Charlie Morton gets his last bit of work before the playoffs, where he'll probably be needed most as a swingman from the bullpen. Sanabla pitches for Florida. Game at seven.
Friday, October 01, 2010
As Paul Maholm basks in the clinching of his Cy Young award after Zach Duke graciously bowed out yesterday, Daniel McCutchen will attempt to clinch Rookie of the Year with his 18th victory.
Throw in Ronny Ballgame's wizardly tutelage, and you have magically exciting and meaningful Bucco baseball in October. Again.
Thursday, September 30, 2010
In the final and perhaps most important series of this magical 2010 season, Ronny Ballgame will work pro bono with the Bucs' pitchers to help determine who will make the postseason roster.
Coonington might want to consider retaining Ronny during the Bucs' first and second round playoff byes to help bunting instruction.
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
The Cardinals are still passed out at a red light, and now are officially eliminated from the playoffs.
Meanwhile, the clinchy Bucs have a few tough postseason roster decisions to make before they rest up and practice bunting during their first round playoff bye.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Monday, September 27, 2010
Sunday, September 26, 2010
Maholm and his 106 mph fastball pitch to contact against the hapless out-of-contention Astros at 1:35.
To advance deep in the playoffs, the Bucs need more practice bunting runners from second to third, especially by good hitters with no outs. It would make a world of sense to get this practice today, even when there are no baserunners.