Sunday, November 29, 2009
Player of the Day: Gary Matthews went 2 for 4 with a home run to help the Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1.
Saturday, November 28, 2009
Dick Ruthven of the Atlanta Braves pitched the NL's first no-hitter on May 5 against the St. Louis Cardinals. He allowed only one walk (Don kessenger with one out in the 6th) and struck out six batters.
Player of the Day: Wilbur Howard was 2 for 4, including a 3-run homer off of Steve Carlton. The Astros won the game 7-3.
Player of the Day: Del Unser hit a 3-run homer with two out in the bottom of the 9th inning off of Will McEnaney to propel the Mets to a come from behind 6-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Fred Norman had a 1-hit shutout going when it all unraveled in the 9th inning. Norman ended up allowing four runs, all unearned.
Friday, November 27, 2009
The Philadelphia Phillies have been playing well lately and are 1 game behind the surprising New York Mets. Mike Schmidt has had a great week and is now showing up on the NL leader boards. Keith Hernandez continues to lead the NL in home runs. The LA Dodgers are keeping up with the Cincinnati Reds and are only 1 game behind in the NL West.
Thursday, November 26, 2009
Player of the Day: Bobby Murcer was 2 for 3 with a home run and 3 RBI to help the Giants to a 5-1 win over the Chicago Cubs
Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Player of the Day: Steve Yeager was 2 for 4 with 4 RBI and a home run in the Dodgers' 6-2 win over St. Louis.
The New York Mets lead the NL East by 2 games over the St. Louis Cardinals and by 3 games over the Philadelphia Phillies and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Mets are 9-1 in their last ten games.