Short Hops: The Rockies Are Rollin’

Four games, four words a game.

Colorado Rockies 11 – Los Angeles Angels 1: The Rockies are good.

St. Louis Cardinals 4 – New York Mets 6: Albert Pujols didn’t homer.

Chicago Cubs 0 – Atlanta Braves 2: One Soriano didn’t play.

San Fransisco Giants 1 – Oakland Athletics 5: Jonathan Sanchez is 2-8.


Short Hops: The Dominance of Albert Pujols, Sabathia Leaves With Obesity, and Another McCutchen Triple

St. Louis Cardinals 12 – Kansas City Royals 5: I will dive further into this topic during the Daytime Baseball Update, but Albert Pujols is on a tear. 10 jacks in the month of June with more games to come. With two yesterday, including his third grand slam of the season, Prince Albert now [...]

Short Hops: The Comeback Cubs, A-Rod is Fatigued, and the Triple Machine that is Andrew McCutchen

Cleveland Indians 5 – Chicago Cubs 6 F/13: For the third straight game, the Cubs won in walk-off fashion. This time, it was former Cub Kerry Wood blowing his second straight game in a row by throwing a wild pitch in the bottom of the 13th inning. Unfortunately for my fantasy team, Alfonso Soriano [...]

Short Hops: Washington Won 2 of 3 From the Yankees

New York Yankees 0 – Washington Nationals 3: 25-year old rookie Craig Stammen shut out the Yankees in his sixth career start. Adam Dunn added his 47th RBI and Ryan Zimmerman added his 43rd RBI en route to the win. In a rare occurance, Joba Chamberlain made it past the fifth inning, but he [...]

Short Hops: Andrew McCutchen and Matt Wieters Go Yard, Halladay to the DL, and Pudge Sets a Record

Pittsburgh Pirates 8 – Minnesota Twins 2: Andrew McCutchen continues to start off his career in an impressive fashion. The rookie went yard for the first time in his career, topping a 2-for-5 performance with two RBIs. McCutchen is hitting .339 in his first 13 games. Adam LaRoche and Andy LaRoche hit their ninth [...]

Short Hops: Ryan Braun Would Like to Dominate Your Fantasy Baseball Team

Milwaukee Brewers 14 – Cleveland Indians 12: Talk about filling the stat sheet. Ryan Braun went 3-for-5 with a two run homer, a two-run triple and an RBI infield single. Braun also stole a base and scored four runs. With only him playing, he put my fantasy team up 8-0 for day one. Prince [...]

Short Hops: Flies Continue To Attack Joba

New York Yankees 5 – Cleveland Indians 2: Despite the bugs, Joba Chamberlain was able to deliver eight innings and five strikeouts for the Bronx Bombers. Joba also made a diving catch on a bunt attempt, which topped ESPN’s top ten. Unable to will his team to victory was Victor Martinez, hitting just one [...]

Short Hops: A-Gon is the First To Reach 20 Jacks

San Diego Padres 5 – Colorado Rockies 2: Maybe Adrian Gonzalez is the best hitter in baseball. He hit his 20th home run of the season, completing a Padres victory with a 3-run bomb, the first in the majors to reach the mark. Chad Gaudin pitched six and a third innings, striking out nine [...]

Short Hops: A Price-less Performance

Minnesota Twins 2 – Tampa Bay Rays 5: David Price picked up his first win of the season after pitching a masterful five and two thirds innings against the Twinkies. Price had 11 strikeouts while walking two on 108 pitches. Carl Crawford hit his second homer in as many days, bring his season total [...]