June 24, 2009

Foul Ball: Pineiro Deals, Gregg Blows Save, Phillies Pound Price

Foul Ball is your daily baseball recap

3 Cardinals 0 Mets: Joel Pineiro pitched an complete game two-hit shutout for St. Louis. Pineiro actually had the same amount of hits in the game as the Mets(2). Albert Pujols continues to rule over the world hitting a two-run home run.

5 Tigers 4 Cubs: This was a back and forth game from the seventh inning on. Mike Francesa's favorite player hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning giving the Tigers the lead. Then Micah Hoffpauir hit a two-run home run for to give the Cubs the lead in the eighth inning. Then Ryan Raburn hit a game-winning two run home off Kelly Gregg to give the Tigers the win.

11 Red Sox 3 Nationals: Boston exploded in the eighth inning, scoring six runs. Jason Bay and Jacoby Ellsbury each had three RBI's in the game. The Nationals have without a doubt the worst bullpen I have ever seen.

10 Phillies 1 Rays: The Phillies pounded David Price in the first inning scoring six runs. In total Price allowed ten runs in 4 1/3 innings. Raul Ibanez's replacement John Mayberry homered in the game as did rain man Chase Utley. Old man Jamie Moyer pitched an solid game going six inning giving up five hits and one run. The Rays committed three errors in the game and hit into one double play.

4 Braves 0 Yankees: Chien-Ming Wang lost his sixth straight game, going five innings giving up three runs and six hits. Brian McCann homered in the eighth inning and had two RBI's in the game. The Yankees continue to struggle against NL East opponents going 2-5 in the past seven games. The Yankees really struggled at the plate in this game leaving 11 men on base.

7 Marlins 6 Orioles in 12: Jorge Cantu singled in Emilio Bonifacio in the bottom of the 12th inning to give Florida the win. The Orioles scored three runs in the ninth inning to tie the game. Hanley Ramirez had a great game with a home run and four RBI's. The Orioles grounded into three double plays in the game.

2 Royals 1 Astros: Zach Greinke pitched eight innings giving up eight hits, but he only gave up one run. Billy Butler and Migeul Olivo drove in the only runs of the game for Kansas City. The Astros left eight men on base in the game.

4 Giants 1 A's: Tim Lincecum pitched another complete game against the A's this season. Lincecum gave up a Jason Giambi home run, then didn't give up anything. Lincecum was helped out by the A's who hit into two crucial double plays in the game. At the end of the game, Lincecum struck out 12 and allowed seven hits. Pablo Sandoval improved his average in the game bringing it up to .336.

Create a Caption: This is Davonte Kelly an 11-year-old from Brooklyn. He threw out the first pitch at the Mets game after being shot in the head by a stray bullet earlier this month.

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