Sunday, October 31, 2010

world series game 4

the giants are a win away from the world series with a 4-0 win over the rangers. madison bumgardner pitched 8 scoreless innings and became the 4th youngest pitcher to start and win a world series game. brian wilson pitched a scoreless ninth. game 5 is tomorrow in arlington.
energy juice 500

after a last lap caution brought out when a.j. almendinger ended up upside down and rooled a couple times, clint bowyer was scored as the winner when he passed kevin harvick prior to the caution. points leader jimmie johnson finished 7th and has a 14 point lead over denny hamlin who finished 8th. kevin harvick is 34 back. next race is in texas and the AAA texas 500.

Saturday, October 30, 2010

world series game 3

the texas rangers are back in the series with a 4-2 win over the giants. colby lewis of texas pitched 7 2/3 innings and gave up two solo home runs. neftali feliz got the save by striking out the side in the 9th. game four is tomorrow in arlington.

Friday, October 29, 2010

world series game two

the giants are halfway to a world series championship with a 9-0 win over the texas rangers. matt cain pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings and the giants scored 6 runs in the 8th inning to wrap it up. game three is in arlington, texas tomorrow night

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

world series game one

san francisco takes a crazy game one 11-7. the giants bats knocked cliff lee out giving him the loss. tim lincecum hangs on for the win pitching 5 2/3 innings. game two is tomorrow in san francisco.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

san francisco giant in game 6

juan uribe hit the winning run in the 8th inning with a solo homer and brian wilson got ryan howard looking at strike 3 to end the game as the san francisco giants win game 6 3-2 and the series 4 games to two. they will play the texas rangers in the world series starting wednesday night in san francisco.

Friday, October 22, 2010

texas rangers world series bound

with a 6-1 win, the texas rangers are heading to the world series for the first time in franchise history. they beat the new york yankees in six games. in a way it was poetic justice that alex rodriguez, a former texas ranger, struck out to end the series. the rangers will start in either san francisco or philadelphia. game six is tomorrow night at 5pm with the giants leading three games to two.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

alcs game 5 and nlcs game 4

the yankees are alive with a 7-2 win over the rangers. they still trail 3 games to 2. game six is friday in texas. meanwhile the giants are one win from the world series after beating the phillies 6-5. they lead three games to one. game five is tomorrow in san francisco

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

alcs game 4 and nlcs game 3

the texas rangers just blew out the yankees 10-3 and are on the verge of going to their first ever world series. so far the rangers have outscored the yankees 30-11. game 5 is tomorrow at yankee stadium

meanwhile earlier today, the san francisco giants are up two games to none over the philadelphia phillies with a 3-0 win in san fran. matt cain got the win throwing 7 innings of two hit ball. game 4 is tomorrow in san fran.

Monday, October 18, 2010

alcs game 3

the texas rangers blew out the yankees 8-0 in game three of the series. cliff lee threw 1 strikeouts and held the yankees to two hits. andy pettite took the loss. game 4 is tomorrow in new york.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

nlcs game two

the phillies evened the series with a 6-1 win over the giants. roy oswalt pitched 8 innings and got 9 strikeouts. brent madsen pitched the 9th. game 3 is tuesday

Saturday, October 16, 2010

bank of america 500

jamie macmurray passed kyle busch on the last restart with 19 to go and won in charlotte. kyle finished second, jimmie johnson finished third and added to his lead over denny hamlin, who finished fourth. great job to jamie mac. next race in martinsville on the 24th
alcs game 2 and nlcs game 1

earlier, texas beat the yankees 7-2 to even their series at one. didnt see the game. the rangers redeemed themselves immensely. game 3 is monday. right now the giants and phillies are on and its tied at one. update later.

update: giants 4 phillies 3 tim licecum and roy halladay both threw 7 innings. lincecum gets win and halladay gets loss

Friday, October 15, 2010

alcs game one

after being down 5-0, the yankees came back to beat texas 6-5. they got one in the 7th and 5 in the 8th after texas put three in the 1st and two in the 4th. game two is tomorrow afternoon in texas.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

rangers kill rays, face yankees next.

with a 5-1 win, the texas rangers knock out the tampa bay race and will face the new york yankees in the alcs. it is the rangers first ever series win in the playoffs. this series starts friday.

Monday, October 11, 2010

giants squish braves

the san francisco giants are in the nlcs for the first time since 2002 with a 3-2 win in game four and a three games to one win over the atlanta braves. they will face the phillies starting saturday.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

pepsi max 400 and more playoff ball

tony stewart won in fontana today. cant remember if he led a lot but he was there when needed to be. jimmie johnson finished third and increased to 36 points with denny hamlin finished 8th. i didnt see the points standings. congrats to tony winning.

meanwhile the rays evened their series with the rangers by winning 5-2 today, while the giants and braves are tied at two in the 9th.

update: san francisco 3 atlanta 2 giants lead series 2-1

update 2: philadelphia 2 cincinnati 0. phillies in nlcs starting saturday

Saturday, October 09, 2010

yankees alcs bound

the ney york yankees are alcs bound with a 6-1 win over minnesota and a three game sweep of the division series against the twins. they will play either texas or tampa bay in the lcs. texas/tampa bay play game four tomorrow.
alds game 3 double header

tampa bay just beat texas 6-3 to stay alive in that series. texas leads two games to one. meanwhile its the bottom of one in new york and its scoreless.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

nhl opener plus night two of playoff baseball

the opening night of the nhl season is on. it actually started in finland with carolina beating minnesota 4-3. got the battle of alberta on now. the oilers are leading 4-0 in the third.

meanwhile the yankees and the rangers are in control of their series with the yankees beating minnesota 5-2 and the rangers winning in tampa bay 6-0. the giants opened their series with the braves with a 1-0 win helped by tim lincecum's complete game 2 hit shutout.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

night one of post season baseball

night one just ended with the yankees beating the twins 6-4. in the first game the rangers beat the rays 5-1 and in the second game the phillies beat the reds 4-0 in which roy halladay threw only the second no hitter in post season history. the first being don larsen's perfect game in the 1956 world series. tomorrow the braves and giants start their first round series as well as the american league series. more tomorrow.

Sunday, October 03, 2010

price chopper 400 + baseball wrap up

greg biffle won the price chopper 400 by 7 seconds over jimmie johnson, who now takes the point lead with denny hamlin finishing 12th. great job to biffle

meanwhile the last day of the regular season brought two divisions and a wild card into focus. tampa bay won the a.l. east with them winning and the yankees losing to boston. san francisco won the n.l. west by beating san diego. with that loss, sand diego also lost the wild card thanks to atlanta beating philadelphia. the match upse are: tampa bay vs texas starting wednesday, yankees vs twins starting wednesday, cincinnati vs philadelphia starting wednesday and san francisco vs atlanta starting thursday.