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James Mungro Memorial Award: The final four is set

(UPDATE: Omar Duran was sent to minor league camp earlier this week. So he won’t pitch again. He’s cut too.)

Four men don’t know how close they are to internet immortality. 612 more words


Know your James Mungro Memorial Award nominee: Xavier Avery, a new Ezequiel Carrera?

Me and my buddy Marlo chillin🐶…he likes to CUDDLE…😄☺️ pic.twitter.com/3UeVg4J0ya

— XMAN (@XavierAvery) November 25, 2014

You can spend your time theorizing about how Haloti Ngata will fit in with the Lions six months from now.

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Game 61 (Saturday) + Minors Rewind: Another Ray of Hope

== Offense lifts M’s despite 2 HR off Elias ==

We’ve been mentioning fairly consistently that home runs are tending to be the Achilles Heel of this pitching staff, but it also appears to be only the starters. 453 more words


Game 56 + Minors Rewind: Roenis Reign O'er Me

== Elias comes up big vs. Tigs ==

When Roenis Elias is dealing, the first thing that shows up is that he has the curveball working and is throwing it for strikes. 516 more words


Game 49 + Minors Rewind: So Much for That Idea

== No ground gained vs. Astros, but Blash! Splash! Splash Again! ==

A four-game set against last-place Houston looked like an ideal opportunity to pick up some positive traction vis-a-vis the .500 mark. 586 more words


Game 34 + Minors Rewind: Work of Art

== Iwakuma gets no margin of error, but doesn’t need any ==

Yesterday, we noted how Felix Hernandez‘ “Game Scores” (a Bill James stat) were around 70 or higher for four games and then have been more like 50 or below for the next four. 367 more words