BoopStats Archive: August, 2012

Talkin' About Preseason

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Andy Reid announced Wednesday that Michael Vick will not play again this preseason, and quite honestly, the football fans of the world ain't... Read more

Good Banking, Bad Bullpen Pitching

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Unless you've been living under a rock or buried in NFL Fantasy homework since April, you no doubt have seen or heard the Citizens Bank commercials... Read more

Vick's Preseason By The Numbers

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We're not sure how your summer is going, but we're going to out on a limb and say you're having a better August than Michael Vick. For all... Read more

The Monday High-Noon Catchup

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Catching up on some neat statistical stuff you may not have caught last week: ♦ Kyle Kendrick Sunday pitched into the eighth inning... Read more

The Phillies' Merry-Go-Outfield

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If you've been keeping your eye on the Phillies' outfield recently, you might be getting just a little dizzy. Charlie Manuel has trotted out... Read more

Ryan Braun, Phillie Killer

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Since 1969 (when divisional play started), only five opposing players from outside their division have hit more home runs against the Phillies... Read more

Rolling a Seven, One Foot at a Time

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Once he sets foot on the basketball court this fall, Andrew Bynum will become the 18th player listed at 7-foot (or taller) to play for the... Read more

The Saturday Baseball Quiz

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(We post a baseball trivia question every Saturday, just for fun, as well as a detailed answer, stats, charts and commentary on the previous... Read more

Phillies' Not-So-Hot Corner

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How much do the Phillies miss Placido Polanco's glove at third base? A lot ... and not just because Kevin Frandsen's two-out throwing error... Read more

Lefty's Streak By The Number

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Forty years ago Friday, Phillies lefthander Steve Carlton completed his 15-game winning streak with a 9-4 victory over the Reds (right). (Earlier... Read more