Where does Bumgarner's 2014 postseason rank among the elite?
Allowed Madison Bumgarner 2014 38.2 7 Cliff Lee 2009 40.1 10 Randy Johnson 2001 ..... 1988 32 68 Randy Johnson 2001 34 43 Cliff Lee 2009 37 44 Madison Bumgarner 2014 ..... Johnson tandem or the 2009 version of Cliff Lee . Even Hershiser's 1988 season
Bumgarner still going strong deep into October
67 mph. He also caught a line drive right back to him and started a double play, evoking memories of the Phillies’ Cliff Lee toying with the Yankees in Game 1 the 2009 World Series. Lee was 31 then, seemingly at the peak of his powers, though
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have to do. I know they have to make some changes. I can't say or tell them what to do, I'm just one piece.'' Cliff Lee 's health is a question mark after he made only 13 starts. Kyle Kendrick and Jerome Williams will be free agents. A
Kluber focused on team results for Indians
Indians (80-74) since Sam McDowell had 304 in 1970. With two starts remaining, Kluber has a serious chance to join Cliff Lee (2008), CC Sabathia (2007) and Gaylord Perry (1972) as Cleveland's only Cy Young winners. Kluber has certainly
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out to be the best strikeout-to-walk ratio in baseball history. Sitting behind Saberhagen's all-time record is Cliff Lee , who had 10.28 strikeouts for every walk back in 2010. You have to go all the way back to 1884 -- Jim Whitney of
Brantley: 'We're in this thing until they tell me we're out of it'
be tasked with slowing him down Tuesday. Kluber (15-9, 2.45 ERA), the first Indians pitcher with 15 wins since Cliff Lee had 22 in 2008, is 5-3 with a 1.49 ERA over his last 10 starts. He's thrown a combined 17 1-3 innings in back
Altuve's big game lifts Astros over Indians 3-1
Corey Kluber in the second game of the four-game series. Tropeano allowed two runs in five innings to get the win in his debut on Wednesday. Kluber's 15 wins this season are the most for the Indians since Cliff Lee went 22-3 in 2008.
Indians take Game 1 of doubleheader from Twins
9) allowed two runs and struck out seven in 8 1/3 innings in becoming the Indians' first 15-game winner since Cliff Lee went 22-3 in 2008. Kluber dominated the Twins after allowing a first-inning run, retiring 18 of 19 before giving
Philly sports executives set sights on title
East with a 67-77 record. Thanks to the big contracts general manager Amaro gave the stars of `08 and money spent on Cliff Lee , Jonathan Papelbon, A.J. Burnett and Marlon Byrd, they have the highest payroll ($184 million) in club history
McCutchen hits inside-the-park HR, Bucs top Phils
sustained the injury. Phillies: LF Domonic Brown exited in the sixth inning with a bruised left shoulder. ... LHP Cliff Lee had his left elbow examined by three physicians, including the team doctor, in recent weeks. He will remain on his