On this date in 1947 – The Dodgers win 4-2
over the Pirates as Jackie Robinson swipes
home for the first of 19 times in his career.
I’m pretty sure that none of these guys have ever stolen
home, but I wouldn’t put it past Ian Kinsler to accomplish it.
Let’s see how they did on Tuesday, June 23.
Brad Ausmus, C – Los Angeles Dodgers
Brad didn’t play in the Dodgers victory over the Chisox.
Ryan Braun, OF, 3B – Milwaukee Brewers
Ryan went 0-for-3 and walked twice in the Brewers loss to
the Twins. He lowered his average to .316.
Craig Breslow, P – Oakland A’s
Craig didn’t pitch in the A’s loss to their cross-Bay rivals, the
Scott Feldman, P – Texas Rangers
Scott didn’t pitch in the Rangers loss to the D-Backs.
John Grabow, P, Pittsburgh Pirates
John didn’t pitch in the Pirates loss to the Indians.
Gabe Kapler, OF – Tampa Bay Rays
Gabe went 1-for-3, hit his 10th double of the year and walked
in the Rays loss to the Phillies. Gabe raised his batting
average to .240.
Ian Kinsler, 2B – Texas Rangers
Ian went 1-for-5 and drove in a run (#49) in the
Rangers loss to the D-Backs. He also took part in
one double play. His average fell to .266.
Jason Marquis, P – Colorado Rockies
Jason didn’t pitch in the Rockies loss to the Angels.
Aaron Poreda, P – Chicago White Sox
Aaron pitched a scoreless 9th inning in the ChiSox loss to the
Dodgers, giving up 2 hits and striking out 1. His ERA remains
a perfect 0.00.
Aaron deserves a bagel and lox for his continued excellence.
Oy vey, that looks tasty!!
Scott Schoeneweis, P – Arizona Diamondbacks
Scott didn’t pitch in the D-Backs win over the Rangers.
Kevin Youkilis, 1B, 3B – Boston Red Sox
Youk went 2-for-5, hit his 17th double of the
year, drove in 2 runs, scored 2 runs and of
course, he walked in the BoSox victory over the
Nats. He raised his average
Macher (Big Shot) of the Day – Kevin Youkilis