6th Inning Slam Puts Giants Past Worley, Phillies

Giants 7, Phillies 2 WP – Tim Lincecum (4-10, 5.72) LP – Vance Worley (5-6, 3.82) PHILADELPHIA — Through five innings Vance Worley was nearly unhittable. With eight strikeouts and only a run and three hits allowed, Worley began the 6th inning. After loading the bases on a pair of singles and a walk, Worley … Continue reading 6th Inning Slam Puts Giants Past Worley, Phillies

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Victorino suspended three games; No Giants suspended

UPDATE 2 — Phillies Nation’s blog was wrong. No Giants were suspended. Eli Whiteside and Ramon Ramirez were fined, which is total bull crap. Here is MLB’s statement, which was obviously released while they were high on some good stuff: “Victorino’s aggressive actions prolonged the bench-clearing incident between the Clubs.” Placido Polanco was also fined … Continue reading Victorino suspended three games; No Giants suspended

Postgame quotes about the brawl

As soon as the final out was recorded around 1:30 AM ET, I hit the “publish” button, closed my computer and went to bed. But my phone kept buzzing with texts from Matt Gelb and Todd Zolecki’s Twitter with interesting quotes from last night so I know I had to look them up this morning … Continue reading Postgame quotes about the brawl

Tempers flare as Phils rough up Sanchez, Giants

This has become a very heated rivalry in baseball despite the two teams playing on opposite sides of the country. It all started last October in Game 3. The two culprits were Chase Utley and Giants pitcher Jonathan Sanchez. Now let’s fast forward tonight. It was the first time the Phils saw Sanchez since Game … Continue reading Tempers flare as Phils rough up Sanchez, Giants

Worley pitches first career CG

Ever since I blogged about Vance Worley being a mirage last week, he has turned up his game to a whole new level. Hey, keep reading the blog, Vance, we’ll say nice things about you now. No, I really don’t believe he reads TTB but I do believe that he is starting to improve. And … Continue reading Worley pitches first career CG

Bats Die in Loss

Roy Halladay is human after all. After the way he pitched, Phillies fans would have never expected to see him allow five runs in a single outing. The Giants’ bats showed up and the Phillies’ didn’t as they lost 5-1 Monday night. Halladay (4-1, 1.80) pitched seven innings, allowing five runs on 10 hits, no walks, and five strike outs. He … Continue reading Bats Die in Loss