What’s on Tap 8-14-2010

Filed Under (NL East Chatter) by klake13 on 14-08-2010

Tagged Under : Braves, Derek Lowe, Diamondbacks, Dodgers, Ian Kennedy, Jason Marquis, Marlins, Mets, Mike Leake, Nationals, Pat Misch, Phillies, Reds, Roy Halladay, Sean West, Ted Lilly

Saturday’s games:

Nationals vs. Diamondbacks

Jason Marquis (0-4, 15.32 ERA) takes the mound for the first time at Nationals Park since returning from the disabled list, as the Nationals take on Arizona. Ian Kennedy (6-9, 4.47 ERA) starts for Arizona. Game time is 7:05 p.m.

Braves vs. Dodgers

The Braves send Derek Lowe (11-9, 4.40 ERA) to the mound as they try to take game two against the Dodgers tonight in Atlanta. Ted Lilly (2-0, 2.77 ERA) gets the start for Los Angeles. First pitch is 7:10 p.m.

Marlins vs. Reds

Rookie Sean West (0-1, 7.20 ERA) will make his second start for the Marlins tonight as they try and bounce back from last night’s loss. Mike Leake (7-4, 3.75 ERA) takes the mound for the Reds. First pitch is 7:10 p.m. in Cincinnati.

Mets vs. Phillies

The Mets and Phillies continue their series tonight in New York. Pat Misch (-,-.–) has been called up to make his first start of the year for the Mets. Roy Halladay (14-8, 2.34 ERA) starts for Philadelphia. Game time is 7:10 p.m.

What’s on Tap 8-13-2010

Filed Under (NL East Chatter, Whats on Tap) by klake13 on 13-08-2010

Tagged Under : Braves, Cole Hamels, Diamondbacks, Dodgers, Edinson Volquez, Hiroki Kuroda, Joe Saunders, John Lannan, Josh Johnson, Marlins, Mets, Nationals, Phillies, R.A. Dickey, Reds, Tim Hudson

Friday’s games:

Nationals vs. Diamondbacks

The Nationals begin their series with Arizona tonight in Washington. John Lannan (3-5, 5.44 ERA) gets the start for the Nationals. Joe Saunders (7-11, 4.42 ERA) starts for Arizona. Game time is 7:05 p.m.

Marlins vs. Reds

Josh Johnson (10-4, 1.97 ERA) and the Marlins take on Edinson Volquez (2-1, 4.94 ERA) and the Reds. First pitch is 7:10 p.m. in Cincinnati.

Mets vs. Phillies

The Mets and Phillies begin a three-game series tonight in New York. R.A. Dickey (7-5, 2.65 ERA) takes the mound for the Mets. Cole Hamels (7-8, 3.45 ERA) starts for Philadelphia. Game time is 7:10 p.m.

Braves vs. Dodgers

The Braves send Tim Hudson (13-5, 2.24 ERA) to the mound as they take on the Dodgers tonight in Atlanta. Hiroki Kuroda (8-10, 3.65 ERA) starts for Los Angeles. First pitch is 7:35 p.m.

NL East Recap 8-5

Filed Under (NL East Chatter) by klake13 on 06-08-2010

Tagged Under : Aaron Rowand, Adam Dunn, Adam Kennedy, Adam LaRoche, Alex Gonzalez, Andres Torres, Aubrey Huff, Barry Enright, Billy Wagner, Bobby Crosby, Brad Lidge, Braves, Carlos Ruiz, Chris Volstad, Diamondbacks, Domonic Brown, donnie murphy, Eric Hinske, Gaby Sanchez, Giants, Hanley Ramirez, Jair Jurrjens, Justin Upton, Logan Morrison, Marlins, Nationals, Phillies, Raul Ibanez, Roger Bernadina, Ross Detwiler, Roy Oswalt, Rusty Ryal, Ryan Madson, Ryan Zimmerman, Stephen Drew, Tim Lincecum, Will Ohman

Braves vs. Giants

Giants Braves BaseballThe Braves took the opening game of their four-game series with the Giants by a score of 3-2. San Francisco jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the 1st as Andres Torres scored on Aubrey Huff’s ground out. The Giants tagged on another run in the 2nd when Torres hit a double to center, driving home Aaron Rowand. Atlanta tied up the game in the bottom of the 2nd with a two-run shot to left field off the bat of Alex Gonzalez. Eric  Hinske would homer for the Braves in the bottom of the 6th to make it 3-2 Atlanta.

Jair Jurrjens got the win, going 6 innings and giving up two runs on seven hits while striking out three. Tim Lincecum took the loss, going 6.1 innings and allowing three runs on six hits while striking out seven. Billy Wagner recorded his 26th save of the season for Atlanta.

