Daily Archives: June 17, 2014
Jason Keidel of WFAN is my guest on today’s episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.
He makes the point that Masahiro Tanaka is having an MVP caliber season but the Yankees may have lost their way.
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How All Of The Rangers Hitters Were Acquired:
By Chuck Booth (Lead Baseball Analyst/Website Owner): Follow @chuckbooth3024
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The Rangers set up their franchise for years to come in 2007, when they pulled off a trade of ALL – Star Mark Teixeira – to acquire several players in the franchise that they are still seeing solid returns.
My absolute favorite transaction tree is finding out the Michael Choice branch of trades.
It dates back to the team signing Todd Van Poppel as a Free Agent before the 1998 season.
The rest of them were picked up via another route. Read the rest of this entry
Cole Hamels pitched 7 shutout innings, giving up just 5 hits and 2 walks. The bullpen blew his lead but the Phillies wound up topping the Braves in 13 innings, 6-1.
Dee Gordon sparked the Dodgers offense by getting on base 5 times, including a triple, and scored twice in the 6-1 win against Colorado.
Rubby De La Rosa pitched 7 innings of 1 hit shutout ball, striking out 3 Twins batters and earned the tight 1-0 victory in Boston.
Donnie Murphy slammed a pair of homers, driving in 3 runs, in the 14-8 slugfest won by the Rangers in Oakland.
They owned baseball on June 16, 2014.
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For Games Played Through June 16, 2014
Multi HR Games in MLB 2014
For Games Played Through June 16, 2014 Donnie Murphy Last 2 HR effort – June 16)
Lonnie Chisenhall (3 HR Game) June 9th
Chris Davis, Orioles (3 HR Game) May 20th