Zach Plesac debuted in Major League Baseball during the 2019 season. His uncle, Dan Plesac enjoyed a career that spanned from 1986-2003. As with the Guerrero family, family members of former players can often find some odd coincidences in statistics.
Combinations of players achieving the same act, good or bad, lends itself to statistical firsts. Today, we share three such occasions from the 2019 season.
Baseball is a game of streaks. Some are good. Some are bad. But almost all streaks, at one point or another, come to an end.
The day of May 6, 2019 is a day the San Francisco Giants would like to forget. The game against the Cincinnati Reds was filled with moments that teams simply hope to move on from as the season rolls on.
Nick Senzel debuted in early May of 2019 and could not wait for Kevin Pillar and the Giants to leave town.
One of the great things about watching baseball is, despite the rich history of the sport, there’s always an opportunity to see something that has never happened before.
It’s the arrival of Vladimir Guerrero Jr. that gives us our statistical oddity that we focus on today.
One favorite topic is strange stats and coincidences that occur in the game. For one such recent instance, let’s take a look back to April 2, 2019 and the game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Diego Padres.