Marlins vs. Phillies

Phillies Marlins BaseballThe Phillies beat the Marlins 5-4 in 10 innings. The game was scoreless until the top of the 6th when Carlos Ruiz doubled, hitting  a line drive to center to drive in Raul Ibanez and Domonic Brown, giving Philadelphia a 2-0 lead. The Marlins came back in the bottom of the 7th to score four runs. Donnie Murphy hit a ground-rule double to drive in a run. Two batters later, Logan Morrison walked with the bases loaded tying the game at 2-2. Gaby Sanchez followed with a single to drive in two more runs for Florida. Going into the 9th with a 4-2 lead, a Hanley Ramirez error along with poor pitching from the Florida bullpen allowed for the Phillies to tie up the game. The game winning run for the Phillies came in the top of the 10th on a homer to left field off the bat of Ruiz.

Phillies starter Roy Oswalt went 6.1 innings, giving up two runs on three hits while striking out five. Ryan Madson got the win for Philadelphia. Chris Volstad went 5.2 innings for Florida, allowing two runs on eight hits while striking out two batters. Will Ohman took the loss for Florida. Brad Lidge recorded his 12th save for the Phillies.

Nationals vs. Diamondbacks

Nationals Diamondbacks BaseballThe Nationals lost to the Diamondbacks by a score of 8-4. A fielding error by Adam Dunn in the 2nd allowed for Rusty Ryal to reach base and Adam LaRoche to score for Arizona. Ryal would score later in the inning on a double by Bobby Crosby. Adam Kennedy got Washington on the board in the 3rd with a solo shot to right field, cutting Arizona’s lead to 2-1. The next inning, Stephen Drew hit an RBI single for Arizona. Arizona starter Barry Enright helped himself out at the plate, driving in Drew with a single to center field. Ryan Zimmerman homered in the top of the 5th, cutting the lead to 4-2. Zimmerman had two home runs on the night. Arizona would respond, however, with three more runs in the bottom of the 5th. Roger Bernadina homered in the 7th for Washington. Arizona tagged on their 8th run in the 8th on a sacrifice fly by Justin Upton.

Ross Detwiler took the loss for Washington. He lasted only 4 innings, giving up seven runs on  nine hits while striking out five. Barry Enright got the win for Arizona. He went 6 innings allowing two runs on six hits while striking out three.

What’s on Tap 8-5-2010

Filed Under (NL East Chatter, Whats on Tap) by klake13 on 05-08-2010

Tagged Under : Barry Enright, Braves, Chris Volstad, Diamondbacks, Giants, Jair Jurrjens, Marlins, Mets, Nationals, Phillies, Ross Detwiler, Roy Oswalt, Tim Lincecum

Thursday’s games:

Braves vs. Giants

The Braves begin their series with the Giants tonight in Atlanta. Jair Jurrjens (3-4, 4.62 ERA) gets the start for Atlanta. Tim Lincecum (11-4, 3.10 ERA) starts for San Francisco. Game time is 7:10 p.m.

Marlins vs. Phillies

The Marlins and Phillies finsih up their series tonight in Florida. Chris Volstad (5-8, 4.71 ERA) takes the mound for Florida.  Roy Oswalt (0-1, 6.00 ERA) starts for Philadelphia. First pitch is 7:10 p.m.

Nationals vs. Diamondbacks

The Nationals and Diamondbacks wrap up their four-game series tonight in Arizona. Ross Detwiler (0-1, 1.00 ERA) starts for Washington. Barry Enright (2-2, 2.78 ERA) gets the start for Arizona. Game time is 9:40 p.m.

The Mets have the night off. They begin a three-game set against the Phillies tomorrow night in Philadelphia.

What’s on Tap 8-4-2010

Filed Under (NL East Chatter, Whats on Tap) by klake13 on 04-08-2010

Tagged Under : Anibal Sanchez, Braves, Craig Stammen, Diamondbacks, Ian Kennedy, Kris Medlen, Kyle Kendrick, Marlins, Mets, Mike Pelfrey, Nationals, Phillies

Wednesday’s games:

Braves vs. Mets

Having won a game a piece, the Braves and the Mets are both going for the series win tonight. Kris Medlen (6-2, 3.66 ERA) takes the mound for the Braves. Mike Pelfrey (10-5, 4.10 ERA) gets the start for New York. Game time is 7:10 p.m. in Atlanta.

Marlins vs. Phillies

The Marlins and Phillies continue either seires tonight in Florida. Anibal  Sanchez (8-6, 3.33 ERA) starts for Florida. Kyle Kendrick (6-4, 4.44 ERA) gets the start for Philadelphia. First pitch is 7:10 p.m.

Nationals vs. Diamondbacks

The Nationals send Craig Stammen (3-4, 5.24 ERA) to the mound as they take on Ian Kennedy (6-8, 4.26 ERA) and the Diamondbacks. Game time is 9:40 p.m. in Arizona.

