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Look at the size of this WEEKEND OMNICHATTER!, for April 21-22, 2018

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Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 21, 2018 at 11:48 AM | 218 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   101. Russlan thinks deGrom is da bomb Posted: April 21, 2018 at 10:03 PM (#5657803)
Too bad Cespedes is going to strike out.
   102. JJ1986 Posted: April 21, 2018 at 10:09 PM (#5657806)
4-pitch walk? Really?
   103. Russlan thinks deGrom is da bomb Posted: April 21, 2018 at 10:09 PM (#5657807)
Yep, the Met BP is going to blow this. 4 pitch walk to lead-off the inning.
   104. Russlan thinks deGrom is da bomb Posted: April 21, 2018 at 10:15 PM (#5657813)
Lead off 8th with two walks and those runs scored, and leads off the 9th with a walk and that scores. That's just expected. Terrible BP performance.
   105. JJ1986 Posted: April 21, 2018 at 10:20 PM (#5657816)
Ramos has 9 walks in 9 innings now.
   106. Russlan thinks deGrom is da bomb Posted: April 21, 2018 at 10:21 PM (#5657817)
Callway did not have the best game managing either.
   107. Bote Man Posted: April 21, 2018 at 10:39 PM (#5657827)
Hey Bote Man, the David Bote era has begun in Chicago.

Who the hell is this imposter??!!
   108. Jose is an Absurd Force of Nature Posted: April 21, 2018 at 10:47 PM (#5657833)
Interesting in Oakland through six. Benintendi originally ruled safe on a little dribbler but called out for going out of the running lane on the attempted tag. Right call but given the circumstances a big call.
   109. The Yankee Clapper Posted: April 21, 2018 at 10:59 PM (#5657838)
Stephen Strasburg gets out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam by striking out the Dodgers 4-5-6 hitters.
   110. Perry Posted: April 21, 2018 at 11:06 PM (#5657841)
but called out for going out of the running lane on the attempted tag


The running lane doesn't apply on that play, since he didn't interfere with the fielder taking a throw at first base. He must have been ruled to have gone 3 feet out of his established path to avoid the tag. Which I really didn't think he did, so the call surprised me.
   111. Jose is an Absurd Force of Nature Posted: April 21, 2018 at 11:08 PM (#5657843)
Oh I thought the lane was relevant there. Yeah that’s a borderline call then.

Anyway, Lin-Betts-Benintendi will be due for the Sox in the ninth.
   112. Perry Posted: April 21, 2018 at 11:17 PM (#5657847)
A's telecast throwing up a huge graphic jinx on the no-hitter there, listing all the previous ones in (Oakland) A's history.
   113. Jay Seaver Posted: April 21, 2018 at 11:24 PM (#5657849)
Well, didn't see that coming.
   114. Jose is an Absurd Force of Nature Posted: April 21, 2018 at 11:24 PM (#5657850)
WOW!
   115. Perry Posted: April 21, 2018 at 11:25 PM (#5657851)
Well all right!
   116. Jose is an Absurd Force of Nature Posted: April 21, 2018 at 11:26 PM (#5657853)
He was magnificent. Nothing fluky about that one. I don’t remember the Sox coming particularly close other than the Benintendi play and it’s not like that was hit hard.
   117. The Yankee Clapper Posted: April 21, 2018 at 11:26 PM (#5657854)
A's telecast throwing up a huge graphic jinx . . .

Didn't work, must have been the ever-popular reverse jinx graphic.
   118. Jose is an Absurd Force of Nature Posted: April 21, 2018 at 11:27 PM (#5657855)
Heh. Dallas Braden apparently doing the post game interview and he was waving to the crowd to get them to make noise for Manaea.
   119. Bote Man Posted: April 21, 2018 at 11:35 PM (#5657858)
The Nationals "offense" wasted a gutty outing by Strasburg tonight, whose only real trouble was a bases-loaded jam in the 6th only to K the 4-5-6 Dodgers hitters to get out of it. Then his "offense" raced through 5 pitches to put him back on the mound for the 7th. Gee, thanks for the effort guys. Then their newest bullpen victim, Carlos Torres (non-puffy hat type), surrendered a 2-run homer to put the Dodgers up 4-0 in the 8th. The home plate ump gave Ryu 3 inches on the outside, but Strasburg had to work for his outs.

