Tag Archive for ‘stolen bases’ rss


Here’s a simple comparison between the Padres’ most recent 24-game stretch and the one that preceded it: Games AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K DP SB CS LOB BA OBP SLG 102-125 806 120 204 41 4 25 113 91 163 19 18 3 166 .253 .329 .407 126-149 794 70 187 [...]

Mailbag: Are the Padres Stealing Wins?

Bad timing for the headline, but this is a fun one… Hi Geoff, Here’s a question for your mailbag: I hate it when the Padres steal a base. Why? Because Mark Grant and Dick Enberg (whom I love) inevitably bring up that stupid correlation between stolen bases and wins this year for the Pads. Is [...]

Stuff on My Mind: Stolen Bases, Broadcasters, Poet Laureates, and Such

I keep notes in a book that resembles nothing so much as a mess. Typically I use these notes as the basis for articles here, there, and everywhere. Sometimes stuff doesn’t get used right away, so I periodically flip through my book to see if there’s anything that interested me at one point that might [...]

Friday Links (9 May 08)

Don’t know how we ended up with so many of these, but here they are: Padres can’t pin hitting woes on Petco (ESPN, h/t parlo). Quoth Khalil Greene: I’m not going to consistently say it, but the ballpark plays a major factor in it — more than anybody lets on at times. That’s the reality [...]