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Everyone can be in 1st... the world doesn't end

Posted on: May 23, 2011 8:44 am
 
AL East, Week 7:

Everyone can be in 1st...  and the world doesn't end.

The Rays stabbed by Marlins, make room in 1st for all.  Red Sox roll as A-Gon pounds and Albers grooves.  Yankees use all avenues.  Jays stay close and Orioles nearby.

New York Yankees  (20-17) --> (25-20) wk 4-3 +1 sunday  Small ball or large, it's all good.
Tampa Bay Rays     (23-16) --> (26-21) wk 2-5 +1 sunday  Split w/ Tor, NY, Slide vs. Marlins
Boston Red Sox      (19-20) --> (25-21) wk 5-1 +1 sunday  Beat Det, Cubs.  Rolls but BP still an adventure
Toronto Blue Jays    (19-20) --> (23-23) wk 4-2 -1 sunday  Houston?  Still hangs close
Baltimore Orioles    (18-20) --> (21-24) wk 2-4 +1 sunday  Swats Nats, needs to Buck up

Rumor has it Bartolo Colon survived his visit to the Island of Dr.Moreau.  It is better to play good than to look good?  Scoring runs - On base .335, Slugging .448, works on the west caost, too?

Rays pitching continues to shine as whip = 1.20 Philly-like.  Could add some slugging.

Red Sox slugging large last 7 days, Wakefield ageless wonder.  Hoping to fix clutch hitting as they lead league in LOB.  Trend or anomoly?

Jays, like Sox do it with bats.  Will pitching hold up?  Bautista machine well oiled.

Orioles arms need stem cell treatment.  Great clutch hitting but 7 day ERA = 5.76.


Comments

Since: Aug 14, 2009
Posted on: May 27, 2011 10:49 am
 

Everyone can be in 1st... the world doesn't end

Hard to argue with a 7 day blitz:

  Boston Red Sox, hitting 116 points better than opponents, slugging 576, while pitching to an ERA of 3.00
  Stay humple tho, trend isn't destiny.  Streaks work both ways.





Since: Feb 13, 2011
Posted on: May 26, 2011 5:50 pm
 

Everyone can be in 1st... the world doesn't end

Hey Statguy!

Finally made it up there with your Yanks, been one heck of a climb.





Since: Aug 14, 2009
Posted on: May 26, 2011 5:47 pm
 

Everyone can be in 1st... the world doesn't end


due:  BA = 262, Ba-Risp = 224,  38 below.  I expect this to rise over 2 weeks with resulting runs & wins.

Red Sox 14, Tigerpups 1.  I rest my case, your honor... (look skyward, whistle idly..  blow on fingernails.. buff on shirt)

true value theory - like gravity, it's the law.




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Since: May 26, 2011
Posted on: May 26, 2011 9:13 am
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Since: Aug 14, 2009
Posted on: May 26, 2011 8:39 am
 

Everyone can be in 1st... the world doesn't end

7 days in May:

Boston Red Sox:     &
nbsp; hitting 86 points better than opponents,  5 wins, SLG 544, ERA 3.19
New York Yankees:     18 points +,  5 wins,  SLG 510,  ERA 3.43
Tampa Bay Rays:     
   25 less than opponents,  1 win,  SLG 328, ERA 4.59

Into June soon, Rays bats hanging upside down while Sox rock, Yanks roll.  Jays and O's still here.



Since: Aug 14, 2009
Posted on: May 25, 2011 5:03 pm
 

Everyone can be in 1st... the world doesn't end

Mid-Week Update:

New York Yankees (24-20) --> (27-21)   wk 3-1     &n
bsp;      - Shoot down Jays, Granderson feasts, Jones 2 HRs
Boston Red Sox     (24-21) --> (27-22)   wk 3-1    0.5    - Scalp Injuns, Lester has 7, brought lumber
Tampa Bay Rays     (25-21) --> (26-23)   wk 1-2    1.5    - Gift rainout lossing 2-0 to Tigers, lost 8 of 11
Toronto Blue Jays    (23-22) --> (24-25)   wk 1-3     3.5    - Still here
Baltimore Orioles     (20-24) --> (22-24)   wk 2-0      4      - Hitting in clutch, but ERA 5.55 last 7 days

Red Sox due:  BA = 262, Ba-Risp = 224,  38 below.  I expect this to rise over 2 weeks with resulting runs & wins.

Orioles over their heads:  Birds can't hit clutch at 285 while only 250 overall BA - drought on the way.





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