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Equal Opportunity Nitpicker

For those who read the July 19 post, where I griped about Carlos Beltran's mediocre numbers at Shea Stadium, here are some others, entering Saturday, that bug me just a little bit...

Billy Wagner
Home: 4.43 ERA, 3 blown saves, 21 appearances
Road: 0.42 ERA, 1 blown save, 20 appearances

Pedro Feliciano
Home: 3.93 ERA, 23 hits, 18 2/3 IP
Road: 0.46 ERA, 15 hits, 19 1/3 IP

Carlos Delgado
Home: .200 BA, 10 HR, 27 RBI
Road: .291 BA, 14 HR, 34 RBI

Ramon Castro
Home: 7 for 45 (.156 BA), 20 K
Road: 20 for 66 (.303 BA), 15 K

True Metpickers know...A link worth checking out...The folks at Baseball-Reference.com have done some nice Retrosheet research on walk-off hits, walk-off home runs, walk-off HBP's, walk-off steals of home, and walk-off balks (all since 1957 or so). Their lists can be found here:

http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/78#more-78

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Anonymous said…
Then I guess we owe Trevor Hoffman a big "THANK YOU!" bouquet for making sure we wouldn't be saddled with home field advantage in a theoretical World Series appearance.

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