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Starter of the Day

The top 3 starting pitchers of the last two days were:

  1. Clayton Kershaw (LA Dodgers)
  2. Jake Arrieta (CHI Cubs)
  3. Francisco Liriano (PIT Pirates)

The worst 3 starting pitchers were: 25 more words


Opening Day, Part 1

Sunday saw the start of the 2016 MLB season with 3 games to whet our appetites for the big Opening Day on Monday. I was so hungry for real baseball that I watched all 3 games on offer. 463 more words

Opening Day 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates v St Louis Cardinals

I remember many an opening day…as I have experienced more than 60 of them…some nice warm ones and some blustery ones filled with snow showers  . 597 more words

2016 Projections: Starting Rotation

Let me preface this post by saying I’m not a big fan of preseason projections. While they can prove to be eerily accurate at times, they usually stay within the stat lines from the previous year, career averages and don’t see breakout seasons and late bloomers coming on. 1,429 more words


Liriano Named Opening Day Starter

In a move that shouldn’t surprise anyone, Clint Hurdle named Francisco Liriano the Bucs Opening Day starter against the hated Cardinals on April 3.

So much talk is wasted on who each team will start on Opening Day, but in the grand scheme of things, it’s just one game out of 162. 156 more words


Rays 5, Pirates 1

Will the Pirates ever win a Spring Training game again? The answer is most likely a yes, but it was not today as they lost to the Rays 5-1 at Port Charlotte. 195 more words

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