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Saturday, May 31, 2014

Cardinals calling up Oscar Taveras

Adams to DL. Taveras will start today and they say he will play a lot for the next two weeks. I haven’t been this excited about a call up since John Gall.

Pujols Shot Ya Posted: May 31, 2014 at 11:46 AM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. bfan Posted: May 31, 2014 at 06:23 PM (#4716654)
I am not even a Cardinals fan, but I hope he hits the snot out of the ball. There are only 10 guys in the NL right now with an OPS above .900; we need more hitting and we need more hitters. Of course, the Cardinals do not lack for either. But a super-star, drive the ball to the gaps OF? Yay.
   2. cardsfanboy Posted: May 31, 2014 at 07:14 PM (#4716666)
1 for 3 with a homerun and a strikeout, but he did show incredible discipline at the plate, especially for someone just called up.

   3. McCoy Posted: May 31, 2014 at 08:01 PM (#4716680)
But?
   4. bobm Posted: May 31, 2014 at 08:12 PM (#4716684)
For single seasons, Playing in the NL, From 1998 to 2014, (requiring onbase_plus_slugging>=0.900 and Qualified for league batting title), sorted by season

                
Year   #Matching
2014          11
2013           6
2012           4
2011          10
2010           7
2009          15
2008           8
2007          15
2006          15
2005          17
2004          15
2003          16
2002          18
2001          22
2000          26
1999          23
1998          22


Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 5/31/2014.
   5. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: June 01, 2014 at 12:41 AM (#4716748)
Please tell me he was identified by graphics on screen as Major League Guy.
   6. valuearbitrageur Posted: June 01, 2014 at 02:30 AM (#4716762)
I thought John Galt was never called up & disappeared somewhere in the independent/outlaw leagues?

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