Meanwhile, Anthony Rendon has been nursing a sore toe after fouling a ball off it uncounted centuries ago, but the Nats refused to put him on the DL. He has been available "any day now" for days now. If they had put him on the DL when eligible he would come off the DL in 2 games, so...Monday. Davey M. declared Rendon available off the bench tonight, but when the Nats needed a pinch-hitter for Strasburg they went to Matt Reynolds. This f@cking team. I'm glad I never got excited about this season in the first place, because it's unfolding about as I expected. Good night.
   120. phredbird Posted: April 21, 2018 at 11:49 PM (#5657863)
why was the umpire pointing at third base on that steal by trout?
   121. phredbird Posted: April 21, 2018 at 11:52 PM (#5657866)
it looked to me like longoria flopped on top of him to keep him from scoring. on the replay, it looked a little like trout might have blocked longoria from chasing the dropped throw. the whole thing looks like a muddle.
   122. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 21, 2018 at 11:58 PM (#5657867)
Probably trying to help Longoria distinguish between lying on third base and lying on Mike Trout.
   123. Random Transaction Generator Posted: April 22, 2018 at 12:00 AM (#5657868)
Throwing a no-hitter against a team that had won their previous 8 games by a combined score of 60-16?
And led the league in runs scored and AVG/OBP/SLG?

That's like winning a video game by playing on the hardest difficulty.
   124. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 22, 2018 at 12:05 AM (#5657874)
I still think Graveman is the big talent on that roster, but the A's have quite a few young starter arms that could really turn the corner this season. Manaea really threw down tonight. Will have to go through and watch the abbreviated game later tonight.
   125. Perry Posted: April 22, 2018 at 01:42 AM (#5657898)
why was the umpire pointing at third base on that steal by trout?


He called obstruction on the 3b, but decided that the throw didn't get so far away that the obstruction prevented Trout from getting up and scoring, so left him at third. The point was just a signal that obstruction had occurred.
   126. Panik on the streets of London (Trout! Trout!) Posted: April 22, 2018 at 12:07 PM (#5657958)
So to recap, the Mets have won 14 out of 20 games and I still feel pretty angry at them. I am not sure if this says more about the Mets or more about me.
   127. The Yankee Clapper Posted: April 22, 2018 at 01:07 PM (#5657982)
It's not September, but it's Gleyber [Torres] Day in the Bronx! He's playing 2nd, batting 8th. Tyler Wade sent down; Jace Peterson DFA.
   128. The Yankee Clapper Posted: April 22, 2018 at 01:23 PM (#5657987)
Sir Didi has homered. #6, 1-0.
   129. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: April 22, 2018 at 01:41 PM (#5657993)
the A's have quite a few young starter arms that could really turn the corner this season.
...and thus will be traded in 2019.
   130. BDC Posted: April 22, 2018 at 01:47 PM (#5657994)
Nice day at the Ballpark for the third game of a series Texas has already lost to Seattle. Partly cloudy and cool, as I know everyone will be relieved to hear because y’all worry about me in the heat.
   131. BDC Posted: April 22, 2018 at 01:50 PM (#5657996)
Apparently there is a concert by Siggno after the game. As Earl Weaver might have said, now what the f##k is this Siggno. There are lots of little kids here. Maybe Siggno is some kind of band for kids with dinosaurs and s##t.
   132. BDC Posted: April 22, 2018 at 02:05 PM (#5657998)
Bottom four in the Rangers’ lineup today are basically minor-leaguers. OTOH batting sixth for the Mariners, against a LHP, is Ichiro Suzuki, so that can’t be the Murderers Row either.
   133. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 02:12 PM (#5658003)
So I was wrong about who was getting rest, Pham is not in the lineup again, so Bader is playing for him again, and Ozuna is getting a day off for O'neil, but Wong and Molina are still in the lineup. I get the logic behind both, but I would have rested both of them personally. As it stands, Wong hasn't done enough the past year+ to merit guaranteed playing time when he is struggling, and Gyorko has done everything asked of him.
If I'm not resting Wong, I probably would have rested Jose Martinez instead, he's struggling right now, didn't get a hit at all in his last game. (and only has one multi-hit game since April 15th)

