The 2011 Houston Astros are by far the worst team in baseball so it should be no surprise that they have plenty of rookies playing in September. Last night after losing a tough game at Wrigley Field against the … Continue reading
One of my favorite aspects of baseball is the way we dice and slice all sorts of individual and team statistics. Tuesday night Fox Sports Midwest noted the St. Louis Cardinals haven’t stolen a base since June 9 against the Houston Astros. … Continue reading
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The Cincinnati Reds have made it to the playoffs for the first time in 15 years. While there was no doubt the Reds were in, the official clinching came in dramatic fashion with right-fielder Jay Bruce’s walk-off home run. According to … Continue reading
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Tagged Atlanta Braves, Baseball, Bobby Thomson, Cincinnati Reds, Hank Aaron, Houston Astros, Jay Bruce, Los Angeles Dodgers, National League Central, New York Giants, NL Central, Playoffs, San Francisco Giants, Steve Finley
Probably very few on this planet remember the last time the St. Louis Cardinals had been blanked with three hits or fewer in back-to-back games. That would be 1916 — 94 years for the math-challenged. Yep, the Redbirds free fall is now epic.
After the struggling St. Louis Cardinals decided to shave their heads in unison, they were two-hit by the hapless Houston Astros. Calling Hair Club for Men!