Full Count: Jimenez Makes History for Rox

It took the eightheenth season of Rockies baseball in the Mile High City for it to happpen. Clearly with the thin air in Denver, it had to be a road game. But who? The Colorado franchise hasn’t exactly been a pitcher’s dream. Some names have come and gone, and some are long [...]

Full Count: Twins Win Target Field Opener, Padres Crush Braves

Twins 5, Red Sox 2 – The Minnesota Twins delighted their fans with a win over the Red Sox in Target Field’s first game ever. 39,715 fans filled the outdoor venue to enjoy a game coupled with…gasp!…nice weather. Several former players enjoyed the late afternoon opener, and witnessed Carl Pavano throw out the [...]

Full Count: Arizona Scores 13 in the 4th

Diamondbacks 15, Pirates 6 – Chris Young’s three-run home run in the fourth inning was only the beginning for Arizona on Sunday. A Kelly Johnson home run, Stephen Drew triple, wild pitch, Chris Young RBI ground ball, Chris Snyder double, and Edwin Jackson home run later, the Snakes had staked themselves a 13-run [...]

Full Count: Yanks Crush Rays, Astros Still Winless

Yankees 10, Rays 0 – CC Sabathia (1-0) clamped down on Rays hitters as he took a no-hitter into the eighth inning. Kelly Shoppach’s line drive single ended what little drama remained in a one-sided affair. The Yankees jumped on Wade Davis (0-1)┬áin the fourth with a two-run homer by Robinson Cano. An inning [...]

Full Count: San Fransisco Remains Undefeated

Tigers 5, Indians 2 – In front of a record crowd at Comerica Park, the Detroit Tigers used a 4-run fifth inning to stop the Tribe’s mini-win streak of two. 45,010 people flooded the ballpark for the largest crowd in any Comerica Park opener, and the second largest crowd ever at the stadium. Rick [...]

Full Count: A Fun Filled Opening Day

St. Louis Cardinals 11 – Cincinnati Reds 6: The Reds were in this game for a while but the Cards blew it open in the ninth with five runs. Albert Pujols didn’t waste much time getting back on the MVP trail, belting two jacks, driving in three runs, and scoring four times. Colby [...]

Full Count: The Red Sox Capture The First Win Of 2010

Boston Red Sox 9 – New York Yankees 7: The offenses had the upper hand on Opening Night of the 2010 Major League Baseball season. Though two of the best starting pitchers in all of baseball took the mound to kick off their seasons, the bats came alive after the first few innings and [...]

Rounding the Diamond: Angels Rally To Send the Series Back To New York

Los Angeles Angels 7 – New York Yankees 6: After holding a 4-0 lead from the first inning to the sixth, Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia decided to take out his starting pitcher John Lackey, who had been lights out until the seventh, after he allowed the Yankees to load the bases with [...]

Rounding the Diamond: Jayson Werth Puts The Phillies Back In the World Series

Philadelphia Phillies 10 – Los Angeles Dodgers 4: Jayson Werth is a star. He’s got power, speed and plays gold glove caliber defense in right field. Oh, and he’s pretty clutch too.

Tonight, Werth was 3-4 with a three-run homer that got the Phillies the lead and a solo homer that finished off the [...]

Rounding the Diamond: Phils Win Slugfest To Take Lead Over Dodgers

Philadelphia Phillies 8 – Los Angeles Dodgers 6: The Dodgers looked pretty good early. Clayton Kershaw was on his game and James Loney gave him an early one run lead with a solo blast in the second. Until the fifth inning, Kershaw had allowed just three base-runners (two walks, one hit), which is good [...]