Daily Archives: May 8, 2015
MLB Shutout Survivor 2015: Which Team Do You Have Last To Be Blanked This Year?
Last Year the winners of the contest were the Angels, who lasted pretty much to Memorial Day Weekend without registering a 0. It was a battle between them and Colorado late in the year, with Los Angeles finally prevailing.
Boston took the zero on Friday night, and were eliminated by the Jays, who are still among the 3 squads yet to register no runs in a contest.
The New York Yankees are leading the AL East, and a big reason why they are doing this is also the top of the lineup. Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner are always on the basepaths, creating havoc for power hitters like Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and Brian McCann to reel them in.
While we were all laughing at Carlos Beltran for his start of the year, he has hit better recently, and has mustered 9 doubles of the year, and is hitting a lot of warning track outs. He is scraping by near the Mendoza Line, but is faring much better in May.
To me there is no surprise the Detroit Tigers are among the final clubs alive, nor is it a stretch to see the only Canadian franchise vying for the crown as well. Read the rest of this entry
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The GOAL: 183 Straight Days (every single day at least 1 gm) Of ALL 30 MLB Parks Trip In 2015 (218 Games) view full year schedule.
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Friday, May.08, 2015
Game # 42 Day #34
Today’s game (s) Start Time (s) in EST and Venue (s):
CBP, (GM 11/36 There this year ), 42 overall, spanning 14 MLB Parks on 34 days. 175 Games left in 149 days and 16 ballparks remain
Why isn’t Joey Votto the best lead off hitter in baseball?
Oh yeah. Because the Reds won’t lead him off.
Plus I show love to both Bill Simmons AND Alex Rodriguez (again.)
It is a paying respect Episode 927 of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.
Yasmani Grandal, John Lackey, Eric Hosmer, Kyle Lobstein, Ike Davis, Todd Frazier and Hector Santiago all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?