Game (Massacre) Recap – 7/28

The Moose got hammered, there’s no other way to really say it. After a shaky first inning that ended with Brain Roberts getting gunned down at the plate on Aubrey Huff’s double, Mussina started the second inning by allowing back to back hits. Kevin Millar then bombed a three run shot and Ramon Hernandez followed…

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July 28th Game Preview

Mike Mussina will likely make his 22nd start of the season tonight against his old team, the Baltimore Orioles. Today, we’ll look at his chances for victory. 1) Mussina was rocked in his only start this season against the Orioles, facing ten hitters and giving up five hits and two walks. He failed to make…

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“Here we go, down that same old road again”

Mike Mussina has started this season with 13 wins in his first 21 starts. There’s some–casual, but there–talk about him winning 20 games for the first time in his career. While this prospect greatly excites us, we are cautious. Mussina has had a few seasons like this before and sadly, none have ended in a…

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Lucky 13

Mike Mussina picked up his 13th win on the season yesterday afternoon, spinning a solid eight innings and allowing no runs, on six hits, with no walks and seven strikeouts in a 5-0 win against the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium. With the win, Mussina improved to 13-6 on the season, and dropped his ERA…

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Mussina DYK

Mike Mussina has won at least 10 games for 17 straight seasons, an American League record. For those of you who say that winning 10 games is not difficult to do, we’d like to present the other pitchers who have won 10 games 17 years in a row: Greg Maddux Warren Spahn Don Sutton Steve…

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Here comes 20 – you number lovers!

Mussina is tossing for the Yankees tonight against the Minnesota Twins. The Yankees have won five in a row and their offense has been scorching hot. Our favorite future Hall of Famer has only allowed four earned runs in his last five starts. We’re betting on a Yankee victory with the Moose picking up a…

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Update on “If he’s in, don’t they have to be in too?”

So far, this section has discussed two players, Jim Kaat and Tommy John. It has left out the most often talked about “snub” from the Hall of Fame, Bert Blylevyn. This is not because we feel Mussina is inferior to Blylevyn, although admittedly, Moose’s numbers don’t stack up as well against his as they do…

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If he’s in, doesn’t he have to be in? Part II

This is the second part of a post looking at several pitchers who some say are Hall of Fame worthy, and need to be in the Hall before a pitcher like Mike Mussina Tommy John Tommy John is a pitcher much like Jim Kaat; a pitcher who pitched for a long time, and had some phenomenal…

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Forgotten Again

Today on Foxsports.com, baseball experts weighed in on the greatest living pitcher. Now, no-one is even coming close to considering Mussina for that title, nor should they. He’s behind lots of pitchers in that cateogry. However, the one thing that will not stand is incorrect factual information. In the article, Joe DelGrippo writes that Bob…

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Mussina and Schilling– A fascinating duel for the Hall

Recently, Curt Schilling underwent surgery on his throwing shoulder. While it’s not a given that he’ll retire, speculation is rampant that he’s thrown his last pitch. When Jayson Stark of ESPN held a debate on Schilling’s Hall of Fame chances, three different users brought up Mike Mussina in their questions. With this is mind, it’s time we…

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