No Singles for You … or You … or You

The Dodgers beat the Braves 6-2 last night, collecting only four hits, but they were all homers.  The Braves had five hits: three doubles, one triple and one homer. So, in a game with nine hits combined between the two teams, there were no singles.  It was only the sixth time in history that neither … Read more

Fibonacci Seasons and Careers

At the VORG, we’re not just geeked on odd names.  We like numbers too.  We bestow the annual “Pi Young Award“.  We’ve looked at prime number linescores.  We’ve looked at perfect square linescores.  Now its time to tackle Fibonacci numbers. In mathematics, Fibonacci numbers are the numbers in the following integer sequence: 0, 1, 1, … Read more

“Well, he’s no Mike Trout!”

Mike Trout turned 21 on Tuesday, and his age-20 season is looking like it might be one of the best in history for that age.  As of this morning, he was 1st in the Majors in Wins Above Replacement (WAR), third in batting average, sixth in on-base percentage, fourth in slugging percentage, fourth in OPS, … Read more

All-Initial Matchup Sunday Night

Sunday night’s matchup between the Mets and Yankees looks to be a good one, as both teams are playing well overall and CC Sabathia opposes the remarkable R.A. Dickey. Of course, the VORG finds the “initials as first names” of the pitchers intriguing.  Here are the men with initials for their first names that have … Read more

Salty, the Middle and Me

Yours truly spotted a quirky occurrence regarding names and lengths of words during last night’s RedSox-Phillies game.  I alerted my ESPN-aligned Twitter followers/friends to it, and a few hours later, this happened on ESPN’s “Baseball Tonight”. Thank you @SBerthiaumeESPN for the shout-out. [My thanks to @bubbaprog for the video]

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