Daily Archives: September 5, 2014
I would hate for last night’s loss to be Koji Uehara‘s last game with the Red Sox… but it might be.
Closer’s flame out and Koji looks like no exception. Remember, he was never meant to be a long term solution.
Today’s episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast. was recorded outside of Sunken Diamond at Stanford University.
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It has not been a banner year for the Arizona Diamondbacks. I don’t need to beleaguer that point out to much to the common fan of the franchise.
What I found most disturbing out of the Roster Tree, is the team’s brass continued reliance and insistence on Relief arms.
The American League won the season series from the National League for the 11th straight year Thursday night.
By virtue of the Orioles sweeping the Reds in a 3 game Interleague series, it netted the AL a 151 – 128 lead on the campaign, and guarantees the Junior Circuit of a winning year on a 300 game series.
The last time the NL won the season series was in 2003.
This is bad news for those fans looking for an alternative of “home field advantage” in the World Series based on AL vs NL for a year by year basis. Once again, that honor should go to the team with the best record – and not the winners of the “Midsummer Classic”.
For a brief period in 2014, the NL held a 26 – 17 advantage in May, however have gone 102 – 134 since that day.
The AL’s dominance is also showing up in the runs scored department, with them featuring a Run Differential of +93 (1212 – 1119).
This weekend’s 3 game set of games between the Giants and Tigers is a 2012 World Series rematch, and may just seal the fate for the two teams, as both are fighting for playoff berths. Read the rest of this entry
Mark Buehrle threw 8 shutout innings, allowing 5 hits and 1 walk. He did not get the decision but helped pitch the Blue Jays to a 1-0 ten inning victory in Tampa Bay.
Victor Martinez reached base 4 times including a back breaking 3 run homer in the 11th that helped the Tigers hold on and defeat the Indians 11-4.
Randall Delgado pitched 5 innings of 2 hit shutout ball before being lifted for a pinch hitter. He would get the 5-1 win for Arizona over San Diego.
A.J. Pollock went 3-4 with a stolen base, a double and a run scored helping the Diamondbacks top the Padres, 5-1.
They owned baseball on Sept 4, 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.