Cardinals put Wainwright on the DL and recalled Brebbia. I'm assuming they'll recall Flaherty for Waino's next start.
   134. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 02:16 PM (#5658004)
100 homerun watch for Carpenter, Fowler and Gyorko... Gyorko has an uphill battle at being the first to the number since he doesn't get too many starts.
   135. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 02:17 PM (#5658005)
I love batting the pitcher 8th, and the Reds have Billy Hamilton batting ninth.
   136. The Yankee Clapper Posted: April 22, 2018 at 02:27 PM (#5658008)
Accordingly to YES, today's game is the first time the Yankees have fielded an entire under-age-30 lineup since 1989, and the first time they have done so in April since 1942. That '42 lineup was pretty good.
   137. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 02:28 PM (#5658010)
Jose Martinez, professional hitter, with a double in the first inning to move Yadier from first to third.
   138. The Yankee Clapper Posted: April 22, 2018 at 02:29 PM (#5658011)
Maybe Siggno is some kind of band for kids with dinosaurs and s##t.

Take it to the Popular Culture thread.
   139. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 02:34 PM (#5658014)
Bases loaded one out, and the Cardinals don't score a run..... Dejong is not the guy you expect to be hitting into too many double plays.
   140. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 02:48 PM (#5658019)
So far two of the guys I would have rested today have base hits, including Wong's first homerun of the year.
   141. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 03:05 PM (#5658024)
Cardinal announcers couldn't name a guy who was drafted as a catcher who eventually made it to the majors as a shortstop outside of Paul Dejong, I just went through draft history, and the only significant name I could find that did that, was Denny Hocking. I didn't check everyone, but did check pretty much anyone with over a few hundred at bats.
   142. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 03:07 PM (#5658025)
Bases loaded one out, Tyler O'Neill up to bat, this would be a nice time to get your first major league hit.
   143. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 03:09 PM (#5658026)
No hit, but his first rbi gives the Cardinals a 3-0 lead.
   144. The Yankee Clapper Posted: April 22, 2018 at 03:16 PM (#5658027)
Miguel Andujar is 3-for-3 today, with 2 doubles, RBI & run scored. Now at .294/.315/.588, .903 OPS. The 3rd base job should be his to lose at this point. If Gleyber Torres is the real deal, the Yankee lineup is notably stronger than on Opening Day. 4-1 Yankees, after 7; Severino presumably done at 112 pitches.

EDIT: Gregorius SF makes it 5-1.
   145. Meatwad Posted: April 22, 2018 at 03:23 PM (#5658029)
What happenes in the cubs game? Bryant hbp and the assisstant hitting coach was ejected?
   146. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 22, 2018 at 03:23 PM (#5658030)
Bryant got hit by a 96mph fastball in the helmet/forehead. He didn't fall over but he's obviously out of the game.

