Baseball Today Print
Written by Admin   
Tuesday, 15 May 2007 04:21
MLB Headline News

 SCOREBOARD
Wednesday, May 16
Cincinnati at San Diego (10:05 p.m. EDT). Jake Peavy, who is 5-1 with a 1.52 ERA, starts for the Padres.

STARS
Monday
-Jason Bergmann, Nationals, struck out 10 and took a no-hitter into the eighth inning of Washington's 2-1 win over Atlanta.
-Tom Gorzelanny, Pirates, struck out five in seven scoreless innings to lead Pittsburgh over Florida 7-0.
-Troy Glaus, Blue Jays, hit a go-ahead two-run homer to help Toronto rally past Baltimore 5-3.
-Daisuke Matsuzaka, Red Sox, pitched his first complete game in the major leagues, giving up six hits and striking out five in a 7-1 victory over Detroit.
-Greg Maddux, Padres, pitched a five-hitter for his first complete game in two years and San Diego beat Cincinnati 7-1.

TOSSING ZEROES
Jason Bergmann took a bid for a no-hitter into the eighth inning and got his first major league win as a starter, leading Washington over Atlanta 2-1 Monday night. He struck out 10 and walked one to get his first win since Sept. 15, 2005. ... Greg Maddux had a perfect game through 5 1-3 innings in San Diego's 7-1 win over Cincinnati. Maddux ended up surrendering five hits in his 109th career complete game, his first since 2005, to earn his 336th career win.

RED HOT
After defeating Detroit 7-1 Monday night, Boston holds an 8 1/2-game division lead over New York, its biggest since it held the same margin after play on Sept. 26, 1995. The win dropped the idle Yankees 8 1/2 games back, their largest deficit since they trailed by nine games after play on May 7, 2005.

STREAKS
Brandon Phillips extended his hitting streak to 17 games in Cincinnati's 7-1 loss Monday night to San Diego. ... Oakland's Dan Johnson extend his hitting streak to 14 games in a 2-1 loss to Kansas City. ... Mark Teixeira stretched his hitting streak to 12 games in Texas' 7-2 loss to Los Angeles. ... Washington has won four straight, all at home, following an eight-game skid on the road after beating Atlanta 2-1. ... Daisuke Matsuzaka won his fourth straight decision in Boston's 7-1 victory over Detroit. ... St. Louis topped Los Angeles 8-3 to earn their 10th straight victory over the Dodgers going back to 2005.

SNAPPED
Jamie Moyer gave up five runs and nine hits in 6 1-3 innings in Philadelphia's 8-6 win Monday night over Milwaukee. It was the first time Moyer didn't have a quality start - three earned runs or fewer and at least six innings - in eight outings this year. ... Jimmy Rollins broke an 0-for-14 slide with a sixth-inning single in the win.

SPEAKING
``It wasn't like it was a big deal. You try to limit the number of hits you give up. If it's zero, it's fine. I wasn't going for the no-hitter at all.'' -Washington right-hander Jason Bergmann, on his bid for a no-hitter in a 2-1 win over Atlanta. Bergmann didn't give up a hit until the eighth inning and struck out 10 to earn the victory.

SEASONS
May 16
1933 - Cecil Travis of the Washington Senators made his major league debut with five hits in a 12-inning, 11-10 win over the Chicago White Sox.
1939 - The Cleveland Indians beat the Philadelphia Athletics 8-3 in 10 innings in the first American League night game, held at Philadelphia's Shibe Park.
1953 - The White Sox loaded the bases against the Yankees in the ninth inning, but Vern Stephens, who had 10 grand slams in his career, was lifted for a pinch hitter. Pitcher Tommy Byrne, the substitute batter, homered off Ewell Blackwell for a 5-3 win.
1965 - Jim Palmer, 19, won his first major league game and hit his first homer, off Jim Bouton. The Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 7-5.
1972 - Rick Monday hit three consecutive homers to lead the Chicago Cubs to an 8-1 win at Philadelphia. Greg Luzinski's 500-foot home run hit the Liberty Bell monument at Veteran Stadium for the Phillies' only run.
1981 - Craig Reynolds of Houston hit three triples to lead the Astros to a 6-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
1997 - The Montreal Expos overcame an early nine-run deficit and rallied past the San Francisco Giants 14-13 on David Segui's RBI single in the ninth inning. The Giants took an 11-2 lead after three innings. Montreal came back with four runs in the fourth, three in the fifth and three more in the sixth for a 12-11 lead. Hill's RBI single capped a two-run seventh that put the Giants ahead 13-12.
2000 - The Los Angeles Dodgers went into the Wrigley Field crowd after a fan ran off with Chad Kreuter's cap in the ninth inning of Los Angeles' 6-5 victory. The game was delayed for nine minutes while some Dodgers and fans fought.
2006 - The New York Yankees, down 9-0 in the second inning, matched the biggest comeback in Yankees history when Jorge Posada hit a game-winning, two-run homer with two outs in the ninth for a 14-13 victory over the Texas Rangers.
Today's birthday: Doug Brocail 40.
 

MLB Team Pages

Top MLB Public Bets

#1 901 Detroit Tigers 74%
#2 947 San Francisco Giants 63%
#3 907 St Louis Cardinals 62%
#4 946 Kansas City Royals 52%
View All: NFL |  NBA |  NCAAF |  NCAAB |  MLB |  NHL

MLB Futures

MLB TEAM WORLD SERIES ODDS CURRENT
LOS ANGELES ANGELS 5/1
LOS ANGELES DODGERS 5/1
WASHINGTON NATIONALS 11/2
DETROIT TIGERS 6/1
BALTIMORE ORIOLES 13/2
ST LOUIS CARDINALS 8/1
OAKLAND ATHLETICS 11/1
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS 12/1
PITTSBURGH PIRATES 14/1
KANSAS CITY ROYALS 16/1
View All

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com