May 4, 2010, 5:30 PM EST
I’m not sure what’s the most surprising thing about this article:
1. That the Giants are on pace to hit into 209 double plays, which would beat the current record by a country mile;
2. That the Giants’ offense has actually produced enough base runners to hit into that many double plays; or
3. That the current record — 174 — was set by a team that was actually pretty good: the 1990 Red Sox.
What does not surprise me is that Pablo Sandoval leads the team with eight Gidps. Dude ain’t fast.
- Highlights from the Robinson Cano news conference 8
- Report: Two agents rumbled in the parking lot at the Winter Meetings 31
- Mets sign 40-year-old Bartolo Colon for two years, $20 million 40
- MLB rules committee decides to eliminate collisions at home plate 63
- Mariners sign Corey Hart to incentive-laden deal 28
- Robinson Cano agrees to $240 million deal with Mariners (260)
- Not everyone is happy about home plate collisions being taken away (128)
- Report: Yankees have agreed to a three-year deal with Carlos Beltran (125)
- Brett Gardner is drawing “significant” trade interest (113)
- Managers, GMs to meet today to discuss the abolition of home plate collisions (113)