Archive for July 2010

Garza says No NO

July 27, 2010

Matt Garza threw the first no hitter in the history of the Tampa devil Rays and the fifth this year as the Rays took down the tigers 5-0. His only blemish was a walk in the second inning. Garza being the classy guy that he is refused to take the credit deffering it to the fabulous defense that played behind him. Matt is having a good year at 11-5  but he has been up and down. Believe it or not there are still two other teams in the majors that have never had a no hitter. The Mets and the Padres are still without one.

I like the sudden turn this season away from sluggers to pitching duels. I think a lot of talented young pitchers are all starting to bloom at the same time and an age where great pitching once again will dominate baseball is not far off. If you include the missed call perfect game there have been six no hitters this season. Will there be seven? maybe. I think it would be cool if we had another no hitter or perfect game during the world series. I have Don Larsons Perfect game on Dvd and I watch it every year before the big series. Maybe this will be the year.

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Can you tell me what team this is?

July 3, 2010

Gustavo Molina

Kevin Youkilis

Bill Hall

JD Drew (sometimes)

Daniel Nava

Darnell McDonald

Marco Scutro

Adrian Beltre

Eric Patterson

How is this for a starting line-up. Talk about getting bit by the injury bug. Who thinks the Red Sox can hold on to second with this starting nine?

Todays stupid suspention belongs to

July 2, 2010

Todays stupid suspension belongs to Charlie Mannuel Manager of the Phillies who has been suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount of money. Mannuel was argueing balls and strikes durings tuesdays game.

After being immediately ejected Mannuel decided he was going to get his moneys worth with C.B. Buckner and the brim of his cap made contact with Buckners forehead. Stupid

Phillies need a second baseman

July 1, 2010

Utley gets down and dirty

Very Bad news for the Phillies , Chase Utley will miss at least eight weeks with thumb surgury and his back up Placido Palanco is on the Dl for at least four. This leaves them with a hand full of Prospect replacemenrts and utility players.

Needless to say the Phils will be looking for a second baseman with some experience and hopefully a little more pop in his bat than what they are currently dealing with. Ty Wiggington would be the perfect fit here. The Orioles aren’t going anywheres and can use Julio Lugo to play second base. Wigiginton is batting .258 with 14 HR and should bring back a couple of decent prospects at the very least. Also look for the Phillies and Pedro to begin heating up talks.