Daily Archives: April 25, 2014
Adam Wainwright continues being a dominating pitcher. How many more years does he have to be an elite pitcher to start thinking of him as a Hall of Fame pitcher?
How much does closing out the 2006 World Series add to his lore?
How much does missing the 2011 Series take away from it?
That and more on today’s episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.
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After about 13% of the schedule now gone in the MLB, the parity in the AL is crazy. Only the Mariners and Astros have failed to register 10 wins apiece yet.
Most of the teams in the NL are still alive for everything – all but they DBacks and Cubs.
I am not sure the Marlins will stick around for a long time either, but they have ridden a great home record to be right at near .500.
The Tigers have significant holes at SS, and the Bullpen has been shaky, opening up the door to the rest of the division so far.
The Dodgers have been stymied by lackluster play from their superstars – and are still awaiting Clayton Kershaw’s arrival.
For each division I have highlighted the best odd for the team out of the 5. Again, this doesn’t mean I like them to win the division, it means I like the value. Read the rest of this entry
ALL TIMES IN EASTERN
Monday April.28/2014 (7 Games)
1. Cubs @ Reds 7:10
2. Indians @ Angels 10:05
3. Rockies @ D-backs 9:40
4. Brewers @ Cardinals 8:15
5. Athletics @ Rangers 8:05
6. Padres @ Giants 10:15
7. Rays @ White Sox 7:10
*** There is No Interleague in the Games Today (April.28) Read the rest of this entry
Carlos Ruiz got on base 5 times, scored twice, hit two doubles including one that drove in 2 runs and broke a 9th inning tie. The Phillies would top the Dodgers 7-3.
Josh Donaldson got on 5 times, clubbed 2 homers and hit another double, driving in 4 and scoring 3 as the A’s rolled 10-1 in Houston.
Bartolo Colon was excellent against the Cardinals. He pitched 7 strong innings, letting up just 1 run, 4 hits and walked none while striking out 8. He got the 4-1 win for the Mets.
Corey Kluber pitched his first complete game against the Royals. He went the full nine, giving up just 4 hits, 1 unearned run, 11 strikeouts and walking none, earning the 5-1 win for the Indians.
They owned baseball on April.24, 2014.
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