Monthly Archives: September 2013

Daily Roundup — Game 163

Technically, Evan Longoria now has seven home runs in season finales. – Via @raysbaseball that moves him ahead of Stan Musial for the most all-time. – Longoria was a triple away from the cycle (perhaps predictably, he didn’t get it). … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 09/29/13: End of the Road. Mostly.

The Pirates won 94 games. – Pedro Alvarez led the NL in home runs. — The last Pirate to lead the league in homers was Willie Stargell in 1973. —- In today’s game, Jordy Mercer hit an inside-the-park homer. —– … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 09/28/13

In his last major league start ever, Andy Pettitte threw a complete game. – This was his first complete game since 2006 – – and his first with the Yankees since 2002. — Via Elias, Andy went 169 starts between … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 09/27/13

Chris Davis and Khris Davis both homered today. – It’s the fifth time that’s happened this season… – …and Khris Davis has just 11 home runs. Cliff Lee struck out 13, walked none, and pitched a complete game. – He … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 09/26/13

Mariano Rivera will retire with – what else – 42 postseason saves. – This was also the first game in the Bronx where the Yankees had been eliminated from playoff contention since 1993. The Rangers have four walk-offs this season. … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 09/25/13

It’s official: the Pirates are going to the postseason, but the Yankees are staying home. Billy Hamilton got caught stealing. – Daisuke Matsuzaka was on the mound and… – It was a pitching battery that had already allowed two steals … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 09/24/13

Michael Wacha had a no-hitter broken up with two outs in the ninth. – On an infield single. – From Ryan Zimmerman, hardly a speed demon. — It’s the third no-hitter broken up at the 8.2 mark this year. Matt … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 09/23/13

The Pirates are going to the playoffs! – The Pirates and Royals have both officially clinched winning records this season. – The last time that happened was in 1991, when Nirvana had just released “Nevermind”. Nate McClouth hit a bunt … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 09/22/13

The Mariners/Angels game was delayed… due to bees. The Giants and Yankees had a Petit vs. Pettitte matchup. Former Royals closer, now Ranger Joakim Soria gave up a walk-off grand slam to the Royals today. – It was the first … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 09/21/13

Going into the bottom of the ninth, the Tigers trailed by six runs. – They won in twelve. – The last time the Tigers trailed by six in the ninth and won? 1947. — Paul Konerko had an infield hit. … Continue reading

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