Monthly Archives: May 2012

Daily Roundup 05/30/12

So there was a baseball game in Texas today. –The final score was 21-7. —It wasn’t the Rangers who won. —–In fact, the Mariners had a 16-0 lead after the third inning. ——Jesus Montero was a triple away from the … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 05/29/12

Justin Verlander allowed five runs on ten hits. -He hasn’t given up 10 hits since 9/2/10, 50 starts ago. –This is the first time the Tigers have lost back-to-back Verlander starts since last April. —Heck, Nick Punto got a hit … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 05/28/12

The Cubs won! – Against the Padres, when the Padres scored seven runs! – There were EIGHT combined home runs in this game. The Pirates are now .500. Jordan Zimmermann – as in the pitcher – homered. – And lost. … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 05/27/12

Pedro Alvarez hit a three run home run. –It’s the first three run home run for the Pirates this season. —The last player to do that? Ross Ohlendorf, the pitcher. —–Actually, the Pirates—who have baseball’s worst offense—scored 10 runs today. … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 05/26/12

Kyle Kendrick complete game shutout! – against the Cardinals, who are really good offensively. Alberto Callaspo grand slam. – Off King Felix, too. – For some reason the Mariners were wearing red and the Angels were wearing blue today. I … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 05/25/12

Via @BillShaikin and STATS LLC: A.J. Ellis batting .429 after 0-2 count. Average major leaguer batting .164 after 0-2 count. Wilson Rosario hit an infield double. Mike Giancarlo Stanton hit a home run…and the home run monstrosity thing. Shelley Duncan … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 05/24/12

The Phillies, Giants, and Padres all scored 10+ runs tonight. – They’re 19th, 21st, and 29th in runs per game, respectively. – The White Sox (15th in RPG) also scored over ten runs. Meanwhile, Justin Verlander got a loss for … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 05/23/12

Curtis Granderson has homered in only two parks. – He’s tied for second in home runs in the AL. Nick Johnson homered twice today. – And Scott Podsednik homered. – In the same game. — Reminder that Scotty Pods is … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 05/22/12

The Yankees won! We love bizarro YCPB. AND a Pujols home run! Michael Bourn had two home runs. Carlos Pena hit leadoff for the Rays – and hit a home run. – Before tonight, he was slugging only .353 this … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 05/21/12

The Yankees and Red Sox are tied for last place in the AL East. – The Angels are also in last place. – So are the Phillies. — And these are the four highest payrolls in baseball. The Reds hit … Continue reading

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