Daily Archives: August 13, 2014
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I tried to watch the Mariners vs Rangers a few months ago on MLBTV.
5 Instant Replay reviews, many pitching changes, and the game lasted 3 hours and 30 minutes – and this was a 4 – 3 9 inning game.
It is not hard to figure out why games are longer in length.
Money Ball has forced every team to wear down pitchers, see as many tosses from the Starting Chuckers as humanly possible.
30 years ago, it was more of a rip it and grip it approach.
Strikeouts and Walks are at an all time high, but also are some pre-pitch rituals. Read the rest of this entry
The baseball strike was going on 20 years ago. I look back at 1994, what could have been, what good it did and a few strange consequences that the chain reaction of the strike caused.
It is a labor strife and labor peace episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.
Josh Donaldson kick started a dormant A’s offense by getting 3 hits including 2 homers, driving in 4 and scoring 3, crushing Kansas City 11-3.
Chris Sale threw 8 dominating 4 hit shutout innings, walking just 2 and striking out 12. The White Sox bullpen blew the lead but came back to beat the Giants, 3-2.
Carl Crawford got on base 4 times including a double and scored, helping the Dodgers top the Braves 4-2.
Jarred Cosart pitched 7 shutout innings against the Cardinals and earned the 3-0 win in Miami.
They owned baseball on Aug 12, 2014.
To view the Yearly Leaders for Who Owned Baseball Standings, plus see who gained 1/2 WOB’s – Click the READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY ICON OR SCROLL DOWN.