On February 2, 2014, Super Bowl Sunday, I did a Sunday Request.
Individual accomplishments are harder to quantify in football over baseball. So maybe that is why a Super Bowl ring is more likely to carry weight in evaluating a player.
Enjoy this Podcast Rewind.
Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 2, 2014
photo by Christopher Evans – Boston Herald
The field was too wet to play in Oakland and the Giants took care of business in LA. But the Red Sox found ways to grind teeth after a wonderful ring ceremony.
Time to update the “Dodged Bullet/Teeth Grinder” tally.
An explanation of what this is all about can be found HERE.
GIANTS DODGED BULLET – TEETH GRINDER Tally
Trailing in the 8th, the Giants score 5 including a three run blast by Angel Pagan to win 8-5 over the Diamondbacks. DODGED BULLET
3 Dodged Bullets 1 Teeth Grinder
TOTAL: + 2
RED SOX DODGED BULLET – TEETH GRINDER Tally
Edward Mujica lets the Brewers blow open a 2-2 game into a 6-2 loss with a 9th inning rally on the day they handed out their rings. TEETH GRINDER
2 Dodged Bullets 2 Teeth Grinders
A’S DODGED BULLET – TEETH GRINDER Tally
Yoenis Cespedes ties the game with an 8th inning triple and Coco Crisp hits a 12th inning walk off shot as Oakland beat Seattle 3-2. DODGED BULLET
1 Dodged Bullet 2 Teeth Grinders
A’s are playing again today. Maybe the grounds crew will remember to cover the field this time.
Beck Diefenbach, AP
The A’s have great uniforms, the Angels and Mets could be getting new managers and the Red Sox will need new goals.
All Topics on today’s episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.
Angel Pagan, Jason Hammel, Chris Archer, Xander Bogaerts, Todd Frazier and Tyler Flowers all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball. Continue reading