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A Curiously Intelligent Baseball blog

Did Anyone Get the License Plate Number?

I think it had vanity tags that read “D-U-N-N.”

Carlos Santanna: do you know Ray Fosse?  Good grief man, get out of the way!

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Late Night Links

The WSJ takes a closer look at Mr. Strasburg’s efficiency.

Meanwhile, Dave Cameron over at FanGraphs wants to see Ubaldo Jimenez get some love. (Right, Mountain Frank?)

The Phillies are one step closer to being back at full strength.

Weaver’s Tantrum compares the ghost of George Sherrill past to the ghost of Will Ohman present.  Why?  Trade bait, of course.

The LoHud Yankees blog makes an awesome Counting Crows reference.

The Common Man ran down all sorts of opinions on the replay debate.  Talk about doin’ your homework.

From three days ago, Murray Chass whined so much that I discontinued reading about three paragraphs into his latest screed.  Read if you dare.

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Wall to Wall on Strasburg

A Stephen Strasburg medley for you:

Baseball Jeremiad’s DC Matt coverage: Part 1. And Part 2.

The Washington Post’s coverage:

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, i.e. Mudville’s hometown rag.

Hardball Times’ pitch/fx numbers.  Extraordinary. 

Drew Silva’s Hardball Talk live-blog.

Craig Calcaterra’s take.

The Wall Street Journal’s take.

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Copernican Links

That’s right Virginia, there is baseball outside of the Beltway today. 

Jack Moore over at FanGraphs examined Nationals Nyjer Morgan’s baserunning inadequacies.

On the other hand, Dave Cameron talked up baseball ethics, Bryce Harper and the Nats’ attention to both.

Wally Backman could manage my team any day of the week

Calcaterra observes that the Twins want some changes at Target Field.

Who would win in a fight?  Angelos or Valentine?  Is Valentine’s surname Ditka?

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The Debut, part 2

Listen to the crowd as Strasburg is introduced.

Yes, it’s a ball.  But it was a really fast ball.

The crowd reacts after a K.

A look at Strasburg’s motion out of the stretch.

Another K.

What turned out to be Strasburg’s final pitch.  And 14th K.

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Baseball Musings

  • Adam Dunn could become only second player ever to have higher number of strikeouts than BA (currently 157 K and .163). First was M Reynolds. 5 years ago
  • At least the New York Times remembers the Expos... http://fb.me/BhzEslEO 6 years ago
  • MLB Network on Sabathia: "CC is one of the few pitchers in the league who is his own batting eye." 6 years ago
  • Sabathia vs. Halladay tonight: noted hitting hurler Sabathia is hitting .500 against Cy Young winners (okay, he's 1 for 2 against Johan) 6 years ago
  • RT @jaysonst: Now that Stephen Strasburg has pulled into town, the most important era in Nationals history has officially begun. http:// ... 6 years ago

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