Discuss the rich history of baseball in here.
This has been bugging me for a few days, I thought of the question during Cain's game because he actually had a couple of hits. Giving him more hits in the game than hits allowed.
So my question is has any pitcher in history ever ended a season with more hits than hits allowed? That seems like a damn good accomplishment. I can't find it.
Thanks to three errors in a span of four batters, Jon Rauch became the first pitcher since 1918 (possibly the first time ever) to allow at least 4 runs in a game on 0 hits and at most 1 walk. I'm also wondering how many times before that inning a team has committed two three-base errors in one inning.
Before Sabathia and Dickey tonight, when was the last day two New York pitchers (any combination of Yankees, Mets, Dodgers, and Giants as long as the team was in New York at the time) pitched complete games at home? The Yankees and Mets are rarely both at home.
What's the oldest age at which a pitcher has won his first Cy Young award? Can 37 year old R.A. Dickey break the record if he wins it?
With Jamie Moyer now in the minors I believe the Yankees are the only team ever to have the active Major League leaders in Hits (Jeter), HRs (A Rod) and Victories (Pettitte) on the same team.
Why did the Yankees play the Mariners in the Division Series and not the Indians? The Indians had the best record in the league and using today's format would have played the Yankees. I don't remember how the playoffs worked backed then.
The Mets tied the game, so Kyle Lohse of St. Louis will get his fifth consecutive no decision. Pinch-hitting for Lohse turned out be a bad move because the pinch-hitter struck out and Lohse had allowed only 1 run in 6 innings with only 76 pitches.
Before the Mets' Jeremy Hefner tonight, who was the last pitcher to get his first career win and hit his first career home run in the same game?
Just getting back to the forum and am asking the question that I originally joined to ask 2 years back. I was having a heated argument on the issue with a friend and wanted more opinions.
I still do! I'm not an American League fan so I think my opinion is unbiased. My vote is for Ted and if there is any interest on this topic I will give my reasons.
Hard to believe that half a century has gone by since this day in 1962.
I just saw the cover of the NY Post of April 21 2012...Has to be the best ever....Anybody have issue they would sell me? Thanks.
Yesterday Atlanta's Livan Hernandez got his first career save. He has 174 wins.
This post includes pitchers with enough innings to qualify. Right now Ryan Dempster leads MLB in ERA but is 0-1 while Clay Buchholz is last in MLB in ERA but is 4-1. Here are the winning percentages for the pitcher who was last in MLB in ERA in the past ten seasons:
2011: Brad Penny: 11-11 (.500), 5.30 ERA
2010: Jeremy Bonderman: 8-10 (.444), 5.53 ERA
2009: Livan Hernandez: 9-12 (.429), 5.44 ERA
2008: Nate Robertson: 7-11 (.389), 6.35 ERA
2007: Scott Olsen: 10-15 (.400), 5.81 ERA...
Watching the game last night, when it was mentioned by Kay or Leiter that Phelps had begun to make quicker pitches, it jogged my memory about a game 2 or 3 seasons ago when the opposition pitcher was called out by the umpire for NOT setting up long enuf & making a quick pitch.
I think the ump called a balk because of it - but I'm not positive. But I recall it raised the ire of the opposing manager.
I believe the specific game that I'm thinking about was against the Rays - but I could...
I'm looking for all pairs of teammates with at least 3,000 hits each (after both players reached the milestone). My dad suggested Paul Molitor and Robin Yount, but as of the end of 1992, the last season they were teammates, Molitor had only 2,281 while Yount had 3,025. Cal Ripken Jr. had 2,549 as of the end of 1996, the last season he was a teammate with Eddie Murray, who had 3,218 hits after 1996. Rodriguez has 2,778 hits and could reach 3,000 hits and 2013 and he and Jeter could do it. ...
What pitchers faced Jeter and another hitter after they reached 3,000 hits? Before Jeter, the most recent players to retire with 3,000+ hits were Paul Molitor (last year was 1998), Cal Ripken Jr. (last year was 2001), and Tony Gwynn (last year was 2001). Bruce Chen faced Jeter yesterday and faced Gwynn after he got 3,000 hits.
What's the most extra inning strikeouts by a pitcher in a game (the pitcher could have pitched in the first nine innings but any strikeouts there don't count)? Alfredo Aceves started in the tenth inning today and struck out six Orioles.
Looks like NY was hit by a nuclear weapon. In a good way.
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