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

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

NL playoff race: September 5, 2012

NL West

SFG 77-60 [3-2 in SEPT]
LAD 73-65 [3-2 in SEPT] (4.5 GB)

NL Wildcard

ATL 77-60 [3-2 in SEPT]
STL 74-63 [3-2 in SEPT]
PIT 72-64 [2-3 in SEPT] (1.5 GB) 
LAD 73-65 [3-2 in SEPT] (1.5 GB)

MLB.com: Braves 1, Rockies 0
MLB.com: Wainwright homers, but struggles on mound in finale
MLB.com: Correia steps up to lead Bucs past Astros
MLB.com: Diamondbacks 6, Giants 2
MLB.com: Padres 4, Dodgers 3

NTNgod Posted: September 05, 2012 at 10:12 PM | 10 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. Coot Veal and Cot Deal taste like Old Bay Posted: September 05, 2012 at 10:43 PM (#4227807)
the Nationals have crashed twelve homers in the last 24 hours...
   2. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: September 05, 2012 at 10:50 PM (#4227813)
Pirates win again! 10-16 is all they need to do for that elusive winning season.
   3. Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos Posted: September 06, 2012 at 01:01 AM (#4227899)
Craig Kimbrel has now faced 183 batters this year, and he's struck out 92 of them.

No pitcher has ever struck out over 50% of the batters he's faced over a full season (min: 25 batters faced).
   4. CFBF Was Killed By The Mad Queen Posted: September 06, 2012 at 01:03 AM (#4227901)
And, and, and, Fredi brought Kimbrel into game in the eighth inning with the tying run on third base. My magazine letter missives have finally gotten through.
   5. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: September 06, 2012 at 01:19 AM (#4227905)
the Nationals have crashed twelve homers in the last 24 hours...


And haven't played any Major League teams in that span, either.
   6. charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: September 06, 2012 at 01:31 AM (#4227911)
Minor has had 8 quality starts in his last 10 games, with a 2.56 era and a 4-1 strike out to walk ratio. Unfortunately he's 3-4 over that span.
   7. TerpNats Posted: September 06, 2012 at 02:22 AM (#4227928)
I work with a guy who's an avid Pirates fan, and he currently is more concerned with finishing above .500 than earning a wild-card berth...and, sad to say, also more concerned with the other occupants of a North Side stadium. (That sweep at Milwaukee probably drained much of his enthusiasm.) I told him to show more faith in the Bucs, and after what St. Louis and Los Angeles have done lately, why not?
   8. Rennie's Tenet Posted: September 06, 2012 at 11:35 AM (#4228197)
Pirate fans can always turn to the playoffs if .500 is achieved. I'd hate not to be able to really savor .500 if the team doesn't make the playoffs.
   9. Tom Nawrocki Posted: September 06, 2012 at 11:52 AM (#4228216)
No pitcher has ever struck out over 50% of the batters he's faced over a full season (min: 25 batters faced).


That slacker Aroldis Chapman is at 46.8 percent.
   10. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: September 06, 2012 at 12:15 PM (#4228258)
How could these pitchers all be getting these strikeouts if not for some sort of steriod? Innocence is dead. All the records are tainted.

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
Traderdave
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogIs Trevor Story ready to fill Troy Tulowitzki's big shoes with the Rockies?
(1 - 12:32pm, Mar 27)
Last: Perry

NewsblogOT - March 2017 NBA thread
(881 - 12:31pm, Mar 27)
Last: jmurph

NewsblogCleveland Indians 2017 opening day roster projections: Paul Hoynes | cleveland.com
(4 - 12:29pm, Mar 27)
Last: Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee)

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 2002 Discussion
(4 - 12:29pm, Mar 27)
Last: DL from MN

NewsblogOTP 27 March 2017: Trump, Healthcare, and the Art of the Botched Deal
(53 - 12:26pm, Mar 27)
Last: David Nieporent (now, with children)

NewsblogSilverman: Christian Vazquez deserves starting catcher job | Boston Herald
(8 - 12:12pm, Mar 27)
Last: SoSH U at work

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 3-27-2017
(10 - 11:56am, Mar 27)
Last: GGC for Sale

NewsblogSandy Alderson on Steven Matz’s latest injury: ‘It’s worrisome’ | Newsday
(7 - 11:41am, Mar 27)
Last: There are no words... (Met Fan Charlie)

NewsblogWong would rather be traded than platoon at second base
(9 - 11:36am, Mar 27)
Last: zonk

NewsblogGammons: Daniel Bard Is Willing To Endure The Frustration
(12 - 11:22am, Mar 27)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogMike Trout proposes umpire change
(18 - 11:16am, Mar 27)
Last: SoSH U at work

NewsblogMatt Harvey hits 97 in best start of spring | MLB.com
(5 - 11:11am, Mar 27)
Last: Like Flies On Sherbert

NewsblogOT: NCAA March Madness 2017
(353 - 11:09am, Mar 27)
Last: Like Flies On Sherbert

NewsblogTigers will try to convert OF Anthony Gose to pitcher
(18 - 11:03am, Mar 27)
Last: Fernigal McGunnigle

NewsblogMets lefty Steven Matz to skip next start | MLB.com
(7 - 10:54am, Mar 27)
Last: There are no words... (Met Fan Charlie)

Page rendered in 0.2262 seconds
47 querie(s) executed