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

Monday, September 03, 2012

NL playoff race: September 3, 2012

NL West

SFG 77-58 [3-0 in SEPT]
LAD 73-63 [3-0 in SEPT] (4.5 GB)

NL Wildcard

ATL 76-59 [2-1 in SEPT]
STL 73-62 [2-1 in SEPT]
LAD 73-63 [3-0 in SEPT] (0.5 GB)
PIT 70-64 [0-3 in SEPT] (2.5 GB) 

MLB.com: Medlen K’s 12 in stellar outing vs. Rockies
MLB.com: [Joe] Kelly provides boost as Cards hold off Mets
MLB.com: Bucs go down quietly vs. Astros, drop fourth straight
MLB.com: D-backs ‘pen gives way as Giants win in 10th
MLB.com: A.J. [Ellis] lifts LA in 11th for second straight walk-off

NTNgod Posted: September 03, 2012 at 07:42 PM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: braves, cardinals, dodgers, giants, pennant race, pirates

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. Walt Davis Posted: September 03, 2012 at 08:07 PM (#4225775)
Sorry to see the Pirates fading, they've been a great story.

By the way, remember that article posted here about how the Dotel for McDonald trade was one of the dumbest (from the Dodgers' perspective) ever because, y'know, it was just a reliever and McDonald had turned the corner and was dominating? Unfortunately, since mid-June he's had a 6.06 ERA and an 833 OPS against. Still an average starter on the season -- which is still more valuable than a bit of Dotel a few years ago but is also not something to get very worked up about.
   2. charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: September 03, 2012 at 08:54 PM (#4225792)
Man, I want the Pirates to get in. That town deserves it!
   3. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: September 03, 2012 at 09:00 PM (#4225795)
My apologies to Pirates fans, but if the team isn't going to make the playoffs, I don't want to see that sub-.500 streak end just yet.
   4. Forsch 10 From Navarone (Dayn) Posted: September 03, 2012 at 10:12 PM (#4225834)
While I'm a Cardinals fan, I'm having a very hard time pulling against the Pirates. Not surprised they're fading, though.
   5. CFBF Rides The Zombie Ice Dragon Posted: September 03, 2012 at 10:17 PM (#4225837)
Bless you, Medlen.
   6. Cooper Nielson Posted: September 03, 2012 at 10:41 PM (#4225854)
This is not wildly interesting, but I just noticed that in each of his first three major-league starts, the Padres' Andrew Werner has gone exactly 6 innings, given up 1 HR, and allowed 2 runs. After giving up 4 hits in each of his first two starts, he gave up 5 hits tonight (maybe the official scorer will change one to an error later).

If he retired right now he might be the most consistent starter in MLB history (minimum 18 IP)!

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
Brian
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 20 November 2017: Sheriff’s official suspended 10 days over Cubs World Series sneak-in
(890 - 10:34pm, Nov 24)
Last: dog poop god

NewsblogFinding the best spot for Giancarlo Stanton
(13 - 10:32pm, Nov 24)
Last: Don Malcolm

NewsblogOT - November* 2017 College Football thread
(222 - 10:32pm, Nov 24)
Last: Gold Star - just Gold Star

NewsblogOrtiz: Plea to consider 'character' alters Hall of Fame vote | Jose de Jesus Ortiz | stltoday.com
(39 - 10:02pm, Nov 24)
Last: Fernigal McGunnigle

NewsblogWho, me?! Why your team's next closer will probably be a total surprise -- even to him
(8 - 9:45pm, Nov 24)
Last: JJ1986

NewsblogMLB Sets Record For Revenues In 2017, Increasing More Than $500 Million Since 2015
(3 - 8:53pm, Nov 24)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogThe fault in Dipoto's (prospective) stars - Lookout Landing
(1 - 8:50pm, Nov 24)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogOT - 2017 NFL thread
(186 - 8:34pm, Nov 24)
Last: PASTE, Now with Extra Pitch and Extra Stamina

NewsblogOT - NBA 2017-2018 Tip-off Thread
(1519 - 8:28pm, Nov 24)
Last: Tin Angel

NewsblogJoe Morgan Wants To Keep Steroid Cheats Out Of Baseball Hall Of Fame | MLB | NESN.com
(192 - 7:25pm, Nov 24)
Last: bachslunch

NewsblogRyan Thibs has his HOF Ballot Tracker Up and Running!
(64 - 7:10pm, Nov 24)
Last: John DiFool2

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 11-24-2017
(11 - 4:37pm, Nov 24)
Last: RJ in TO

NewsblogHall makes room for an "idiot" on the ballot
(30 - 4:19pm, Nov 24)
Last: Adam Starblind

NewsblogFavorite Thanksgiving recipes from MLB | MLB.com
(8 - 2:12pm, Nov 24)
Last: simpleton & childlike gef the talking mongoose

NewsblogA Discussion of WAR Wherein I Ardently Attempt to Avoid any WAR-Related Puns | Sports-Reference.com
(62 - 10:30am, Nov 24)
Last: Dr. Chaleeko

Page rendered in 0.2765 seconds
47 querie(s) executed