Happy Mother’s Day!
Our birthday card to the Phanatic …
Jamie Moyer’s 1st Win
June 16, 1986, Wrigley Field
Cubs - 7
Phillies - 5
WP - Jamie Moyer - 6.1 IP, 8 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 3 K, 2 BB
LP - Steve Carlton - 3.2 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 4 K, 2 BB
S - Lee Smith
Players also in the game that day: Mike Schmidt, Juan Samuel, Kent Tekulve, Davey Lopes, Shawon Dunston, Ryne Sandberg, and Keith Moreland
Starting pitchers around MLB on June 16, 1986: Frank Tanana, Charlie Hough, Kirk McCaskill, Doyle Alexander, Roger Clemens, Ron Guidry, Bud Black, Rick Rhoden, and Andy Hawkins (Dan Quisenberry and Todd Worrell each earned a save that day, as well.)
(Image of Moyer’s 1987 Topps card - his rookie card - is courtesy of baseballtoaster.com)
Just one of the reasons why the Marlins are the worst
The Penguins have given up more goals (20) in three playoff games against the Flyers than the Pirates have scored runs (19) in their first ten regular season games.
The answer to the question is “not good.”
h/t to my friend Adam Knor
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This is just pathetic