Thursday, March 31, 2011

Braun Starts 2011 With A Bang

Batting 3rd, Ryan Braun was 2-3 with 2 BBs, 1 HR (his 1st), 1 RBI, and 3 runs scored against the Reds.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

The Final Tuneup

Josh Satin was 1-2 with 1 HR (his 1st), 1 RBI, and 1 run scored against the Marlins. If Brad Emaus struggles at 2B for the Mets this year, don't be surprised if Satin gets called up at some point.

Danny Valencia was 1-4 against the Braves.

Bating leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 0-3 with 1 run scored against Round Rock.

Kevin Youkilis was 0-4 against the Astros.

Ike Davis was 0-2 against the Marlins.

Sam Fuld was used as a pinch runner and late inning defensive replacement in left field against the Blue Jays.

Craig Breslow pitched 1/3 of an inning on 1 K against the Giants.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Berger Getting A Late Look

Ike Davis 2-3 with 1 BB, 1 double (his 4th), and 1 run scored against the Nationals.

Ryan Braun was 1-2 with 1 run scored against the Padres.

Danny Valencia was 1-4 against the Braves.

Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 0-1 with 1 BB and 1 run scored against Coastal Carolina.

Gabe Kapler was 0-2 against the Angels.

Kevin Youkilis was 0-2 against the Rays.

Sam Fuld was 0-3 against the Red Sox.

Eric Berger (Indians) pitched 1 inning and gave up 1 run on 1 hit, 2 BBs, and 2 Ks against the Reds.

Craig Breslow pitched 2/3 of an inning and gave up 1 run on 2 hits and 1 BB against the Giants.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Braun In Midseason Form

Ryan Braun was 2-3 with 2 HRs (his 3rd and 4th), 2 RBIs, and 2 runs scored against the Padres.

Danny Valencia was 1-2 against the Pirates.

Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 0-2 against the Diamondbacks.

Gabe Kapler was 0-2 against the Angels.

John Grabow pitched 1 scoreless inning on 1 BB against the Indians.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Schwiming With The Sharks

Sam Fuld was 1-2 with 1 double (his 3rd) against the Pirates.

Kevin Youkilis was 0-2 with 1 BB against the Orioles.

Danny Valencia was 0-2 with 1 RBI and 1 run scored against the Yankees.

Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 0-5 against the Mariners.

Gabe Kapler was 0-1 against the Indians.

Ryan Lavarnway was 0-1 against the Orioles.

Jake Lemmerman was 0-2 against the Indians.

Craig Breslow pitched 1 scoreless inning on 1 BB against the Rockies.

Michael Schwimer pitched 2 innings and gave up 1 run on 1 hit, 2 BBs, and 2 Ks against the Braves.

John Grabow pitched 1 inning and gave up 1 run (0 earned) on 2 hits, 1 BB, and 1 K against the Rockies.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Fuld Makes The Squad!

According to this source, Sam Fuld will start the 2011 season on the Rays' bench as a backup outfielder. This will mark the 1st time in Fuld's career where he will be on an MLB team's Opening Day roster. Huzzah!

Kevin Youkilis was 0-2 with 1 RBI against the Twins.

Ike Davis was 0-3 with 1 RBI against the Braves.

Danny Valencia was 0-3 against the Red Sox.

Gabe Kapler was 0-1 against the Padres.

In other news, Jordan Farmar has been outstanding the last few games for the New Jersey Nets. I would be remiss if I didn't mention him. In his last 4 games, he has 3 double-doubles. He had 10 points, 4 rebounds, and (a career-high) 17 assists the other day against the Wizards. He had 10 points, 10 assists, and 4 steals against the Cavs. He also had 15 points, 5 rebounds, and 16 assists against the Magic.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Fuld Battling For Roster Spot

Ike Davis was 1-3 with 1 HR (his 3rd), 1 RBI, and 1 run scored against the Marlins.

Sam Fuld was 2-3 with 1 double (his 2nd), 2 RBIs, 1 run scored, and 1 SB (his 4th) against the Pirates.

Danny Valencia was 1-3 against the Orioles.

Kevin Youkilis was 1-4 against the Blue Jays.

Gabe Kapler was 1-4 against the Mariners.

Ryan Braun was 0-3 against the Indians.

Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 0-3 against the Rockies.

John Grabow pitched 1 scoreless inning on 1 BB and 1 K against the Mariners.

Craig Breslow pitched 1 inning and gave up 3 runs on 4 hits and 1 K against the Angels.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Youk Showing Signs Of Life

Sam Fuld was 1-2 with 1 HR (his 1st), 1 sacrifice bunt, 2 RBIs, and 1 run scored against the Astros.

