Zaun: Jays fans drunker at games

The Toronto Blue Jays have assembled a contender for the 2013 season. The team is off to a disappointing 8-12 start, but there is a lot of baseball left to be played. Last season, the Blue Jays finished the year ranked 23rd in the MLB in attendance. This year, they rank 10th and are drawing an average of just under 30,000 fans at home games. According to former Jays catcher Gregg...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

BP Unfiltered: Can Gregg Zaun See the Future of Bad Backup Catchers? by Ben Lindbergh

Former Practically Perfect Backup Catcher and current Rogers Sportsnet analyst/plus-plus website proprietor Gregg Zaun tweeted something last December that seemed very silly. So silly, in fact, that I remembered it roughly eight months longer than I remember most tweets. But now that we're two-thirds of the way through the season, what Zaun said is starting to sound slightly more...
Via Baseball Prospectus
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Z-Game in the Limelight: The Best of Gregg Zaun

Longtime sabermetric favorite Gregg Zaun, the sometime “Practically Perfect Backup Catcher” (who would have made a pretty good starter for many teams), announced (or will announce, depending on the timing relative to this post) his retirement today. Zaun had played 16 seasons in the major leagues, and had actually put up above average offense (very good for a catcher) the last two...
Via Fangraphs
March 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Gregg Zaun Goes Rube Baker

Brewers catcher Gregg Zaun had a rough start to the Brewers game at Miller Park on Monday night. Zaun burped the ball back to the pitcher on three occasions in the first, Rube Baker-style. Pitcher Yovani Gallardo didn’t know how to react to Zaun’s errant throws because it had never happened before. Before we all go laughing at Zaun, he apparently has a good reason for the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 27, 2010  |  Discuss

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