Daily Archives: September 4, 2014
Does ANY team want to win the second NL Wild Card spot?
The Brewers, Pirates and Braves aren’t acting like teams that want to.
It is a glass half full and glass half empty episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.
The Cubs will not make the playoffs, so the nearest contender for the HR crown, on a playoff team is Atlanta’s Justin Upton. Upton is 10 jacks off the lead, and is also 3rd in RBI for the National League with 91.
Both Lucas Duda (26 HRs) and Marlon Byrd (25 HRs) round out the top 5 and neither of their clubs will make the playoffs.
Buster Posey is 4th and .303 for the Wild Card leading Giants, and tied for 5th are Aramis Ramirez (.303) with the 2nd Wild Card team currently with the Brewers, and then Andrew McCutchen at .303. Read the rest of this entry
Danny Salazar came up big in an interdivision matchup, throwing the first complete game shutout of his career, walking none, striking out 9 and scattering 8 hits as the Indians dominated the Tigers, 7-0.
Brian McCann went 4-4 with a homer and 3 RBI, leading the Yankees past rival Boston, 5-1.
Josh Collmenter pitched 7 strong innings, allowing 5 hits and 1 run, earning the 6-1 decision for the Diamondbacks in San Diego.
Adam LaRoche came off the bench to swat a game tying pinch hit homer in the top of the 9th. He would stay in the game to drive in a total of 5 runs, driving in runs in two extra inning rallies, and leading the Nationals to a wild 8-5 victory against the Dodgers.
They owned baseball on Sept 3, 2014.
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