Hainey threw his coffee or something towards the ump.
   147. Spahn Insane Posted: April 22, 2018 at 03:26 PM (#5658033)
Looked to me like the ball hit Bryant on the very edge of the helmet, the part nearest his sunglasses, as it was falling off as Bryant tried to avoid the pitch. Which is to say it was about a half inch from being way worse than I imagine it is. (That, and the facts that he never left his feet and seemed coherent if stunned, strike me as relative positives.)
   148. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: April 22, 2018 at 03:26 PM (#5658034)
Well, I tuned in too late to catch all the hoo hah, but nice to see the Cubs capitalize on the HBP and then some.
   149. Spahn Insane Posted: April 22, 2018 at 03:28 PM (#5658037)
None of which means he might not be concussed or otherwise injured, especially as close as the pitch was to the left temple.
   150. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 22, 2018 at 03:31 PM (#5658040)
Yes, it hit the bill of his helmet first, but you could see a red mark/welt developing the middle of his forehead before they helped him off. Could have been way worse, but still brutal.
   151. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 22, 2018 at 03:38 PM (#5658046)
Almora really showing off the defensive skills here in Colorado.

And he's shaken up.
   152. Tom Nawrocki Posted: April 22, 2018 at 03:38 PM (#5658047)
Holy smacks, what a great catch by Almora.
   153. Spahn Insane Posted: April 22, 2018 at 03:38 PM (#5658048)
Right, I saw the marks, and brutal indeed. Main point I was making was that all evidence points to a less-than-direct hit to his actual person, which of course would be the least bad possibility.
   154. Spahn Insane Posted: April 22, 2018 at 03:43 PM (#5658054)
My feed just caught up to Almora’s catch.

This has been a ####### dangerous inning for Cub players.
   155. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 22, 2018 at 03:56 PM (#5658060)
And a slightly delayed Javy!
   156. BDC Posted: April 22, 2018 at 03:59 PM (#5658063)
Ichiro has two infield singles today, extending his lead in career Hits over Adrian Beltre, who has one double in the game - I think Ichiro is now 17 hits ahead.
   157. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:01 PM (#5658065)
Again almora.
   158. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:07 PM (#5658070)
Jose Martinez needs to stay on the bag when he catches the ball, he comes very close all the time to pulling his foot off the bag before he catches the ball.
   159. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:09 PM (#5658072)
Schwarber now over .300. it won't last, but good to see him off to a much better start than last year.
   160. BDC Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:10 PM (#5658073)
Wow, Joey Gallo clobbers a 3-0 pitch over the LCF wall. Nice bit of hitting.
   161. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:13 PM (#5658075)
Yadier gets his ops up to .930. I know it's not going to last, but I love it when he has a hot start.
   162. Edmundo got dem ol' Kozma blues again mama Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:16 PM (#5658077)
Victor Aaron's perfect seaon comes to an end, thanks to a Scott Kingery throwing error. 8 1/3 innings. 32 straight batters going back to last year.
   163. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:17 PM (#5658078)
Hayward BA with no one on this year: .100

With runners on: .414
   164. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:20 PM (#5658079)
Dejong makes the question about whether or not Norris is going to go for a 2 inning save somewhat moot. 6-2 Cardinals.

His 32nd homerun in his 129th game played in the majors. Not bad for an average defensive shortstop.
   165. Edmundo got dem ol' Kozma blues again mama Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:20 PM (#5658080)
Arano has a new streak of 3 batters.
   166. phredbird Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:22 PM (#5658084)
i like how dejong hung in there in that at bat. fouled off a pitch he usually waves at, then drives the next pitch.
   167. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:23 PM (#5658086)
Second batter of the game, Brandon Belt, is up to 20 pitches in his plate appearance.

EDIT: Ends on a fly to right on the 21st pitch. I guess Barria's going to have a short outing today.
   168. eric Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:27 PM (#5658088)
There's been a lot of talk about having Ohtani bat in games he pitches, at the risk of not having the DH for the remainder of the game.

But rules question: what would happen if Ohtani is the DH of a game, and then partway through the game the Angels decide to bring him in to pitch? Do they lose the DH so if he's removed as a pitcher, the next pitcher takes his spot in the order?
   169. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:27 PM (#5658089)
Bryant was examined and has passed all tests so far. He has a small laceration above his eye from his sunglasses but shows no signs of a concussion. He will continue to be evaluated.
   170. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:28 PM (#5658090)
Heywards defense has been bad this year. Just lost a ball in the sun, easy pop fly.