What’s on Tap 8-3-2010

Filed Under (NL East Chatter, Whats on Tap) by klake13 on 03-08-2010

Tagged Under : Braves, Derek Lowe, Diamondbacks, Joe Saunders, Marlins, Mets, Nationals, Phillies, R.A. Dickey, Roy Halladay, Scott Olsen, Sean West

Tuesday’s games:

Marlins vs. Phillies

Roy Halladay (12-8, 2.21 ERA) and the Phillies take on Sean West (-,-.–) and the Marlins tonight in Florida. Game time is 7:10 p.m.

Braves vs. Mets

Derek Lowe (10-9, 4.58 ERA) and the Braves look to extend their lead in the NL East with a win over R.A. Dickey (7-4, 2.32 ERA) and the Mets tonight in Atlanta. First pitch is 7:10 p.m.

Nationals vs. Diamondbacks

The Nationals send Scott Olsen (3-2, 3.67 ERA) to the mound as they take on Joe Saunders (6-10, 4.51 ERA) and the Diamondbacks. Game time is 9:40 p.m. in Arizona.

What’s on Tap 8-1-2010

Filed Under (NL East Chatter, Whats on Tap) by klake13 on 01-08-2010

Tagged Under : Braves, Cole Hamels, Diamondbacks, Edinson Volquez, John Lannan, Jon Garland, Jon Niese, Josh Johnson, Marlins, Mets, Nationals, Padres, Phillies, Reds, Rodrigo Lopez, Tommy Hanson

Braves vs. Reds

Tommy Hanson (8-7, 3.99 ERA) and the Braves look to take the rubber game of the three-game set with the Reds. Edinson Volquez (1-1, 8.25 ERA) gets the start for the Reds. Game time is 1:10 p.m. in Cincinnati.

Mets vs. Diamondbacks

The Mets send Jon Niese (7-4, 3.43 ERA) to the mound as they go for the series win against the Diamondbacks. Rodrigo Lopez (5-9, 4.68 ERA) starts for Arizona. First pitch is 1:10 p.m. in N.Y.

Nationals vs. Phillies

The Nationals go for the sweep Sunday against the  Phillies in Washington. John Lannan (2-5, 5.76 ERA) takes the mound for the Nationals. Cole Hamels (7-7, 3.48 ERA) starts for Philadelphia. Game time is 1:35 p.m.

Marlins vs. Padres

Josh Johnson (10-3, 1.72 ERA) and the Marlins go for the sweep Sunday against the Padres. Jon Garland (9-7, 3.56 ERA) gets the start for the Padres. First pitch is 4:05 p.m. in San Diego.

What’s on Tap 7-31-2010

Filed Under (NL East Chatter, Whats on Tap) by klake13 on 31-07-2010

Tagged Under : Barry Enright, Braves, Bronson Arroyo, Diamondbacks, Hisanori Takahashi, Jair Jurrjens, Joe Blanton, Kevin Correia, Marlins, Mets, Nationals, Padres, Phillies, Reds, Ricky Nolasco, Ross Detwiler

Saturday’s games:

Braves vs. Reds

Jair Jurrjens (3-3, 4.37 ERA) and the Braves take on Bronson Arroyo (10-6, 4.21 ERA) and the Reds this afternoon in Cincinnati. First pitch is 4:10 p.m.

Phillies vs. Nationals

The Phillies look to even up the series with the Nationals today in Washington. Joe Blanton (4-6, 5.85 ERA) takes the mound for Philadelphia. Ross Detwiler (0-1, 0.00 ERA) starts for the Nationals. Game time is 7:05 p.m.

Mets vs. Diamondbacks

The Mets send Hisanori Takahashi (7-5, 4.47 ERA) to the mound as they try and take game two against the Diamondbacks. Barry Enright (2-2, 2.73 ERA) starts for Arizona.  Game time is 7:10 p.m. in N.Y.

Marlins vs. Padres

Ricky Nolasco (11-7, 4.35 ERA) and the Marlins look to take game two in their series with the Padres. Kevin Correia (7-6, 5.09 ERA) gets the start for the Padres. First pitch is 8:35 p.m. in San Diego.

