Scoreless Outing Percentage and Goose Eggs, 2022 (Dynamically Updated)

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Scoreless Outing Percentage and Goose Eggs, 2022 Presenting the full list of Scoreless Outing Percentage (ScOtg%), Goose Eggs (GE), and related statistics for 2022. Statistics run through the end of play on May 14. These statistics aim to further measure effectiveness of relief pitchers. Scoreless Outing Percentage, which first appeared in this piece, is based […] READ MORE


Diamondbacks Strand Ten in Loss to Cubs

Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 2 PHOENIX, May 14 — The Chicago Cubs scored three runs in the top of the ninth, propelling them to a 4–1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks Saturday night. Despite a brilliant effort from Zac Gallen, the Arizona Diamondbacks stranded 10 runners on base, including five in scoring position, en route to […] READ MORE


Diamondbacks Rally to Dump Cubs

Diamondbacks 4, Cubs 3 PHOENIX, May 13 — The Arizona Diamondbacks socked 12 hits to rally from a 3–0 deficit and defeat the Chicago Cubs, 4–3, Friday night at Chase Field. Second baseman Ketel Marte went 3-for-4 on the evening with two doubles, an RBI, and a run scored. First baseman Christian Walker went 2-for-4 […] READ MORE




Gallen Shines Again as Diamondbacks Blank Rockies

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Diamondbacks 4, Rockies 0 PHOENIX, May 8 — Zac Gallen spread five hits over seven scoreless innings, striking out seven, to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4–0 victory over the Colorado Rockies Sunday afternoon. Ketel Marte also went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored to pace the Diamondbacks offensively. Rockies shortstop Jose […] READ MORE


Padres Rotation Headed For a Logjam

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A solid pitching rotation and defense win championships. The San Diego Padres (18–9) defeated the Miami Marlins 3–2 on May 6th to move within a half-game of the first place Los Angeles Dodgers. Their National League West rivals watched as the rain fell in Chicago, washing out their game against the Chicago Cubs.  The Padres […] READ MORE


Rockies Two-Out Rally Stuns Diamondbacks

Rockies 4, Diamondbacks 1 PHOENIX, May 7 — Three hits with two outs in the top of the ninth, out of five total for the inning, gave the Colorado Rockies a stunning 4–1 comeback victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks Saturday evening. Neither starter blinked for his entire outing. Rockies lefty Kyle Freeland pitched six scoreless […] READ MORE



The Beauty of Luis Gonzalez

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Beauty comes in many forms. In this case, it came in the form of a Luis Gonzalez two-out ninth-inning bunt down the third baseline. Listen: It was the top of the ninth and the San Francisco Giants were down 3-1 to their mortal enemy the Los Angeles Dodgers. Sometimes closer and bird impersonator Craig Kimbrel […] READ MORE