Below are the week’s most exciting games, courtesy of Max Marchi’s methodology.
date game stars 08-05 Cardinals @ Marlins ** box score 08-04 Blue Jays @ Rays * box score 08-02 Cardinals @ Brewers * box score 08-06 Indians @ Rangers * box score 08-02 Marlins @ Mets * box score
No game attained three star status this week, but the top game gave us a rookie reliever (Lance Lynn) getting his first big league save by striking out a rising star (Mike Stanton) with two outs and the bases loaded.
Here are July’s best games:
date game stars 07-25 Royals @ Red Sox *** box score 07-20 White Sox @ Royals *** box score 07-19 Mariners @ Blue Jays ** box score 07-17 Giants @ Padres ** box score 07-01 Giants @ Tigers ** box score
The top two games here are ranked sixth and 18th for the season.