Tag Archives: Miguel Cabrera

Miami Unsound RBI Machine

The 2013 Marlins trot out one of the worst offenses seen in many years.  They’ve scored 455 runs in their first 139 games, 69 runs fewer than the next lowest squad (White Sox at 524).  At their current 3.27 runs … Continue reading

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Three Homers for You, A Loss for your Team

Miguel Cabrera’s three-homer game last night was the 86th instance of a player hitting three or more homers in a contest that his team lost.  This is the second time Cabrera launched three homers in a loss.  Johnny Mize had … Continue reading

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Which Triple Crown are we Speaking Of?

Tonight Miguel Cabrera may become the 14th player to achieve baseball’s Triple Crown.   But baseball isn’t the only sport with a Triple Crown.   In America, the other well-known Triple Crown is for thoroughbred racing.  Only 11 horses have … Continue reading

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VORG’s 2012 Preseason Award Predictions

My preseason picks for the 2012 awards were included in ESPN’s Sweet Spot blogger network tabulations.  Here is my full ballot as I submitted it: Top 5 AL MVP 1. EVAN LONGORIA 2. JACOBY ELLSBURY 3. ALBERT PUJOLS 4. IAN … Continue reading

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Representing the 3-2-3

There are approximately 4,000 double plays completed each season.  One of the rarest varieties is the 3-2-3, which happens mostly in bases loaded situations, with the first baseman throwing to the catcher and then receiving the return throw to first. … Continue reading

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