Braun’s positive test brings up the same questions

Just when you think the dust has finally settled, another player takes a fall in the game’s biggest scandal to this day. Ryan Braun, who was recently named the National League MVP, tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. With the league still down from the BALCO age, this is a blow to the collective gut … Continue reading Braun’s positive test brings up the same questions

Salisbury: Phils, Rollins close?

All could end well for the Phillies and their search for a short stop. Jim Salisbury reports that things could be heating up between the Phillies and former MVP and All-Star short stop Jimmy Rollins during the Winter Meetings this month. Dan Lozano, Rollins’ agent, said he will meet face to face with Phillies general … Continue reading Salisbury: Phils, Rollins close?

Five Big Free Agents and Where They Land

Prince Fielder – Milwaukee Brewers Where he goes: Chicago Cubs In the hunt: NY Yankees, Milwaukee, Washington Fielder’s market is pretty wide open with Milwaukee seemingly unable to afford Fielder. The Brewers must hope co-star Ryan Braun can convince the power-hitter first baseman that there is unfinished business left to be done in Milwaukee and … Continue reading Five Big Free Agents and Where They Land

NLDS Preview: Milwaukee Brewers vs Arizona Cardinals

Arizona: 94-68; 1st in NL West Milwaukee:96-66; 1st in NL Central Schedule Game 1: Oct. 1, 2:07 PM – Yovani Gallardo (17-10 3.52) vs. Ian Kennedy (21-4 2.88) Game 2: Oct. 2, 4:37 PM – Shaun Marcum (13-7 3.54) / Zack Greinke (16-6 3.83) vs. Daniel Hudson (16-12 3.49) Game 3: Oct. 4 – Joe … Continue reading NLDS Preview: Milwaukee Brewers vs Arizona Cardinals

Brewers get to Worley in 7th, prevent sweep

It was one inning too much for Phils starter Vance Worley. Though he was at 91 pitches heading into the 7th, Worley was bending a lot without breaking. He finally broke as Milwaukee hitters jumped all over him for two runs, giving the Brewers the 3-2 lead and win. The first two outs came easy … Continue reading Brewers get to Worley in 7th, prevent sweep

Hawkins’ error costs Crew in 10th

The Phils needed just a little bit of luck on their side in this game. That luck came in the 10th. Carlos Ruiz’s sacrifice bunt-turned-single, thanks to a throwing error by Brewers reliever LaTroy Hawkins, allowed Raul Ibanez to score from third base and give the Phils a 3-2 win in Milwaukee. The Phils struck … Continue reading Hawkins’ error costs Crew in 10th

Howard’s early blast guides Phils past Brewers

A day after it took the Phillies 6 innings to get their offense going, Ryan Howard made sure that they got on the board earlier. Howard blasted a Shaun Marcum offering into the seats in right field, giving the visitors an early 3-0 lead in the 1st inning. It was a lead that they would … Continue reading Howard’s early blast guides Phils past Brewers

6 in 6th leads Phils to win

By the way the hometown Milwaukee crowd was cheering in the early parts of the game, you would think the Packers were scoring their touch downs at Miller Park and not Lambeau Field. There was a six-spot put up on the board at Miller Park, but it did not come by way of the home … Continue reading 6 in 6th leads Phils to win

Series Preview: at Milwaukee Brewers

PHI: 91-48, 1st in NL East; MIL: 85-59, 1st in NL Central When: September 8-11 Where: Miller Park (Milwaukee, WI) Probable Pitchers Thursday: Cole Hamels (13-7, 2.63) vs Chris Narveson (10-6, 4.26) Friday: Roy Halladay (16-5, 2.49) vs Shaun Marcum (12-5, 3.11) Saturday: Cliff Lee (16-7, 2.47) vs Randy Wolf (12-7, 3.47) Sunday: Vance Worley … Continue reading Series Preview: at Milwaukee Brewers

Five teams to watch in the 2nd half

With the second half of the 2011 season underway yesterday, division races, Wild Card races and the push for the best record in baseball begin to heat up. With just under 100 games out of the way, five teams jump out as the favorites to make the playoffs and do some serious damage in their … Continue reading Five teams to watch in the 2nd half