Monthly Archives: August 2014

Daily Roundup, 08/31/14

Clay Buchholz threw a Maddux. – His ERA is 5.77. – Buchholz actually has three appearances this year where he’s given up no runs through eight innings. The A’s did score today, but before they did, they went 27 full … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 08/30/14

After being traded to the Orioles, Kelly Johnson has now been traded within the AL East. – Twice. – In one season. — He’s managed the feat of playing for all five AL East teams…since 2012. Via @msimonespn, the only … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 08/29/14

Felix Hernandez has allowed four home runs tonight. – That’s the first time he’s allowed four homers in one game in the majors. – It was in just 3.1 innings, too. Justin Verlander doesn’t have a scoreless outing all season. … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 08/28/14

Gregor Blanco home run! – Ryan Doumit also homered. Adam Jones walked, only his sixth walk against right-handed pitching this year. Yusmeiro Petit broke a record by retiring 46 straight batters. – The streak was broken by Jordan Lyles. – … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 08/27/14

David Price gave up nine hits in a row. – He hadn’t given up nine hits in any of his last fourteen starts (h/t Jayson Stark). – He gave up those hits to the Yankees — In the past week, … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 08/26/14

Freddy Galvis homered! – The home run raised his batting average from .045 to 0.85. Javier Baez tied Tony Gwynn’s career high for strikeouts (on August 26th) h/t @sammillerbp. – Baez is striking out in roughly half of all PAs … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 08/25/14

Michael Morse tripled. – Morse has seven career triples, and three are this year. – Two are in the last ten days. (h/t Hank Schulman) Five Orioles homered tonight – including back-to-back-to-back homers. – The O’s scored four runs over … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 08/24/14

The Cubs swept the Orioles. – The Mariners swept the Red Sox in a three game series at Fenway. – That’s the first time ever that’s happened. — Mike Zunino walked. There was a 5-4-3-2 triple play in the Mets-Dodgers … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 08/23/14

The tarp was successfully put on the field at a Cubs game. After scoring 20 runs last night, the Twins scored 12 in the first game of their doubleheader with the Tigers today. – Actually, from the second inning of … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup 08/22/14

At one point in the ninth inning, the Astros had sent up six men to the plate before they had a hit. – They ended up scoring five runs on just three hits. Felix Hernandez allowed three runs in a … Continue reading

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