This time, it wasn’t the starter’s fault. Jon Lester was terrific. That’s not unpredictable. –Fausto Carmona, who recorded fewer outs (9) than runs (10) in his first start, went seven strong, allowing only two hits. … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 04/04/11

Abbreviated schedule tonight, but there were some interesting happenings. Here we go: Elvis Andrus homered. -Andrus was the only player to accumulate 600 plate appearances and not hit any home runs in 2010. –Also in this game, Nelson Cruz homered … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 4/2/11

22 year old Chris Tillman (who threw a no-hitter in AAA last year) pitched six no-hit innings against Tampa. On account of it being him being 22 and being at 101 pitches in his first start of the year, he … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 3/31/11—Welcome Back, Baseball. We’ve Missed You

Happy Opening Day!! Our long national wintry nightmare is finally over as the 2011 season kicked off today with an abbreviated schedule, but there was plenty of wackiness to go around. Rickie Weeks and Carlos Gomez led off the season … Continue reading

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In which Jordan tries to predict baseball

We know it goes against this site, but before this season begins, we have decided…to predict baseball. That’s right, we’ll be offering our predictions on what will happen in the 2011 season, at least in terms of regular season standings. … Continue reading

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YCPB Awards–Not Quite the Year of the Pitcher

In 1968, twenty pitchers pitched at least 175 innings with ERAs under 2.50. Seven of those twenty had ERAs under 2.00, led by Bob Gibson’s miniscule 1.12 (in 304.2 innings). Detroit’s Denny McLain went 31-6, becoming just the third 30-game … Continue reading

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