There were just six games on the schedule on Monday. The day started in Milwaukee for the Brewers homer opener
Opening Day Part 2 was a tough day to be an ace. In Cleveland, Indians ace Fausto Carmona lasted into the fourth inning, while allowing ten runs on 11 hits.
Jason Giambi made sure that the Colorado Rockies won their 10th straight game. With a runner on base and two outs in the bottom of the 9th inning, Giambi hit a pinch-hit two-run homerun for the Rockies 4-2 walk-off victory.
The Pittsburgh Pirates promoted their top prospect, third baseman Pedro Alvarez, to the big leagues for Wednesday night’s game.
Tuesday was the day of two long awaited arrivals. In Washington DC, 2009’s first overall pick Stephen Strasburg made his Major League debut versus the Pittsburgh Pirates. With a sellout crowd at Nationals Park (around 44,000), fans arrived early to get a glimpse of the highly touted pitcher warming up.
Monday was a big day in MLB because it was the beginning of the 2010 First-Year MLB draft.
It was a wild night across baseball as teams were scoring late to secure victories.
After receiving a dominant performance from Clay Buchholz on Monday night, the Boston Red Sox received an even better start from Jon Lester against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Monday was a day for runs to be scored, as lots of runs were put up on the board throughout baseball. Last week, the Milwaukee Brewers beat the host Pittsburgh Pirates 20-0 and battered the Pirates throughout that series.
Rain played a major part in games played Friday night. In New York, the Yankees and Texas Rangers completed just six innings when the game was finally called. The Yankees won 5-1 as CC Sabathia dominated in the complete game win. CJ Wilson of the Rangers was hurt by poor defense and infield hits (four Read the Rest…
The Cincinnati Reds and Florida Marlins went into extra innings for the second straight night and the Reds won it again. The game went back and forth all night with the Reds scoring two in the top of the eighth and the Marlins countering with three in the bottom half to tie the score. The Read the Rest…