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CC Sabathia did this with the Indians in 2007, Brewers in 2008 (I know he was traded during the season), and Yankees in 2009. Has anybody else done this?
Who was the last Yankee to pitch 9 or more innings in consecutive starts? Who was the last Yankee to pitch 8 or more innings in three consecutive starts? Sabathia has been economical so far today and is trying to do this.
Edit: Sabathia pitched 8 innings today to make it three consecutive starts of 8 innings or more. He also pitched 8 innings each on June 20, June 25, and July 1 of last year. Who was the Yankee before him to pitch 8 or more innings in three consecutive starts?
I ask this because Triple-A Colorado Springs scored 13 in the fifth inning of a 24-6 win today. Three Colorado Springs pitchers pitched three innings each and because the last pitcher went three innings he got a save. Texas defeated Baltimore 30-3 in 2007 in a game with a save and Texas scored 10 in their biggest inning.
The White Sox's 44 year old Omar Vizquel moved from second base to first base today to play first base for the first time in his career. He doesn't have any hits as a first baseman yet because he is 0-for-6 so far with the game 8-8 in the 13th inning.
When was the last year the MLB ERA was below 4.00? It hasn't happened in the 2000s before this season. In 2000 every team had an ERA above 4.00.
Interesting article here:
Yesterday the Yankees had 7 runs, 4 home runs, and 7 baserunners (0 left on base). It was only the second time in 1919 or later that a team had at least 7 runs, at least 4 home runs, and only 7 baserunners in a game. The previous time was by an NL team in 1999.
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I was just watching MLBN's tribute to Killebrew. It was stated that he got in the HOF on the fourth try. HOW in the world could a player with his stats not be inducted on his first ballot?
Last night's game made me wonder the following:
1. Who was the last Yankee to pitch a complete game shutout?
2. Who was the last Yankee to pitch a complete game shutout and win 1-0?
3. When was the last Yankee game in which neither team scored an earned run? This looked possible going to the bottom of the ninth.
Last night the Cubs allowed 7 runs to the Reds, all unearned.
What is the most unearned runs a team has allowed in a game without allowing an earned run?
Before Justin Verlander today who was the last pitcher to throw 127 or more pitches in a game against the Yankees?
I have this picture, it's an autographed and dated rookie photograph of Nolan Ryan. It was something my mom bought over 25 years ago from sports memorabilia store. I don't know if this stuff is allowed in this section but I have a few questions.
Is it worth go to get it authenticated? Is it worth anything? It's going to hang on my wall if that matters, not gonna be sold.
Yes, it's now a half-century since Roger Eugene Maris broke the single-season baseball home-run record by Babe Ruth. A record he holds to this day (the 3 steroid-stooges notwithstanding) in my opinion. A year I recall, as both he and Mickey Mantle, the M&M boys, pursued the goal of 61 neck-and-neck until September when The Mick got sick. Although The Mick was my ultimate baseball "hero", Roger was a close second. As I look at my Roger Maris baseball glove I got after that record-breaking...
June 19, 2001 in a 7-1 loss at Detroit. Of the 12 Yankees used in that game, Jeter and Alfonso Soriano are the only ones who are still active.
Today Cliff Lee had 16 strikeouts, 9 hits allowed, and 7 inning pitched. He's the only pitcher in 1919 or later to have that many strikeouts and that many hits allowed in that few innings.
Today the Yankees allowed 6 runs on 4 hits and 1 walk. It was only the second time in 1919 or later that a team allowed at least 6 runs, at most 4 hits, and at most 1 walk in a game. The previous time was in 1983.
In honor of the High Holy Day (Yom Kippur), what better time to appreciate the (relatively small) contribution that the Jewish people have contributed to the National Pastime? So, here's my inital ballot...I know there are a number of Jews on this board so let's hear your thoughts! Gentiles are welcome to contribute too ;)
C: Brad Ausmus
1B: Kevin Youkilis
2B: Ian Kinsler
SS: Lou Bordreau
3B: Al Rosen
OF: Ryan Braun
OF: Shawn Green
Today Washington had 2 hits, 9 walks, and were hit by 3 pitches. It was only the sixth time in 1919 or later that a team had at least 14 times on base with at most 2 hits. It was also the nineteenth time in 1919 or later that a team had at least 1 hit and had more hit by pitches than hits.
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