Tag Archives: Cy Young

Pitch Count? We Don’t Need a Stinkin’ Pitch Count!

Sometimes a game is so full of badness, it ends up being great, like this little ditty from 1974. I enjoy baseball Twitter, especially the posts of statistical oddities and whatnot. These tweets, by people such as Doug Kern, Mark Simon, or Jayson Stark (among others) usually take the form of “The Reds haven’t hit four batters in an inning

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The Year(s) of Cleveland

This is Cleveland’s year, even if it isn’t. Cleveland was always going to live or die by its pitching. In June, the team lived like kings. Corey Kluber, Carlos Carrasco and Danny Salazar ate hapless batters and crapped shutouts. Trevor Bauer, a strikeout specialist with a Rick Vaughn-like wild streak, was finally limiting his walks. Even 5th starter Josh Tomlin

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