Thursday, May 15, 2008

Game 40: Cardinals 5 Pirates 1

Baseball is a wonderful game. It's full of strategies and numbers and stats and any combination of them can be used to illustrate just what happened on the field to get a good understanding of why what happened happened. Sometimes, you only need one stat to convey how a game went. Tonight's loss to the Cardinals is a good example:

C. Izturis ss 5 0 3 1

You don't know to know anything beyond the fact that Cesar Izturis had three hits and we had four to deduce that we lost tonight.