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:
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: