Jump to content
Natty

Favorite Orioles stat ever

Recommended Posts

11 minutes ago, Natty said:

The Rays used 9 pitchers in last nights playoff game. 

The Orioles used 4 pitchers total in winning the 1966 World Series. 

Thank god for Moe Drabowsky!

5-2, 6-0, 1-0, 1-0. Vs. Drysdale, Koufax, Osteen, and Drysdale. Three whole seasons before 1969-71.

  • Upvote 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4 minutes ago, LA2 said:

Thank god for Moe Drabowsky!

5-2, 6-0, 1-0, 1-0. Vs. Drysdale, Koufax, Osteen, and Drysdale. Three whole seasons before 1969-71.

Yep, McNally gave up 2 runs and only pitched 2.1 innings in game 1. Drabowsky came in and pitched the rest of the game and allowed 1 hit with 11 Strikeouts. McNally came back and pitched a shutout in game 4 to clinch the Series. 

The 4 pitchers were Dave McNally, Moe Drabowsky, Wally Bunker, Jim Palmer. 

  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
20 minutes ago, Natty said:

 

The Rays used 9 pitchers in last nights playoff game. 

The Orioles used 4 pitchers total in winning the 1966 World Series. 

 

 

 

7 minutes ago, LA2 said:

 

Thank god for Moe Drabowsky !!!

5-2, 6-0, 1-0, and 1-0. vs. Drysdale, Koufax, Osteen, and Drysdale. Three whole seasons before 1969-71.

 

o

 

Dave McNally, the man who needed the bailing out from Drabowsky in Game One, pitched a CG-Shutout on 3 days' rest in Game Four ........ the first thing that comes to mind in relatively recent anomalies such as this is when Josh Becket did just that in Game 6 of the 2003 World Series for the Marlins against the Yankees.

 

https://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/NYA/NYA200310250.shtml

 

Unlike McNally, who was taken out early in Game One in favor of Drabowsky in 1966, Beckett had pitched 7.33 innings in his previous game (Game 3), throwing 108 pitches in the process ........ so veteran manager Jack McKeon as really going out on a limb by gambling with Beckett on 3 days' rest in 2003, particularly considering the fact that the climate in regard to the treatment of starting pitchers was very much like it is now (closely followed pitch-counts, very rarely having starting pitchers throwing complete-games, rarely having starting pitchers going on 3 days' rest, etc.)

 

o

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This is mine.

https://sabr.org/gamesproj/game/july-13-1991-four-orioles-pitchers-combine-no-hitter-against

Quote

On July 13, 1991, the Baltimore Orioles celebrated “a baseball version of finding a million dollars lying in the street.”1 Four Baltimore pitchers combined to no-hit the Oakland Athletics on a Saturday afternoon at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, before a crowd of 40,047, in a game that was termed “downright freaky.”2

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
10 minutes ago, OFFNY said:

 

 

o

 

Dave McNally, the man who needed the bailing out from Drabowsky in Game One, pitched a CG-Shutout on 3 days' rest in Game Four ........ the first thing that comes to mind in relatively recent anomalies such as this is when Josh Becket did just that in Game 6 of the 2003 World Series for the Marlins against the Yankees.

 

https://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/NYA/NYA200310250.shtml

 

Unlike McNally, who was taken out early in Game One in favor of Drabowsky in 1966, Beckett had pitched 7.33 innings in his previous game (Game 3), throwing 108 pitches in the process ........ so veteran manager Jack McKeon as really going out on a limb by gambling with Beckett on 3 days' rest in 2003, particularly considering the fact that the climate in regard to the treatment of starting pitchers was very much like it is now (closely followed pitch-counts, very rarely having starting pitchers throwing complete-games, rarely having starting pitchers going on 3 days' rest, etc.)

