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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

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   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 Is A Golden Spider Duck 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)!

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