Cole Hamels said hello to the warm weather in Atlanta and was at his best on Sunday to shutdown the Braves 3-0. Cole had eight strikeouts in seven innings, gave up four hits, no runs and walked one. Hamels is now 1-1 on the season. Shane Victorino came up strong once again and went three for four, two runs scored and one RBI on a solo homerun. It is early but Shane is batting .417 to lead the Phils. Ryan Howard also had a RBI today and has eleven on the year. This concludes the Phillies third series this season and they have won all three, they are now 7-2.
In Baltmore the Texas Rangers beat the O’s 3-0 and matched their best start in franchise history. Derek Holland got his second win giving up five hits, no runs, and striking out six. Adrian Beltre(3) and Ian Kinsler (4) went deep for Texas providing all the runs needed for the Texas win. Texas is now 8-1 and Baltimore sits at 6-3.
The Washington Nationals take two out of three from the New York Mets beating the Mets today 7-3 in eleven innings. Chris Young had another great outing for the Mets today, giving up one run on one hit in seven innings. Met relievers could not hold giving up two runs in the eighth and four in the eleventh. Both teams are now 4-5 this season.
Milwaukee is now 5-5 after defeating the Cubs 6-5. The Brewers have now won five of six after starting 0-4. The Brewers had three home runs today and needed the third to come back and win. Pinch-hitter Casy McGehee nailed one with one on, two outs in the eighth, to seal the deal for the Brewers. Ryan Braun(4) and Prince Fielder(2) also homered for the Brewers. Kerry Wood takes the loss for the Cubs pitching one inning giving up two runs on one hit and one walk.
SCORES,SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2011
Kansas City 9 Detroit 5 Washington 7 N.Y. Mets 3 Colorado 6 Pittsburgh 5 Philadelphia 3 Atlanta 0 Texas 3 Baltimore 0 Florida 1 Houston 7 Chi. Cubs 5 Milwaukee 6 Tampa Bay 1 Chi.White Sox 6 Oakland 5 Minnesota 3 Toronto 1 L.A. Angels 3 St. Louis 6 San Francisco 1 L.A.Dodgers 2 San Diego 7 Cleveland 6 Seattle 4 Cincinnati 8 Arizona 10 N.Y.Yankees 0 Boston 4
SCHEDULE, MONDAY, April 11, 2011
STARTING PITCHERS (PROBABLE)
April 11, 2011
Time_ Away_ Home__TV__Away Starter_ Home Starter
1:05 pm_ Texas_ Detroit_ FSNSouthwest_ FSNDetroit_ Alexi Ogando_ Justin Verlander 7:10 pm_ Tampa Bay_ Boston_ Sun Sports-Tampa Bay_ NESN_ Jeremy Hellickson_ Daisuke Matsuzaka 7:10 pm_ Colorado_ N.Y. Mets_ Root Sports-Rocky Mountain_ SNY_ Jason Hammel_ Mike Pelfrey 8:05 pm_ Chi. Cubs_ Houston_ CSNChicago+_ Ryan Dempster_ Nelson Figueroa 8:10 pm_ Oakland_ Chi. White Sox_ CSNCalifornia_ CSNChicago_ Dallas Braden_ Mark Buehrle 9:40 pm_ St. Louis_ Arizona_ FSNMidwest_ FSNArizona_ Kyle McClellan_ Barry Enright 10:05 pm_ Cincinnati_ San Diego_ FSNOhio_ Ch. 4 Padres_ Edinson Volquez_ Mat Latos 10:05 pm_ Cleveland_ L.A. Angels_ STO Network_ Mitch Talbot_ Dan Haren 10:10 pm_ Toronto_ Seattle_ SNET_ Root Sports-Northwest_ Jesse Litsch_ Felix Hernandez 10:15 pm_ L.A. Dodgers_ San Francisco_ KCAL_ Clayton Kershaw_ Madison Bumgarner