In searching for a positive theme to this year, I’ve mostly come up with this: if the season ended today, the East would have three teams in the playoffs, and it would be the teams not in New York and Boston.
The Central’s not so nice, as I’ve taken to watching the Twins on mute [...]
MINNESOTA 7 — TORONTO 6 Twins Record: 9 – 23 (5th in the Central, 30th in MLB) Highest WPA – Doumit (1 for 2, 2 BB, 2 RBI), Mastroianni (2 for 4, 3 RBI), Bullpen (4 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 0 BB, 2 SO) NOTES – Twins hitters drew 9 walks, 5 of those [...]
Twins record: 12-26 Fangraphs MLB Game Wrap
To be honest, I did not watch much of this game today. When I first turned it on, the score was already 2-0. I heard there was a fair amount of _elm_n being _elm_n today. I also noticed that Jose Bautista had more at-bats in which he hit [...]
“It’s been tough to watch lately. Really tough.”
Just about every game log, regardless of writer, has started with some permutation of that phrase. It’s been horrifically true, though. When the pitching’s good, the offense declines to score any runs. When the offense does click and puts up a gargantuan run total (maybe something like [...]
Ricky Romero vs Carl Pavano.
Number of teams to make the postseason since 1995 that started at 12-23: one. The previous team to do that was the Blue Jays in 1989. In 1981, the Royals made the postseason with a worse record after 35 games, but unless the players plan on striking for a third [...]