BoopStats Archive: June, 2011

Who Saw This Coming

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He was batting .267 for the season. His average had dropped 41 points in the previous 27 games, during which he was hitting .211. So all those... Read more

Eye Openers: Great Openings

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♦ Through five games of the NHL Finals, the Bruins and Canucks had played 100 minutes of first-period hockey and had scored a grand total... Read more

Haven't We Been Here Before

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Let’s see if I got this right: ♦ Superstar basketball player joins two other established stars on a team in a deal that involves... Read more

Eye Openers: Double Triples

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♦ Both centerfielder Austin Jackson (Saturday) and catcher Alex Avila (Thursday) had rare two-triple games for the Tigers in their four-game... Read more

Fun With Numbers

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The Cardinals' Tony LaRussa will manage his 5,000th game tonight in Milwaukee. He is second to Connie Mack (7,755) in games coached/managed... Read more

Eye Openers: Three Cheers For The Canucks

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Three reasons we are rooting for the Canucks to shake off their Boston blues (Vancouver has been outscored 12-1 over the last 100 minutes of... Read more

Introduction to BoopStats

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Blame it on Barkann … Or thank him. For years, as we have come across quick, snappy pieces of statistical information on Philadelphia’s... Read more