June 30, 2010

Wednesday Morning Link Dump

Cliff Lee pitched his 3rd straight complete game as the Mariners beat the Yankees 7-4.

The Marlins will keep interim manager Edwin Rodriguez through the end of the season.

Denard Span hit 3 triples, tying the MLB record, in the Twins 11-4 victory over the Tigers.

The Angels beat the Rangers 6-5 as Vladimir Guerrero made his first trip to Anaheim as a visitor.

David Ortiz led the Red Sox to an 8-5 victory over the Rays.

The Phillies have put Chase Utley and Placido Polanco on the DL.

The Tiger's Joel Zumaya will miss the rest of the season with a fractured elbow.

June 29, 2010

Tuesday Morning Link Dump

The Braves beat Stephen Strasburg and the Nationals 5-0.

Ubaldo Jimenez picked up his 14th win as the Rockies beat the Padres 10-6.

The Cubs have suspended Carlos Zambrano until at least July 15th, is ordered to undergo counseling.

The Padres have some money to spend and are looking at acquiring starting pitching.

Although he is the fans top choice in balloting, Albert Pujols says he will not participate in the Home Run Derby.

The Rangers' Josh Hamilton is the hottest hitter in Major League Baseball.

Scott Rolen hit his 300th home run helping the Reds beat the Phillies 7-3.

June 24, 2010


As you can see we haven't posted this week and probably will not until the weekend. Thanks for visiting, we will be back up and running by June 28th.

June 18, 2010

Friday Afternoon Link Dump

Ubaldo Jimenez was dominant again as the Rockies beat the Twins 5-1. He is now 13-1 with a 1.15 ERA.

Kosuke Fukudome had the game winning hit as the Cubs beat the A's 3-2.

The Mets beat the Indians 6-4. R.A. Dickey is now 5-0.

The Phillies beat the Yankees 7-1 to take 2 of 3 in the series.

Jim Leyland's son, Patrick, was drafted by the Tigers in the 8th round.

The big story in interleague play this weekend is Manny Ramirez's return to Boston.

June 17, 2010

Thursday Afternoon Link Dump

47 year old Jamie Moyer became the oldest pitcher to beat the Yankees. Phillies win 6-3.

John Buck and Vernon Wells led the Blue Jays to a 7-1 beating of the Padres.

Jake Peavy has had his start pushed back.

Kansas City will host the 2012 All Star game.

Tim Lincecum strikes out 10, the Giants beat the Orioles 6-3.

The Biz of Baseball has posted the MLB by-laws and constitution on line

June 16, 2010

Wednesday Afternoon Link Dump

The Yankees beat Roy Halladay and the Phillies 8-3.

David Price is the AL's first 10 game winner, as the Rays beat the Braves 10-4.

Matt Treanor's pinch hit triple in the 9th led the Rangers to a 3-2 victory over the Marlins.

Chipper Jones said he will not retire during the season.

The Mets have released Gary Matthews Jr.

Johan Santana and the Mets beat the Indians 7-6.

Here is an update on the Rangers bankruptcy proceedings.

June 15, 2010

Where Are The Nation's Best Wiffleball Fields?

'Duk at Big League Stew has the scoop here.

Tuesday Afternoon Link Dump

The Diamondbacks have traded Conor Jackson to the A's, receiving minor league pitcher Sam Demel.

The Padres- Blue Jays game was interrupted by a 5.9 earthquake.

The Mets and Mariners have had "serious" discussions about Cliff Lee.

The Brewers beat the Angels 12-2 behind a grand slam from Ryan Braun.

The Cardinals beat the Mariners 9-3 behind a 3 hit and 2 walk performance from Albert Pujols.

The Giants beat the Orioles 10-2 with Freddy Sanchez driving in 4 runs.

June 14, 2010

Monday Afternoon Link Dump

Wild night at Wrigley as Gavin Floyd and Ted Lilly both took no-hitters into the 8th, the Cubs prevailed 1-0.

Stephen Strasburg was dominant again in his second start, this time beating the Indians.

Zack Greinke struck out 12 and pitched a complete game as the Royals beat the Reds 7-3.

The Angels beat the Dodgers 6-5 to complete a series sweep.

The Yankees beat the Astros behind a Jorge Posada grand slam to move into a tie with the Rays in the AL East.

Troy Glaus homered twice to led the Braves over the Twins 7-3.

June 11, 2010

Friday Afternoon Link Dump

Chris Bahr at Sporting News takes a look at 5 interleague matchups to watch this weekend.

Jeff Suppan has been signed by the Cardinals.

Josh Johnson and the Marlins beat Roy Halladay and the Phillies 2-0.

Josh Hamilton and Michael Young led the Rangers to a 12-3 win over the Mariners.

The Orioles Jake Arrieta beat the Yankees in his MLB debut.

The Brewers beat the Cubs 5-4 on an error in the 10th inning.

The McCourts hired a "healer" to help the Dodgers.

June 10, 2010

Thursday Afternoon Link Dump

The Indians Justin Masterson 2-hit his former club as the Indians beat the Red Sox 11-0.

Derrek Lee hit his 300th Home run as the Cubs beat the Brewers 9-4.

Carlos Lee hit a grand slam in the 10th to lead the Astros over the Rockies 6-2.

