The playoffs have followed the regular season trend back to pitching dominance. Not that aces haven’t done this in past postseasons, it’s just that their supremacy this year stands out.
Everywhere you turn in these playoffs, late pickups and midseason acquisitions are playing important roles on the field.
The Bombers head to Texas down 3-2, and their fate now rests on the shoulders of Phil Hughes. Will Phil rise to the challenge, or wrinkle like a cheap suit?
Juan Uribe, sore left wrist and all, made his mark on this NLCS in a matter of moments — a great play with his glove, then one swing that put the San Francisco Giants within one win of the World Series.
It was another long night for Yankee fans in the Bronx, and this time our guys Boomer & Carton were on hand to witness the debacle.
With pitchers ruling these playoffs, Matt Cain made it six shutouts — a half-dozen, count ’em! — in only 22 games this postseason.
Matt Cain pitched seven impressive innings and outdueled 2008 World Series MVP Cole Hamels for his first postseason win, and the Giants beat the Phillies 3-0 on Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in the NL championship series.
Once again, the pitching matchup is drawing most of the Game 3 pregame attention: Cole Hamels vs. Matt Cain.
Roy Oswalt pitched eight dominant innings, Jimmy Rollins drove in four runs and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Francisco Giants 6-1 Sunday night.
Lincecum outdueled Roy Halladay, Cody Ross hit a pair of solo homers and the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 in Game 1 of the NLCS.