The MR. OCTOBERS of ALCS Games 1 and 2 and NLCS Game 1

In the LCS round, every Mr. October gets five points.

So, anyway….

ALCS Game 1: Edinson Volquez and Alcides Escobar

ALCS Game 2: Mike Moustakas and Kelvin Herrera

NLCS Game 1: Matt Harvey and Travis d’Arnaud

Standings so far (PP= Position Player, P= Pitcher, * means eliminated from playoffs):

P Jeurys Familia 9

PP Jorge Soler 6

P Marcus Stroman 6

PP Jose Bautista 6

PP Alex Rios 6

P Johnny Cueto 6

PP Daniel Murphy 6

P Edinson Volquez 5

PP Alcides Escobar 5

PP Mike Moustakas 5

P Kelvin Herrera 5

P Matt Harvey 5

PP Travis d’Arnaud 5

P Dallas Keuchel 4*

P Jake Diekman 3*

PP Rougned Odor 3*

P Collin McHugh 3*

PP Kendrys Morales 3

P Shawn Tolleson 3*

PP Delino DeShields 3*

PP Salvador Perez 3

P Ryan Madson 3

P John Lackey 3*

PP Stephen Piscotty 3*

P Jacob deGrom 3

PP David Wright 3

P Travis Wood 3

P Noah Syndergaard 3

PP Adrian Gonzalez 3*

PP Chris Carter 3*

P Marco Estrada 3

PP Troy Tulowitzki 3

P Wade Davis 3

PP Carlos Correa 3*

P Roberto Osuna 3

PP Kevin Pillar 3

P Pedro Strop 3

PP Yoenis Cespedes 3

P Justin Grimm 3

PP Javier Baez 3

P Clayton Kershaw 3*

PP Justin Turner 3*

PP Colby Rasmus 1*

PP Kyle Schwarber 1

P Jake Arrieta 1

 

The MR. OCTOBERS of the LDS Game 5s

I decided to hold back on declaring MR. OCTOBERS for the League Division Game 5s until all three Game 5s were done, thus allowing me to wrap up the LDS round in a nice bow. Now, since Game 5 (or, in 7-game series, Game 7) are worth double points, the MR. OCTOBERS of these games got double points, in this case, six points.

So, who were the MR. OCTOBERS?

In Texas vs. Toronto, the Mr. Octobers were Marcus Stroman, and Jose Bautista, who unleashed the Bat-Flip Of The Gods.

In Kansas City vs. Houston, the Mr. Octobers were Alex Rios and Johnny Cueto.

And, finally, in last night’s Dodgers-Mets game, they were Daniel Murphy and Jeurys Familia.

Standings so far (PP= Position Player, P= Pitcher, * means eliminated from playoffs):

P Jeurys Familia 9

PP Jorge Soler 6

P Marcus Stroman 6

PP Jose Bautista 6

PP Alex Rios 6

P Johnny Cueto 6

PP Daniel Murphy 6

P Dallas Keuchel 4*

P Jake Diekman 3*

PP Rougned Odor 3*

P Collin McHugh 3*

PP Kendrys Morales 3

P Shawn Tolleson 3*

PP Delino DeShields 3*

PP Salvador Perez 3

P Ryan Madson 3

P John Lackey 3*

PP Stephen Piscotty 3*

P Jacob deGrom 3

PP David Wright 3

P Travis Wood 3

P Noah Syndergaard 3

PP Adrian Gonzalez 3*

PP Chris Carter 3*

P Marco Estrada 3

PP Troy Tulowitzki 3

P Wade Davis 3

PP Carlos Correa 3*

P Roberto Osuna 3

PP Kevin Pillar 3

P Pedro Strop 3

PP Yoenis Cespedes 3

P Justin Grimm 3

PP Javier Baez 3

P Clayton Kershaw 3*

PP Justin Turner 3*

PP Colby Rasmus 1*

PP Kyle Schwarber 1

P Jake Arrieta 1

Yesterday’s MR. OCTOBERS (LDS Day 6)

Yesterday’s Mr. Octobers were….

Cubs-Cardinals: Justin Grimm (pitcher) and Javier Baez (position player)

Mets-Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw and Justin Turner.

