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Daily Roundup — Opening Day 2012 (04/05/12)

Toronto and Cleveland went 16 innings. –It’s the longest Opening Day game, ever, and baseball has been around a long time. —Benches-clearing in the fifteenth inning, of course. —-Omar Vizquel was part of a five-man infield at one point. Technically … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 08/06/11

Adam Dunn went 0-4 with three strikeouts. He is now batting .163 on the season. The only players who have ever batted within 15 points of that in a qualified season are deadball era catchers, and even they only managed … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 07/24/11

- THE PIRATES ARE BACK IN FIRST PLACE (tied with the Cardinals and Brewers, but STILL). – This was how they won their game today. — The Reds are sub-.500 and still only three games back. —- How the heck … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 07/20/11

- Make it 11 straight losses for the Mariners. – This after they scored six runs tonight. — On July 5, the Mariners were only 2.5 games out of first. Now they’re 13.5 back. – Tim Lincecum lost 1-0 today. … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 07/19/11

- Cleveland closer Chris Perez is apparently staying at Danny Valencia’s house while they are in Minnesota. Well, tonight Perez gave up a walk-off hit to Valencia. – This, naturally, followed that. – Starlin Castro hit his second home run … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 07/18/11

- Once again: FIRST PLACE PITTSBURGH PIRATES!!!!!! And this time they’ve got first place all to themselves. – The Rays scored two runs before they made an out tonight. They didn’t score in sixteen innings last night. – They still … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 07/16/11

Edwin Jackson threw a shutout against the Tigers. -He was facing Max Scherzer, who he was traded for. –Jackson’s last complete game was his no-hitter last year against another former team of his. —Only four of the 36 batters he … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 07/14/11

Short slate of games today, but well, thanks to the Cubs for being the Cubs at least. – The second half of the year began with a leadoff Asdrubal Cabrera home run on the very first pitch he saw. – … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 07/08/11

Not the most interesting of nights, sadly. – I’m sure you already know, but uh, Mike Trout is making his major league debut tonight. No seriously. -FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT!!!! – The Red Sox led 7-0 with one out in the … Continue reading

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Daily Roundup, 07/07/11

- Playing the Red Sox and facing a few lefties in a row, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia who has been bad against lefties, the Orioles brought in a lefty pitcher. – Three homers in a row followed, of course. The first … Continue reading

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