Life is a flickering mess of moments, that when grouped together create the people we are. For the rest of time, and especially over the next few days, we’ll be reminded again and again what person Roy Halladay was. Below, you’ll find a collection of some of the memories—hopefully, a lot of the less obvious ones—that helped make him the Roy Halladay we felt like we knew.
Maikel Franco hit a career high 27 doubles in 2017. He fell one shy of his personal record for home runs with 24, stayed just about steady (41) with his 2016 walk total in 2016 (40), and actually had about 20 fewer strikeouts than last season. He hit .438 with seven home runs when he swung at the first pitch in 89 AB. I say these nice things first, because you know the rest of this story: the slugging was down, the OBP was down, the average was down, and the WAR was negative.
The Cardinals are having just a real swell Game One of the World Series in Boston tonight. The Red Sox are already up 3-0, despite the Cardinals' best efforts to play the rightest way possible. The second inning started with a pop-up to which St. Louis starter Adam Wainwright reacted quite cooly, much like another pitcher in the World Series four years ago with ice water in his veins. Only Wainwright's catch was far less cool. Because he did not catch it.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".