Archive for July, 2007

Glavine denied 300th as Brewers rally late

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007
Geoff Jenkins two-run home run in the 13th inning gave the Milwaukee Brewers a 4-2 win over the New York Mets, on a night Tom Glavine was denied his 300th victory. Glavine did not get his milestone victory in his first attempt despite giving up just one run on two hits with six walks and two strikeouts in six-plus innings.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/mlb/news_story.asp?ID=215220

Lackey goes the distance in Angels victory

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007
John Lackey threw a seven-hit shutout as the LA Angels of Anaheim downed the Seattle Mariners, 8-0, in the second of a four- game set at Safeco Field. Lackey (13-6) walked three and struck out five while throwing 106 pitches (67 strikes) for his first shutout and first complete game of the season.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/mlb/news_story.asp?ID=215221

Webb Diamondbacks shutout Padres

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007
Brandon Webb tossed seven brilliant scoreless innings to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-0 win over the San Diego Padres in the opener of a three-game series at Petco Park.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/mlb/news_story.asp?ID=215219

Donovan powers Galaxy past FC Dallas

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007
With David Beckham out of action again, Landon Donovan scored a goal and assisted on three more to lead the Galaxy over FC Dallas 6-5 Tuesday night and earn Los Angeles a berth in the SuperLiga semifinals. Los Angeles finished the first round 2-0-1, despite playing without their new star midfielder in any of the three games.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/soccer/news_story.asp?ID=215215

Roddick moves to 3rd Round at Legg Mason

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007
Andy Roddick advanced to the third round of the Legg Mason Tennis Classic by defeating Tomas Zib 6-4, 6-2 Tuesday night. It was the first match for Roddick, a two-time winner of the event and this years No. 1 seed, since losing to Frank Dancevic of Niagara Falls, Ont., in the semifinals last week in Indianapolis. Roddick said Monday he was slowed in that match in part because of an upset stomach brought on by a late-night fast food meal.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/tennis/news_story.asp?ID=215192

Cubs hand loss to streaking Phillies

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007
Jason Kendall registered two runs batted in and Jason Marquis pitched six solid innings, as the Chicago Cubs downed the Philadelphia Phillies, 7-3, at Wrigley Field. Marquis (8-6) earned the win after he allowed three runs on eight hits with four strikeouts for the Cubs, who evened this four-game series after a 4-1 loss in Mondays opener. Chicago has won three of its last four games.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/mlb/news_story.asp?ID=215214

McGahee has rough start with Ravens

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007
Willis McGahee had barely gotten used to his new shoulder pads when it came time for him to start carrying the football. Eager to impress, McGahee took off around left end. He was met by sixth-round draft pick Prescott Burgess, who showed a bit too much enthusiasm in the no-contact drill by steamrolling the running back and separating him from the ball.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nfl/news_story.asp?ID=215177

O s Bedard wins 7th straight decision

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007
Erik Bedard of Navan, Ont., allowed only two hits in six innings to win his seventh straight decision, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 despite two homers by David Ortiz on Tuesday night. Bedard (11-4) struck out six and walked five to give Baltimore its sixth victory in seven games. Ortiz hit a two-run homer in the third that accounted for the only runs off Bedard, and he added a solo shot in the eighth that made it 5-3.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/mlb/news_story.asp?ID=215204

Cardinals manage to hold off Pirates

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007
Yadier Molina drove in two runs while Adam Wainwright pitched six solid innings, as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates, 6-4, in the opener a three-game series at PNC Park.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/mlb/news_story.asp?ID=215205

Hunter Silva lead Twins over Royals

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007
Carlos Silva threw eight innings and Torii Hunter homered as the Twins posted their fourth consecutive victory, 5-3 over the Kansas City Royals. Alexi Casilla, Lew Ford and Jason Bartlett each had two hits and an RBI for the Twins. Silva (9-11) allowed seven hits and two runs, while fanning three to win for the third time in four decisions.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/mlb/news_story.asp?ID=215211