1970 Baseball Replay

A replay of the 1970 baseball season using Diamond Mind Baseball.

Tag: Gerry Arrigo

Reds' Free Fall Continues at Nine

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, Uncategorized
August 18, 1969

The Cincinnati Reds have led the National League’s Western Division since the beginning of the campaign, but a current nine-game losing streak has the Reds’ division dreams in jeopardy. The Western race tightened during the summer as the Dodgers, Giants, and Braves have climbed the standings. An embarrassing double-header loss to expansion Montreal dropped the

Reds Bullpen Concerns Unfounded

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
May 14, 1967

During spring training, relief pitching loomed as Bristol’s No. 1 headache. “Today,” said General Manger Bob Howsam, “it would be a problem finding a spot for Teddy Davidson if he were ready to pitch.” Davidson was one of the Reds’ most efficient relief flingers last year. And when Billy McCool moved into the starting rotation

Pitching Depth Behind Reds Revival

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
May 13, 1967

Gerry Arrigo, making his first start of the season for the Reds, tossed a five-hit shutout against the Mets, April 29, at Crosley Field. Yet, after the first two weeks of May, Arrigo still hasn’t been back on the mound – not even in a relief role. It’s a tipoff on just how good and

McGraw, Harrelson Recalled from Jacksonville

Filed under New York Mets
August 12, 1966

Southpaw Tug McGraw and shortstop Bud Harrelson were called up from Jacksonville as righthander Darrell Sutherland went down and Roy McMillan went on the disabled list. McMillen, trying to recover from a shoulder injury, was put out of commission again when a fan bumped hm as he was walking across the field after a game

Mets Ship Selma, Lewis to Jacksonville

Filed under New York Mets
June 30, 1966

In surprise moves on successive days, the Mets lopped off two of the young hopefuls – pitcher Dick Selma and outfielder Johnny Lewis. Both were optioned to the Jacksonville farm club in the International League, Selma on June 30 and Lewis the next day. In explaining the Selma situation, Manager Wes Westrum said: “He has

Red Hots – June 23, 1965

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
June 23, 1965

Sammy Ellis (8-3) stands a good chance to become a 20-game winner his first year as a member of the Reds’ starting rotation. His teammates view the prospect wtih mixed emotions. “If he wins 20 games, it could mean the pennant for us,” concede most Red players. At the same time, though, they’re a little

Red Hots – May 31, 1965

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
May 31, 1965

Manager Dick Sisler is making some curious decisions about his starting rotation. After Joey Jay was shelled in a relief and starting performance in yesterday’s double-header, Sisler announced plans for a four-man rotation: Jim Maloney, Sammy Ellis, Gerry Arrigo, and Jay. “I’ll use either John Tsitouris or Joe Nuxhall as a swing man when we

Red Hots – April 12, 1965

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 12, 1965

* Former 20 game winner Jim Maloney will start the season in the bullpen to straighten himself out. Maloney posted a 8.40 ERA and walked 21 in 30 innings this spring. “If I had been a rookie, I would have been long gone,” Maloney candidly admitted. “once he irons out his problems,” explained manager Dick

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