Monthly Archives: October 2012

So How Did We Do?

Now that the season is over, it’s time to look back at our preseason predictions to see how we made out. We took a look back at the All-Star break, and while we could make conclusions on some of them … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 10/28/12

Congratulations to the San Francisco Giants on their second World Series win in the last three years! Ryan Theriot was the starting designated hitter. – Phil Coke actually gave up a hit. This is after he became the first pitcher … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 10/27/12

In 162 games, the Tigers were only shut out twice. They’ve been shut out twice in a row in the World Series, now, and three times in the postseason overall. The Giants are also the first team to shut out … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 10/25/12

The Tigers got two-hit shut out. – By Madison Bumgarner, who had an ERA over 11 in the postseason so far. – The Tigers were only shut out twice all season. — This is actually the second time the Tigers … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 10/24/12

Buster Posey is the only player that was on the Giants’ Game 1 lineup in both 2010 and 2012. Tonight’s World Series Game One featured a pitching matchup of Justin Verlander versus Barry Zito. – So, of course, by the … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 10/22/12

Carlos Beltran came up as the potential last out of the NLCS. – He walked, this time. – Matt Holliday made the last out… — as an infield fly… —- flying out to Marco Scutaro. Baseball has a funny sense … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 10/21/12

Brandon Belt hit a stand-up triple. – Brandon Crawford was intentionally walked. — Via @jaysonst and @michaelkinsley, Chris Carpenter had exactly the same line as last his start: four innings, six hits, five runs (two earned), two walks and six … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 10/19/12

Barry Zito pitched 7.2 innings of shutout baseball. – Via @csnbaggs, if the Giants pull off the come back, Zito would be in line to start Game One of the World Series. — Zito also successfully bunted for a two-out … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 10/18/12

The Yankees were eliminated in four games, the first time they’ve been swept in a postseason series since 1980 (and the first time in a four-gamer since 1976). – The Yankees batted .188 in the postseason, the lowest ever for … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 10/17/12

Yankees/Tigers were postponed by rain. – This isn’t that notable (though weather itself is inherently unpredictable). — What is notable, however, is that there was an hour-long delay…before it actually started raining. Matt Carpenter hit a home run for the … Continue reading

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