Sunday, October 4, 2009

Bourn's CSs

So the wife is sick, which means she's still asleep, which means I have plenty of opportunities to think of all sorts of randomness. And this morning, I turn my attention to the 12 times this season Michael Bourn has been caught stealing.

CS1
April 17, Reds @ Astros
Bottom 7th, 2 outs, Astros ahead 1-0
Caught stealing 2nd by RHP reliever Nick Masset/Ramon Hernandez

CS2
May 3, Astros @ Braves
Top 9th, 0 out, Astros ahead 7-5
Picked off 1st by RHP reliever Mike Gonzalez/Brian McCann

CS3
May 9, Padres @ Astros
Bottom 4th, 1 out, tied 0-0
Caught stealing 2nd by RHP starter Kevin Correia/Nick Hundley

CS4
June 1, Rockies @ Astros
Bottom 1st, 0 out, tied 0-0
Caught stealing 2nd by RHP starter Aaron Cook/Yorvit Torrealba

CS5
June 16, Astros @ Rangers
Top 1st, 1 out, tied 0-0
Caught stealing 3rd by RHP starter Kevin Millwood/Jarrod Saltalamacchia
Double play, with a strike 'em out, throw 'em out with Carlos Lee

CS6
June 17, Astros @ Rangers
Top 9th, 1 out, tied 4-4
Caught stealing 2nd by LHP reliever C.J. Wilson/Jarrod Saltalamacchia

CS7
June 19, Astros @ Twins
Top 1st, 1 out, tied 0-0
Caught stealing 2nd by RHP Kevin Slowey/Joe Mauer

CS8
July 10, Nationals @ Astros
Bottom 4th, 1 out, Astros ahead 2-1
Picked off 2nd by LHP Scott Olsen

CS9
July 27, Astros @ Cubs
Top 3rd, 2 outs, Astros ahead 1-0
Caught stealing 2nd by RHP starter Carlos Zambrano/Koyie Hill

CS10
August 1, Astros @ Cardinals
Top 5th, 2 outs, tied 1-1
Caught stealing 2nd by RHP starter Chris Carpenter/Yadier Molina

CS11
September 18, Astros @ Brewers
Top 3rd, 1 out, Astros ahead 1-0
Caught stealing 2nd by LHP starer Chris Narveson/Jason Kendall

CS12
October 2, Astros @ Mets
Top 1st, 0 out, tied 0-0
Caught stealing 3rd by RHP starter John Maine/Omar Santos

Some trends, if you'll allow:
CS with 0 out: 3
CS with 1 out: 6
CS with 2 out: 3

CS with game tied: 7
CS with 2+ run margin: 1

CS by RHPs: 9
CS by LHPs: 3

CS at home: 4
CS on road: 8

CS in Inn 1-3: 6
CS in Inn 4-6: 3
CS in Inn 7+: 3

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