2012 NLCS: St. Louis Cardinals vs San Francisco Giants

St. Louis: 88-74; 2nd in NL Central (2nd Wild Card) San Francisco: 9468-74; 1st in NL West Schedule Game 1: Oct. 14, 8:00 – (Lance Lynn vs Madison Bumgarner) Game 2: Oct. 15, 8:00 PM – (TBA vs Ryan Vogelson) Game 3: Oct. 17, 4:00 PM – (Adam Wainwright vs Matt Cain) Game 4: Oct. 18, 8:00 PM … Continue reading 2012 NLCS: St. Louis Cardinals vs San Francisco Giants

The stage is set: Cardinals to face Rangers in World Series

One team has unfinished business to settle. The other has destiny on it’s side. On Wednesday, those two teams will meet in the 2011 Fall Classic. The St. Louis Cardinals, who capped off a miraculous September run to steal the Wild Card from the Atlanta Braves. They will host the Texas Rangers, who are playing … Continue reading The stage is set: Cardinals to face Rangers in World Series

Phils Decline Romero’s Option

Let the make-over begin. The Phillies denied left-handed reliever J.C. Romero’s club option for 2011 worth #4.5 million. The news doesn’t come to much of a surprise to the Twitter world. Romero has been a walk machine the past two seasons, never getting back to his dominant 2007 and 2008 forms. In 2010, Romero was … Continue reading Phils Decline Romero’s Option

Uribe Leads Giants to World Series

It’s always a tough pill to swallow. Brad Lidge knows it and now Ryan Madson knows it. Juan Uribe took Madson deep with two outs in the eighth inning to make it a 3-2 game. Then San Francisco’s bull pen held the lead to give the Giants their first trip to the Fall Classic since … Continue reading Uribe Leads Giants to World Series

BREAKING: Doc Pulls Groin in Game 5

Charlie Manuel informed the reporters in his post game press conference that Roy Halladay suffered a mild groin pull in the second inning of game five on Thursday. Halladay pitched four more innings after the groin pull en route to his second playoff win. But Halladay said it was a similar injury to what he … Continue reading BREAKING: Doc Pulls Groin in Game 5

The Wonderfully Wizardly Oswalt

The difference in this NLCS is going to be the Phillies’ ability to put runs up on the board. You saw just that Sunday night as the offense erupted in the seventh inning to pull away from San Francisco and win, 6-1, in game two of the NLCS. The star of the night goes to … Continue reading The Wonderfully Wizardly Oswalt

NLCS Preview: Phillies vs. Giants

Phillies 97-65; 1st in NL East                      Giants: 92-70; 1st in NL West Pitching Probables – (Likely to change). Game 1: Tim Lincecum (16-10, 3.43) @ Roy Halladay (21-10, 2.44) Game 2: Jonathan Sanchez (13-9, 3.07) @ Roy Oswalt (13-13, 2.76) Game 3: Cole Hamels (12-11, 3.06) @ Matt Cain (13-11, 3.14) Game … Continue reading NLCS Preview: Phillies vs. Giants

2009 Phillies Moment #1

In Game 4 of the NLCS, the Phillies were down to their final two outs, and it looked like the Dodgers might even up the series at 2 games apiece.  Matt Stairs led the rally with a walk, and then Carlos Ruiz was hit by a pitch to put the go-ahead run on base.  Greg … Continue reading 2009 Phillies Moment #1