That's at least the third fly out this year he's played into extra bases, and I think all came with runners on that scored as a result.
   171. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:29 PM (#5658092)
But rules question: what would happen if Ohtani is the DH of a game, and then partway through the game the Angels decide to bring him in to pitch? Do they lose the DH so if he's removed as a pitcher, the next pitcher takes his spot in the order?


Yes.
   172. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:30 PM (#5658094)
Not sure gameday has the lineup correct... Gyorko came in to replace Carpenter and they have it as a straight switch and not a double switch, (Carpenter is the lead off hitter) Cardinals 8th inning will have the 7th, 8th and 9th batters coming up, meaning that Bud Norris, the Cardinals pitcher is scheduled to bat next inning. It's likely that Matheny has zero intention of allowing Norris to pitch two innings, but put him in because he had already warmed up, but now it seems that even though Norris had a 7 pitch inning, they will be forced to replace him or allow him to bat no matter how well or poor the team does. I would have at least double switched Gyorko to the ninth spot. One to guarantee Gyorko one at bat this game, he deserves that much for how well he's played for us, and two on the off chance that I don't want to take Norris out, since there is an off day tomorrow.
   173. Spahn Insane Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:33 PM (#5658096)
This has been a very strange game.
   174. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:33 PM (#5658097)
That was pretty nice... Wong walks on four pitches...Bader hits a ball up the middle for a single and Wong doesn't hesitate to go for three and the Reds threw the ball to third and Bader, with the heads up play, to get to second base on the throw....

Pinch hitter Greg Garcia promptly doubles them both in.... Nice game for us Cardinal fans 8-2 now.
   175. perros Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:38 PM (#5658100)
The forehead's the best place to take a fastball off thr noggin. Been known to deflect a bullet.
   176. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:40 PM (#5658102)
Gyorko with a single... he only has 17 pa this season but that is a 6 for 11 with 4 walks, a hbp.....
   177. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:43 PM (#5658105)
If heyward saw that ball, he could have caught it. It hit off the wall over his head, so not one he would be expected but he should catch. Double. Next one he almost biffed again. Maybe sunglasses aren't working.
   178. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:45 PM (#5658107)
Dexter Fowler has been on base five times today, 4 walks and 1 hit. Apparently the Reds are more afraid of Fowler than they are of Dejong.
   179. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:48 PM (#5658109)
Second batter of the game, Brandon Belt, is up to 20 pitches in his plate appearance.

EDIT: Ends on a fly to right on the 21st pitch. I guess Barria's going to have a short outing today.


21 pitches and 4 PO attempts. At least he got the out.
   180. Don August(us) Cesar Geronimo Berroa Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:48 PM (#5658110)
what are the worst 21 game starts in mlb history? Reds about to be 3-18.
   181. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:50 PM (#5658111)
O's famously went 0-21. 1988 I think
   182. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:52 PM (#5658112)
what are the worst 21 game starts in mlb history? Reds about to be 3-18.


Found a list of worst 25 game starts, so I guess you can look at that.

Orioles is one that we all probably know about 2-23 in 1988, 1932 Red Sox 4-21, 1969 Indians 4-21, 2003 Tigers 3-22, are the most notable from that link.
   183. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:54 PM (#5658113)
Cardinals with their 11th consecutive victory against the Reds.
   184. Don August(us) Cesar Geronimo Berroa Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:54 PM (#5658114)
Found a list of worst 25 game starts, so I guess you can look at that.


