Monthly Archives: August 2011

Daily Roundup, 08/30/11

First things first, a blast from the past. Check out 0:35 and then 2:10. – The Astros won! – JD Martinez has 29 RBIs in 29 games. — Do you even know who that person is? – Francisco Cervelli hit … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 08/29/11

- The Astros won! – They beat the Pirates, who turned a triple play when they only needed two outs. – The Mets swept a doubleheader over the Marlins with very little angst involved. Considering the Mets’ history with the … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 08/28/11

- The Astros won! – After blowing a lead in extras. — They finish the season 4-3 against the defending champion Giants. – With fourteen strikeouts today, David Price set a Rays single-game strikeout record. – He had eight strikeouts … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 08/27/11

Brandon Allen homered off Jon Lester. -It’s the first homer he has ever hit off a lefty. –Lester hadn’t given up a homer to a lefty since June 18th. —George Kottaras hit that one. In the second game, Erik Bedard … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 08/26/11

- The Astros didn’t win. But JA Happ and the bullpen did hold a team to just two runs. – Does it count if it’s the Giants? – James Shields has ten complete games this season. Ten! Roy Halladay has … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 08/25/11

- The Astros won. After the trade deadline, I said I would lead off every entry when they actually won with that, and do I look like someone who would break a promise? – They beat the Giants, too. – … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 08/24/11

- The starting infield of the Blue Jays on May 27, 2007 had Lyle Overbay at first, Aaron Hill at second, John McDonald at shortstop, and Ryan Roberts at third base. – The starting infield of the Arizona Diamondbacks on … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 08/23/11

- The Cardinals and Dodgers have played 2002 games against each other, and they are 1001-1001. – Tonight the Dodgers blew the Cardinals out. The Dodgers! — Skip Schumaker pitched. —- And actually struck out two, who must now be … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 08/22/11

With an abbreviated schedule and things like the Twins losing and Justin Verlander winning, it wasn’t the most unpredictable day ever. We’re still here. – It’s August 22, and the Astros are eliminated from the postseason. /sad trombone – Matt … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 08/21/11

- COLORADO WON A GAME ON SUNDAY!!!!! – Colorado’s last Sunday win took them to 12-3, marking them as the team with the best record in baseball. No, for real. — The winning pitcher today? Kevin Millwood. —- This even … Continue reading

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