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I'm Cartwright and I don't write GOG's very often, but when I do, it's very near the trade deadline. I hope this goes decently. There's a reason I usually only participate in other people's hard work! If someone has one they were planning on putting up, post it and I'll delete mine!
1. Series outcome (4 points) remember it's a 4 game
sweep series coming up. A's 3-1
2. What's your favorite type of fish? I like Halibut personally. Guess Trout's PA/H/BB/K/SB. Favorite type of cereal? I like Cap'N Crunch. Coco Crisp isn't a cereal but guess his PA/H/BB/K/SB too. (2 points each for a total of 20) Trout 18PA/ 5H/ 2BB/ 5K/ 1SB; Coco: 17PA/ 3H/ 1BB/ 3K/ 1SB
3. Trades! Trades! Get your trades here! Does either team make a trade? (1 point) If so, who is involved? 3 points for correct guess of a player. 3 points for correct guess of the team being traded with. (7 points possible) No Trades!
4. Game scores: Which pitcher records the highest game score (1 point). Which pitcher records the lowest game score? (1 point) What is the highest game score (3 points if correct. 1 point if within 3) What is the lowest game score (3 points if correct. 1 point if within 3). (8 points possible) Milone (67); Parker (29) 64-70 worth 1 point; 26-32 worth 1 point
5. Bullpen's Anonymous: Answer A's/Angels/tie for the following. Which bullpen allows the most runs? Which bullpen allows the most walks? Which bullpen records the most K's? Which bullpen records more saves? Which bullpen blows more saves? (1 point each, 5 total) Angels/ Tie/ A's/ A's/ Angels
6. Starting pitching Roulette: Choose W/L/ND for each starting pitcher: Wilson, Straily, Williams, Colon, Blanton, Milone, Hanson, Parker. (2 points each) Which starting pitcher throws the most IP? (1 point) Does any starting pitcher get taken out before completing 4 innings? (1 point) (18 total points available) Wilson: W/ Straily: L/ Williams: L/ Colon: W/ Richards: ND/ Milone: W/ Hanson: ND/ Parker: ND; Wilson 7IP high; nobody taken out that early
7 Grab bag!
a) how many outfield assists do we see this series? (2 points) 1
b) how many caught stealing? (2 points) 0
c) how many combined HR's? (2 points) 6
d) how many errors do the A's commit? (2 points) 2
Answers due by game time July 25th, 7:05 PM
If there are any questions feel free to ask. I'm just trying to throw up a GOG so there is one.
There are a lot of points to be had in this GOG but I figure the total points (70) is a little misleading.