Player of the Week (5/5 – 5/11): Seth Smith, San Diego LF

Week Stats: 7 G, 33 PA, 14 H, 5 2B, 3 3B, 1 HR, 4 R, 7 RBI, 5 BB, 6 K, .500/.576/1.000 Since Seth Smith’s Platoon Smash on the first day of San Diego’s season, it’s been the same story: Seth Smith comes up against righties, Seth Smith smash…. Read more“Player of the Week (5/5 – 5/11): Seth Smith, San Diego LF”

Player of the Week (4/28 – 5/4): Joe Smith, Los Angeles Angels RP

Week Stats: 3 G, 3.0 IP, 3 SV, 10 TBF, 2 H, 0 BB, 0 R, 2 K What gives Angels relief pitcher Joe Smith such a serene comportment? Is it the knowledge that no one has or will ever get his name wrong? Is it a natural byproduct of… Read more“Player of the Week (4/28 – 5/4): Joe Smith, Los Angeles Angels RP”

Midnight Player of the Week (April 14 – 20): Kevin Kouzamanoff, Texas 3B

Week Stats: 7 Games, 29 PA, 10 H, 4 2B, 2 HR, 6 R, 8 RBI, 3 K, .345/.345/.690 Today the Rangers travel to the Bay for a series with the division-leading Athletics, and they enter that series within striking distance of Oakland’s position: a sweep would rewrite the standings… Read more“Midnight Player of the Week (April 14 – 20): Kevin Kouzamanoff, Texas 3B”

Midnight Player of the Week (April 7 -13): Scott Kazmir, Oakland SP

This week:  Mon. 4/7 @ Minnesota – 6.0 IP, 28 TBF, 6 H, 3 R, 4 BB, 5 K, Win  Sun. 4/13 @ Seattle – 6.0 IP, 20 TBF, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 9 K, No Decision (Oakland won 3-0) Kazmir got the win on an unremarkable performance… Read more“Midnight Player of the Week (April 7 -13): Scott Kazmir, Oakland SP”

Midnight Player of the Week (3/31-4/6): Mark Trumbo, Arizona LF

7 Games Played, 29 PA, .346/.414/.846, 9 hits, 4 HR, 6 R, 9 RBI, 3 BB, 5 K Mark Trumbo has been outplaying his spot in the batting order. According to Baseball-Reference, Trumbo splits his time between the five and six spots, when he should be hitting third or fourth,… Read more“Midnight Player of the Week (3/31-4/6): Mark Trumbo, Arizona LF”