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The losses that kill and haunt you

Every team has agonizing losses, games that should have been won, yet slipped away by a ball hitting a pebble, one slight bobble, or one light little blooper. 481 more words

Baseball

For The WIN: Defending the 'W'

On Opening Day, Cliff Lee got the win in an ugly 14-10 victory over the Rangers, despite giving up EIGHT earned runs in five innings.  Obviously, he did not pitch well, and statheads like to point to results like these when criticizing the win as a statistic that accurately measures pitching performance.   597 more words

Rants

Joe Smith Should Replace Chris Perez as Indians Closer by Steve Shiban 9/27/13

Joe Smith Should Replace Chris Perez as Indians Closer by Steve Shiban 9/27/13

The only real distraction for the Cleveland Indians, both on the field and off the field during the 2013 season is closer Chris Perez.  535 more words

Rob Long: Something's Gotta Give

Save: To keep safe, intact, or unhurt; safeguard; preserve.

In baseball a save is, as set forth in Rule 10.19 of the Official Rules of Major League Baseball: 389 more words

Sports

Johnson's Pitching Woes Continue

In 2012, Jim Johnson set an Oriole’s franchise record converting 51 of 54 saves topping Randy Meyers‘ mark of 45 in 1997 by six. He failed to convert 3 saves all of last year, but has already reached that mark in a weeks time. 350 more words

Baltimore Orioles

Orioles lose five straight

For the first time this season, the Baltimore Orioles have lost 5 games in a row. Both the San Diego Padres and Tampa Bay Rays swept them in 2 and 3-game sets respectively. 349 more words

Baltimore Orioles