2012 World Series Preview: Detroit Tigers vs San Francisco Giants

Detroit: 88-74; 1st in AL Central San Francisco: 94-68; 1st in NL West Schedule – 8 PM, EST; FOX Game 1: Oct. 24: Justin Verlander (17-8, 2.64) at Barry Zito (15-8, 4.15) Game 2: Oct. 25: Doug Fister (10-10, 3.45) at Madison Bumgarner (16-11, 3.37) Game 3: Oct. 27: Anibal Sanchez (9-13, 3.86 vs Ryan Vogelsong (14-9, 3.37) … Continue reading 2012 World Series Preview: Detroit Tigers vs San Francisco Giants

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The Perfect Season: Lidge will always be defined by 2008

The phrase “what have you done for me lately” has become somewhat of an anthem for Philadelphia fans. And rightfully so it may seem, the sense of nostalgia and gratitude come to mind when referencing some of Philadelphia’s most notable athletes. A little over three years ago, though recent, hardly counts under “lately” but in … Continue reading The Perfect Season: Lidge will always be defined by 2008

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

Giants Win World Series

The Rangers needed a stellar performance from Cliff Lee to keep their hopes alive. Instead they got six shut-out innings from him before Edgar Renteria’s three-run bomb in the seventh helped lead the Giants to a 3-1 win. It was the first time the Giants won the World Series since 1954 when they were still … Continue reading Giants Win World Series

Monster Eighth Sends Giants to 2-0 lead

The Giants expanded on their 2-0 lead in the eighth with seven runs to win, 9-0, on Thursday. C.J. Wilson pitched good enough for the win but the Rangers offense didn’t show up again. Matt Cain pitched 7 2/3 of shut-out, four-hit ball. The series heads straight to Texas now with the Rangers in a … Continue reading Monster Eighth Sends Giants to 2-0 lead

Uribe Blast Lifts Giants

Cliff Lee was humanized in last night’s 11-7 drubbing by the Giants in game one of the World Series. For those of you who thought the Giants making it were a fluke, you got silenced. Juan Uribe put the game way out of reach, hitting a three-run homer to cap-off a six-run fifth inning that … Continue reading Uribe Blast Lifts Giants

2009 Phillies Moment #5: Ring Ceremony Game

Is this moment more memorable because it was Harry’s last appearance at home?  Is it because it brought ‘closure’ to the 2008 World Series Champions and announced 2009 was underway?  How about the crazy game that followed the ceremony?  It was all of these. The Phillies trailed 10-3 to Atlanta going into the bottom of … Continue reading 2009 Phillies Moment #5: Ring Ceremony Game

Yankees Win 2009 World Series

Once again, the Yankees are Pedro Martinez’s daddy. The Phillies season has finally ended as the Yankees beat up the Phillies pitching, winning game 6 by a score of 7-3 and the series 4-2. Hideki Matsui went 3-4 with six RBI’s, falling a triple shy of the cycle, as he single handedly killed the Phillies … Continue reading Yankees Win 2009 World Series