first pitch: 5:05 p.m., PT television: FOX matchup: Jeff Weaver (8-14, 5.76 ERA) vs Kenny Rogers (17-8, 3.84 ERA) buy tickets Another day, another Cardinals starter with a 5+ ERA. I’m out of town this week, but feel free to chat about the game or anything else. Enjoy!
first pitch: 5:19 p.m., PT television: FOX matchup: Jeff Suppan (12-7, 4.12 ERA) vs Oliver Perez (3-13, 6.55 ERA) buy tickets I would love to see the Mets send Albert Pujols and his tired act home for the winter, but Oliver Perez in Game 7? I guess if the Mets can score 12 runs again, [...]
first pitch: 5:19 p.m., PT television: FOX matchup: Chris Carpenter (15-8, 3.09 ERA) vs John Maine (6-5, 3.60 ERA) buy tickets The series returns to New York on Wednesday, as the Mets try to stave off elimination against the Cardinals’ best pitcher. Could the Tigers’ wait for a World Series opponent be over? We shall [...]
first pitch: 5:05 p.m., PT television: FOX matchup: Chris Carpenter (15-8, 3.09 ERA) vs John Maine (6-5, 3.60 ERA) buy tickets Who is John Maine, and how did he put up such good numbers this season? He coughed up a few too many homers, but opponents hit just .212/.287/.399 against him; not too shabby.
The rest of the world can be as smug as they want to be, but when all is said and done, I’m proud. The Padres got kicked around pretty good in the NLDS, but they kept kicking back. Yeah, they got swept in the first round of the playoffs (hey, at least they did it [...]
Wins needed for WS championship: 11 Give the Cardinals credit. They know what to do with opportunity. They see it, they pounce. They don’t screw around like some teams I know. Those of us who have followed the Padres all season know that what we’ve seen in the first two games of the NLDS is [...]