My sports trivia calendar includes random birthdays.
On this date in 1979, Erik Bedard was born.
Erikkk shares the date with: Shaq ('72); Sleepy ('80); Willie Stargell ('40) ...
and the most successful flop in history ... Dick Fosbury (1947)
The purpose of government is to set the minimum standard of behavior for a society, backed up with the power and authority to police and punish those who fail to meet those minimum standards. The purpose of Religion is to encourage people to exceed those standards voluntarily.
Adopt-a-player(s): Brandon Maurer - made the Majors!
Age 24 - LHP (as of 5/8/2013)
Brian Moran - 2013 1-1; 3.24-ERA; 12-G; 16.2-IP; 19-H; 0-HR; 2-BB; 24-K; 1.26-WHIP; 13.0-K/9; 12.00-K/BB (AAA)
Brian Moran - mnrs - 17-13; 163-G; 2.98-ERA; 242.0-IP; 212-H; 16-HR; 60-BB; 278-K; 1.12-WHIP; 10.3-K/9; 4.63-K/BB
Age 24 - RH - (2B/UT) - (as of 5/8/2013)
Stefen Romero - 2013 - 85-PA; 5-2B; 2-HR; 11-RBI; 1-SB; 0-CS; 5-BB; 15-K; .273/.329/.442 -- .771 (A+/AAA)
Stefen Romero - mnrs - 1079-PA; 61-2B; 41-HR; 177-RBI; 29-SB; 14-CS; 64-BB; 156-K; .314/.365/.527 -- .891
Age 22 - LH - (LF) - (as of 5/8/2013)
Dario Pizzano - 2013 - 104-PA; 3-2B; 3-HR; 16-RBI; 1-SB; 1-CS; 10-BB; 20-K; .287/.356/.415 -- .771 (A)
Dario Pizzano - mnrs - 354-PA; 21-2B; 7-HR; 45-RBI; 4-SB; 1-CS; 40-BB; 57-K; .333/.416/.479 -- .895
Age 22 - RH - (CF) - (as of 5/8/2013)
Jabari Henry - 2013 - 103-PA; 7-2B; 4-HR; 18-RBI; 4-SB; 2-CS; 18-BB; 10-K; .366/.476/.598 -- 1.073 (A)
Jabari Henry - mnrs - 353-PA; 22-2B; 12-HR; 60-RBI; 9-SB; 4-CS; 47-BB; 57-K; .298/.395/.515 -- .910
Age 23 - RH - (OF) - (as of 5/15/2013)
Jabari Blash - 2013 - 91-PA; 3-2B; 3-3B; 8-HR; 25-RBI; 6-SB; 1-CS; 8-BB; 26-K; .309/.374/.716 -- 1.090 (A+)
Jabari Blash - mnrs - 1080-PA; 502B; 13-3B; 42-HR; 151-RBI; 35-SB; 14-CS; 147-BB; 312-K; .260/.372/.482 -- .854