Daily Archives: August 25, 2016
P- Justin Verlander (vs. Los Angeles Angels): $10,400. Verlander has been absolutely dominant since the All-Star break. Over his last three starts, he has a 1-1 record, 2.25 ERA, and 17 strikeouts in 20 innings pitched. In 72 career at bats against Verlander, the Angels’ offense is batting .153, with a .247 OBP, and a .256 slugging percentage. In his last start against the Angels, Verlander went 7.1 innings, giving up four runs, and he struck out seven batters.
P- Bartolo Colon (vs. Philadelphia Phillies): $7,600. Colon has been very consistent all year long. During his starts in August, he owns a 2.25 ERA. In three starts against the Phillies this season, Colon has held them to a .206 batting average. In 117 career at bats against Colon, the Phillies’ lineup is batting .231, with a .272 OBP, and a .372 slugging percentage.
With only about a month left in the season, it’s time to take a look at playoff and yearly award predictions. These are obviously subject to change, but below are my predictions. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to reach out to me on Twitter @dynasty_digest.
AL East: Boston Red Sox
AL Central: Cleveland Indians
AL West: Texas Rangers
Wild Card: Toronto Blue Jays and Detroit Tigers
On a beautiful sunny day, I took my kids to an A’s-Cubs game. And I am going to take you along too.
I take you out to the ballgame on this episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast
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Manny Machado collected 4 hits, including a homer, drove in 4 and scored 2 as the Orioles took the 10-8 Beltway slugfest with Washington.
Michael Bourn went 4 for 6 with 2 triples, scoring 3 times in Arizona’s 10-9 extra inning victory over Atlanta.
Masahiro Tanaka threw 7 shutout innings, giving up 6 hits in the Yankees 5-0 blanking of the Mariners.
Jose Fernandez struck out 9 Royals in 7 innings, halting their win streak and earning the 3-0 decision for the Marlins.
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