Coffee and Clippings: The Impressive Koji Uehara

Gordon Edes (@GordonEdes) of ESPN Boston talks about Koji Uehara’s impressive timing as he has retired 34 consecutive batters… Sure, Jarrod Saltalamacchia is impressed with Koji Uehara. Who isn’t? The Sox closer has retired the last 34 batters he faced — the equivalent of a perfect game plus seven batters — and has not allowed […]

Coffee and Clippings: Red Sox Keep Slugging

Evan Drellich (@EvanDrellich) from discusses the Red Sox’s incredible success at the plate… If only these Red Sox had 11 more runs and one more homer in them. Boston’s 1950 squad, which had seven regulars hit over .300 and didn’t have one regular under .294, holds the modern major-league record for runs in a […]

The Unlikely Saga of Danny Farquhar

Danny Farquhar is 26. His journey has taken him from Toronto to Oakland, back to Toronto, back to Oakland to the Yankees and, last year, was traded to the Mariners for Ichiro Suzuki. And went to the minor leagues, where he started this season. “When I saw him earlier this year, I put him in […]

AL West Offense When it Counts

Today’s ScoreBig stat of the day examines offense in the AL West when it counts; with Runners in Scoring Position. Nelson Cruz will certainly be missed in Texas. That said, take a look at who is in the lower left quadrant. AL West Offense with RISP (Sorted by OPS) G PA AVG OBP SLUG OPS […]