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Stat Challenge: Win my copy of The Bullpen Gospels

Posted by Andy on August 25, 2010

The Stat Challenge returns!

The winning entrant will receive my copy of Dirk Hayhurst's The Bullpen Gospels. I previously reviewed the book right here.

To enter, post a comment below with what you think the Game Score will be for the Phillies' starting pitcher on Friday August 27th. Currently Roy Oswalt is the scheduled starter. As a tiebreaker, also guess the Game Score for the Padres' starting pitcher in that same game, currently scheduled to be Mat Latos.

If there are identical posts with the same two guesses, the earliest post is the one that counts. Only one entry per contestant. Entries must be in before the first pitch of the game.

In the event of something funky like a rainout, I'll find some fair way to handle the content (probably a do-over.)

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54 Responses to “Stat Challenge: Win my copy of The Bullpen Gospels”

  1. 61

  2. 54 for the Phil starter.
    60 for the Padre.

  3. Boy, I hope he can stil start, what with being tuckered out from playing left field last night.

  4. 57 for Big Roy
    49 for Padre

  5. 42 for Roy
    63 for Latos

  6. 63 for Oswalt
    65 for Latos

  7. Oswalt 70
    Latos 64

  8. Phillies: 69
    Padres: 59

  9. Frank Clingenpeel Says:

    Oswalt- 55
    Latos - 63

  10. Oswalt 74
    Latos 66

  11. 59 for Oswalt
    49 Latos

  12. 70 for Oswalt
    58 for Latos

  13. 62 for Phillies.
    48 for Padres.

  14. 69 for both.

  15. 58 for oswalt
    55 for latos

  16. John Northey Says:

    Hmm... lets say 56 for the Phillies and 53 for the Padres. Just a couple of wag's.

  17. 79 for Oswalt

    48 for Padre starter

  18. 72 for Phillies
    61 for Padres

  19. 61 Oswalt
    63 Latos

  20. Oswalt - 64
    Latos - 59

  21. Detroit Michael Says:

    41 for the Phillies
    60 for the Padres

  22. oswalt 66
    latos 52

  23. This will be the most pitching-dominated 9-inning game of all-time, with the games scores as follows:
    Roy Oswalt 107
    Mat Latos 96

  24. Kahuna Tuna Says:

    In the event of something funky like a rainout

    Har har har har . . .

    Issued by The National Weather Service, San Diego, CA — 2 pm PDT, Wed., Aug. 25, 2010

    A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 230 PM PDT FOR CENTRAL RIVERSIDE AND NORTH CENTRAL SAN DIEGO COUNTIES. AT 154 PM PDT, NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO INDICATE HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING OVER THE WARNED AREA. THE AREA OF HEAVY RAIN WAS MOVING WEST ABOUT 10 MPH. IT WAS MOVING TOWARD MURRIETA HOT SPRINGS AND TEMECULA.

    . . . har . . .

    More than an hour's drive to the north, actually.

    Oswalt 56
    Latos 66

  25. Phils=79
    Pads=69

  26. Oswalt 43
    Latos 63

  27. Oswalt 54
    Latos 53

  28. Oswalt - 68
    Latos - 49

  29. Michael E Sullivan Says:

    Oswalt - 48
    Latos - 50

  30. Oswalt - 66
    Latos - 55

  31. Devin Ensing Says:

    Oswalt: 60
    Latos: 58

  32. oswalt 30
    latos 50

  33. Oswalt - 51
    Latos - 66

  34. DoubleDiamond Says:

    Oswalt's a pitcher? I could have sworn he was a left fielder.

  35. Oswalt - 71
    Latos - 64

  36. PHI - 60
    SDP - 56

  37. 64 for Oswalt
    73 for Latos

  38. PHI - 52
    SDP - 47

  39. Oswalt: 65
    Latos: 73

  40. PHI 72, SDP 90

  41. Oswalt: 62
    Latos: 66

  42. Phils: 68
    Padres: 73

  43. 61 Oswalt
    67 Latos

  44. 62 Oswalt
    61 Latos

  45. Oswalt - 72
    Latos - 62

  46. Phillies 54
    Padres 70

  47. Oswalt 67
    Latos 71

  48. Oswalt: 58
    Latos: 72

  49. Johnny Twisto Says:

    Phillies - 53
    Padres - 62

  50. Phillies: 73
    Padres: 68

    Why? Absolutely no reason at all. Not an ounce of logic behind those guesses.

  51. Phillies : 63
    Padres : 48

  52. Wow Chipmaker (#10)! That was some prediction. Oswalt on the money and Latos off by 1.
    Mike (#50) was amazingly close,as well. I guess no logic is the way to go.

  53. Here's the game:

    http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/SDN/SDN201008270.shtml

    Oswalt finished with a 74 and Latos with a 67. As Raphy said, Chipmaker wins.

  54. I just got lucky, folks, but it's good to be lucky. I received the book today, and I thank Andrew for the contest and the nice prize.