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Connelly Top 10 – Red Sox Keep Being Average

Connelly Top 10 – Red Sox Keep Being Average

1.Red Sox

* Red Sox are 16-5 when Betts has multiple hits in a game / 20-6 when Bogaerts does

* Sunday game time 2:50 – wow fast.

* I was wrong about Kimbrel (accept when not a save situation)

* Congratulations to Dave Dombrowski – Doug Fister has gone three days without presenting a damaged arm

* 12-11 in June

 

2. Ready for the NBA?

* Larry Bird’s age at first NBA game – 23 years – 10 months

* Jayson Tatum’s age at first NBA game – 19 years – 7 months.

 

3. Around the MLB

* Update on Kershaw – 93-0 when the Dodgers score him 4 runs

* Two first place teams in American Central Twins and Indians combined: 31-45 at home / 47-24 on the road

* Not in July yet and three players already have over 100 strikeouts – Joey Gallo, Khris Davis, Keon Broxton (don’t even know who this is)

 

4. Yankees are 16-6 when Aaron Judge hits a home run – how has his major league production matched his days in the minor leagues?

* Majors – 30 HR in 340 at bats………1 every 11.33 at bats

* Minors – 56 HR in 1,297 at bats…….1 every 23.16 at bats

 

5. Twenty hitters are on pace to hit 40 home runs – how many have hit 40 over the last ten years:

2016 – 8

2015 – 9

2014 – 1

2013 -2

2012 – 6

2011 – 2

2010 – 2

2009 – 5

2008 – 2

2007 – 5

 

6. Soft throwing lefty Jason Vargas of the Royals is 11-3 – how about some other soft throwing lefties:

·Mike Flanagan

·Jimmy Key

·Tommy John

·Jim Kaat

·Jamie Moyer

*** Spahn, Whitey Ford before my time

 

7. Amazing Stat – Denny McLain ups and downs:

1968 and 1969 – 55-15

1971……………10-22

 

8. Old School – I hope not a sign of things to come – the day after Jayson Tatum was born (3/3/98) – the Celtics were 1-12 from three-point land against Utah:

·Antoine Walker………0-4

·Kenny Anderson……..0-3

·Bruce Bowen…………0-3

·Walter McCarty………0-1

·Dana Barros…………..1-1

 

9. Just a Little Bit Outside – Amazon Stock History:

Today…………..$1,003.74

12/31/16…………$765,15

12/31/15…………$502.13

12/31/14…………$310.35

12/31/13…………$398.79

12/31/12…………$250.87

12/31/11…………$173.00

 

10. Randomocity

* Who would pay for ESPN insider?

* MBTA budget for 2017 is $2,000,000,000

* Smallest Fenway crowd of the year – 32,072 against Yankees in April

* You think Vida Blue wakes up everyday and says – I could have been the second greatest lefty ever?

* Haven’t given you an update in a while but with the half way mark for the year Friday – Chicago murders so far this year 316

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