 

o

Baseball sure has changed.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
8 minutes ago, OFFNY said:

Unlike McNally, who was taken out early in Game One in favor of Drabowsky in 1966, Beckett had pitched 7.33 innings in his previous game (Game 3), throwing 108 pitches in the process ........ so veteran manager Jack McKeon as really going out on a limb by gambling with Beckett on 3 days' rest in 2003, particularly considering the fact that the climate in regard to the treatment of starting pitchers was very much like it is now (closely followed pitch-counts, very rarely having starting pitchers throwing complete-games, rarely having starting pitchers going on 3 days' rest, etc.)

I remember Lonborg, McLain and Lolich all pitching on 2 days’ rest in the ‘67 and ‘68 World Series.    
 

Lonborg - complete game on Oct. 9 and 6 innings on Oct. 12.

McLain - 2.2 innings on Oct. 6 and complete game on Oct. 9.

Lolich - complete games on Oct. 7 and 10.     
 

  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, LA2 said:

Thank god for Moe Drabowsky!

5-2, 6-0, 1-0, 1-0. Vs. Drysdale, Koufax, Osteen, and Drysdale. Three whole seasons before 1969-71.

Happy to say I was there for game 3, Bunker's masterpiece supported by a Paul Blair solo home run. 

As the billboard on E. 33rd St. said (in it's best Maxwell Smart),

Would you believe four straight?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, OFFNY said:

o

 

Dave McNally, the man who needed the bailing out from Drabowsky in Game One, pitched a CG-Shutout on 3 days' rest in Game Four ........ the first thing that comes to mind in relatively recent anomalies such as this is when Josh Becket did just that in Game 6 of the 2003 World Series for the Marlins against the Yankees.

 

https://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/NYA/NYA200310250.shtml

 

Unlike McNally, who was taken out early in Game One in favor of Drabowsky in 1966, Beckett had pitched 7.33 innings in his previous game (Game 3), throwing 108 pitches in the process ........ so veteran manager Jack McKeon as really going out on a limb by gambling with Beckett on 3 days' rest in 2003, particularly considering the fact that the climate in regard to the treatment of starting pitchers was very much like it is now (closely followed pitch-counts, very rarely having starting pitchers throwing complete-games, rarely having starting pitchers going on 3 days' rest, etc.)

 

o

 

 

45 minutes ago, Frobby said:

 

I remember Lonborg, McLain, and Lolich all pitching on 2 days rest in the 67 and 68 World Series.    
 

Lonborg - complete game on October 9th, and 6 innings on Oct.ober 12th.

McLain - 2.67 innings on October 6th, and complete game on October 9th.

Lolich - complete games on October 7th and 10th.    
 

o

 

Not only did Lolich pitch those 2 complete games in that 1968 World Series, he also pitched (and won) a 3rd complete game on October 3rd ....... so he pitched a Complete Game in Game Two (October 3rd), another Complete Game in on 3 days' rest in Game Five (October 7th), and yet another Complete Game on 2 days' rest in Game Seven (October 10th.) ) O.o

 

o

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
59 minutes ago, Frobby said:

I remember Lonborg, McLain and Lolich all pitching on 2 days’ rest in the ‘67 and ‘68 World Series.    
 

Lonborg - complete game on Oct. 9 and 6 innings on Oct. 12.

McLain - 2.2 innings on Oct. 6 and complete game on Oct. 9.

Lolich - complete games on Oct. 7 and 10.     
 

That kind of thing became rare after the 1964 Phillies collapse.  Gene Mauch started Jim Bunning nine times in September, including three times on two days rest  On September 16th he started on two days rest after throwing a 10-inning complete game.  Going into September Bunning was 14-4, 2.17.  In September he was 4-4, 4.68, and 0-3 on two days rest.

On September 17th the Phils were 6.5 games up in the standings.  They lost 12 of their next 13, mostly with Bunning on short or very short rest, and ended up in 2nd place.

  • Upvote 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've only heard this anecdotally, and not quite sure how to research, but a friend who I think wasn't imagining it said one of the years around the great late '60's/early 70's run there was an offseason without any 40-man roster changes.

