Tag Archives: Tim Lincecum

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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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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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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Daily Roundup, 09/12/10

Jason Vargas went 7 innings and gave up one run but took a loss. He is now 9-10 with a 3.62 ERA. -It was the 13th time this season Seattle was shut out. –That’s a little misleading. They have been … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 09/07/10

Congratulations to Trevor Hoffman, who converted his 600th save tonight. -That’s not unpredictable at all–heck, he started the season with 591 saves. What is unpredictable is that he pitched a scoreless ninth. –That lowered his ERA on the year to … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 08/27/10

Moderately less totally crazy ;_; – This is why I always try to save these roundups for after the West Coast games, even if they go out super late: Brad Lidge just balked in the tying run in San Diego. … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 08/21/10

It’s been a good few days for the crazy. We appreciate it here at YCPB. – The Mets finally won a road series against an NL team. — AND their first back-to-back road games against an NL team, too. — … Continue reading

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