MVP of Yesterday (September 30, 2015): Jon Lester

Giving up just three hits and lone earned run while striking out nine and getting a hit of his own, Jon Lester is the MVP of Yesterday.

Standings, as always, after the jump:

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MVP of Yesterday (July 6, 2015): Jon Lester, hitting god

Jon Lester went 7 innings and gave up only 2 hits yesterday, striking out eight. However, he lost due to lack of run support, which is especially amazing because LESTER HIMSELF GOT A HIT FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER YESTERDAY. Seriously, he’s now 1-68 on his career. That’s a .015 batting average.

So, for pitching well and getting the monkey off his back, Lester is the MVP of Yesterday. Standings after the jump, obviously:

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MVP of Yesterday for May 3, 2014: Jon Lester

Note: Due to unforeseen circumstances (AKA I screwed up how long it’d take me to make it), the latest Bizarre Baseball Culture has been delayed until Monday.

Yesterday’s MVP was Jon Lester, who K’d 15, gave up just one hit, and walked just two in eight innings of work in the Red Sox’s victory.

Standings, as always, after the jump:

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The Final Mr. Octobers of 2013

The Mr. Octobers for the final game of the 2013 World Series are Shane Victorino (who had 4 RBIs) and John Lackey (who threw 6.2 innings of 1-run ball).

And so, after the final tally, the Baseball Continuum hereby dubs David Ortiz and Jon Lester as the Mr. Octobers of the 2013 Postseason. They get, uhm… nothing. Still, congratulations!

Standings (PP= Position Player, P= Pitcher):

PP David Ortiz– 38

P Jon Lester– 23

PP Shane Victorino– 21

PP Matt Holliday– 18

PP Carlos Beltran– 16

P Koji Uehara– 16

P John Lackey– 15

P Justin Verlander– 14

P Michael Wacha– 13

P Clayton Kershaw– 11

P Max Scherzer– 11

P Zack Greinke– 10

P Carlos Martinez– 10

PP Yadier Molina– 10

PP Jonny Gomes – 10

P Felix Doubront– 10

P Adam Wainwright– 9

PP Jhonny Peralta – 8

PP Adrian Gonzalez– 8

PP David Freese – 6

PP Miguel Cabrera– 6

P Anibal Sanchez – 5

P Hyun-jin Ryu– 5

PP Yasiel Puig– 5

P Carlos Martinez– 5

PP Austin Jackson– 5

P Doug Fister– 5

PP Mike Napoli– 5

P Sonny Gray-3

P Gerrit Cole– 3

PP Pedro Alvarez– 3

P Mike Minor– 3

PP Hanley Ramirez– 3

PP Yoenis Cespedes– 3

P Jason Grilli– 3

PP Carl Crawford– 3

P Chris Capuano– 3

PP Seth Smith– 3

P Dan Otero– 3

PP Jose Lobaton-3

P Jake McGee-3

PP Juan Uribe-3

PP (Position Player) Russell Martin– 1

P (Pitcher) Francisco Liriano– 1

PP Desmond Jennings– 1

P Alex Cobb– 1