Danny Valencia was 1-3 with 1 double (his 6th) and 2 RBIs against the Phillies.

Kevin Youkilis was 1-3 with 1 double (his 2nd) and 1 run scored against the Marlins.

Gabe Kapler was 1-2 with 1 double (his 3rd), 2 RBIs, and 1 run scored against the Rockies.

Ryan Braun was 0-3 with 2 RBIs and 2 runs scored against the Angels.

Ryan Kalish was 0-4 against the Marlins.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Valencia Having A Good Spring

Danny Valencia was 2-3 with 1 run scored against the Orioles.

Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 1-3 with 2 RBIs and 1 run scored against the Diamondbacks.

Sam Fuld was 1-2 with 1 triple (his 1st) against the Phillies.

Ike Davis was 0-3 with 1 RBI against the Cardinals.

Gabe Kapler was 0-1 against the White Sox.

Josh Satin was 0-1 against the Cardinals.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Breslow Makes First Spring Appearance

Ryan Braun was 2-3 with 1 double (his 3rd) and 2 runs scored against the Padres.

Sam Fuld was 1-2 with 1 RBI and 1 run scored against the Red Sox.

Kevin Youkilis was 0-2 with 1 HBP against the Rays.

Danny Valencia was 0-3 against the Marlins.

Ike Davis was 0-4 against the Tigers.

Ryan Kalish was 0-2 against the Rays.

Gabe Kapler was 0-1 against the Cubs.

John Grabow pitched 1 scoreless inning on 1 hit against the Dodgers.

Craig Breslow pitched 1 inning and gave up 2 runs (1 earned) on 3 hits against the Reds. Breslow had been nursing a strained hamstring.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Grabow Looking To Bounce Back

Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 1-3 with 1 BB, 1 double (his 7th), and 1 RBI against the Royals.

Danny Valencia was 1-3 with 1 double (his 5th) against the Blue Jays.

Kevin Youkilis was 1-2 with 1 BB against the Cardinals.

Sam Fuld was 1-2 with 1 RBI and 1 run scored against the Orioles.

Gabe Kapler was 1-1 with 1 run scored against the White Sox.

Ryan Braun was 0-3 with 1 BB, 1 RBI, and 1 run scored against the Reds.

Ike Davis was 0-2 against the Marlins.

John Grabow pitched 1 scoreless inning on 1 hit and 1 K against the Giants.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Ike Having Another Great Spring

Ike Davis was 2-4 with 1 double (his 3rd) and 1 RBI against the Braves.

Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 1-3 with 1 double (his 6th) and 1 RBI against the Mariners.

Gabe Kapler was 1-1 with 1 BB, 1 double (his 2nd), 1 RBI, and 1 run scored against the Brewers.

Batting leadoff, Sam Fuld was 1-3 against the Twins.

Danny Valencia was 1-4 against the Rays.

James Rapoport was 1-1 with 1 SB (his 1st) against the Marlins.

Kevin Youkilis was 0-3 against the Pirates.

Josh Satin was 0-1 against the Nationals.

Jason Marquis picked up his 1st loss of the Spring. He went 3 2/3 innings and gave up 6 runs on 9 hits, 3 BBs, and 1 K.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Kalish A Glimpse Of The Future

Ryan Kalish was 2-3 with 1 BB, 1 double (his 2nd), 1 run scored, and 2 SBs (his 4th and 5th) against the Tigers.

Ryan Braun was 2-3 with 1 RBI and 2 runs scored against the Rockies.

Kevin Youkilis was 1-3 with 2 RBIs against the Tigers.

Ike Davis was 1-3 against the Braves.

Sam Fuld was 0-1 with 1 BB, 1 run scored, and 1 SB (his 3rd) against the Red Sox.

Gabe Kapler was 0-1 against the Giants.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Kapler Still Has Some Pop

Gabe Kapler was 1-1 with 1 HR (his 1st), 1 RBI, and 1 run scored against the Diamondbacks.

Ian Kinsler was 1-3 with 1 double (his 5th) against the Padres.

Ike Davis was 0-3 against the Red Sox.

Danny Valencia was 0-3 against the Tigers.

Sam Fuld was 0-1 against the Yankees.

John Grabow pitched 1 scoreless inning on 1 hit against the A's.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Fuld Also Contributing The Old-Fashioned Way

Sam Fuld was 3-3 with 1 double (his 1st), 2 RBIs, 1 run scored, and 1 SB (his 2nd) against the Marlins.

Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 1-3 with 1 double (his 4th), 2 runs scored, and 1 SB (his 4th) against the Rockies.

Danny Valencia was 2-2 with 1 run scored against the Mets.

