Monthly Archives: May 2014

Daily Roundup, 05/31/14

Kevin Kiermaier hit a home run. – It was an inside-the-park home run. — At Fenway. —- Jackie Bradley Jr. also homered in this one. —– As did Brock Holt. —— Five days ago, Ben Revere and Brock Holt were … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 05/30/14

The Twins beat the Yankees – At Yankee Stadium. – Actually, the Twins, notoriously terrible against the Yankees in the Gardenhire era, are 7-6 in their last 13 games against NYY in New York. Two days ago, the Royals were … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 05/29/14

The Blue Jays lost. – To the Royals. – The Royals hit a homer (Salvador Perez). — Edwin Encarnacion hit two home runs, giving him 16 in the month of May and tying him with Mickey Mantle for the AL … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 05/28/14

The Blue Jays won on a walk-off bunt. The Astros have won five in a row. – The Red Sox have won three in a row, which is notable because it’s the first time all season they have done this. … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 05/27/14

BEN REVERE HOMERED! (click on the link for video proof!) – He had the most PAs for any active player without a home run (1565). – To understand how crazy this is, consider that the next nineteen players on that … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 05/26/14

The Red Sox won, their first win in their last eleven games. – They were actually trailing by five after four. – Clay Buchholz walked eight in three innings; David Price has walked eight all year and Phil Hughes has … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 05/25/14

Make that ten losses in a row for the Red Sox. Meanwhile, Josh Beckett no-hitter. – Last year, Beckett pitched only 43.1 innings to a 5.19 ERA. He won on May 13, and it was his first win in over … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 05/24/14

The defending World Series-champion Red Sox have now lost nine games in a row. Only the Astros, Cubs, and Diamondbacks have a winning pct lower than the Red Sox .417. – The Astros, who have the worst record in MLB, … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 05/23/14

Andrew Romine homered. – That’s the first home run of his career. – Romine is not a full-time player, but he’s been in the league since 2010 and his 264 plate appearances entering the game were the second-most of any … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 05/22/14

Mets pitcher Jon Niese hit an RBI double. – This double ended Zack Greinke’s streak of 21 starts without allowing more than two runs. – Lucas Duda stole a base. Gerald Laird infield double. Lonnie Chisenhall hit a pinch-hit home … Continue reading

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