Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Marquis Notches 15th Win

Jason Marquis picked up his 15th win of the season against the Reds. Marquis pitched 7 1/3 innings and gave up 1 run on 4 hits, 3 BBs, and (a season-high) 7 Ks in his 20th quality start. His WHIP is 1.29. His ERA is 3.65. Marquis' 15 wins this year ties a career-high he set back in 2004 with the Cardinals.

It also ties Scott Feldman's win total. Feldman will toe the slab tomorrow against the Indians at Progressive Field. Feldman is 3-0 in his last 3 starts with a 0.47 ERA.
The last time 2 Jewish pitchers each won 15 or more games in the same season was in 1973 when Ken Holtman won 21 games for the Athletics and Dave Roberts won 17 games for the Astros.

Batting 3rd in the 1st game of a doubleheader today against the Indians, Ian Kinsler was 2-4 with 1 BB, 1 double (his 25th), and 2 runs scored. Batting leadoff in the 2nd game, Kinsler was 3-5 with 1 double (his 26th), 1 RBI, and 1 run scored.

Kevin Youkilis was 1-3 with 1 BB, 1 HR (his 24th), 1 RBI, and 1 run scored against the Orioles.

Ryan Braun was 1-4 with 1 double (his 32nd) and 1 run scored against the Cardinals.

Gabe Kapler was 0-2 against the Yankees.

John Grabow pitched 2/3 of an inning against the Pirates. His WHIP is 1.43. His ERA is 3.00.

Craig Breslow pitched 1 2/3 innings of scoreless relief on 1 hit and 1 BB. His WHIP is 1.17. His ERA is 3.86.

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