I was hoping to have some original content today, but it’s been a long week at work and I haven’t been able to formulate my thoughts on various topics as well as I’d have liked. Here are a few things I’m wondering right now: Why did Chase Headley suddenly discover plate discipline on June 12 [...]
Padres (32-44) vs Tigers (35-39) Randy Wolf vs Justin Verlander 1:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 189 MLB, B-R
Padres (32-43) vs Tigers (34-39) Cha Seung Baek vs Nate Robertson 7:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 189 MLB, B-R Padres at Petco Park since the start of the 2007 season: W-L: 68-52 RS: 471 RA: 426 HR: 109 Opp HR: 75 Clearly the data show that the Padres need to [...]
Padres (31-43) vs Tigers (34-38) Greg Maddux vs Eddie Bonine 7:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 189 MLB, B-R October 10, 1984: The Padres played one of the greatest games — if not the greatest game — in franchise history. They beat the Tigers, 5-3, at what was then known as [...]
For whatever reason, I’ve come to know several Tigers bloggers over the years, so rather than do a Q&A with just one of them, I’ve decided to put together a little roundtable discussion. My guests today are Bill Ferris (Detroit Tigers Weblog, Baseblogging, Lee Panas (Tiger Tales), and Brian Borawski (TigerBlog). I’ve known all three [...]
One area where Padres pitchers have struggled so far in 2008 is with runners in scoring position. Opponents are hitting .270/.371/.434 against them in those situations. Only four teams — the Marlins (823), Tigers (837), Rockies (859), and Rangers (916) — have allowed a higher OPS. Unfortunately, Padres pitchers also rank seventh in MLB in [...]
first pitch: 5:05 p.m., PT television: FOX matchup: Jeremy Bonderman (14-8, 4.08 ERA) vs Jeff Suppan (12-7, 4.12 ERA) buy tickets You know the routine. Chat about the game or anything else. Be nice, and don’t break anything. Visit the fine blogs listed in the sidebar. Go outside and play. Whatever works for you…
first pitch: 5:05 p.m., PT television: FOX matchup: Nate Robertson (13-13, 3.84 ERA) vs Chris Carpenter (15-8, 3.09 ERA) buy tickets I’m still out of town, probably staring at the ocean or something. Maybe I’m drinking a beer or rummaging through used bookstores. Who can say? Go Tigers.
first pitch: 5:05 p.m., PT television: FOX matchup: Jeff Weaver (8-14, 5.76 ERA) vs Kenny Rogers (17-8, 3.84 ERA) buy tickets Another day, another Cardinals starter with a 5+ ERA. I’m out of town this week, but feel free to chat about the game or anything else. Enjoy!
first pitch: 5:19 p.m., PT television: FOX matchup: Chris Carpenter (15-8, 3.09 ERA) vs John Maine (6-5, 3.60 ERA) buy tickets The series returns to New York on Wednesday, as the Mets try to stave off elimination against the Cardinals’ best pitcher. Could the Tigers’ wait for a World Series opponent be over? We shall [...]