The whole week, coach Pellum harped on having a complete game
on defense," senior defensive end DeForest Buckner said.
If one assumes, for the sake of argument, that each of Lyons' 245 game-starting wins was a complete game
, then the remaining (approximately) 111 complete games
were game-starting losses.
His top sports thrill came in an 11-4 win over Leominster when he drove in five runs with a grand slam, double and single, and allowed only three earned runs while pitching a complete game
Satoru Kanemura pitched his first complete game
of the season with a three-hit shutout and got home run support from Atsunori Inaba on Wednesday as the Nippon Ham Fighters blanked the Orix Buffaloes 4-0 to win their ninth straight game -- their longest winning streak in 42 years.
Due to the change In pitching philosophy and the emergence of strong relief pitching, hurling a complete game
is a lost art in the major leagues.
Junior right-hander Alex Keudell allowed one run on four hits and struck out a career-high 11 in the first nine-inning complete game
of his career, leading the Oregon baseball team to a 6-1 nonleague victory over the University of San Francisco at Oakland's Laney Field on Wednesday.
Even so, it seemed like complete games
would never go away, then along came pitch counts, rotator cuffs, Dennis Eckersley and $60 million contracts and here in 2010, the good, old complete game
is an endangered species.
The NL took six years to settle into the 10 complete game
minimum; I have outlined the criteria for the first five years below.
On September 28, 1930, the last day of the season, thirty-five-year-old home run king Babe Ruth and twenty-year-old rookie Dizzy Dean, making his major league debut, pitched complete game
FLORENCE - Travis Iverson threw a six-hit complete game
and Eddie Crow drove in four runs for the Three Rivers Casino Sandblasters in their 13-1 Area 3 Legion baseball win over the Springfield Quality Financial Group Titans on Tuesday.