Happy 32nd Birthday Justin Morneau !

Yesterday was Minnesota Twins first baseman/designated hitter Justin Morneau’s 32nd birthday. What is interesting about Justin Morneau ?

  • Justin Morneau’s full name is Justin Earnest George Morneau. He is Canadian.
  • Justin Morneau won the 2006 AL MVP. He hit .321 with 34 home runs and 13o RBI.
  • Justin Morneau is only 32 years old.
  • Justin Morneau is 0-14 for his career against Bartolo Colon.
  • Justin Morneau is 0-7 for his career against Ted Lilly.
  • Justin Morneau is 3-3 with 2 home runs for his career against Hiroki Kuroda.
  • Justin Morneau has faced Daniel Bard 5 times. He was unintentionally walked three times, and intentionally walked twice.

Here are some of my favorite pictures of Justin Morneau:

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Happy 29th Birthday Luke Gregerson !

Today is San Diego Padres reliever Luke Gregerson’s 29th birthday. What is interesting about Luke Gregerson ?

  • Before the 2009 season, Luke Gregerson was traded to the Padres for infielder Khalil Greene, one of the weirdest looking players of all time.
  • Luke Gregerson has a 2.81 career ERA in 298.1 innings.
  • In 2012, 70% of the pitches Luke Gregerson threw were sliders.
  • For his career, Luke Gregerson has thrown 58% sliders.
  • Luke Gregerson throws a lot of sliders.
  • Luke Gregerson throws three different sliders.
  • Luke Gregerson holds the major league record for holds in a single season, with 40 in 2010.
  • For his career, Chad Tracy is 3-3 with three home runs and 6 RBI against Luke Gregerson. That’s a 5.000 OPS.
  • For his career, David Wright is 1-7 with five strikeouts against Luke Gregerson.

Here are some of my favorite pictures of Luke Gregerson:

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