Nice piece by Rick Paulas over at the Awl on ball players who had a cup of coffee in the big leagues.
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Tiggers is sending out a first major league starter tonight. URP.
Nothing remarkable, though a decent 2-1 k/bb ratio. Which will make it all the more infuriating when the Yankees fail to light him up.
Keep hope alive my friend. At least they've got C.C. starting.
anybody else remember this dude? http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/p/parkech01.shtml
It was a rainy Friday night at the old Stadium right at the beginning of the season. Complained of shoulder tightness after the game and was promptly swallowed up by a hole in the universe.
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Today (Game 1)
RHP Brandon McCarthy (6-4, 2.79)
RHP Kevin Gausman (7-7, 3.83)
1:05 p.m., YES Network and MLB Network
Today (Game 2)
TBA (Bryan Mitchell seems like the best bet)
RHP Bud Norris (12-8, 3.92)
7:05 p.m., YES Network and MLB Network
RHP Shane Greene (4-3, 3.57)
RHP Miguel Gonzalez (9-7, 3.22)
1:05 p.m., FOX
RHP Hiroki Kuroda (10-9, 3.91)
RHP Chris Tillman (12-5, 3.36)
8:05 p.m., ESPN
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