BoopStats Archive: June, 2012

The Saturday Baseball Quiz

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(We'll 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

A Title and a No. 1

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Kentucky's Anthony Davis will become the fifth player in the NBA's common draft era (since 1966) to be chosen with the top pick in the same... Read more

The Kyle Kendrick Run

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We're not as concerned with how Kyle Kendrick performs on the mound tonight, we're more interested with how he does on the basebaths. Why? Well... Read more

Where Does Chooch Stand?

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Here are Carlos Ruiz' current rankings (through Tuesday's games): Category Ruiz' Total National League Major Leagues Batting Avg... Read more

Running on Pence Oil

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With five runs scored in his last four games, Phillies rightfielder Hunter Pence has moved into second place among all National League players... Read more

Has Rollins Pushed Utley to Return?

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The staff here at BoopStats thinks we know the real reason that the return of Chase Utley is merely hours away ... The Phillies' second baseman... Read more

The Philly 600

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Walking through the Citizens Bank Park parking lot Saturday after Jim Thome's 609th career home run had given the Phillies' a dramatic 7-6... Read more

Thome's 13

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When Jim Thome blasted his 609th home run into the left field bleachers Saturday at Citizens Bank Park, it was his 13th career walk-off home... Read more

The Saturday Baseball Quiz

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(We'll post a baseball trivia question every Saturday, just for fun. In subsequent weeks, we will post the question as well as a detailed answer... Read more

Jimmy Rollins is Second in First

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Since 1948 (which is as far back as baseball-reference.com would let us search), only Mike Schmidt has more home runs in the first inning than... Read more