Monthly Archives September 2008

Cubs, Dodgers 2008 baserunning

These are full-season numbers. The column groupings are explained here. Cubs 1. 1st->3rd on single 2. score from 1st on double 3. score from 2nd on single 4. score from 3rd, < 2 out 5. score from 1st, 0 out 6. totals Johnson 7 19 37% 4 8 50% 10 12 83% 13 17 76% […]

NL Central baserunning stats

  Through 8/31: Cubs 1. 1st->3rd on single 2. score from 1st on double 3. score from 2nd on single 4. score from 3rd, < 2 out 5. score from 1st, 0 out 6. totals Johnson 6 16 38% 4 8 50% 9 11 82% 12 16 75% 18 22 82% 49 73 67% Theriot […]

Is Pie the guy?

Tony LaRussa seems to have enough respect for Felix Pie, a .220 hitter, to always bring in a lefty reliever to face him. TLR used two southpaw relievers yesterday when Pie was due up, and in both cases Fukudome, the other lefty hitter (besides Lilly) in the lineup, had already batted the inning before. He […]

Cub baserunning stats

I’ve written a software program that combs through game logs and gathers baserunning data. The table below gives baserunning statistics for Cub regulars in games through August, 2008. The stats are divided into five columns, plus a sixth column for cumulative stats. Here is a description of the five baserunning results being monitored. 1) runner […]