The Dodgers beat the Cardinals 4-3 to complete a series sweep.

David Price is the AL's first 9 game winner as the Rays beat the Blue Jays 10-1.

White Sox GM Kenny Williams has indicated there may be some major changes on the way.

June 9, 2010

Wednesday Afternoon Link Dump

In one of the few cases of substance exceeding hype, Stephen Strasburg was dominant in his 1st start.

The Dodgers beat the Cardinals 1-0 to take first place in the NL West.

Ike Davis hit a walkoff HR in the 11th to lead the Mets over the Padres.

Tampa Bay beat the Blue Jays 9-0 behind Jeff Niemann's 2 hit 1 walk shutout.

Matt Cain pitched the 4th shutout of his career as the Giants beat the Reds 3-0.

Bobby Valentine and Eric Wedge are candidates for the Orioles job.

June 8, 2010

Tuesday Afternoon Link Dump

Surprising absolutely nobody, the Nationals took Bryce Harper with the first pick in the draft.

The big event in Washington tonight is the debut of Stephen Strasburg.

Carlos Silva is off to the best start of any Cubs pitcher in the last 43 years.

The Angels won their sixth straight to take the lead in the AL West.

Cole Hamels pitched 6.1 no hit innings, but the Phillies lost to San Diego 3-1.

Dice-K was dominant as the Red Sox beat Cleveland 4-1.

The Brewers released Jeff Suppan.

June 7, 2010

Monday Afternoon Link Dump

Ubaldo Jimenez scoreless inning streak ended at 33 innings, but he won again and is now 11-1 with  0.93 ERA.

The Yankees beat the Blue Jays 4-3 in 14 innings.

The Mets had their 8th straight home win, overcoming a 5 run deficit to win 7-6.

The Orioles beat the Red Sox 4-3 in 11 innings to end a 10 game losing streak.

The Dodgers had another walkoff hit, this one by A.J. Ellis, to beat the Braves 5-4 in 11 innings.

The MLB draft is tonight, Michael Huang at Sporting News has his final mock draft up.

June 4, 2010

Friday Morning Link Dump

The Orioles fire Manager Dave Trembley, name Juan Samuel interim Manager.

The Braves beat the Dodgers 4-3 to extend their winning streak to 9 games.

Casey Kotchman set a Major League record with 2,003 consecutive chances without an error.

Vladimir Guerrero may return to the lineup today after Wednesdays batting practice eye injury.

The A's beat the Red Sox 9-8 despite Bostons 18 hits.

In what is probably his last minor league start, Stephen Strasburg pitches 5 shutout innings.

Felix Hernandez had the very rare 4 strikeout inning last night.

June 3, 2010

Thursday Morning Link Dump

The great Ken Griffey Jr has retired at age 40 with 630 HR's.

Ichiro had a walk-off single in the 10th to beat the Twins 2-1.

The Red Sox beat the A's 6-4 behind a solid outing from Dice-K.

David Price improved his record to 8-2 as the Rays beat the Blue Jays 7-3.

Garret Anderson had a walk-off  hit for the Dodgers as they beat the Diamondbacks 1-0 in 14 innings.

The Braves beat the Phillies 2-1 for their 8th win in a row.

Since Kendry Morales went down, the Angels are now interested in acquiring Cubs 1B Derrek Lee.

Armando Galarraga - Robbery Victim

The big story last night was the huge blown call by umpire Jim Joyce on what would have been the final out of a perfect game. To his credit, Joyce has apologized. Below is video and some stories from around the web.



Yahoo Sports

June 2, 2010

Wednesday Morning Link Dump

The rumor mill had it right yesterday as Dontrelle Willis was traded to the Diamondbacks.

Carlos Zambrano will return to the Cubs starting rotation today against the Pirates.

Scott Rolen hit 2 home runs as the Reds beat the Cardinals 9-8.

Matt Kemp hit a walk-off homer in the 10th inning as the Dodgers beat the Diamondbacks 1-0.

The Rays scored 4 runs in the ninth inning to beat the Blue Jays 7-6.

MLB has sided with Roy Oswalt in his dispute with umpire Bill Hohn from Mondays game.

Lance Berkman had 5 RBI and the game winning hit as the Astros beat the Nationals 8-7.

June 1, 2010

Tuesday Afternoon Link Dump

Stephen Strasburg will make his Major League debut on June 8th against the Pirates.

The Pirates have acquired Dana Eveland from the Blue Jays.

Craig Calcaterra at Hardball Talk thinks that something needs to be done about out of control umpires.

David Pinto of Baseball Musings looks at the severe drop in offensive production in Philly since they were busted for stealing signs.

The Diamondbacks may be interested in acquiring Dontrelle Willis.

Knuckleballer R.A. Dickey has provided some needed stability to the Mets rotation.

Tuesday Morning Link Dump

Roy Halladay pitched the 2nd perfect game in MLB this year and the 20th ever.

Ubaldo Jimenez beats Tim Lincecum and the Giants to become the majors' first 10 game winner.

A-Rod hit the 20th grand slam of his career and his 590th home run in Mondays win over the Indians.

The Twins beat the Mariners 5-4 for their 5th straight win.

The Dodgers won last nights game over the Diamondbacks on the rare walk-off balk.

We'll be back with more this afternoon, I hope everyone enjoyed the long holiday weekend.