Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Braun, Pence, Wilson, Lee

Two historic pitching records have been set on his date. Back in 1986, Roger Clemens set the single game strikeout record by whiffing 20 Mariners in a 3-1 win, and four years ago Trevor Hoffman made his 803rd career appearance with the Padres. That's the all-time record for games pitched with one team.

I'm not sure if any of these links will have that kind of historic significance, but that's for you to decide…

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19 Comments on "Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Braun, Pence, Wilson, Lee"


Tko11
Tko11
4 years 4 months ago

You wrote Jeff Weaver instead of Jered… I read that and was wondering why in the world the Yankees would want Jeff. You may want to fix that. There is no way they get Jered 0% chance, I’m sure they can have Jeff for the league minimum though.

Dave_Gershman
4 years 4 months ago

Maybe he meant Jeff?

MaineSox
4 years 4 months ago

Maybe, but the article he linked to was about Jered.

Dave_Gershman
4 years 4 months ago

Well whatever. People make mistakes here and there.

Tko11
Tko11
4 years 4 months ago

I was just informing them so they can fix it…

Tko11
Tko11
4 years 4 months ago

Click the link to the article, the title of the article/blog is “Contrary to Popular Belief, Jered Weaver Will Not Be a Yankee By 2013.” According to the article, any player who is “awesome” is assumed to play for the Yankees in the near future. Don’t waste your time reading it, it’s like a Chris Chase article.

Dave_Gershman
4 years 4 months ago

Yeah. I understand.

4 years 4 months ago

Scouting baseball broadcasters will surely rest prominently as one of the greatest ideas ever conceived in baseball history.

4 years 4 months ago

I’m sure there’s a couple teams that would be interesting in Hunter Pence. Hell, the Braves might be interested in him depending on who produces and injuries.

mrsjohnmiltonrocks
4 years 4 months ago

I like the Braun deal. A player like him (is there any player quite like him?) would never sign with Brewers as a free agent. Maybe if they get Jason Werth money they go there. I’d put my money on Braun.

He knows the park, he grew up with quite a few of his teammates, he’s a very good player-he’s top five in several offensive categories right now, and looks to be an MVP contender this year. The fans see him as a Rock Star-one that’s proud to wear the Brewers uniform. The Brewers want him to retire a Brewer. Braun agrees. They don’t want to have a Pujols situation play out with Braun. Make no mistake, he is just as important to the Brewers as Pujols is to the Cardinals.

If your lucky enough to come up with a fine hitter like Braun, you keep him.

4 years 4 months ago

I would hope for the Yankees’ sake that Jeff Weaver will not be on the team in 2013.

Lunchbox45
4 years 4 months ago

With that kind of lead there is no reason to send out ANY pitcher in the ninth already at 113 pitches.

James Rygg
4 years 4 months ago

7th Inning Stretch neglected to mention that the Diamondbacks also received Tyler Skaggs in the Dan Haren deal.

BK
4 years 4 months ago

It seems as if he did.

Lunchbox45
4 years 4 months ago

WOW that article about why Weaver won’t be a Yankee is absolute junk.. They list Hernandez as a pitcher, like Lee who has turned down the yankees, because he signed an extension with the Mariners.. umm okay?

The rest of the article is crap too. It has the justification and reasoning of an elementary school paper.

4 years 4 months ago

The Haren article fails to mention Skaggs, the Top 100 prospect acquired inthe trade

4 years 4 months ago

So many great posts in this.

mrsjohnmiltonrocks
4 years 4 months ago

I would think a lot of teams would want Hunter Pence in their outfield if the Astros made him available. He’s a bit above average major league player. He still has a few years of team control. and he’s dedicated to the sport-he’ll give you everything he has every time he steps onto the field.

He’s young enough to be kept around-which I would do if I was the Astros. Unless someone made me an offer I couldn’t refuse.

Everyone always advocates selling off your players because you aren’t going to win now. Someone HAS to play your games in the meantime. You can’t set everyone loose-you got to have something to build around, and at least a few respectable players kept around during the interim. I say Pence stays.

hoagiebuchanan
4 years 4 months ago

Get Pence simply for the fact that he is a PHILLIE KILLER! He mashes against us.