Daily Archives: September 1, 2013
It is THE SUNDAY REQUEST on The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.
@sullybaseball I’m gonna toss a few at you: should Miguel Cabrera be more concerned about the Triple Crown or his health for the postseason
— Yokorick (@Yokorick) August 31, 2013
If you aren’t following the races in the NL Central and AL Wild Card and West, then you are really missing out.
Lots of Tiger talk today, plus Magic Numbers
Ivan Nova, Brandon Phillips, Omar Infante and A. J. Burnett all owned baseball on August 31, 2013.
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Coming out of last season’s meltdown in the first round of the playoffs against the Giants, you would have thought the Reds would want revenge this season.
It has been the complete opposite. This team doesn’t have any drive and are always playing with zero enthusiasm.
For the most part it has been good, but then again there are times where they just seemed inexperienced and it comes back to hurt them.
JJ Hoover has gone from awful at the beginning of the season, to great in the middle, and now back to awful. He is in a role he has never been in before so you can’t blame it all on him.
In the last week and a half he has given up two Grand Slams in big situations, one to Paul Goldschmidt and the other to Allen Craig. Granted they are both MVP candidates, but you can’t give up Grand Slams in the situations that he did so.
Brandon Phillips Goes Off On Reporter: Parental Guidance Advised! Explicit Language!
Ivan Nova kept the Yankees playoff hopes alive by throwing a complete game 3 hit shutout against the Orioles for a final score of 2-0.
Omar Infante smacked a pair of home runs while driving in 5 runs. He led the Tigers past fading divisional rival Cleveland, 10-5
A. J. Burnett let up only 1 run and 4 hits, getting the 7-1 victory over St. Louis and propelled the Pirates into first place.
Brandon Phillips answered his critics by being a single short of the cycle. He finished going 3-5 with 3 runs scored and 2 batted in, leading the Reds in their 8-3 win over the Rockies.
They all owned baseball on August 31, 2013.
My explanation for “Who Owns Baseball” can be found here.
At the end of the year, we will tally up who owned baseball the most individual days and see how it compares to the final MVP and Cy Young vote.
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To View The List of just the nightly winners (WOB dedicated Page) starting from Mar.31/2013 – today click here