Here are some MLB on TSC tidbits as we leave August and enter the September stretch run--
THEY MIGHT (STILL) BE GIANTS?
THE DETROIT TIGERS AND THEIR KNACK FOR HAVING PERFECT CLOSERS
ROOKIES AND 40 SAVES? WHAT DA?!
THE HUMAN TORCH KEEPS LIGHTING IT UP!
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In fact, there have only been two other occasions where a pitcher has had 2 months of at least 5 wins, no losses and an ERA under 1.00-- Walter Johnson in 1913 (April: 5-0, 0.24 ERA; July 6-0, 0.81 ERA) and Bob Gibson in 1968 (6-0, 0.50 ERA in both June and July).
That's how dominant Mr. Lee has been and the scary part is, he isn't even the ace of his staff. Ouch!
WILL THERE STILL BE ANGELS COME PLAYOFF MORNING?
Oh sorry, Anaheim. I meant the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. So why didn't anybody think of this idea in 1958 and called the other team the Los Angeles Dodgers of Brooklyn? Just saying.