Home cooking was not a good thing in the Majors on Monday as nine of ten away teams won, the lone home winner was Seattle in a 8-7 victory over Toronto.
Tampa Bay blasted the Red Sox 16-5 with twenty hits for their second win of the year. Johnny Damon, Sam Fuld and John Jaso each had three RBI. Fuld and Damon homered for Tampa Bay. Sam Fuld went four for six, three runs, four hits and three RBI. Tampa went to 2-8 and Boston now has the same record.
The L.A. Dodgers improved to 6-4 with a win at San Francisco beating them 6-1. clayton Kershaw (2-1) gets the win pitching 6 2-3 innings giving up six hits, no runs, he walked two and struck out seven.
This game was dedicated to long time Giants fan Bryan Stow who remains in critical condition in a medically induced coma at a L.A hospital, after being beaten at the season opener between San Fran and L.A. on March 31 in L.A. Stow was beaten by two men in Los Angeles gear outside of Dodgers stadium.
Players from both teams addressed the fans before the game telling fans that this rivalry must stay on the field without violence and hatred.
Texas is all about making history as todays win makes them 9-1, the best ten game start in team history. Alexi Ogando pitched seven strong innings allowing two hits, no runs, striking out four with one walk. Alexi gets his second win and Neftali Feliz picks up his fourth save. Detroit’s Justin Verlander(1-1) pitched start to finish for the Tigers and gets todays loss. Verlander scattered six hits and gave up two runs.
SCORES, MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2011
Texas 2 Detroit 0 Tampa Bay 16 Boston 5 Colorado 7 N.Y. Mets 6 Chi. Cubs 5 Houston 4 Oakland 2 Chi. White Sox 1 St. Louis 8 Arizona 2 Cincinnati 3 San Diego 2 Cleveland 4 L.A. Angels 0
Toronto 7 Seattle 8 L.A. Dodgers 6 San Francisco 1
SCHEDULE, TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2011
STARTING PITCHERS (PROBABLE)
APRIL 12, 2011
Time_ Away_ Home__ TV__ Away Starter_ Home Starter
1:05 pm_ Texas_ Detroit_ FSNSouthwest_ FSNDetroit_ C.J. Wilson_ Brad Penny
7:05 pm_ Philadelphia_ Washington_ CSNPhiladelphia_ MASN2_ Joe Blanton_ Livan Hernandez
7:05 pm_ Milwaukee_ Pittsburgh_ FSNWisconsin_ Root Sports-Pittsburgh_ Shaun Marcum_ Kevin Correia
7:05 pm_ Baltimore_ N.Y. Yankees_ MASN_ My9_ Chris Tillman_ A.J. Burnett
7:10 pm_ Tampa Bay_ Boston_ MLB Network_ Sun Sports-Tampa Bay- NESN_ David Price_ Jon Lester
7:10 pm_ Florida_ Atlanta_ FSNFlorida-Miami_ FSNSouth_ Chris Volstad_ Tommy Hanson
7:10 pm_ Colorado_ N.Y. Mets_ Root Sports-Rocky Mountain_ SNY_ Esmil Rogers_ Jonathon Niese
8:05 pm_ Chi. Cubs_ Houston_ CSNChicago_ FSNHouston_ James Russell_ Brett Myers
8:10 pm_ Oakland_ Chi. White Sox_ CSNCalifornia_ WCIU_ Trevor Cahill_ Edwin Jackson
8:10 pm_ Kansas City_ Minnesota_ FSNKansas City_ FSNNorth_ Jeff Francis_ Brian Duensing
9:40 pm_ St. Louis_ Arizona_ FSNMidwest_ FSNArizona_ Chris Carpenter_ Armando Galarraga
10:05 pm_ Cleveland_ L.A. Angels_ STO Network_ FSNPrime Ticket_ Fausto Carmona_ Dan Haren
10:05 pm_ Cincinnati_ San Diego_ FSNOhio_ Ch. 4 Padres_ Sam LeCure_ Clayton Richard
10:10 pm_ Toronto_ Seattle_ SNET_Root Sports-Northwest_ Ricky Romero_ Michael Pineda
10:15 pm_ L.A. Dodgers_ San Francisco_ MLB Network_ KCAL CSNBayArea_ Chad Billingsley_ Tim Lincecum