Archive for July, 2011

Ibanez has 2 homers; game-winning double for Phils (AP)

By at 31 July, 2011, 11:05 pm

Raul Ibanez homered twice and hit a game-winning double in the 10th inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-5 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday. The Phillies trailed 5-3 in the eighth when Ibanez hit a two-run shot for his second homer …


NL roundup: A look at Sunday’s games (The Canadian Press)

By at 31 July, 2011, 11:01 pm

The Pittsburgh Pirates are ready to make a playoff post — just as soon as they get out of Philadelphia.


Storen stays in DC, gets win as Nats top Mets 3-2 (PA SportsTicker)

By at 31 July, 2011, 10:53 pm

By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer


Mets’ Reyes stays put — for now (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 31 July, 2011, 9:05 pm

Jose Reyes wasn’t exactly sweating out the non-waiver trade deadline. Same as always, the New York Mets shortstop was smiling. He didn’t have any inside knowledge, but he really wasn’t concerned. After months of rumors that Reyes would be traded and hi…


Winners, losers and tweeners from trade deadline (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 31 July, 2011, 8:22 pm

The Rangers won big, the Yankees whiffed badly and the remaining teams fell somewhere in between at the deadline.


Mets’ bats silent at end of trip, lose 3-2 to Nats (AP)

By at 31 July, 2011, 5:57 pm

It’s merely a consolation that the New York Mets finished with a winning record on their road trip. The Mets were rolling until the bats went quiet over the weekend against the Washington Nationals. Scott Hairston’s solo home runs accounted for both of…


Storen stays in DC, gets win as Nats top Mets 3-2 (AP)

By at 31 July, 2011, 5:55 pm

Drew Storen sat in the bullpen and watched the clock. When the phone rang telling him to start warming up, he knew he was staying put with the Washington Nationals. When 4 o’clock came and went, he was left with no doubt whatsoever. When Storen jogged …


Blue Jays retire Roberto Alomar’s No. 12 (The Canadian Press)

By at 31 July, 2011, 5:49 pm

TORONTO – Toronto Blue Jays fans have always had a special connection with Roberto Alomar and that bond was never more apparent than Sunday afternoon.


Nationals score in bottom of 9th to beat Mets 3-2 (AP)

By at 31 July, 2011, 4:35 pm

Rick Ankiel scored on Ian Desmond’s chopper up the middle in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday, giving the Washington Nationals a 3-2 win over the New York Mets on a scorcher of a summer afternoon. With runners on second and third and the infield i…


Dickey has strong start in 3-0 loss (AP)

By at 30 July, 2011, 11:03 pm

R.A. Dickey had another strong start for the New York Mets. Once again, he didn’t end up with the outcome he wanted. Dickey allowed six hits in six innings, including a three-run home run by Jayson Werth in the first, and the Washington Nationals beat …