Posts Tagged ‘MLB playoffs’

2011 MLB Season Boils Down to a Matter of Minutes – Cardinals and Braves

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Hunter Pence came through with a two-out, run-scoring single in the 13th to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 4-3 victory that ended Atlanta’s season Wednesday night without a trip to the playoffs that looked like a certainty just a few weeks ago.  Surely this is sweet revenge for the Phillies team that had to endure […]

2011 MLB Season Boils Down to a Matter of Minutes – Rays and Red Sox

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Down by nine games in early September, down by seven runs on the final day of the season.  Somehow the Tampa Bay Rays found a way to squeak into the postseason in impressive fashion.  Evan Longoria capped a startling comeback by hitting his second home run of the game, hooking a drive barely inside the […]

Phillies Clinch Playoff Spot

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

The Philadelphia Phillies clinched a playoff spot for the 5th straight year and a franchise fastest of 146 games.  Roy Halladay (18-5) tossed a complete game shutout and beat the Houston Astros 1-0 Wednesday afternoon.  Phillies are the first team in MLB to clinch a playoff spot and remain 11 games over the Braves in […]

Selig Looking to Expan MLB Playoffs in 2012

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Bud Selig made news with his intent to assume control of the LA Dodgers and also hinted that he wants to expand the 2012 playoffs to 10 teams. With both sides expressing support for adding two playoff teams in 2012, negotiators for baseball players and owners are considering having the new wild-card round be best-of-3 […]

NLCS Game 5 Preview – Phillies @ Giants

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Projected Starting Pitchers: Roy Halladay vs Tim Lincecum Game Time: 7:57pm EST San Francisco, CA The San Francisco Giants try to clinch their first World Series appearance in 8 years tonight when they play Game 5 of the National League Championship Series against the Philadelphia Phillies at AT&T Park. Lincecum got the best of Halladay […]

2010 MLB Playoffs – LDS Selections

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

After a long grueling season the 2010 MLB Playoffs have arrived.  We have some familiar faces in the Yankees, Phillies, Rays and some new faces such as the Reds, Rangers and Giants.  The 2010 season has been filled with pitching dominance, not hitting.  Two pitchers who threw no hitters this season, Matt Garza and Roy […]