Monthly Archives: October 2013

Daily Roundup 10/12/13

Michael Wacha threw 112 pitches. Clayton Kershaw threw 72. – Kershaw lost. – Via @espnstatsinfo, Kershaw is the first starting pitcher in postseason history to lose a game while allowing no earned runs and two or fewer hits. Anibal Sanchez’s … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 10/08/13

Austin Jackson struck out three times in tonight’s game… – Then had the go-ahead hit. – In a one-run game, the A’s had the bases loaded and nobody out, and didn’t score a run. — Max Scherzer gave up the … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 10/07/13

Jose Lobaton hit a home run. – The home run was a walk-off hit. – The pitcher that surrendered it? Koji Uehara. — Uehara had given up just one earned run since the start of July. —- The Rays have … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 10/06/13

Mark Melancon allowed a home run. – To Carlos Beltran. This is not unpredictable in the postseason, but at this point it defies belief so much we’re including it here. – Melancon allowed one home run this year. — It … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 10/05/13

David Ortiz homered off of David Price. – He homered off of Price twice. – He had not hit a homer against Price in 37 regular-season at bats. — Price allowed just two home runs to left handed batters all … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 10/04/13

Bartolo Colon is starting Game 1 for the Athletics. – His first postseason was 1998. – He faced Chili Davis that year. — Davis’ debut was before the strike. —- No, not that strike. This one. —– Colon hit the … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup: NLDS Game One(s)

Adam Wainwright walked (as a batter). – He had no walks at all during the regular season. – Daniel Descalso made the last out of the third inning for the Cardinals…and then the first out of the third (via @bwalton). … Continue reading

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AL Wild Card Game, 10/02/13

The Indians got shut out despite nine hits. – That only happened four times in the regular season – Nick Swisher now has a career .165 average in 158 postseason at-bats. — Delmon Young has nine homers in the last … Continue reading

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NL Wild Card Game, 10/01/13

The Pirates won! – This was their first postseason win since 1992. – The last pitcher to win a playoff game for the Pirates was a rookie named… Tim Wakefield. — The Pirates now have more postseason wins this year … Continue reading

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Bold Predictions Revisited, 2013

Well, it’s that time of the year again. With the regular season in the books, we look back on our preseason bold predictions and hope against hope that we didn’t completely embarrass ourselves. Baltimore Orioles: Brian Roberts plays at least … Continue reading

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