Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Noah Lowry Opening Day Starter for Halos

The Anaheim Angels will defend their Millennium League Championship by opening up their 2007 season at home vs. Seattle. Noah Lowry will get the nod for the Angels as their opening day starter. Lowry, who posted a 16-5 mark with a 4.54 ERA, won two games for the Angels last year in the postseason which included Game 3 of the World Series.

Nats Move to Metrodome for 2007 Season

US Cellular Field - New Home to Astros

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Twins Name Halladay as Opening Day Starter

The Minnesota Twins have named Roy Halladay as their opening day starter when the Twins visit the Pirates to open up their season. Halladay was 18-4 for the Twins last season as the team lost to Anaheim in the World Series. Over seven seasons, Halladay sports a career 74-43 record with a 3.76 ERA.

Pitching matchups for the complete series:

MIN-Halladay (18-4 2.86 ERA) vs. PIT-Carmona (3-2 4.24 ERA)

MIN-J.Santana (17-11 3.65) vs. PIT- Cook (13-7 4.49)

MIN-Beckett (12-9 4.53) vs. PIT-Marcum (2-1 5.15)

Monday, December 27, 2010

Pujols Traded Again

Seattle (AP) - The Mariners sent a package of players (Ryan Zimmerman, Ty Wigginton, Anibal Sanchez) and their 2008 First Round Pick in exchange for first baseman Albert Pujols. The Phillies had acquired Pujols during the 2001 season from the Expos for a group of players as well.

Pujols has a career .339 batting average in seven seasons. He ranks fourth in all-time homeruns (288) and third in RBI's (819).