Standings so far (PP= Position Player, P= Pitcher, * means eliminated from playoffs):

PP Jorge Soler 6

P Dallas Keuchel 4

P Jake Diekman 3

PP Rougned Odor 3

P Collin McHugh 3

PP Kendrys Morales 3

P Shawn Tolleson 3

PP Delino DeShields 3

PP Salvador Perez 3

P Ryan Madson 3

P John Lackey 3*

PP Stephen Piscotty 3*

P Jacob deGrom 3

PP David Wright 3

P Travis Wood 3

P Noah Syndergaard 3

PP Adrian Gonzalez 3

PP Chris Carter 3

P Marco Estrada 3

PP Troy Tulowitzki 3

P Wade Davis 3

PP Carlos Correa 3

P Roberto Osuna 3

PP Kevin Pillar 3

P Pedro Strop 3

P Jeurys Familia 3

PP Yoenis Cespedes 3

P Justin Grimm 3

PP Javier Baez 3

P Clayton Kershaw 3

PP Justin Turner 3

PP Colby Rasmus 1

PP Kyle Schwarber 1

P Jake Arrieta 1

Yesterday’s MR. OCTOBERS (LDS Day 5)

The Mr. Octobers of yesterday are….

Kansas City-Houston: Wade Davis (pitcher) and Carlos Correa (Position player, even though they lost and his muffed ball was a reason why)

Texas-Toronto: Roberto Osuna (pitcher) and Kevin Pillar (position player)

Cubs-Cardinals: Pedro Strop (pitcher) and Jorge Soler (position player)

Mets-Dodgers: Jeurys Familia (pitcher) and Yoenis Cespedes (position player)

Standings so far (PP= Position Player, P= Pitcher, * means eliminated from playoffs):

PP Jorge Soler 6

P Dallas Keuchel 4

P Jake Diekman 3

PP Rougned Odor 3

P Collin McHugh 3

PP Kendrys Morales 3

P Shawn Tolleson 3

PP Delino DeShields 3

PP Salvador Perez 3

P Ryan Madson 3

P Jon Lackey 3

PP Stephen Piscotty 3

P Jacob deGrom 3

PP David Wright 3

P Travis Wood 3

P Noah Syndergaard 3

PP Adrian Gonzalez 3

PP Chris Carter 3

P Marco Estrada 3

PP Troy Tulowitzki 3

P Wade Davis 3

PP Carlos Correa 3

P Roberto Osuna 3

PP Kevin Pillar 3

P Pedro Strop 3P Jeurys Familia 3PP Yoenis Cespedes 3

PP Colby Rasmus 1

PP Kyle Schwarber 1

P Jake Arrieta 1

Yesterday’s MR. OCTOBERS (LDS DAY 4)

In Game 3 of Kansas City vs. Houston, the Mr. Octobers were Dallas Keuchel (pitcher) and Chris Carter (position player).

The Mr. Octobers of Toronto’s win against Texas were Marco Estrada (pitcher) and Troy Tulowitzki (position player).

Standings so far (PP= Position Player, P= Pitcher, * means eliminated from playoffs):

P Dallas Keuchel 4

P Jake Diekman 3

PP Rougned Odor 3

P Collin McHugh 3

PP Kendrys Morales 3

P Shawn Tolleson 3

PP Delino DeShields 3

PP Salvador Perez 3

P Ryan Madson 3

P Jon Lackey 3

PP Stephen Piscotty 3

P Jacob deGrom 3

PP David Wright 3

P Travis Wood 3

PP Jorge Soler 3

P Noah Syndergaard 3

PP Adrian Gonzalez 3

PP Chris Carter 3

P Marco Estrada 3

PP Troy Tulowitzki 3

PP Colby Rasmus 1

PP Kyle Schwarber 1

P Jake Arrieta 1

Yesterday’s MR. OCTOBERS (LDS Day 3)

For the Cubs/Cardinals game, the Mr. Octobers were Travis Wood (pitcher) and Jorge Soler (position player).

For the Mets/Dodgers game, the Mr. October were Noah Syndergaard (even though they ended up losing) and Adrian Gonzalez.

Standings so far (PP= Position Player, P= Pitcher, * means eliminated from playoffs):

P Jake Diekman 3

PP Rougned Odor 3

P Collin McHugh 3

PP Kendrys Morales 3

P Shawn Tolleson 3

PP Delino DeShields 3

PP Salvador Perez 3

P Ryan Madson 3

P Jon Lackey 3

PP Stephen Piscotty 3

P Jacob deGrom 3

PP David Wright 3

P Travis Wood 3

PP Jorge Soler 3

P Noah Syndergaard 3

PP Adrian Gonzalez 3

P Dallas Keuchel 1

PP Colby Rasmus 1

PP Kyle Schwarber 1

P Jake Arrieta 1

Yesterday’s MR. OCTOBERS (LDS Day 2)

The Mr. Octobers of Yesterday…

In Texas/Toronto, they were Shawn Tolleson (pitcher) and Delino DeShields (position player).

In Royals/Astros, they were Salvador Perez (position player) and Ryan Madson (pitcher).

In Cubs/Cards, they were Jon Lackey (pitcher) and Stephen Piscotty (position player).

And, finally, in Mets/Dodgers, they were Jacob deGrom (pitcher) and David Wright (position player). An interesting thing to note is that while deGrom tied Tom Seaver‘s Mets single-game postseason strikeout record (set in Game 1 of the 1973 NLCS), he did it in 7.0 IP, while Seaver had 8.1 IP in that game.

