Friday, April 24, 2015

Casey GIDP

Casey McGehee led MLB last year in grounding into DPs with 31. He's already in pursuit of that number and has a good shot at breaking Jim Rice's record of 36.

Tonight's GIPD was painful as it came in the 8th with two on and no outs and the Giants trailing 6-4. Belt had singled and Justin Maxwell had walked. McGehee swung at the first pitch -- rally (and game) over.

I'm betting that Bruce Bochy is thinking about starting Matt Duffy at third.

Here's a list from Baseball Reference of the single-season leaders. You'll notice that most of the players were pretty good, except for our Casey --


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