Games 42: Pitcher & Position Player of The Game: Ike Obstructs Chance for W

Marcum for a loss, thanks to Ike:



Game 42:Shaun Marcum

Marcum’s line in the 4-3 loss to the Reds wasn’t particularly strong: 6IP, 4 ER  7 Ks. However, when you consider two of those runs came because Ike Davis stood around arguing at the ump at 1B, blocking a runner from 2b who probably would’ve been tagged out regardless… makes you re-evaluate. You can make the argument that without that one bone-headed mistake Marcum would’ve lasted into the 7th with less earned runs. We will never know.


Game 42: Marlon Byrd

Marlon Byrd was 1-3, with a Home Run and three RBIs, as well as that assist negated by Ike’s obstruction. He’s quietly having a very productive May and strong consideration may be made that he should be starting everyday. He starts more often than any outfielder but Duda, but perhaps that should increase further.


Pitcher of the Game Scoreboard:

Matt Harvey: 9

Jonathan Niese: 6

Dillon Gee: 3

Scott Atchinson: 3

Jeremy Hefner: 4

Bobby Parnell: 3

Greg Burke: 2

Jeurys Familia: 2

LaTroy Hawkins: 2

Shaun Marcum: 2

Scott Rice: 2

Rob Carson: 1

Josh Edgin: 1

Brandon Lyon: 1


Position Player of the Game Scoreboard:

John Buck: 7

David Wright: 6

Daniel Murphy: 5

Marlon Byrd: 4

Lucas Duda: 3

Reuben Tejada: 3

Rick Ankiel: 2

Mike Baxter: 2

Colin Cowgill: 2

Andrew Brown: 1

Ike Davis: 1

Juan Lagares: 1

Kirk Nieuwenhuis: 1

Anthony Recker: 1

Justin Turner: 1

Jordany Valdespin: 1

Special Thanks to Sean Engel for the Kiner’s Korner Pitcher and Position Player of the Game graphics. You can follow him on twitter with the handle @SeanEngel05

Posted by Robert Z


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