- Royals pitcher Zack Greinke tossed a gem on 9/3 against the Rangers, going 5 innings and allowing 5 hits, 0 runs & 0 BB with 4 K's. Greinke hasn't allowed a run since 8/4 (19IP - 3 starts + 7 relief appearances). I like his 02 UD Prospect Premiers Auto XRC. It's still quite affordable, and a very nice card.
- Felix Hernandez, on his long road to recovering his pre-injury form, out dueled Roger Clemens on 9/3, helping the Mariners beat the Yankees 7-1. With that win, Hernandez is now 11-7 with a 3.96 ERA for the season. In August, his 04 Bowman Chrome Auto RC & 04 Bowman's Best Auto RC averaged $102.27 & $56.77 respectively. I expect these two key rookie cards to increase in value before the end of the season, as long as Hernandez can keep on improving.
- Alex Rodriguez, who hurt his ankle sliding into 3rd base yesterday, hit 2 home runs today against the Mariners, and now has a league-leading 48 homers for the season. Demand for this 94 SP & SP D/C RC's is starting to rise again (no surprise). One of his SP D/C RC's sold today for an amazing $747.99 TAC! This card was ungraded, but the seller stated that it was in perfect condition. I still can't believe it! That's got to be a record for this card. I had to keep reading the description to make sure that it really was just that one card being sold. Guess those are the things that keep this hobby interesting.
Wednesday, September 05, 2007
Posted by cardcollectingrambler at 7:56 PM