Today In Cleveland Baseball History

Pierre keyed a 3-run second for Chicago by driving by two with a single.Ramierez followed a good RBI double for a 5-1 advantage on the final day of this season.

Lefty Craig Breslow completed an admirable season the particular bullpen, posting five saves in Bailey’s absence. Additionally notched 16 holds with a 3.01 ERA on all seasons — while striking out 71 batters in 74 2/3 innings, too.

Last season was also the first for #Robin Ventura as company. Ventura, a former player got all might ask for out of his club in year one. He saw a rising star in sale jerseys have a sturdy season and then a somewhat comeback year from Alex Rios. Ventura also received several votes for American League Manager for the Year, and arguably need to have won the award.

22. Colorado Rockies – If I were the Rockies, I’d trade both Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki, tend to be too injury prone yet have huge sums of value. Be wasted happen, in spite of.

The atmosphere at Oughout.S. Cellular Field was electric, for a crowd of 40,354 rabid Sox fans dressed in black witnessed one pretty exciting games in Comiskey Park/U.S. Cellular Field back ground. The “blackout” was a success, as the Sox did what the University of Georgia could not do Saturday night.

Jerry Blevins was even more difficult than Ziegler in that department: the lefty struck out his fair share of batters, but he gave up more hits than innings pitched. His 3.70 ERA still looks respectable, but Blevins was one those players every single fan feared when he entered a strong spot.

Years ago, August 17, 1920, being exact, Cleveland Shortstop Ray Chapman was hit within head a new pitch thrown by Yankees pitcher Carl Mays. 12 Hours later he died without ever waking along. This tragedy, given that they Major League to die so not even close to being hit, led to a rule requiring Umpires to replace the ball whenever it became grimy.