Standings so far (PP= Position Player, P= Pitcher, * means eliminated from playoffs):

P Jake Diekman 3

PP Rougned Odor 3

P Collin McHugh 3

PP Kendrys Morales 3

P Shawn Tolleson 3

PP Delino DeShields 3

PP Salvador Perez 3

P Ryan Madson 3

P Jon Lackey 3

PP Stephen Piscotty 3

P Jacob deGrom 3

PP David Wright 3

P Dallas Keuchel 1

PP Colby Rasmus 1

PP Kyle Schwarber 1

P Jake Arrieta 1

Yesterday’s MR. OCTOBERS (LDS Day 1)

The Mr. Octobers in the Texas-Toronto game were Jake Diekman (pitcher) and Rougned Odor (position player), while the Mr. Octobers in Houston-Kansas City game were Colin McHugh (pitcher) and Kendrys Morales (position player, even though they lost).

Standings so far (PP= Position Player, P= Pitcher, * means eliminated from playoffs):

P Jake Diekman 3

PP Rougned Odor 3

P Colin McHugh 3

PP Kendrys Morales 3

P Dallas Keuchel 1

PP Colby Rasmus 1

PP Kyle Schwarber 1

P Jake Arrieta 1

 

Last Night’s and This October’s MR. OCTOBERS

It’s over. And, once again Madison Bumgarner is last night’s Mister October for pitching. For position player Mr. October, it’s Pablo Sandoval.

And that means that MADISON BUMGARNER AND PABLO SANDOVAL’S ARE 2014’S MR. OCTOBERS!

 

Standings (PP= Position Player, P= Pitcher, * means eliminated from playoffs):

P Madison Bumgarner 51

PP Pablo Sandoval 35

P Yusmeiro Petit 18

P Kelvin Herrera 15*

P Greg Holland 15*

PP Lorenzo Cain 15*

PP Alex Gordon 13*

PP Eric Hosmer 13*

P Yordano Ventura 13*

PP Brandon Crawford 11

PP Travis Ishikawa 10

PP Hunter Pence 10

PP Billy Butler 10*

PP Mike Moustakas 8*

P Andrew Miller 8*

PP Nelson Cruz 6*

PP Matt Carpenter 6*

P Wade Davis 5*

PP Kolten Wong 5*

P Pat Neshek 5*

P Jeremy Affeldt 5

PP Buster Posey 5

P Kevin Gausman 3*

PP Delmon Young 3*

PP Joe Panik 3

P Jake Peavy 3

P Jered Weaver 3*

PP Brandon Belt 3

P Zack Greinke 3*

PP Matt Kemp 3*

P Bud Norris 3*

P James Shields 3*

P Doug Fister 3*

PP Wilson Ramos 3*

P John Lackey 3*

PP Matt Adams 3*

P Trevor Rosenthal 3*

PP Bryce Harper 3*

P Ryan Vogelsong 3

PP Brandon Moss 1*

P Brandon Finnegan 1*

Last Night’s Mr. Octobers (October 28, 2014)

Yordano Ventura and Lorenzo Cain were the Mr. Octobers of last night’s rout.

Tonight: Game 7. While Madison Bumgarner has basically clinched being the pitching Mr. October, the position player title also is up for grabs. And, of course, the MLB title.

Standings (PP= Position Player, P= Pitcher, * means eliminated from playoffs):

P Madison Bumgarner 31

P Yusmeiro Petit 18

P Kelvin Herrera 15

P Greg Holland 15

PP Pablo Sandoval 15

PP Lorenzo Cain 15

PP Alex Gordon 13

PP Eric Hosmer 13

P Yordano Ventura 13

PP Brandon Crawford 11

PP Travis Ishikawa 10

PP Hunter Pence 10

PP Billy Butler 10

PP Mike Moustakas 8

P Andrew Miller 8*

PP Nelson Cruz 6*

PP Matt Carpenter 6*

P Wade Davis 5

PP Kolten Wong 5*

P Pat Neshek 5*

P Jeremy Affeldt 5

PP Buster Posey 5

P Kevin Gausman 3*

PP Delmon Young 3*

PP Joe Panik 3

P Jake Peavy 3

P Jered Weaver 3*

PP Brandon Belt 3

P Zack Greinke 3*

PP Matt Kemp 3*

P Bud Norris 3*

P James Shields 3

P Doug Fister 3*

PP Wilson Ramos 3*

P John Lackey 3*

PP Matt Adams 3*

P Trevor Rosenthal 3*

PP Bryce Harper 3*

P Ryan Vogelsong 3

PP Brandon Moss 1*

P Brandon Finnegan 1