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Weekly Roundup, 7/6/15-7/12/15

Welcome to the All-Star Break! Our update on the preseason bold predictions will be out during the break, but first, the events of the week: It’s been a banner week for pitchers at the plate. Jon Lester finally recorded his … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 06/22/15-06/28/15

Steven Matz made his Major League debut yesterday, and had four RBI. – He’s a pitcher. – However he isn’t just the first Mets pitcher to have four RBI in his MLB debut; he’s the first Mets player to do … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 06/15/15-06/21/15

On Tuesday, Jeff Francoeur pitched for the Phillies. – Yes, that Jeff Francoeur! – He had a 1-2-3 inning, along with a strikeout of Nolan Reimold, and he threw MORE pitches than Nathan Eovaldi that night. — This was the … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 06/08/15-06/14/15

On Friday, catcher Jesus Sucre pitched for the Mariners against the Astros. – This is odd enough on its own, but this was a game Felix Hernandez started. – Of course, Felix was out of the game because he gave … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 06/01/15-06/07/15

On Monday night, Andrew Cashner of the Padres struck out twelve Mets in just 4.2 innings. He also gave up 11 hits in those 4.2 innings, so he was removed from the game. That was the first time in major … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup, 05/25/15-05/31/15

The two best records in the AL belong to the Twins and Astros. It’s June. – Of course, John Danks did just throw a complete game shutout against the Astros… Noah Syndergaard home run! – To center field, to boot. … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 05/18/15-05/24/15

Monday saw the following performances from certain starters: Corey Kluber: 9 IP, 1 R Chris Sale: 8 IP, 1 R Matt Harvey: 8 IP, 0 R John Lackey: 7 IP, 1 R Not one of those pitchers received a win. … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 05/11/15-05/18/15

Clint Robinson pitched an inning for the Nationals. – He’s a first baseman. On Wednesday, Corey Kluber struck out eighteen in eight innings. – He’s just the second pitcher ever (Randy Johnson in 1992 being the other) to strike out … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup, 05/04/15-05/10/15

The Pirates turned a 4-5-4 triple play against the Cardinals. – This was the first 4-5-4 triple play in history. – In the same game, Vance Worley hit a double. Chad Billingsley homer! – That homer was off Bartolo Colon, … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 04/27/15-05/03/15

The Astros have the best record in the American League. – They’ve won ten in a row… – And are ELEVEN games over .500. — No other team in the AL West is over .500. —- In all of baseball, … Continue reading

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