Ryan Kalish was 1-3 with 1 BB and 1 SB (his 3rd) against the Braves.

Kevin Youkilis was 1-3 against the Braves.

Ryan Braun was 0-2 against the Mariners.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Fuld Finding Other Ways To Contribute

Ike Davis was 2-3 with 1 double (his 2nd) and 3 RBIs against the Nationals.

Gabe Kapler was 1-1 with 1 RBI and 1 run scored against the Rangers.

Sam Fuld was 0-1 with 2 BBs, 3 runs scored, and 1 SB (his 1st) against the Marlins.

Ryan Kalish was 0-2 against the Tigers.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Another Strong Outing For Marquis

Danny Valencia was 1-3 with 1 HR (his 1st), 2 RBIs, and 1 run scored against the Marlins.

Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 2-4 with 1 double (his 3rd) and 1 run scored against the Dodgers.

Kevin Youkilis was 1-2 with 1 BB against the Yankees.

Ryan Braun was 1-2 against the Giants.

Ryan Kalish was 0-2 with 1 BB against the Yankees.

Gabe Kapler was 0-2 against the Rangers.

Jason Marquis went 5 innings and gave up 1 run on 3 hits, 2 BBs, and 4 Ks against the Tigers.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Kipnis Knocking On The Door

Jason Kipnis was 1-4 with 1 triple (his 1st) and 1 run scored against the Padres.

Ben Guez was 1-1 against the Astros.

Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 0-2 with 1 BB, 1 run scored, and 1 SB (his 2nd) against the Giants.

Ike Davis was 0-2 with 1 BB against the Cardinals.

Ryan Kalish was 0-3 with 1 BB against the Pirates.

Danny Valencia was 0-2 against the Phillies.

Gabe Kapler was 0-3 against the White Sox.

Sam Fuld was 0-1 against the Blue Jays.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Braun Strains Intercostal Muscle

Ryan Braun left his game with a strained left intercostal muscle. He has had this injury before, including one that carried into the 2009 season. Braun is listed as day-to-day.

Jake Lemmerman was 1-2 with 1 double (his 1st) and 1 run scored against the Giants.

Gabe Kapler was 1-3 with 1 BB and 1 RBI against the Royals.

Danny Valencia was 1-3 against the Cardinals.

Ryan Kalish was 1-2 against the Marlins.

Kevin Youkilis was 0-3 against the Marlins.

Sam Fuld was 0-1 against the Phillies.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Ike & Ian Go Yard

Ike Davis was 3-3 with 1 HR (his 2nd), 3 RBIs, and 2 runs scored against the Marlins.

Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 2-3 with 1 double (his 2nd), 1 HR (his 5th), 2 RBIs, and 2 runs scored against the Reds.

Ryan Kalish was 1-4 with 1 RBI against the Astros.

Danny Valencia was 1-2 against the Red Sox.

Sam Fuld was 0-2 with 1 BB against the Pirates.

Kevin Youkilis was 0-3 against the Twins.

Ryan Lavarnway was 0-1 against the Twins.

Jason Kipnis pinch ran against the Mariners.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Satin In The Mix With The Mets

Ryan Braun was 1-2 with 1 BB, 1 HR (his 2nd), 3 RBIs, and 1 run scored against the Rockies.

Kevin Youkilis was 1-3 with 1 double (his 1st) against the Rays.

Ryan Kalish was 1-4 with 1 run scored and 1 SB (his 2nd) against the Rays.

Josh Satin was 1-2 with 1 RBI against the Nationals.

Danny Valencia was 0-1 with 2 BBs and 1 run scored against the Blue Jays.

Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 0-3 against the White Sox.

Sam Fuld was 0-3 against the Red Sox.

Jason Kipnis was 0-1 against the Cubs.

Michael Schwimer pitched 1 scoreless inning on 1 K against the Yankees.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Marquis Having A Great Spring

Ben Guez was 1-1 with 1 double (his 1st) against the Phillies.

Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 1-4 with 1 run scored against the A's.

Ike Davis was 1-3 against the Astros.

Ryan Kalish was 1-2 against the Orioles.

Gabe Kapler was 1-2 against the Mariners.

Ryan Lavarnway was 1-1 against the Orioles.

Sam Fuld was 0-2 against the Blue Jays.

Jason Marquis picked up his 1st win of the Spring. He went 4 scoreless innings on 2 hits, 1 BB, and 3 Ks against the Marlins. I know it's only Spring Training, but I still think it bears mentioning that Marquis hasn't yielded a run yet in his 7 innings of work.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Lavarnway's Big Day

Ryan Lavarnway was 2-2 with 1 double (his 1st), 1 HR (his 1st), 3 RBIs, and 1 run scored against the Cardinals.

