Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
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
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).