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  1. Long balls and passed balls

    Jayson Stark

    Maybe we're easily astounded around here. But we never seem to run out of astounding facts for your reading enjoyment. So once again, our Useless Information Department now proudly presents the Five Astounding Facts of the Week: 1 An amazi...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  2. Five Astounding MLB Facts -- Long balls and passed balls

    Jayson Stark

    Home run feats of the O's and A's, Wilton Rosario joins the 20-20 club and those amazing Astros.

    Blog | Conversation | September 28, 2012
  3. Soaring Nats, passed balls, road warriors

    Jayson Stark

    Here we go again. It's time for another edition of the Five Astounding Facts of the Week: 1 If you live in our nation's capital, or thereabouts, we advise you to stare long and hard at those standings today -- because you'll be ...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  4. Rare feats of the Nationals, Wilin Rosario and the Athletics and ...

    Jayson Stark

    The Nationals are hitting new heights, Wilin Rosario is hitting new lows and the equally amazing A's and Astros.

    Blog | Conversation | September 14, 2012
  5. Astros making history of the wrong kind

    Jayson Stark

    We interrupt these trade rumors for ... The Five Astounding Facts of the Week! 1 It isn't easy for any team to work its way into a sentence that includes the phrase, "Even the '62 Mets never did that." But here's to the 2012 Hou...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  6. Five Astounding Facts -- Those refuse-to-win Houston Astros

    Jayson Stark

    Not even the 1962 Mets pulled off a 2-23 streak in their 120-loss season.

    Blog | Conversation | July 27, 2012
  7. Orioles own extra-inning games

    Jayson Stark

    We may be running out of weeks in the season. But we never seem to run out of Five Astounding Facts. So the Useless Information Department proudly presents this week's edition: 1 We now know there will be at least one postseason game p...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  8. Baltimore Orioles on a roll in extra-inning games

    Jayson Stark

    The Orioles just keep on working overtime -- and winning. They've now won 15 consecutive extra-inning games.

    Blog | Conversation | September 21, 2012
  9. Reynolds saves his best for Yankees

    Jayson Stark

    Welcome to another edition of Five Astounding Facts: 1 When the Yankees blew all 10 games of their 10-game lead in the American League East over the past month and a half, the good news was that they still had four weeks left in the season to right...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  10. Baltimore's Mark Reynolds saves his best for the Yankees

    Jayson Stark

    Believe it or not, noted strikeout artist Mark Reynolds has something in common with some of the game's greatest sluggers, including Hank Greenberg, Ted Williams and Harmon Killebrew.

    Blog | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  11. Oh, those amazing O's and 'Stros

    Jayson Stark

    Welcome to another edition of Five Astounding Facts: 1 Normally, our astounding facts of the week don't involve any 12-year-olds. But we're making an exception this week, because if you didn't watch the U.S. final of the Little Leag...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  12. Those amazing Orioles and Astros

    Jayson Stark

    Examining the wild and wacky seasons of Baltimore's Chris Davis and Taylor Teagarden, and baseball's worst team -- the Houston Astros.

    Blog | Conversation | August 31, 2012
  13. How low can the 'Stros go?

    Jayson Stark

    Welcome to another edition of Five Astounding Facts: 1 Here at the Five Astounding Facts of the Week clearing house, we don't mean to pick on the Astros. Really. Seriously. We mean that. But holy schmoly. Not only has there not been a team li...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  14. The Astros continue to rack up historical numbers of losses.

    Jayson Stark

    The Astros continue to amaze by racking up historical numbers of losses.

    Blog | Conversation | August 24, 2012
  15. Pitcher HRs, wild pitches, no-hitter history

    Jayson Stark

    Presenting my Five Astounding Facts of the Week -- plus a special Johan Santana bonus section! Zambrano 1 Is Carlos Zambrano in the right line of work? He is up to 24 career homers at the plate. But that's not all. Zambrano actually ...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  16. Five Astounding Facts of the Week

    Jayson Stark

    Harper 1 We know Bryce Harper, being the history buff that he is, can appreciate the amazing list he joined this week. Just five other teenagers in the last 75 years had hit home runs on back-to-back days before Harper did it Monday and Tuesday. Co...

    Blog | May 17, 2012