The mystery behind Howard and SD’s Latos

Philadelphia Inquirer’s own Phils beat writer Matt Gelb recently tweeted that John Mayberry, a right-handed bat, will be playing first base today in place of Ryan Howard. With a right-handed pitcher on the mound, the move makes no sense if you took a quick glance. Howard has been a major leaguer since 2005, and despite … Continue reading The mystery behind Howard and SD’s Latos

Oswalt, pen blank Padres

Roy Oswalt had a no-no going through the first 4 2/3 inning. But he also had a high pitch count running. But despite the battling Padres, they could barely solve the right-hander, let alone score as he and the bull pen combined for a 3-0 shut out win to open the series against San Diego. … Continue reading Oswalt, pen blank Padres