Tag: Danny Espinosa

Sep 10

Jacob DeGrom: About Last Night (September 09)

We can say what we want about the six-man rotation—love it, hate it, find it novel, etc.—but Jacob deGrom (13-7) has already surpassed his career high in innings pitched with that total to approach 200 by season’s end, and he hasn’t exactly looked his best lately. He was beat around mercilessly by the Phillies, and …

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Sep 04

Jordan Zimmermann: About Last Night (September 03)

I haven’t followed the Braves this season. Other than reading about another trade, my Braves viewing came at the beginning of the year when they played either the Mets or the Nationals, so the last would be the beginning of July. After seeing the pinball type numbers the Yankees dropped on them and hearing they’d …

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Aug 08

Jordan Zimmermann: About Last Night (8/7)

A pitcher’s intent is one of those things that sort of fascinate me. Take for instance in the fourth inning of last night’s game against Colorado, Jordan Zimmermann threw a 1-0 fastball inside to Jose Reyes. Ball two. Clearly it was meant to push Reyes, who crowds the plate, back so Zimmermann can better control …

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Mar 13

Mets & Nats Make Me Sad

Yesterday the Mets and Nationals played a largely forgettable game in a string of largely forgettable spring training games that was interesting because Curtis Granderson and Michael Cuddyer both hit home runs (both firsts on the year and likely the only time the two of them go yard in the same game this year) and …

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