Batting leadoff, Ryan Kalish was 3-4 with 1 double (his 1st) against the Astros.

Ryan Braun was 1-3 with 1 double (his 2nd) against the Dodgers.

Kevin Youkilis was 1-3 with 1 run scored against the Cardinals.

Sam Fuld was 1-3 against the Blue Jays.

Ben Guez was 0-1 with 2 BBs against the Marlins.

Ike Davis was 0-2 with 1 BB against the Astros.

Danny Valencia was 0-3 against the Pirates.

Gabe Kapler was 0-1 against the Brewers.

Aaron Poreda picked up his 1st loss of the preseason. He pitched 1 inning and gave up 1 run on 2 hits and 1 BB against the A's.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Fuld Gets Off The Schneid

Kevin Youkilis was 1-3 with 1 RBI, 1 run scored, and 1 SB (his 1st) against the Orioles.

Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 1-4 against the Giants.

Sam Fuld was 1-1 against the Pirates.

Ryan Kalish was 0-1 against the Orioles.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Schwimer Bounces Back From Last Outing

Ike Davis was 1-3 with 1 HR (his 1st), 2 RBIs, and 1 run scored against the Red Sox.

Danny Valencia was 1-2 with 1 BB, 1 double (his 4th), and 1 run scored against the Orioles.

Gabe Kapler was 1-3 with 1 double (his 1st) and 1 run scored against the Cubs.

Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 1-3 with 1 BB and 1 run scored against the Brewers.

Ryan Braun was 0-3 against the A's.

Ryan Kalish was 0-4 against the Mets.

Jason Kipnis was 0-1 against the Rockies.

Michael Schwimer pitched 1 scoreless inning on 1 K against the Tigers.

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Kinsler Playing Like He's Healthy Again

Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 1-2 with 1 HR (his 4th), 1 RBI, and 1 run scored against the Diamondbacks.

Danny Valencia was 1-3 with 1 double (his 3rd) and 1 RBI against the Rays.

Batting leadoff, Jason Kipnis was 1-4 with 1 BB, 1 RBI, and 1 run scored against the White Sox.

Ben Guez was 1-2 with 1 BB against the Astros.

Gabe Kapler was 1-2 against the Reds.

Ike Davis was 0-0 with 2 BBs against the Braves.

Ryan Braun was 0-1 with 1 BB and 1 run scored against the Angels.

Kevin Youkilis was 0-3 against the Marlins.

Ryan Kalish was 0-1 against the Marlins.

Aaron Poreda pitched 2/3 of an inning and gave up 1 run on 4 BBs. His control still appears to be an issue...

Friday, March 4, 2011

Marquis Solid In Spring Debut

Ryan Kalish was 0-3 against the Yankees.

Jason Kipnis was 0-1 against the Rockies.

Ben Guez was 0-1 against the Orioles.

Jason Marquis pitched 3 scoreless innings on 1 hit and 1 K against the Braves.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Ike Gets Off The Schneid

Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler 2-2 with 1 BB, 1 HR (his 3rd), 1 RBI, and 1 run scored against the Indians.

Ryan Braun was 1-2 with 1 HR (his 1st), 2 RBIs, and 1 run scored against the A's.

Ike Davis was 2-2 with 1 BB, 1 double (his 1st), and 1 RBI against the Cardinals.

Ryan Kalish was 0-0 with 1 BB against the Phillies.

Kevin Youkilis was 0-2 against the Phillies.

Jason Kipnis was 0-3 against the Rangers.

Gabe Kapler was 0-1 against the Reds.

Ryan Lavarnway was 0-1 against the Phillies.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Kinsler To Bat Leadoff Again?

Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 1-3 with 1 HR (his 2nd), 2 RBIs, and 1 run scored against the Angels.

Danny Valencia was 2-3 with 2 doubles (his 1st and 2nd) and 2 RBIs against the Pirates.

Ryan Braun was 1-3 with 1 run scored against the Cubs.

Ryan Lavarnway was 0-1 against the Braves.

Jason Kipnis was 0-2 against the A's.

Gabe Kapler was 0-2 against the Royals.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Poreda's Clean Inning

Danny Valencia was 2-2 against the Red Sox.

Ryan Kalish was 1-3 with 1 run scored against the Twins.

Ben Guez was 0-0 with 2 BBs against the Phillies.

Kevin Youkilis was 0-2 with 1 BB against the Twins.

Gabe Kapler was 0-1 against the Indians.

Ryan Lavarnway was 0-2 against the Twins.

Ike Davis was 0-3 against the Nationals.

Aaron Poreda pitched 1 scoreless inning on 1 K against the Royals.