Bull pen falls apart after Hamels’ early exit

Cole Hamels and Jon Lester were cruising through what appeared to be a pitchers duel. But a line drive off the bat of Adrian Gonzalez changed the pace of the game, ending Hamels’ day. The rest was history as Boston won, 5-2, and prevented the sweep in Philadelphia. Gonzalez’s liner rocketed off Hamels’ glove hand. … Continue reading Bull pen falls apart after Hamels’ early exit

Dice-K Flirts With No-No

The Phillies almost became a part of history Saturday night… on the losing side. Daisuke Matsuzaka lost a no-hitter bid in the eighth inning but the Red Sox went on to win 5-0 in Philadelphia. Juan Castro roped a bloop single over the head of Marco Scutaro with two outs in the eighth inning to … Continue reading Dice-K Flirts With No-No

5 Teams to Watch in the AL

Yankees – They’re the 2009 World Series champions and still kept intact the solid nucleus that got them there. They traded top prospects to land centerfielder Curtis Granderson, a much better defensive asset than Johnny Damon. They also traded Melky Cabrera to the Braves for Javier Vazquez to bolster the starting rotation. With guys like … Continue reading 5 Teams to Watch in the AL

Phils Win Big Today (Recap); Lose Series

I just got home from the Phillies/Red Sox game today. What a thrilling win as I got to see the Phillies beat the Sox for the first time in three games I’ve gone to. The Phillies looked so lost until they exploded for four run in the fifth inning and then poured on six more … Continue reading Phils Win Big Today (Recap); Lose Series