Garza Stymies Phillies

Matt Garza was darn-near unhittable for the Cubs. One hit, one walk and 10 strike outs; that was the final line for Garza through seven scoreless innings, shutting down the Philles in the Cubs 5-1 win Sunday afternoon. Philadelphia got 1-2-3 inning out of Kyle Kendrick to start the game and a lead-off single from … Continue reading Garza Stymies Phillies

Season Preview: NL Central

Cincinnati Reds Expectations: Aroldis Chapman throw a 373 MPH fastball. Key addition: Edgar Renteria Key loss: Orlando Cabrera Projected record: 92-70 Summary: The Cincinnati Reds were among one of the biggest surprises in baseball. In 2010, the young Reds overtook the reigning NL Central champion Cardinals and made their first postseason appearance since 1995. They … Continue reading Season Preview: NL Central

Howard’s Homers Lead Phils

Ryan Howard hit a pair of homers and Joe Blanton continued to look good as the Phillies beat Tampa Bay, 4-3. Howard’s homers were solo shots and came in the fourth and sixth inning; both off Matt Garza. Shane Victorino added a solo shot off Garza as well. Blanton’s strong outing was just another in … Continue reading Howard’s Homers Lead Phils