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Coming into this series with the Phillies, we all knew that it was downright likely that the Pirates would struggle to score runs against Roy Halladay and Cliff Lee, but when the Bucs didn't score for the first 14 innings of the 2012 season, it was easy to feel the frustrations start to boil over. You could see the Pirate fans on twitter grumbling and you could feel the restlessness of the crowd through the camera. Halladay and Lee are good, sure, but the Pirates offense looked downright bad. It didn't necessarily look that much better in innings 6-10 tonight, but the Bucs were good enough to somehow scrape out two runs and those two runs were all that the team needed to bring home their first win in 2012. The first run scored awfully high on the unlikely meter. Yamaico Navarro opened his Pirate career by pinch-hitting for Jeff Karstens and drawing a walk from Cliff Lee, a guy that only walked 18 hitters total in 2010. Navarro moved to second on a Jose Tabata single and thir...
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Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies is the ace on most other staffs. What other MLB clubs have heavily-armed starters, like the red pinstripes? Off the top of your head, what teams pop into your mind immediately? Have any of them changed since 2011?
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Philadelphia Phillies (1-0) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (0-1)Cliff Lee vs. Jeff KarstensTime: 7:05, PNC Park TV: CSN, MLB Network Weather: Sunny. Mild. 63 Media: Twitter and FacebookEven with the win on Thursday the Phillies are still below .500 playing the ‘we forgot how to get to the playoffs’ Pirates in Pittsburgh since their run of division titles started.They will try and...
Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies is among the best pitchers in the majors. What west coast hurlers are in that group? The Apocalyptic Horsemen Stats are in my daily coverage.
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I am alternating a game-day 2012 ERA For The NL East and a 2012 ERA For The MLB 5. See link section below. In each publication, the number after the title will...
Pitching and defense wins baseball games. Unless, of course, you don't score enough runs to win. 2 games, 2 runs. Record: 1-1. And don't expect Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, and the rest of the gang to only surrender 1 run every turn through the rotation. Basically, expect more wins than loses unless this offense is able to produce.Problems:*Lineup Construction - why in the...
Roy Halladay of the Philadelphia Phillies is the cream in the NL East. What starter on the Braves also goes deep into games frequently? The Apocalyptic Horsemen Stats are in my daily coverage.
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I am alternating a game-day 2012 ERA For The NL East and a 2012 ERA For The MLB 5. See link section below. In each publication, the...
The Phillies anorexic offense has gotten off to a seriously slim start during the first two games of 2012. After a 1-0 win in the opener against the Pirates, the Phillies again scored only one run in Game #2 through 10 innings.
The only run starter Cliff Lee allowed was on a rare wild pitch in the 6th inning. Lee looked a little uncomfortable most of the game, however, he managed...
It was a cool, crisp night in Pittsburgh last night and as I entered PNC Park to catch the Phillies and Cliff Lee take on the upstart Pirates. As I stood in line I couldn’t help but notice the sea of red that surrounded me. Then over the sounds of street noise and people clamoring about their days I heard the distinctive sounds of:
Then thrown into the mix was the...
The schedule-makers certainly did the Pirates and their questionable offense no favors this April by putting the Phillies first on their schedule; the team has to face Cliff Lee after getting virtually no-hit by Roy Halladay and Jonathan Papelbon on Thursday. Lee's presence on the mound means that the Pirates will trot out their right-handed lineup today, with Casey McGehee...
Halladay dominates Pirates (MLB.com)
The Phils (1-0, T-1 NL East) will continue their three-games series with the Pirates (0-1, T-5 NL Central) with a pair of weekend games.
The first game will be a night game on Saturday, with a start time of 7:05 pm EDT. The Phils will send to the mound their number two man in the rotation, Cliff Lee (0-0, -.–) who is coming of a 17-8 2011 season...
It wasn’t easy or pretty, but the Pirates found a way to raise the Jolly Roger for the first time this year with a 10 inning 2-1 win over the hated Phillies.
Early on, the game looked just like Thursday’s. The Pirate offense was nowhere to be found (again, somewhat excusable against a great pitcher in Cliff Lee–but they were still terrible). Jeff Karstens kept them very much...
Yum, baseball is back! Hope you had a starting pitcher going on Thursday. Just about any one will work. Most of the Opening Day aces lived up to their billing on the first full day of the baseball season. Roy Halladay and Justin Verlander proved they are still the best pitchers in fantasy baseball by tossing eight scoreless innings apiece. Halladay shut down the Pirates while...
1-0, 1-2, 4-5.
Those were the scores the Phillies posted in the weekend series against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
1-0 on Thursday: I was at this game. Think I saw myself high 5ing another Phillies fan on television. I had seat eight row up on the first base line. Roy Halladay was dealing and so was Jonathan Papelbon in his Phillies debut. A Carlos Ruiz sac fly in the seventh inning...