What happened to Billy Butler?

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As the World Series is set to begin I would like to take a look at the downward trend of Kansas City DH, Billy Butler. The once feared All-Star has fizzled out over the past couple of seasons. Starting in 2009, the first season in which he saw 600+ PA, Butler rattled off 4-straight seasons with […]

Buster Posey Trend: Second Half Hero

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Back in 2012, Buster Posey took home the NL MVP en route to a World Series Championship with the Giants. Much like the 2014 season, Posey did not start off the campaign with page jumping numbers. In both seasons, Posey came into the All-Star Break with solid numbers, good enough for the All-Star nod. Post-All-Star […]

World Series Game 1 Pitching Matchup: Bumgarner vs. Shields

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Your browser does not support iframes. Tuesday night’s Game 1 is set to be a fantastic opener to the World Series, as two top of the rotation pitchers are set to face-off on full rest. James Shields Hoping to shake off some of the bad luck, Shields will be starting his 10th career postseason game […]

World Series Pitching Preview: Royals vs. NL, Giants vs. AL

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Game 1 of the 2014 World Series is set to start this Tuesday with a matchup between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants. The following is a compilation of each team’s pitching stats versus the opposing league, including a 3-game series against each other back in August. 2014 Giants Pitching Staff  2014 Royals Pitching Staff  

World Series Offensive Preview: Royals vs. NL, Giants vs. AL

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On Tuesday, Game 1 of the 2014 World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants will begin. The following is a compilation of each team’s offensive stats versus the opposing league, including a 3- game series against each other back in August. 2014 Royals’ Offense 2014 Giants’ Offense

NLCS Game 5 Video Highlights: Travis Ishikawa’s Walk-off HR sends the Giants to World Series

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Pablo Sandoval makes a leaping grab then fires to second to double up Jon Jay… Your browser does not support iframes. Jhonny Peralta makes a nice backhanded play on a grounder in the hole… Your browser does not support iframes. Matt Adams makes a nice play at first base for the out on Travis Ishikawa… Your […]

Miller vs. Vogelsong: Last 10 Starts

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Shelby Miller will go up against Ryan Vogelsong tonight in Game 4 of the National League Championship. The following are the statistics compiled in their last 10 starts, including the postseason. Last 10 Starts GS W L IP ERA WHIP H HR 2B BB K Shelby Miller 10 2 1 60.0 3.15 1.117 47 7 […]

Ryan Vogelsong: Searches the World, finds his game

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Ryan Vogelsong of Charlotte, North Carolina, has been a journeyman in the truest sense of the word. Drafted by the Giants in the 5th round of the 1998 June Amateur Draft, Vogelsong made his MLB debut with the Giants in 2000, making 17 appearance for the Giants before being traded to the Pirates the following […]

NLCS Game 3 Video Highlights

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Members of the 1987 Giants NL Championship team toss the ceremonial first pitches… Your browser does not support iframes. Jon Jay runs a long way to track down Joe Panik’s fly in center… Your browser does not support iframes. Hunter Pence lines an RBI double to right field to give the Giants an early 1-0 […]

ALCS Game 3 Video Highlights

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George Brett throws the ceremonial first pitch prior to Game 3 of the ALCS… Your browser does not support iframes. J.J. Hardy gives the Orioles an early 1-0 lead with an RBI double to center… Your browser does not support iframes. Jeremy Guthrie gets Jonathan Schoop to pop out in foul territory to limit the […]