54 is an obligatory number much like 40 home runs or 100 RBI or a .300 average are obligatory numbers. It’s an imaginary stopping point that you can refer to when explaining something….or writing an article like I am here. 54 in baseball means one third. As in 54+54+54=162. If you like symmetry, you like […]
Well, when Justin Verlander isn’t Justin Verlander, and the offense makes the opposing pitcher look like Justin Verlander, that’s usually going to be a problem. Verlander was obviously having a problem with pitch location (almost all the hits he gave up were hit hard), but what I noticed is that he wasn’t getting a […]
Batting second again, he went 1-for-4 in the Mudhens win on Saturday. In two games he is 1-for-7 with a walk, a run, and a single. Here is the second game’s box score.
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After today’s game, the Tigers will have played a third of the season. A wise man once said that you spend the first third figuring out what’s wrong with your team, the second third fixing it, and the third third enjoying the results. Third third. Ha! Justin Verlander hasn’t lost three games in a row […]
I’m not going to jump onto the Jose Valverde dogpile. God knows there are more than enough people doing that already. Let me just say this: I don’t know what makes a big league closer. I don’t think many people do, but the collective idea in major league baseball is that you have to have […]
He batted second, went 0-for-3 with a walk and a run scored on Friday night. He struck out once. That’s all I got. Here is the box score.
Quintin Berry has scored 11 runs in 10 games in which he has 11 singles, three doubles, two triples, and five stolen bases.
I’ve looked at the Tigers runs created (RC) and runs created per game (RC/g) before. The link is here if you want to take a look at the collective group of stats the Tigers had put up in the first month. I received a couple e-mails after that post went live from some of you […]