Saturday, October 31, 2009

world series game 3

the yankees won game 3 8-5 after trailing 3-0. andy pettite settled down and pitched pretty good. cole hamels struggled and came out in the 5th. 5 home runs in this game - three by philly and two by the yanks. the yankees lead the series 2-1. game four is tomorrow in philadelphia.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

world series game two

the yankees have evened the series at one with a 3-1 win. a.j. burnett got the win and mariano rivera got the save to win it. game 3 is saturday in philadelphia.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

phillies win game one

the phillies win game one 6-1 on a complete game 6 hitter pitched by cliff lee. he also threw ten strike outs and 122 pitches in the game. the yankees run came on an error. chase utley hit two solo homeruns to get the game going. game two is tomorrow night in new york.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

yanks in world series while chase for the championships inch close to end

the new york yankees are in the world series with a 5-2 win in game six and the series 4-2. their 40th american league pennant. they will face the philadelphia phillies starting wednesday in new york.

meanwhile earlier denny hamlin beat out jimmie johnson to win in martinsville. johnson adds to his points lead with four races to go with mark martin finishing 8th.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

phillies in world series. who will they face?

with a 10-4 win over the didgers, the philadelphia phillies are in the world series with a four games to one series win. they will face either the new york yankees or the los angeles angels. game five of that series is tomorrow night.

Saturday, October 17, 2009

bank of america 500

great finish at the lowe's motor speedway. jimmie johnson hangs on to win the final race under the lowe's sponsorship at the charlotte motor speedway. he maintains his points lead heading into martinsville. 5 down and 5 to go

Sunday, October 11, 2009

weekend sports update

hmmmm where to start. lets start in california where jimmie johnson wins his second chase race and his 5th overall and took the points lead after mark martin finished 4th. yesterdat the l.a. dodgers advanced to the national league championship after beating the st. louis cardinals three straight. today the new york yankees and the los angeles angels advanced to the american league chapionships with three game sweeps of their own. the yankees beat the minnesota twins and the angels, who were trailing 5-1 came back to beat boston 7-6 in game three and knocked out the red sox. the a.l.c.s starts on friday while the n.l.c.s. starts thursday. right now im watching the indianapolis colts and the tennesee titans in sunday night football.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

night one of baseball postseason

tonight began the road to the world series with the dodgers just beating the cardinals 5-3. earlier the phillies and rockies began the day with the phillies winning 5-2. the yankees, playing the first playoff game at the new yankee stadium, beat the twins 7-2. the twins yesterday beat the tigers in a one game playoff for the a.l. central. three more games tomorrow. this shall be fun

Sunday, October 04, 2009

price chopper 400

tony stewart gets himself back into chase contention with a BIG win in kansas today. mark martin finished 7th and is ahead of jimmie johnson by 18 points. johnson finished 9th. jeff gordon also gets himself back into it with a 5th place finish. the top 6 are 99 points apart and 7th is 4 points behind 6th. 7 races to go. getting interestin now.

Friday, October 02, 2009

and the city that will host.......

......the 2016 summer olympics is rio de janeiro brazil, who beat out madrid spain, chicago and tokyo japan to host. the first time the olympics will be in south america. yay for rio.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

october's leafy fun

raked the front yard earlier and used one bag. compared to tuesday when i raked the front and back and used 8 bags. quite the workout i say. got survivor on now. sweet beginning to october