Friday, January 29, 2010

National League - June 4

Player of the Day: Greg Luzinski was 4 for 5 with 2 home runs, 4 RBI, and 3 runs scored as the Phillies beat up on the Giants 11-4. Mike Schmidt also hit 2 homers in the game.

Pitcher of the Day: Don Carrithers pitched a one-hit gem against the Atlanta Braves. He struck out ten batters and walked none as the Expos beat the Braves 1-0.

National League - June 3

Player of the Day: Mike Schmidt was 3 for 4 with a home run and 3 RBI in the Phillies' 10-6 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Pitcher of the Day: Tommy John shut the Giants out 6-0. It was the third shutout of the Giants in a row for the Dodgers.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

National League - June 2

Player of the Day: Del Unser was 2 for 5 with a home run and 4 RBI in the Mets' victory over the Chicago Cubs.
Pitcher of the Day: Rich Rhoden pitched a 3-hit shutout against the Giants.

National League - June 1

Player of the Day: George Foster was 4 for 4 with 2 HR and 3 RBI as the Reds beat the Houston Astros 8-0.

Pitcher of the Day: Don Sutton allowed two hits and no walks in a shutout of the San Francisco Giants.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

National League - May 31

Player of the Day: Jerry Turner was 2 for 4 with a home run and 5 RBI as the San Diego Padres beat the Atlanta Braves 9-4.

Pitcher of the Day: J.R. Richard pitched a 5-hit shutout against the Cincinnati Reds and broke their 13-game winning streak.

1976 National League - Week 8 in Review

 The Cincinnati Reds increased their NL West lead to 10 games by sweeping the LA Dodgers at Riverfront Stadium. The Reds have now won 13 straight games. Pete Rose had his hitting streak stopped at 25 games, but the Reds continue to play well.

The New York Mets had a scare this week as the Cardinals pulled to within 1/2 game of the NL East lead, but the Mets beat the Cards on Saturday and Sunday to extend their lead to 2 1/2 games.

National League - May 30

Player of the Day: Rowland Office was 3 for 5 with a home run and 2 RBI in Atlanta's 5-4 win over the Houston Astros.

Pitcher of the Day: Santo Alcala allowed only three hits as he shut the LA Dodgers out. The Reds swept the doubleheader and extended their winning streak to 13 games.