Joost “Luke” Demoes is our guest blogger this week. In this installment of By The Numbers, he makes a very interesting comparison.
The Giants took a commanding lead in the World Series last night, going up 3-0 after defeating the Tigers by a score of 2-0 for the second straight game. Here are five things you didn’t know about the game.
Check out these five facts from Game 1 of the World Series that you may not have known.
With three mighty swings, Pablo Sandoval put the San Francisco Giants ahead in this World Series and put himself in a class with Mr. October.
Many will be enticed by R.A. Dickey’s unique story and age, but he’s just one of many candidates who could take home the National League Cy Young.
Harvey’s start to his major league career is giving the Mets hope that the future could be bright. If only the present was so pretty.
Tim Lincecum posted his first win of the season despite another uneven performance, Nate Schierholtz and Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants beat the New York Mets 6-1 Monday in the first game of a doubleheader.
At 22 years old, Madison Bumgarner’s already accomplished an incredible amount in the Majors, but his career is just getting started.
After leading the minor leagues with a 1.73 ERA in 2010, Brandon Beachy earned the Braves’ fifth starter role and pitched like an ace throughout the year.
Pablo Sandoval had two hits to extend his hitting streak to 20 games as the San Francisco Giants beat the New York Mets 3-1 Saturday night
On April 6th, 2009, Francisco Rodriguez made his Mets’ debut and recorded his first NL save with a 1-2-3 9th inning against the Reds. Since then, 1-2-3 innings have not been exactly the norm for the Mets’ closer.
Tim Lincecum showed up and mowed down Steve’s Metropolitans, who lost with a whimper on Wednesday, 2-0. Meanwhile, in Detroit, Derek Jeter left early and the Yankees managed to lay an egg against the Tigers.
Tim Lincecum struck out 12 to surpass Christy Mathewson for most double-digit strikeout games in Giants history, lifting San Francisco over the New York Mets 2-0 on Wednesday night.
Josh Thole not only killed the Mets’ ninth-inning rally on Tuesday night, but he also had a nightmarish game behind the plate. All that considered, manager Terry Collins may give Ronny Paulino a chance to contribute behind the dish.
Bud Selig prides himself on being a student of history. In two judgments last week, though, baseball’s long-serving steward reminded us he can be a fan of selective memory, too, so long as it suits his purpose.