Monthly Archives: July 2012

The VORG’s “All-Olympics” Team

So the 2012 Summer Olympics have started in London.  We at the VORG have great respect and admiration for the thousands of (mostly) amateur athletes competing.  To show support for the Olympic spirit, here is the VORG’s “All-Olympic” team, with … Continue reading

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The Sixth Inning Sense

A.J. Griffin has had an interesting start to his career.  The A’s rookie righty has made six starts, each of them lasting exactly six innings: Date Opp IP H R ER BB SO HR Pit Jun 24 SFG 6.0 3 2 … Continue reading

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Catch Me Now I’m Falling

The Mets got off to a surprisingly good start in the first half of the season, sitting at 46-40 (.535) at the All-Star Break.  Some suggested they were “playing over their heads”.  Since then, they have dropped 11 of 12 … Continue reading

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VORG Pledge Drive

Its been a great seven months affiliated with ESPN’s SweetSpot network of blogs, and a great 15 months up and running overall.  The blog is getting over 7,000 pageviews per month, and has been referenced by entities like SABR, Hardball … Continue reading

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Book Review: Baseball Prospectus’ “The Call-Up 2012″

In this age of 24/7 sportsradio, Internet, Twitter, Facebook and texting, good solid writing on time-sensitive topics tends to be at a premium.  When the Baseball Prospectus annual book becomes available in late-February, its already at least six weeks behind … Continue reading

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The All-Sitcom Emmy-nominated Role Team

In our last post, we mentioned the ESPN Baseball Today podcast from last Friday, in relation to the question of whether there had ever been any lineup that included all 26 letters. That podcast also had an e-mailer offering up … Continue reading

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The Gauntlet of 26-Letter Lineups

Its nice to be gaining a reputation for certain kinds of analyses.  Twitter followers, Facebook friends and the like point out to you that “this would be right up your alley” or “has this ever happened in a game?” Such … Continue reading

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