Opposing Pitchers Batting Eighth – History in Milwaukee Today

Today’s Giants/Brewers game is a first in MLB Opening Day history. Its the first time both opposing pitchers (in this case Wily Peralta and Madison Bumgarner) will bat eighth in an Opening Day tilt. Here are the 25 prior occurrences of both starting hurlers batting eighth, along with the respective managers and team game numbers. … Read more

Greatest Difference in Age of Opposing Starting Pitchers

One of the cool facts of the upcoming Super Bowl is the record 13-year age difference between the starting quarterbacks (Peyton Manning is 39 while Cam Newton is 26). That got the VORG wondering what the regular season record is for age difference between starting pitchers.  With the Retrosheet gamelogs accessed, here is the answer: … Read more

2012 Pi Young Award – May Update

Two months in the books, so its time to check in again on the league leaders for the annual “Pi Young Award“. First up . . . the American League/no innings requirement.  We have a pair of currently injured starting pitchers leading the way, as the Tigers’ Doug Fister is .01 off the magic mark, … Read more

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