Daily Minyan – June 1, 2009

On this date in 1925, Lou Gehrig began his streak of playing in 2,130 consecutive games.

 

 

Let’s hope that some of our guys can start their own streaks!  

 

 

Brad Ausmus, C – Los Angeles Dodgers

Brad pinch hit for pitcher Ronald Belisario in the 8th inning and was hit by a pitch!!  OUCH!!! 

 

 Ryan Braun, OF, 3B – Milwaukee Brewers

Ryan went 1-for-4, and scored a run in the Brewers win over the Reds. He also struck out twice. His average decreased to .316.

 

 Craig Breslow, P – Oakland A’s

Craig pitched 1/3 of a scoreless inning and earned his 4th hold of the year in the A’s win over the Rangers. He lowered his ERA to 5.03.

Craig earned a Chai 5!

                         

Scott Feldman, P – Texas Rangers

Scott is scheduled to pitch later this week.

 

John Grabow, P, Pittsburgh Pirates

John didn’t pitch in the Pirates 1-run loss to the Astros.   

                          

Gabe Kapler, OF – Tampa Bay Rays

Gabe pinch hit for OF Gabe Gross in the 8th inning and ground out.   His average remained below the Mendoza Line and is currently .178. 

 

 

 

Ian Kinsler, 2B – Texas Rangers

Ian went 1-for-5 and took part in 2 double plays.  On the negative side, he committed his 4th error of the year and his average fell to .279. 

 

Jason Marquis, P – Colorado Rockies

Jason is scheduled to pitch later in the week.  

 

Scott Schoeneweis, P – Arizona Diamondbacks

Scott is currently dealing with the unexpected loss of  his wife.  My prayers are with him. 

              

Kevin Youkilis, 1B, 3B – Boston Red Sox

Youk went 2-for-4, drove in 2 runs, walked once and scored 3 runs in the BoSox victory over the Blue Jays. Both of his hits were solo homers. He hit his first one in the 1st off Toronto left-hander Ricky Romero, then hit the other one in the eighth off right-hander Brian Wolfe for the sixth multihomer game of his career. He raised his average  to .366.

                   

Macher (Big Shot) of the Day  –  Kevin Youkilis

 

                            

Macher        

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