Baseball Articles

Silva improves to 7-0 after mowing down St. Louis

One day after the St. Louis Cardinals hitters lit up Randy Wells for six hits and five runs through six batters, Lou Pinella needed a big start from his rotation. That he got on Saturday afternoon from Carlos Silva. Silva, in his first year in Chicago, after being traded for Milton Bradley won his 7thstart [...]

Lincecum roughed up by Nationals

The Washington Nationals roughed up 2009 Cy Young Tim Lincecum on Wednesday night. Lincecum just lasted 4 2/3 innings, allowing a season high six runs in a 7-3 loss to the Washington Nationals.

Houston says they are not shipping Oswalt

The Houston Astros, just days after claiming they are looking to ship ace Roy Oswalt, have announced they are not currently looking to trade him. The 32 year old from Mississippi said last week he wanted to be traded, and then later backed off, and suggested it may be a good idea to be shipped [...]

Braves come back from eight run deficit

The Atlanta Braves came back from an eight run deficit on Thursday afternoon to win their second straight over the Cincinnati Reds. Cincinnati scored eight runs in the second inning, and the game looked like a laugher. Cincinnati then led 9-1 through 4.5 innings, but that’s when the game came apart for the Reds.

Pujols bats cleanup for first time since 2003

For the first time since the 2003 season, the St. Louis Cardinals All Star first basemen Albert Pujols will bat clean-up in Monday’s game with the Washington Nationals. The last time Pujols batted clean-up was in May of 2003, when Eduardo Perez was the team’s # 3 hitter.

Los Angeles loses top offensive player

The Los Angeles Dodgers got bad news on Saturday in the 4-1 win over divisional leading San Diego Padres. Top offensive player Andre Ethier will miss an undisclosed amount of time with a broken bone in his pinkie finger. The finger is on his right hand, which will effect not only hitting, but throwing the [...]

Yankees and Red Sox set for another tilt

The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will kick off their third series of the season to start the week off. The biggest rivalry in Major League Baseball will once again be renewed – this time at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. This will be the first time in 2010 the two teams play [...]

The 35 games in Most Valuable Players

As the season continues to roll right along, 35 games into the season for most teams, there are several players from both leagues that are putting up Most Valuable Player type numbers. If the trends continue through 125 more games – that’s the question. For now, the managers of these players will take the statistics, [...]

Twins and Yankees set for big weekend series

The Minnesota Twins and New York Yankees will square off in a big weekend series in the middle part of May. The series will take place in the Bronx, at the Yankee Stadium, in its second year – has already seen a World Series title. The Yankees have been a sizzling 10-2 when playing at [...]

Pittsburgh Pirates – set for another struggle

The Pittsburgh Pirates appear to be heading back to the same familiar position; below .500 season. The Pirates have not finished above .500 since 1992 when they won 96 games. The last three seasons, Pittsburgh has averaged just 64 wins per season, and since 2000 the Pirates have only won over 70 games three times. [...]