In George We Trust
A(nother) blog about the most storied franchise in sports
Sunday, April 09, 2006
The numbers game
3.73 - ERA of the starting staff, good for 6th in baseball.

2.70 - ERA of the relief corps, good for 5th in baseball.

2.5 - Runs scored per game since Tuesday.

.133 - Team BA with RISP since Tuesday.

.000 - Team BA with men on second and third since Tuesday .

25-10 - K/BB ratio of the hitters since Tuesday.

$133,513.77 - The amount George Steinbrenner is paying his team per inning this season.

3 - Number games the Yankees are behind the first place Red Sawx.

157 - Number of games left in the season.

0 - Number of pitches Mariano Rivera has thrown this season. Coincidentally, also the point to which King George's patience is heading.


What The Kids Did:

Triple-A Columbus
(Game 1: 4-3 win in 7 innings over Scranton-Wilkes Barre)
Eric Duncan: 0 for 2, 1 BB, 1 GIDP
Scott Erickson: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K
(Game 2: 4-3 loss to S-WB)
Eric Duncan: 0 for 4, 1 K - .182 BA
Melky Cabrera: 2 for 3, 1 RBI, 1 2B, 1 BB
Jeff Karstens: 5 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 6 K - 55 of 78 pitches were strikes (70.5%)

Double-A Trenton (2-0 loss to Altoona)
1 thru 4 hitters: 2 for 16, 5 K
JB Cox: 2 IP, 2 H, 5 K

High-A Tampa (8-7 win over Lakeland)
Brett Gardner: 2 for 4, 1 BB, 1 R - played LF in deference to Tim Battle
Eduardo Nunez: 2 for 5, 2 R, 3 RBI, 1 3B, 1 HR
Cody Ehlers: 4 for 4, 2 R, 4 RBI, 1 3B, 1 HR - .455 BA
Jeff Marquez: 5 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 4 K - sinkerballer had 10-1 GB/FB ratio

Low-A Charleston rained out (doubleheader today).
4 Comments:
Blogger Candidate Levy said...
I like that Scott Erickson is a kid.

Blogger Mike A said...
At heart, I'm sure.

The title isn't perfect, so sue me.

Blogger Candidate Levy said...
I wasn't attacking. I like the symmetry. . . When a ballplayer gets old and regresses. . . .

Blogger Mike A said...
I know, I'm sorry if I came off as angry.

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