11 Days Until Camp Opens | The Process Report

11 Days Until Camp Opens

With less than a calendar month to go before baseball begins to smell new again we wanted to spend each day going through some of the best performances in 2016. Using game WPA for 15 starting pitcher and hitter performances we hope to be able to take you on a trip down memory lane each day. 

#30Jake Odorizzi on May 24th vs the Marlins #29Evan Longoria on June 14th vs the Mariners

#28 – Jake Odorizzi on May 1st vs the Blue Jays #27Steven Souza Jr. on June 4th vs the Twins

#26Erasmo Ramirez on April 16th vs the White Sox #25 Corey Dickerson on September 7th vs the Orioles

#24Chris Archer on July 3rd vs the Tigers #23 Brad Miller on July 15th vs the Orioles

#22Matt Moore on June 29th vs the Red Sox #21 Logan Morrison on May 25 vs the Marlins

#20Blake Snell on September 22nd vs the Yankees  #19Steven Souza Jr. on May 7th vs the Angels

#18Matt Andriese on May 8th vs the Angels #17Corey Dickerson on August 26th vs the Astros

#16Matt Moore on June 12 vs the Astros #15Corey Dickerson on June 14th vs the Mariners

#14Chris Archer on August 17 vs the Padres #13Logan Forsythe on April 30th vs the Blue Jays

#12Matt Andriese on May 14th vs the Athletics: #11 – Logan Forsythe on August 31 vs the Red Sox

After a Dickerson back to back appearance on the hitter’s side we jump feet first into Logan Forsythe doing the same thing. Not to overshadow his big game against the Blue Jays, but this one was just ever-so-slightly better. He went 2-4 with a walk, a two-run homer, and he drove in two more with a huge single in the eighth that briefly put the team ahead only to see it squandered in the bottom of the frame. The two hits were in the top-three for top-five plays in the game, but unfortunately Hanley hit a granny off of Smyly in the fifth that completely changed the course of the game. I won’t miss those good Smyly starts going for naught due to some bad dude crushing a donger.

Good new/bad news time. I wasn’t able to dig up any highlights of this game on Youtube, however, I was able to find the game in it’s entirety. While you know that the outcome is bleak, there is plenty of sunshine before then. Valar Morghulis!

 



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