During a 23 minute bottom half of the first inning this past Sunday, Washington Nationals pitcher Anibal Sanchez, threw 44 pitches and gave up two runs to the Philadelphia Phillies. Sanchez was 17 pitches away from tying the most pitches thrown in a first inning ever! We think...? So who threw the most pitches during a first inning? A stat recorded in 2015 states, since … [Read more...] about Who Threw The Most Pitches During A First Inning?
The Phillies significantly improved their roster during the 2019 off-season with the addition of Jean Segura(SS), Andrew McCutchen(LF), and J.T. Realmuto (C). In fact, the Phillies may have acquired the best catcher in the entire league for the first time in their club history. That is no insult to Darren Daulton of course, who may have held that title in some … [Read more...] about Phillies 2019 Roster With Bryce Harper
Run totals have been down throughout baseball this spring. One must not look any further than Dustin Pedroia in Boston. He has been hitting in the .240s for a while. When can you remember that happening with him this late in the season? Walks and hits per innings pitched is an essential tool for the fan to utilize when analyzing his favorite pitchers’ performances. Color … [Read more...] about WHIP: One of the Most Important Stats Not Discussed in Baseball
Have you ever been to a Major League Baseball game when all of a sudden the second baseman was called over to the mound to finish out an inning? Didn’t think so! This is a common practice in Youth Baseball Leagues, High School leagues, and sometimes Minor League games, but it never happens in MLB right? WRONG! The situation rarely takes place during an entire MLB season, but it … [Read more...] about Can MLB Position Players Really Pitch?
It is the first day of regular season at the ballparks. Opening Day is one of the best times of the year for many reasons. Usually occurring in late March or early April, it is the day when the Boys of Summer head to the plate, stretch the longer daylight hours, and captivate audiences with the hope that this year will be the best year. Joe DiMaggio said, “You always get a … [Read more...] about The Best Day of The Year