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GOG #44 vs. Texas (Answers posted)

Do your homework: GOG #43

Fancy the fangraphs? Rangers here A's there

Probable pitchers

1. Series outcome (3 points) 1 bonus point for successfully predicting a sweep either way A's win 2-1

2. 3B Beltre and Donaldson are among the league's best and knotted up at 5.3 fWAR. For each guess PA/H/RBI/BB/K (2 points each for a total of 20) does either commit an error (1 point)

Beltre: 14PA/ 2H/ 1RBI/ 1BB/ 1K yes error

Donaldson: 13PA/ 4H/ 3RBI/ 1BB/ 3K

3. Probable starters: Choose a starter from each team and predict IP/R/BB/K Scheduled pitchers Texas: Holland, Perez, Darvish; A's: Straily, Colon, Parker (2 points each for a total of 16)

Holland: 4.2IP/4R/5BB/1K

Straily: 5IP/ 2R/ 3BB/ 4K

Perez: 7IP/ 1R/ 0BB/ 5K

Colon: 5IP/ 4R/ 0BB/ 3K

Darvish: 5IP/ 5R/ 6BB/ 4K

Parker: 6IP/ 2R/ 0BB/ 4K

4. Battle of the pens: Guess A's, Rangers, or tie for the following: Gives up the most runs? Most BB? Most K? Most Saves? Most blown saves? (1 point each, 5 total)

Rangers runs (6-3)/ A's BB (6-0)/ A's K (10-7)/ A's Sv (2-0)/ tie blown saves (0-0)

5a) How many combined HR? (1 point) 10

b) How many outfield assists? (1 point) 1

c) How many SB? (1 point) 1

d) How many pinch hits? (1 point) 4/12 (when I wrote this question I intended it to be hits from a pinch hitter. Not just pinch hit appearances. With that not being clear I will give points to either as a correct answer).

Answers due by first pitch: Monday at 1:05 PM

A total of 49 points possible

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