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A Pitcher’s Best Friend, times 1.5

Last night, the Yankees pulled off a triple play, the third one completed in back of CC Sabathia in the last four years. Your browser does not support iframes. This got me wondering what the record is, from the pitcher’s … Continue reading

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Repost: The 2013 “Pi Young Award” Winners

Note:  Since today is the official announcement of the AL and NL Cy Young Awards, the VORG is re-posting its “Pi Young Awards” for 2013. ———————————————————————————————————- With game 163 for the Rays and Rangers in the books, we’ve finally reached … Continue reading

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The 2013 “Pi Young Award” Winners

With game 163 for the Rays and Rangers in the books, we’ve finally reached the end of another exciting season.  So, its now time to announce the winners of the 2013 “Pi Young Awards”, celebrating the pitchers with ERAs closest … Continue reading

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All about 1-0 Games

Saturday was quite a day for shutouts.  There were seven of them, including four by 1-0.  The record for shutouts on a single day is eight (June 4, 1972, when a total of 16 games were played).  The four 1-0 … Continue reading

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Despicable 3-2

A couple of days ago, my Twitter feed was full of the usual silliness . . . this time about movies with slightly changed titles, when this thought popped in my head: dianagram @dianagram I wanna see that animated movie … Continue reading

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Who Moved My All-Star Break?

We’re in the last week prior to the 2013 All-Star Break, and with it will come the usual pronouncements of some player setting a record for most ____ by the Break.  Now of course, the actual date of All-Star Break … Continue reading

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He’s batting Cleanup?

Cleanup hitters . . . generally your most powerful hitters.  Baseball history (and the Hall of Fame) is full of legendary cleanup hitters.  Here are the players with most games batting cleanup in their careers: Player Games Started Eddie Murray … Continue reading

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