NL East Recap 7-29

Filed Under (NL East Chatter) by klake13 on 30-07-2010

Tagged Under : Adam Dunn, Angel Pagan, Anibal Sanchez, Blake Hawksworth, Braves, Cardinals, Carlos Beltran, Carlos Ruiz, Cody Ross, Derek Lowe, Diamondbacks, Esmerling Vasquez, Francisco Rodriguez, Giants, Ian Desmond, Ike davis, Joe Saunders, Jose Contreras, Justin Upton, Kyle Kendrick, Madison Bumgarner, Marlins, Matt Capps, matt diaz, Mets, Miguel Montero, Mike Morse, Mike Stanton, Nationals, Omar Infante, Pablo Sandoval, Phillies, R.A. Dickey, Raul Ibanez, Ronny Paulino, Scott Olsen, Wil Nieves, Wilson Valdez

Mets vs. Cardinals

Cardinals Mets BaseballThe Mets beat the Cardinals 4-0 Thursday afternoon. Ike Davis hit his 15th home run of the season in the bottom of the 3rd, a three-run shot to center field. Angel Pagan scored in the bottom of the 5th on a single by Carlos Beltran. The Cardinals were held to just four hits all day.

R.A. Dickey got the win, going 8.1 innings and gave up no runs on four hits. Blake Hawksworth took the loss, throwing 6 innings and allowing four runs on seven hits.Francisco Rodriguez recorded his 22nd save of the season.

Braves vs. Nationals

Braves Nationals BaseballThe Nationals beat the Braves 5-3 Thursday in Washington. Mike Morse grounded out, scoring Adam Dunn in the 2nd, and Ian Desmond hit his 7th homer of the season, to give the Nationals a 2-0 lead. Atlanta tied it up in the 4th on a two-run shot off the bat of Matt Diaz. Washington responded in the bottom of the inning with a two RBI single by Wil Nieves. In the 6th, Atlanta cut the Nationals lead to 4-3 on an RBI single by Omar Infante. In the 8th, Dunn hit a solo shot to center field, making it 5-3 Washington.

Scott Olsen got the win, going 6 innings and giving up three runs on five hits. Derek Lowe took the loss, lasting 5 innings and allowing four runs on five hits. Matt Capps recorded his 26th save of the season for Washington.

Marlins vs. Giants

Marlins Giants BaseballFlorida won their game over the Giants 5-0. Double by Mike Stanton in the 2nd and 4th innings gave Florida a 2-0 lead. Cody Ross scored on a sacrifice fly by Ronny Paulino in the 4th. Ross doubled in the 8th to drive in the Marlins 4th run. Paulino drove in his second run of the game in the 8th on another sac fly. The Giants were kept to just one hit in the game. Pablo Sandoval singled in the 5th to give San Francisco their only hit.

Anibal Sanchez got the win, pitching a complete game and holding the Giants to just three baserunners. Madison Bumgarner took the loss, going 6 innings and allowing three runs on six hits.

Phillies vs. Diamondbacks

APTOPIX Diamondbacks Phillies BaseballThe Phillies won their 8th straight, beating the Diamondbacks in walk-off fashion 3-2. A double by Carlos Ruiz in the 5th and a solo shot by Raul Ibanez in the 6th gave Philadelphia a 2-0 lead. Miguel Montero cut the lead to 2-1 in the 7th with his third home run of the year for Arizona. Montero drove in the tying run in the top of the 9th on a ground out to score Justin Upton. The game remained tied until the bottom of the 11th when Wilson Valdez singled home the game-winning run.

Kyle Kendrick went 6.1 innings and allowed one run on four hits in his no decision. Joe Saunders also had a no decision, throwing 7 innings and giving up two runs on nine hits. Jose Contreras got the win for Philadelphia. Esmerling Vasquez took the loss for Arizona.

What’s on Tap 7-29-2010

Filed Under (NL East Chatter, Whats on Tap) by klake13 on 29-07-2010

Tagged Under : Anibal Sanchez, Blake Hawksworth, Braves, Cardinals, Derek Lowe, Diamondbacks, Giants, Joe Saunders, Kyle Kendrick, Madison Bumsgarner, Marlins, Mets, Nationals, Phillies, R.A. Dickey, Scott Olsen

Thursday’s games:

Mets vs. Cardinals

R.A. Dickey (6-4, 2.55 ERA) and the Mets close out their series with the Cardinals this afternoon. Blake Hawksworth (4-6, 5.23 ERA) gets the start for St. Louis. Game time is 12:10 p.m. in N.Y.

Braves vs. Nationals

The Braves send Derek Lowe (10-8, 4.48 ERA) to the mound against Scott Olsen (2-2, 3.77 ERA) and the Nationals. First pitch is 12:35 p.m. in D.C.

Marlins vs. Giants

The Marlins go for the win as they finish their series with the Giants. Anibal Sanchez (7-6, 3.59 ERA) takes the mound for Florida. Madison Bumsgarner (4-2, 2.43 ERA) starts for the Giants. Game time is 3:45 p.m. in San Francisco.

Phillies vs. Diamondbacks

Kyle Kendrick (6-4, 4.60 ERA) and the Phillies take on Joe Saunders (6-10, 4.62 ERA) and the Diamondbacks in Philadelphia. Game time is 7:05 p.m.