I found that also. Reds worst 25 game start is 6-19. They have 4 against the Braves starting tomorrow, and have to go 3-1 to match it.
   185. BDC Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:57 PM (#5658116)
Joey Gallo tries to bunt against the shift - but ineptly and foul. The pitcher nails him with the next pitch and he gets first base anyway. These unwritten rules are hard to follow :)
   186. BDC Posted: April 22, 2018 at 04:58 PM (#5658117)
Next batter for Texas is named Kiner-Falefa. A little kid behind me yells “Come on, Waffle-Snaffle!”
   187. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 05:00 PM (#5658120)
According to mlb.com that 21 pitch plate appearance by Brandon Belt set a record for most pitch plate appearance on record.

The previous record was a 20 pitch plate appearance in 1998....the pitcher from that game is still pitching, Bartolo Colon vs Ricky Gutierrez
   188. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 22, 2018 at 05:03 PM (#5658122)
3 straight pitches hammered off quintana, at least the last one was only a single.

Too bad it's not a 4 run game like it should be.
   189. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 05:10 PM (#5658123)
The Red Sox run differential is insane right now... 56 runs allowed, 123 runs scored. (Braves lead the NL with 111 vs 77...to give an idea of what you would expect for a team doing pretty well this season) (Astros are 108-56 another insane number, but not Red Sox insane)
   190. Edmundo got dem ol' Kozma blues again mama Posted: April 22, 2018 at 05:13 PM (#5658124)
Phillies sweep Pirates to go 14-7.
   191. Don August(us) Cesar Geronimo Berroa Posted: April 22, 2018 at 05:16 PM (#5658126)
I just saw Verlander's stats so far. Yowza. With the Astros, he now has 66.2 ip, with a 1.08 era in the regular season and 36.2 ip in the post season, with a 1.96 era.
   192. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 22, 2018 at 05:19 PM (#5658129)
Rizzo had been ####### terrible this series with RISP. Just brutal, basically the worst possible option each time.
   193. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 22, 2018 at 05:20 PM (#5658131)
Joe has PH for 2 hitters here in the 6th with Bryant already out. This leaves Contreras as the only guy left, could be risky.

And Cubs don't score. So...
   194. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 22, 2018 at 05:25 PM (#5658132)
Happ at 3rd? Ok. This could backfire.
   195. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 22, 2018 at 05:31 PM (#5658134)
Johnny Cueto's pitching great again. I can see him doing this for another five years and making a push for 200 wins and some Hall consideration.
   196. AndrewJ Posted: April 22, 2018 at 05:43 PM (#5658137)
Phils now 14-7. And they've started the season 9-1 at home for the first time since, um, 1964.
   197. the Hugh Jorgan returns Posted: April 22, 2018 at 05:45 PM (#5658138)
The Red Sox run differential is insane right now... 56 runs allowed, 123 runs scored


Getting worse by the inning! Red Sox offense forgets how to score runs in Oakland...news at 11. At least the pitching is still great though.
   198. Bote Man Posted: April 22, 2018 at 05:45 PM (#5658139)
Welcome to the District of Confusion:

Jorge Castillo @jorgecastillo
Anthony Rendon is officially going to the DL, the Nats announce. Austin Adams activated to take his place.
Rendon hasn’t played since fouling a pitch off his left big toe on April 13. His stint is backdated 3 days.
   199. cardsfanboy Posted: April 22, 2018 at 05:53 PM (#5658144)
Johnny Cueto's pitching great again. I can see him doing this for another five years and making a push for 200 wins and some Hall consideration.


I'll be the first to argue that 300 wins is not impossible in this day and age, but at the same time, hof consideration for pitchers in this era will probably need to look at a lower win total than in the past...todays 225 is yesterdays 250 type of thing.

At the same time, we are going to start seeing pitchers routinely with crazy high win percentage totals going onto the ballot, and that shouldn't be presented as evidence of their value in comparison to the pitchers of yore. And of course the higher era+ is going to be a function of fewer innings per start, and if we aren't looking at that in comparison arguments, then we are failing as a stat community.
   200. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 22, 2018 at 05:53 PM (#5658145)
Javy saves Joe. Cishek hit for himself in the 7th.
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