Comments on: Beltre belts Rays out of first round http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/15599 This and that about baseball stats. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:01:55 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.6 By: John Autin http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/15599/comment-page-1#comment-163135 Wed, 05 Oct 2011 14:13:03 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=15599#comment-163135 I can't tell if "T" was being snarky @1. But given the rates of 3-HR games for the different postseason series, it's about time we had one in the Division Series:

-- 1 per 138 games in the LCS (3 in 415 total games);
-- 1 per 206 games in the WS (3 in 617 total games);
-- 1 (Beltre) in 275 games in the LDS.

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By: Random thoughts » Baseball-Reference Blog » Blog Archive http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/15599/comment-page-1#comment-163070 Wed, 05 Oct 2011 12:45:08 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=15599#comment-163070 [...] to a guy like Adrian Beltre instead of signing him for just one rebound year. And that was before Beltre's 3-HR day yesterday. (For what it's worth, it was tough to predict Beltre having a good year in 2011 given [...]

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By: James S http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/15599/comment-page-1#comment-162910 Wed, 05 Oct 2011 05:37:36 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=15599#comment-162910 @9 "I think the Babe's back was big enough to wear both "famous" and "awesome." Or is there a better word, one that means "bigger than larger-than-life"?"

There is a word - "Ruthian"

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By: John Autin http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/15599/comment-page-1#comment-162832 Wed, 05 Oct 2011 01:01:05 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=15599#comment-162832 Jason, I think the Babe's back was big enough to wear both "famous" and "awesome." Or is there a better word, one that means "bigger than larger-than-life"?

That's why it was so sad -- pathetic, really -- when Barry Bonds said, after breaking various Ruth records, "Don't talk about him no more." As if.

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By: jason http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/15599/comment-page-1#comment-162795 Wed, 05 Oct 2011 00:07:02 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=15599#comment-162795 how famous and or awesome is the babe? well he hit 3 hrs in a WS game twice, was the first and only guy to do it for 60 some odd WS, and this guy had never heard of it before this and finds it to be the 100th odd most impressive thing about the babe's career.

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By: 3-Run Home Runs « Linkmeister http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/15599/comment-page-1#comment-162794 Wed, 05 Oct 2011 00:04:52 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=15599#comment-162794 [...] Adrian Beltre of the Rangers hit three home runs to lead his team to a series-clinching win over the Tampa Bay Rays today. That’s a rare feat. It’s only been done six other times: [...]

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By: mik http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/15599/comment-page-1#comment-162793 Wed, 05 Oct 2011 00:00:56 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=15599#comment-162793 Beltre's feat is the first time that all three homeruns proved decisive in the game. The other games were at least 4 run leads, or in George Brett's case, a loss.

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By: pauley http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/15599/comment-page-1#comment-162770 Tue, 04 Oct 2011 23:18:14 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=15599#comment-162770 Kennedy is sure the "one of these names doesn't belong here..." guy on this list.

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By: Timothy P. http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/15599/comment-page-1#comment-162768 Tue, 04 Oct 2011 23:04:34 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=15599#comment-162768 The Rangers are for real, and I predicted several months ago that their left handed pitching will be a problem for the Yankees should they meet in the playoffs. We may not get the chance to find out.

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By: Eric L http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/15599/comment-page-1#comment-162744 Tue, 04 Oct 2011 22:09:07 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=15599#comment-162744 haha nevermind. Just saw his name up there

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