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Month: June 2015

Detroit Tigers: Victor Martinez’ Recent Hot Streak a Good Sign

The Detroit Tigers haven’t been themselves offensively. Sure, they still possess one of the deepest lineups in the league, not to mention the game’s best hitter (Miguel Cabrera), but the team hasn’t shown the offensive firepower that has been a Read More

3 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 5-4 Win vs the Chicago White Sox

Zero The number of runs allowed by the Tigers bullpen. Bruce Rondon and Joakim Soria threw scoreless innings. Rondon pitched a perfect inning, striking out one batter. Soria was a tad more dicey, allowing two hits while striking out one Read More

3 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 8-7 Loss vs the Chicago White Sox

Two The number of strikeouts by Tigers reliever Bruce Rondon in his first appearance of the year. The flame-throwing reliever struck out both batters that he faced. He’ll play a vital role in the Detroit ‘pen moving forward. Zero The Read More

3 Stats from the Seattle Mariners 4-1 Loss Versus the Kansas City Royals

Two The number of hits by the Mariners. Austin Jackson and Robinson Cano were the only M’s with hits. This offensive output simply isn’t going to cut it, even against minor league opposition, much less Major League opposition. Nine The Read More

3 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 8-2 Loss vs the Cleveland Indians

Zero The number of at-bats by Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera. Miggy received a rare day off. Three The number of strikeouts by Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. With Cabrera getting the day off, everyone moved up a spot in terms Read More

3 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 7-3 Win vs the Cleveland Indians

Zero The number of walks by Tigers starter David Price. The Detroit ace fanned seven batters, allowed one run and nine hits while handing out a grand total of zero free passes. He moved to 7-2 on the season with Read More

3 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 8-5 Win vs the Cleveland Indians

Three The number of this and runs scored by Tigers leftfielder Yoenis Cespedes. After J.D. and Victor Martinez went off at the plate, it was Cespedes’ turn against Cleveland. The outfielder also scored twice while registering zero strikeouts. 1 The Read More

Seattle Mariners: Mark Trumbo’s Early (Lack of) Impact

The Seattle Mariners offense is struggling. Despite the offseason addition of Nelson Cruz and the presence of Robinson Cano and Kyle Seager, the M’s offense is in a rut. Entering the week, only the White Sox and Phillies had scored Read More

Seattle Mariners Hire Edgar Martinez as Hitting Coach

If you’re from Seattle, or Washington State, or are an M’s fan, you know all about Edgar Martinez. If you aren’t, the line on Martinez is as follows—best designated hitter of all time (he did have the award named after Read More

3 Stats from the Detroit #Tigers 12-4 Win vs the New York Yankees

Rejoice! The stats are back. After a short hiatus, these kind of pieces are back to stay at Know Hitter. Here’s three stats from Detroit’s triumphant 12-4 victory against the Yankees. Three The number of home runs by J.D. Martinez. Read More