The Giants expanded on their 2-0 lead in the eighth with seven runs to win, 9-0, on Thursday. C.J. Wilson pitched good enough for the win but the Rangers offense didn’t show up again. Matt Cain pitched 7 2/3 of shut-out, four-hit ball. The series heads straight to Texas now with the Rangers in a … Continue reading Monster Eighth Sends Giants to 2-0 lead
The Phillies let 47-year-old left-hander Jamie Moyer and pinch hitter Greg Dobbs test the free agency market, likely ending their terms in a Phillies uniform. After a season-ending elbow injury hit Moyer, who turns 48 next month, and two straight poor years at the plate for Dobbs, the Phillies took the next step of their … Continue reading Phils Cut Ties With Moyer, Dobbs
Cliff Lee was humanized in last night’s 11-7 drubbing by the Giants in game one of the World Series. For those of you who thought the Giants making it were a fluke, you got silenced. Juan Uribe put the game way out of reach, hitting a three-run homer to cap-off a six-run fifth inning that … Continue reading Uribe Blast Lifts Giants
So the fun begins. With a handful of big-name free agents set to test the waters after the season concludes, I couldn’t help but wonder: Where will they land next year? Or will they stay put in their home town? It’s already been said that Tampa Bay doubts they could hold onto Carlos Pena, Carl … Continue reading Will They Stay or Will They Go?
Let the make-over begin. The Phillies denied left-handed reliever J.C. Romero’s club option for 2011 worth #4.5 million. The news doesn’t come to much of a surprise to the Twitter world. Romero has been a walk machine the past two seasons, never getting back to his dominant 2007 and 2008 forms. In 2010, Romero was … Continue reading Phils Decline Romero’s Option
Some of the players on the Phillies don’t think that Jayson Werth will be back in Philadelphia reported Sports Illustrated’s Jon Heyman on Twitter. Whether it’s Werth not wanting to come back or suggesting the front office won’t spend big money on Werth, some of the players have their doubts, and rightfully so. Werth signed … Continue reading Phils Don’t Expect Werth Back
It’s always a tough pill to swallow. Brad Lidge knows it and now Ryan Madson knows it. Juan Uribe took Madson deep with two outs in the eighth inning to make it a 3-2 game. Then San Francisco’s bull pen held the lead to give the Giants their first trip to the Fall Classic since … Continue reading Uribe Leads Giants to World Series