Mussina Can’t Get Relief

So the other day, I was thinking about the Hall of Fame voting results, and how Mike Mussina‘s still not getting the support we think he deserves while lesser candidates have earned a higher percentage of votes (or been elected.) Of course, I feel this way every time Mussina’s not elected to the Hall of…

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6th place is better than nothing, but…

Well, the Cy Young voting came out today. Mike Mussina picked up two votes to finish 6th, although 24 of the 28 first place votes went to Cliff Lee, and Roy Halladay took the others Were there any suprises? I was suprised Dice-K picked up the 10 votes that he did. Both Ryan and I…

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How Moose Got to Twenty: August

Posted by Rorschach Sorry about the lack of updates folks.  We promise to do better in the coming weeks. This is the third of a four part series looking back at Mike Mussina’s 2008 season. Part I: 2007, April and May Part II: June and July The dog days of August were the best days…

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Game Recap 9/28 – “Well boys, it’s been emotional”

Posted by The Moose and Rorschach Well, it’s over. As you know if you’ve read Ryan’s PHENOMINAL blog, Moose picked up his 20th win today. I’ll be back with my thoughts tomorrow after a night of rest, but I wanted to pass along a few points about Mussina’s season, excluding the wins. 1) Mussina’s ERA of…

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Blog for 20! Let’s Go Moose!

What follows is a live dairy from Mike Mussina’s final start of the 2008 season.  The start was Mussina’s attempt at achieving his first 20 win season.  It may have also been the final start of his Hall of Fame career.  Enjoy the read. After the fact note: I didn’t mention it here, but this game was delayed more than…

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Live blog – Mussina goes for 19.

9:58 – And another Rivera strikeout gives Mike Mussina his 19th victory of 2008.  Mike Mussina has now won 19 games in a season for the third time.  He will go for his 20th win of the season, which he has never done before, on Sunday in Boston at 1pm. 9:57 – Zaun strikes out and Yankee…

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Game Preview 9/18 – “We’re going to need you on this one, Babe.”

Mike Mussina faces the Chicago White Soxs today in his final start at Yankee Stadium.  Former Yankee Javier Vazquez will oppose Mussina for the White Soxs. The Yankees have won two of the first three games of the four game set.  The White Soxs have lost six of the their last ten and are without…

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Who’s Tagging Along, Part III: The Return of the Robot

Posted by: The Moose and Rorschach on 9/4 The this the third and final part of a three part series. Read Part 1 Read Part 2 Johan Santana: The sixth-most similar pitcher to Mussina through 29, Santana’s going to be a very interesting case. He didn’t become a full-time starter until he was 25, but all he…

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