Archive for July, 2010

Pitchers, Pitch Counts And The Manager

An article by posted on July 2, 2010 0 Comments

Watching Sandy Koufax pitch was the beginning of my love affair with pitchers. They are special athletes who are more than just that – they are thinkers and planners as well. They are the linchpins of the field – the game is theirs and the wins and losses go on their personal records – forever. […]

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7/1 Minor League Report! RATLIFF, CECILIANI!

An article by posted on July 2, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 2/7/0, Rochester 0/6/0 2b Justin Turner 0 for 4, 2 Ks, .266 ss Luis Hernandez 3 for 4, run, 3 2b, .300 cf Jorge Padilla 2 for 3, BB, K, .353 dh Mike Jacobs 0 for 3, RBI, BB, K, .253 1b Val Pascucci 0 for 3, BB, K, .225 rf […]

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Mets Livan On The Edge, Go Down 2-1 In Ninth

An article by posted on July 1, 2010 0 Comments

Ryan Zimmerman’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning gave the Washington Nationals a 2-1 victory over the Mets, who wasted a solid start from Johan Santana. Game Notes Johan Santana rebounded nicely and gave the Mets all you could ask for pitching seven solid innings and allowing just one earned run. He let up six hits, a walk and […]

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Chase Utley Out 6-8 Weeks

An article by posted on July 1, 2010 0 Comments

Peter Gammons of the MLB Network via Twitter is confirming Phillies second baseman Chase Utley will have surgery Thursday in New York to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb. According to Comcast SportsNet, no timetable has been announced for his return, but typically a player needs six to eight weeks of recovery time before […]

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Rehab Update: Carlos Beltran Doing Fine, Oliver Perez, Not

An article by posted on July 1, 2010 0 Comments

Carlos Beltran continues to do well while playing rehab games in the Florida State League for St. Lucie. Last night, Beltran was 2-4 with an RBI and played all nine innings in centerfield and even made a diving catch. After the game Beltran spoke to reporters: “I feel better and better everyday,” Beltran said after the game.  […]

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Big Pelf, Big All-Star Snub?

An article by posted on July 1, 2010 0 Comments

Remember, I don’t know maybe a week and a half ago when Mike Pelfrey was a lock for his first MLB All-Star Game? I even think I heard Gary Cohen mention it during Pelfrey’s last start before last night. Well, I hate to be the bearer of bad news friends, but he’s probably not going […]

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My All-Star Sized Problems

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My All-Star Sized Problems

The MLB All-Star game is starting to become nothing short of a high school popularity contest. The players elected to the game seem to be done so on name sake or the team they play for rather than performance. The worst part of it is that this game actually matters. I wouldn’t mind if the […]

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6/30 Minor League Report! Antonini, AR ROD!

An article by posted on July 1, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 9/13/0, Syracuse 4/9/3 ss Justin Turner 1 for 5, 2 runs, RBI, K, .271 2b Andy Green 2 for 3, 2 runs, BB, .268 cf Jorge Padilla 3 for 4, run, 2 2b, 4 RBI, K, .333 1b Mike Jacobs 1 for 4, 2b, BB, .256 rf Val Pascucci 0 for […]

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Mets Salvage 6-5 Win In San Juan

An article by posted on July 1, 2010 0 Comments

In a game delayed almost two hours, Mike Pelfrey struggled but Jesus Feliciano helped set the table for the Mets, as they took the final game of the series against the Marlins, 6-5. Game Notes After a long rain delay, Mike Pelfrey was obviously affected adversely, getting beaten around. In four and two thirds of […]

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