Found October 02, 2011 on
Brad Ziegler pointed at his foot, trying to make his case. It was pointless - the balk call stood.
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Ian Kennedy entered his Game 1 start against the Brewers on a roll, But unfortunately for Kennedy, he exited it with a rare loss, as he was pegged for four runs over 6 2/3 inning.
In a span of just a few minutes and only 13 pitches -- plus a balk and an error -- from D-backs reliever Brad Ziegler, a tie game became a decisive five-run sixth inning for the Brewers in their 9-4 NLCS Game 2 victory.
Rookie Josh Collmenter enjoyed great success against the Brewers during the season, thanks in large part to his unorthodox pitching delivery, one the D-backs are counting on in Game 3 on Tuesday.
Ian Kennedy was simply marvelous down the stretch, winning almost every time he pitched for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Arizona manager Kirk Gibson faced his first big decision of the postseason in the seventh inning Saturday at Miller Park. But the choice backfired when Milwaukee Brewers slugger Prince Fielder belted a two-run homer.
Yovani Gallardo emerged from the shadows, outpitching Arizona ace Ian Kennedy as the Milwaukee Brewers kept winning at Miller Park, beating the Diamondbacks 4-1 in their NL division series opener on Saturday.
Prince Fielder chased Kennedy with a two-out, two-run homer in the seventh inning, helping erase the stigma that the big slugger's playoffs would be anything like 2008...
Some may think that the D-backs were not patient enough against Brewers starter Yovani Gallardo in Game 1 of the National League Division Series. Manager Kirk Gibson, though, is not one of them.
The Arizona Diamondbacks lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 in Game One of the NLDS due to being overly aggressive on both sides of the ball. Had manager Kirk Gibson played things a little differently, that score might have been reversed.
D-backs manager Kirk Gibson's decision to challenge Prince Fielder in Saturday's Game 1 of the National League Division Series brings back memories of Gibson's World-Series clinching homer in 1984.
MILWAUKEE Thirteen pitches, and the Diamondbacks were done.
That's all it took for the Milwaukee Brewers to string together six good at-bats and score five times in the sixth inning, breaking a 4-4 tie created just an inning earlier by Justin Uptons long home run.
When they were done, the Brewers had a 9-4 victory on Sunday at Miller Park and the D-backs found themselves on...