For Better or Worse takes a look at the best and worst pitching/hitting performances of the day. I started doing this last year and I am back at it again. I would like to think I could do this everyday, but I just don't have time for that. Plan on seeing it two or three times a week. So let's get into this years first edition of For Better or Worse
Best Hitting Performance: Prince Fielder, Milwaukee Brewers
Worst Hitting Performance: Chris B. Young, Arizona Diamondbacks
Best Pitching Performance: Daniel Cabrera, Baltimore Orioles
Worst Pitching Performance: Bronson Arroyo, Cincinnatti Reds
The Best Hitting Performance in this edition goes to Milwaukee Brewer's first baseman, Prince Fielder. In wednesdays game Fielder went 2-4 with 2 Home Runs and 4 RBIs. In hitting the two big fly's, Fielder also scored two runs in helping the Brew-Crew beat the Phillies 5-4.
The Worst Hitting Performance in this edition goes to Arizona Diamondback's center fielder, Chris B. Young. In wednesdays 8-3 loss to the Dodgers, Young went a dismal 0-5 with 4 strikeouts. This marks the second time this season that Young has had a 4 strikeout game.
The Best Pitching Performance in this edition goes to Baltimore Oriole's starting pitcher Daniel Cabrera. In his start wednesday night against the Seattle Mariners, Cabrera threw 8 solid innings. Cabrera gave up only 2 runs off of 5 hits while striking out 5. Cabrera is now 2-0 on the season. Cabrera's next scheduled start is monday April 28 against the Chicago White Sox.
The Worst Pitching Performance in this edition goes to Cincinnatti Reds starter Bronson Arroyo. In his start last night against the Houston Astros, Arroyo got shelled. In 3.2 innings of work, Arroyo gave up 8 earned runs on 10 hits while striking out 5 and walking 1. He is now 0-3 on the season with an ERA over 7.00 Bronson will look to get back on track against St. Louis next monday.
That does it for this edition of For Better or Worse. Check back in every once in a while to check out new additions to the collection. Sorry to all of my readers that have been left blogless for the last week. I was in Mexico until Monday night and just haven't had the urge to write anything. So here I am saying, I'm back.