September 30, 2016
May 20th, 1984 - 500!!!
Practically speaking, it's really no different than game #499 or #501 - but our Statis Pro season has hit a new milestone. That's right. Five-hundred games of the season are in the books, meaning we're roughly a quarter of the way through the games. I still struggle with the internal debate of whether this is awesome or completely ridiculous. Probably both!
Thanks to all of you who stop by and read these posts, check the stats and standings, and vote in the polls (speaking of which - there's a new one!). All three of my daughters are playing soccer now, which doesn't leave me as much time to play as I'd like. I'm still chugging along, though!
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Game #500 - Boston Red Sox, 5 @ Minnesota Twins, 2
Ken Schrom got a raw deal. He pitched seven strong innings for the Twinkies, only allowing two runs in the fourth when Bill Buckner batted home Tony Armas and Marty Barrett. But his bullpen allowed three more to score in the last two innings, making Ron Washington's two-run blast in the eighth off Al Nipper irrelevant.
Winning Pitcher - Al Nipper
Losing Pitcher - Ken Schrom
Save - Steve Crawford
Player of the Game - Nipper, 7 2/3IP, 5H's, 2R's, 2K's
Hall of Famers in the Game - Wade Boggs, Jim Rice, Kirby Puckett