Once upon a time in Jamestown

Once upon a time in Jamestown

Jamestown reached the New York-Pennsylvania League playoffs despite him, not because of him. He didn’t win a game, averaging barely four innings per start with a WHIP (walks + hits per inning pitched) that would embarrass a softball slo-pitcher…

Performance Of The Week 7/20-7/26

It’s not every day that perfection pays a visit to the sports world. Before Thursday, only seventeen pitchers, in the history of Major League Baseball, retired all 27 batters faced  in a game. Mark Buehrle made it 18. In so doing, the southpaw rubs elbows with some elite company. Buehrle held Tampa Bay without any […]

Performance Of The Week 7/6-7/12

Sanchez’s no-hitter was the first no-no by a Giant since John ‘The Count’ Montefusco turned the trick against the Braves, September 29 1976. The no-hitter also was the first in the Giants’ 10-year old home by the Bay. What is the name of that place now?

The Last of a Dying Breed?

First of all, I have to apologize that a third consecutive Friday will pass without a Mount Otsego entry. Smitty and I just can’t seem to get our acts together at the same time lately.