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Consecutive games with HR’s

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Adrian Gonzalez just hit 4 home runs in 4 consecutive games, an incredible feat as anyone would tell you. But this has to get one thinking, “what is the most consecutive games with a home run by a single player.” The truth is that Gonzalez, though spectacular in his recent performances, is only halfway to […]

Brewers streaking, by the numbers

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Despite a forgettable 2013, the Brewers have refused to take any bad voodoo with them into 2014. The Brewers are now 10-2 and in the midst of a 9 game winning streak. While taking 3 game sets from Boston, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh, the Brewers have outscored their opponents 52-23, amassing 98 hits as a club. […]

Opening Day Attendance and the drop off to Games 2 and 3

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Last night concluded all of the home opening series from around the league. The home opener is a beautiful thing regardless of what city you are in. It doesn’t matter how the team did last year, as optimistic fans pack stadiums and parks nationwide bringing with them an undeniable electricity. Every baseball fan should love […]

Career Spotlight: Adrian Beltre, Hall of Fame?

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At the age of 35, Adrian Beltre is coming off a 2013 season in which he accrued 30 HR’s and a MLB best, 199 hits. In his 17 year career, Beltre has amassed 2,434 hits, 376 HR’s, 498 2B’s, and 1311 RBI, with 3 Silver Sluggers, 4 Golden Gloves, as well as 2nd and 3rd […]

Yu Darvish becomes fastest pitcher to reach 500 strikeouts

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Last night Rangers’ pitcher, Yu Darvish struck out 6 batters in a 3-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. In doing so, he reached a milestone faster than any other pitcher in MLB history. Yu Darvish struck out his 500th major league batter in just 401 2/3 innings pitched, passing Kerry Wood who did it […]

Hyun-Jin Ryu’s zone location and approach

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Hyun-Jin Ryu, a 6 ft 2 in, 255 lb left-handed pitcher, throws a fastball around 90 mph, (but can reach as high as 95 mph), a curveball, a slider, and a deceptive changeup that scouts say is his best pitch and a legitimate out-pitch at the big league level. Ryu is rolling into his second MLB season after proving himself to […]

Emilio Bonifacio’s Hot Start

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It may not be a week into the 2014 season but it’s hard not to notice the fantastic start Emilio Bonifacio has gotten off to. The Cubs second baseman has recorded 9 hits in 12 at-bats through 2 games. Bonifacio followed up a career high 5-hit performance on Opening Day with another impressive outing last […]

Lee’s Terrible Opening Day Outing

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Despite a “W’ in the win column for the Phillies, Cliff Lee had one of the worst outings of his career in yesterday’s opening day matchup against the Rangers. In five innings of work, Lee allowed 8 earned runs off 11 hits. He struck out only 1 batter. Everyone has off games on the mound, […]

20th Anniversary of Karl Rhodes’ Big Opening Day

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Today is Opening Day of the 2014 MLB season, which among many things, marks the 20 year anniversary of Karl Rhodes’ anomalistic day for the Chicago Cubs. Karl had, in the nicest words possible, a mediocre at best career. In 6 years of dawning a major league uniform, Karl managed to attain a .224 average with […]

Hot springs: Big name talent, big time production

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As the 2014 Spring Training comes to a close this weekend, we look to some of the top performers this spring. Now no one should be surprised at the numbers below, as these three players have proven themselves to be elite talents. However, the combination of these players’ histories and their current level of play […]