Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

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
  Tags: cardinals

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   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?

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Stormy JE wanted to milk the soft power dividend
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogMLB Should Embrace Rule That Lets Teams Bat Anyone They Want In 9th Inning
(144 - 8:19am, Feb 25)
Last: Tony S

NewsblogOTP 19 February 2018: Does Buster Posey Have a Post-playing Career in Politics?
(1860 - 8:13am, Feb 25)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

NewsblogPicking the best MLB over-under bet for 2018
(9 - 2:09am, Feb 25)
Last: Endless Trash

NewsblogArizona Diamondbacks analysis: Yasmany Tomas contract keeps hurting
(11 - 12:30am, Feb 25)
Last: the Hugh Jorgan returns

NewsblogKurkjian: The Most Unappreciated Baseball Trait? Strength.
(6 - 11:24pm, Feb 24)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogOT - 2017-18 NBA thread (All-Star Weekend to End of Time edition)
(215 - 11:16pm, Feb 24)
Last: Tin Angel

NewsblogClosest MLB Park by Drive Time
(32 - 10:47pm, Feb 24)
Last: Gold Star - just Gold Star

NewsblogWhat if the Rays actually have a good plan?
(45 - 8:18pm, Feb 24)
Last: Der-K: downgraded to lurker

NewsblogJ.D. Martinez reportedly has deal with Red Sox
(77 - 7:50pm, Feb 24)
Last: Jose is an Absurd Doubles Machine

NewsblogOT: Winter Soccer Thread
(782 - 6:51pm, Feb 24)
Last: Nose army. Beef diaper? (CoB)

NewsblogInside Baseball MLB Notes | Hanley Ramirez Ready For Comeback
(42 - 6:08pm, Feb 24)
Last: SoSH U at work

Sox TherapyAn Overdue Look at the Roster
(37 - 2:59pm, Feb 24)
Last: Chip

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 2-23-2018
(29 - 2:31pm, Feb 24)
Last: Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant

NewsblogInside Baseball | Picking Jake Arrieta's New Team
(11 - 12:44pm, Feb 24)
Last: snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster)

NewsblogInside Mickey Callaway’s steps toward modernizing the Mets | New York Post
(15 - 10:45pm, Feb 23)
Last: Howie Menckel

Page rendered in 0.1740 seconds
47 querie(s) executed