Around MLB June 14, 2010

Posted on by Kerel Cooper

Top Stories:

  • Strasburg Mania: Stephen Strasburg has been very impressive in his first two starts: 2-0 | 12.1 IP | 3 ER | 22 SO.
  • New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada hit grand slams in back-to-back games over the weekend. According to “Posada became the first Major Leaguer to hit grand slams in back-to-back contests since Carlos Beltran in July 2006 and the first Yankee since Bill Dickey in 1937″.
  • Read about how umpire Jim Joyce was voted the best umpire by MLB players. Just a couple weeks ago Joyce made a terrible call to ruin a perfect game.
  • Matt Clark of the Sports Networker takes a look at how payroll has impacted the success of MLB teams from 2000-2009.
  • Streaks and Standings:

  • Wins: New York Mets have won 4 in a row and are currently 1.5 games out of first place in the NL East.
  • Loss: Pittsburgh Pirates have lost 8 in a row and are currently in last place in the AL Central.
  • Standings: For a complete listing of all the MLB standings go here.
  • Series of The Week:

    I’m looking forward to the New York Mets vs. New York Yankees (June 18-June 20, 2010). The Mets won the first round of the 2010 Subway Series, so I’m looking forward to the next go around. It should be fun and both teams have a chance to go into that series in first place in their divisions.


    Watch as Lady Gaga wears a disgusting outfit to a Mets game, then decides to give the crowd the finger.

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