Archive for April, 2011

Mets fall short again against Halladay (PA SportsTicker)

By at 30 April, 2011, 5:53 pm

Facing the NL Cy Young award winner, New York Mets starter Jonathon Niese knew the only way to beat his counterpart, Roy Halladay, would be by keeping the game as close as possible.

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Halladay shuts down Mets as Phillies win 2-1 (AP)

By at 30 April, 2011, 5:35 pm

Roy Halladay didn't think he was sharp warming up before the game. Boy was he wrong. Halladay pitched a seven-hitter to help Philadelphia set a club record with its 18th victory in April as the Phillies beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Saturday. He th…

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BATS IN THE PELFREY

By at 30 April, 2011, 9:37 am

As I sat and watched last nights game and another Mike Pelfrey melt down I wondered if Mike Pelfrey still had minor league options and would the Mets make a move to send him to Buffalo? I was set to tweet this to find an answer  and just as I was about to type, Gary […]

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Homer-happy Howard propels Phillies (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 30 April, 2011, 2:10 am

The Philadelphia Phillies entered Friday night having scored four or fewer runs in 16 of their first 24 games to start the season. Their home run production was also nothing to boast about, as they ranked 21st in baseball with 20 home runs.

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Mets’ Pelfrey gets pounded in return from stomach ailment (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 30 April, 2011, 1:50 am

The debate had gone on for days whether the New York Mets should start Mike Pelfrey or push him back — and even when the decision was done and the game was over Friday night, the debate still seemed to be lingering. For Pelfrey, the long week of stoma…

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Howard’s slam, 6 RBIs, lead Phillies over Mets (AP)

By at 30 April, 2011, 12:55 am

Ryan Howard hit two home runs, including a grand slam, and drove in six runs to back rookie fill-in Vance Worley and lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 10-3 victory over the New York Mets on Friday. Howard launched a two-run shot into the second deck …

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NL Roundup: A look at Friday’s games (The Canadian Press)

By at 30 April, 2011, 12:36 am

Tim Lincecum, a two-time Cy Young Award winner, was outpitched Friday night. Of course, everyone has looked dominant against the scuffling San Francisco lineup lately.

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Howard’s slam, 6 RBIs, lead Phillies over Mets (AP)

By at 29 April, 2011, 11:10 pm

Two big swings by Ryan Howard made it a comfortable night on the mound for rookie fill-in Vance Worley. Howard hit two homers, including a grand slam, and drove in six runs to back six scoreless innings by Worley and lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a…

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Pelfrey slammed by Howard and Phillies (AP)

By at 29 April, 2011, 11:08 pm

New York Mets starter Mike Pelfrey wasn't feeling well before he faced the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night. Ryan Howard probably made him feel worse. Pelfrey gave up the first of Howard's two homers and the Mets fell to the Philadelphia P…

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Baseball notebook: Double trouble for Braves (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 29 April, 2011, 6:50 pm

Pitching coach Roger McDowell was placed on administrative leave by the Atlanta Braves on Friday, six days after he was accused of directing anti-gay slurs and obscene gestures toward fans at San Francisco's AT&T Park. McDowell issued an apology We…

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