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With the bases loaded, the count full and the game on the line in extra innings, Chad Bettis had no wiggle room for a breaking ball or an off-speed pitch.
Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Chad Bettis reacts after giving up a grand slam to San Francisco Giants' Hector Sanchez, rear, in the 11th inning of the Giants' 12-10 victory in 11 innings in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.
One of the benefits in playing in a smallish media market is when you're bad nobody tends to pay much attention, unless you completely implode in spectacular fashion.
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Another day, another losing streak. 22 games in, and we've already had four losing streaks of three-plus games, totaling 16 defeats.
Please do not judge anything you read here as some sort of Pollyanna view, or an attempt to look at the bright side for the Giants.
Domonic Brown doubled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning after a costly error by left fielder Carl Crawford, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Tuesday night.
A mere 20 games into the 2014 regular season, the 9-11 Boston Red Sox are probably not concerned about midseason trades the team may make leading up to the 2014 MLB trading deadline.
School: Ohio University...Go Bobcats! When you started with Bonneville Phoenix: 1st Doug & Wolf Show: 1/2/07 Favorite sports memory: Goldschmidt's triple icing the 2011 NL West title because it was a daddy-daughter day at the ballpark and Bellbrook vs. Dunbar '89 when I hit my one varsity HR.
The bottom of the rotation may not be the most compelling subject to talk about when it comes to a baseball team, but it sure can tell you something about why the 2014 Rockies are much better than last year's team.
Pitcher Jhoulys Chacin is close but has yet to make a start because of a right shoulder strain, and lefty Brett Anderson suffered a broken left index finger in his third start.
Carlos Ruiz hit a two-run homer and a two-run double and Ryan Howard also went deep for the Phillies in the opener of a four-game series.
Cliff Lee scattered four hits over eight innings, struck out 10 and retired 21 of his last 22 batters to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.
Cliff Lee scattered four hits over eight innings, struck out 10 and retired 21 of his last 22 batters to lead the Phillies to a 7-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.
The third week of Power Rankings brings yet another new team to the top, as the Oakland Athletics grabbed the No.
Carlos Gonzalez is one of the most talented players in the National League, but over the past few seasons, he hasn't been healthy enough to turn that into production.