Archive for August, 2007

Musings on Baseball

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

Nice finish just now to the Cubs series with the Brewers.  Piniella will say to Dempster “You sure like to make things interesting, don’t you son!?” as they leave the field.  Now I have been wondering whether this unbelievably annoying song “Go, Cubs, Go!” that I hear at the end of games is something they […]

Pitches per At-Bat Abysmal

Monday, August 6th, 2007

Through 6 innings of play tonight against the Cleveland Indians, the twins have seen fewer than 60 pitches. With 20 batters having had at-bats, that is fewer than 3 pitches per plate appearance. How is that working out for them? 2 hits. It took just 7 pitches to retire the side in the first inning […]