Would have to imagine it was around time of Bobby Grich and Don Baylor's magnificent AAA runs.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
11 minutes ago, DrungoHazewood said:

That kind of thing became rare after the 1964 Phillies collapse.  Gene Mauch started Jim Bunning nine times in September, including three times on two days rest  On September 16th he started on two days rest after throwing a 10-inning complete game.  Going into September Bunning was 14-4, 2.17.  In September he was 4-4, 4.68, and 0-3 on two days rest.

On September 17th the Phils were 6.5 games up in the standings.  They lost 12 of their next 13, mostly with Bunning on short or very short rest, and ended up in 2nd place.

Koufax, on the other hand, made 9 starts and a relief appearance in Sept./Oct. 1965, pitching to a 1.51 ERA.   His 9 starts included 6 complete games, one of which he lost after pitching 10.2 innings.   
 

There’s a reason Koufax had to retire at age 30.    Walter Alston absolutely abused him.   

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
13 minutes ago, OrioleDog said:

I've only heard this anecdotally, and not quite sure how to research, but a friend who I think wasn't imagining it said one of the years around the great late '60's/early 70's run there was an offseason without any 40-man roster changes.

Would have to imagine it was around time of Bobby Grich and Don Baylor's magnificent AAA runs.

Might have been true between 1969 and 1970.    The O’s bought and sold a couple of players that winter, but maybe not anyone on the 40-man roster.   
https://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/BAL/1969-transactions.shtml

https://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/BAL/1970-transactions.shtml

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


Orioles Information


Orioles News and Information

Daily Organizational Boxscores
News

Tony's Takes

Orioles Roster Resource

Orioles Prospect Information

2018 End of Season Top 30 Prospects List

Prospect Scouting Reports

Statistics

2019 Orioles Stats

2019 Orioles Minor League Stats

Baseball Savant Stats






  • Posts

    • It amazes me that people that were so angry when I suggested that you shouldn't feed your kids hot dogs and sodas are now so worried about ccvid. Heart Disease deaths in this country are 650k a year. Strokes kill 140k a year in the US and Diabetes 85k. And 620k from Diabetes.     The same thing that makes you at risk from dying from covid is the same thing that puts you at risk from dying from Heart Disease, Diabetes and stroke.  Yet I have yet to hear anyone else say they have given up processed food, meats, and exercising and eating more fruits and vegetables more since Covid started.    
    • I'm sure they're stretching out to the point that first start might be 5 or 75 pitches, then 6 or 90, then opened up.
    • There are 2 different discussions here. First of all, I’m good with selling off pieces and going cheaper and younger for now..of course, they did it in a half assed way and other guys should be gone. Secondly, this rebuild started with DD still here.  The Gausman deal was strictly about saving money.  If they cared about the best rebuild possible, you ignore the pennies and get the best players. Also, we saw the deal between the Angels and the Giants and how the Giants essentially bought a good prospect for taking on Cozart’s deal.  That was right after the Bundy deal and was the Os needed a SS at the time.  You then heard Elias basically say that type of deal wouldn’t be signed off on by the owners.  That’s a huge problem to me. The Orioles are spending about 100M less on payroll than they did 3-4 years ago.  They have flexibility to take advantage of teams that could try to dump contracts and attach good young players to it.(see David Price as an example) They can take advantage and sign a FA who maybe has slipped through the cracks.     There are things they are doing that are encouraging but I see no reason to have total faith in them and give them the benefit of the doubt.  Elias will have to be really good for this to work and if he is just above average, the team probably will struggle to truly contend unless things break right for them like they did from 2012-2016.
    • Servideo is in Baltimore today so expect his signing to be imminent. 
    • https://nccueaglepride.com/sports/baseball/roster/shane-davis/6327#:~:text=Tossed 191 strikeouts over 135.0,a 3.68 ERA in 2018. Works 88-90 but with high spin rate and can touch 92-93 on occasion. Reportedly uses a decent curveball and change and shows a slider at times.     
    • 100% impossible to know that at this stage. The fact they hired Elias and Co. and started an Analytics Dept and an International Scouting dept alone means they get it.  It's a PROPER rebuild. Not the half-assed approach we've been treated to at various times over the last 20 years or so. 
  • Popular Contributors

×
×
  • Create New...