Monthly Archives: May 2013

Daily Roundup 05/21/13

Pedro Alvarez walked with the bases loaded to force in a run. – The Pirates scored five runs in an inning; McCutcheon, however, made two of the outs. – Matt Garza hit a two-run double. Jeff Keppinger homered. Chris Dickerson … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 05/20/13

After saving 35 straight games, Jim Johnson has now blown three straight save opportunities. – Also, Johnson blew three save opportunities in all of 2012. – The Orioles have lost their last two games where they had a lead after … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 05/19/13

Juan Nicasio threw 6 innings of 3-hit shutout ball. – Colorado shut the Giants out at Coors Field. It’s just the second time this year they have held opponents scoreless at home. – The other opponent they held scoreless at … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 05/18/13

Jeff Francouer walked. – To load the bases. Brandon McCarthy pitched a three-hit CGSO. –The game the Diamondbacks won 1-0 was the first nine-inning MLB game since 1963 decided on first pitch of game home run (via @espnstatsinfo. Brendan Ryan … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 05/17/13

Jimmy Rollins’ two-run home run tonight was the first multirun homer for the Phillies since April 27th. – Ryan Howard hit an infield single. — He then scored on a sac fly. —- Via @crashburnalley, with two wins in 1.1 … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 05/16/13

The much-hyped Darvish/Verlander matchup turned out to be a total dud. It’s not over yet, but the score is 10-4. – Verlander’s line: 2.2 IP, 6 H, 8 R/ER, 2 BB, 3 K. – This is the fourth time he’s … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 05/15/13

In St. Louis, newly acquired Met outfielder Rick Ankiel hit a home run to tie the game. Phil Hughes gave up seven runs in the first – to the Mariners. – Raul Ibanez has hit three home runs in two … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 05/14/13

Jim Johnson actually blew a save. – Though he blew a save in the ALDS last year, Johnson’s save streak in the regular season was at 35. – He blew this save to the Padres. Raul Ibanez homered off CC … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 05/13/13

Rick Ankiel walked in his first plate appearance as a Met. – He also struck out twice. That’s not surprising, but with two strikeouts in four PAs, his K% actually went down. – He also allowed Ty Wigginton to get … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 05/12/13

Clint Barmes hit a homer off Matt Harvey. – It was his second of the year. The other one was off Strasburg. – Matt Kemp’s only home run this year was off Harvey, too. What’s the most unpredictable part of … Continue reading

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