Wednesday, May 23, 2007

New Blog

Year of the Monkey, a Los Angeles Angels blog.

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Friday, May 04, 2007

May 5th 2007

American League

White Sox (12-14) vs. Angels (17-13) 3:55
Season Series: 3-1 LAA
J. Garland (CHW)- 0-2, 3.93 ERA
J. Lackey (LAA)- 4-2, 2.19
ERA
White Sox have a 5 game losing streak
Angels have a 1 game winning streak
Mariners (13-11) vs. Yankees (12-15) 3:55
Season Series: 1-0 SEA
J. Weaver (SEA)- 0-4, 18.26 ERA

C. Wang (NYY)- 0-2, 5.84 ERA
Mariners have a 2 game winning streak
Yankees have a 1 game losing streak

Indians (17-9) vs. Orioles (13-16) 7:05
Season Series: 2-2 Tie
J. Sowers (CLE)- 0-1, 4.40 ERA

E. Bedard (BAL)- 1-3, 4.50 ERA
Indians have a 1 game losing streak
Orioles have a 1 game winning streak
Red Sox (19-9) vs. Twins (15-14) 7:10
Season Series: 1-0 BOS
J. Tavarez (BOS)- 1-2, 7.58 ERA
J. Santana (MIN)- 3-2, 3.60 ERA

Red Sox have a 3 game winning streak
Twins have a 3 game losing streak
Tigers (17-11) vs. Royals (10-20) 7:10
Season Series: 5-2 DET
M. Maroth (DET)- 2-0, 4.82 ERA
O. Perez (KC)- 2-3, 6.91 ERA

Tigers have a 5 game winning streak
Royals have a 1 game losing streak

Athletics (14-14) vs. D-Rays (13-16) 7:10
Season Series: 2-2 Tie
D. Haren (OAK)- 3-2, 1.60 ERA, 24 K, 9 BB, 30 H
C. Fossum (TB)- 2-2, 8.58 ERA, 16 K, 6 BB, 38 H

Athletics have a 1 game winning streak
D-Rays have a 1 game losing streak

Blue Jays (13-16) vs. Rangers (11-18) 8:05
Season Series: 3-2 TEX
R. Halladay (TOR)- 4-0, 2.28 ERA
V. Padilla (TEX)- 0-4, 5.66 ERA

Blue Jays have a 4 game losing streak
Rangers have a 1 game winning streak


National League

Nationals (9-20) vs. Cubs (13-14) 1:05
Season Series: 1-0 CHC
J. Patterson (WSH)- 1-4, 6.44 ERA
R. Hill (CHC)- 3-1, 1.77 ERA

Nationals have a 3 game losing streak
Cubs have a 3 game winning streak

Astros (12-16) vs. Cardinals (11-16) 1:10
Season Series: 3-1 STL
B. Moehler (HOU)- 0-1, 3.12 ERA
K. Wells (STL)- 1-5, 5.65
ERA
Astros have a 1 game losing streak
Cardinals have a 1 game winning streak
Phillies (13-16) vs. Giants (15-13) 3:55
Season Series: 1-1 Tie
J. Lieber (PHI)- 1-0, 2.57 ERA
N. Lowry (SF)- 3-2, 3.69
ERA
Phillies have a 1 game losing streak
Giants have a 1 game winning streak

Padres (15-14) vs. Marlins (14-14) 7:05
Season Series: 1-0 FLA
D. Wells (SD)- 1-1, 6.23 ERA
S. Mitre (FLA)- 0-2, 3.97
ERA
Padres have a 1 game losing streak
Marlins have a 1 game winning streak
Dodgers (17-12) vs. Braves (18-10) 7:05
Season Series: 1-0 ATL
D. Lowe (LAD)- 2-3, 4.62 ERA
T. Hudson (ATL)- 3-0, 1.40
ERA
Dodgers have a 1 game losing streak
Braves have a 2 game winning streak
Pirates (13-15) vs. Brewers (19-10) 7:05
Season Series: 3-1 MIL
Z. Duke (PIT)- 1-2, 6.06 ERA
J. Suppan (MIL)- 4-2, 2.55
ERA
Pirates have a 1 game losing streak
Brewers have a 1 game winning streak

Rockies (12-17) vs. Reds (13-16) 7:10
Season Series: 1-0 COL
A. Cook (COL)- 0-1, 3.83 ERA
A. Harang (CIN)- 4-0, 4.23
ERA
Rockies have a 1 game winning streak
Reds have a 3 game losing streak

Mets (18-10) vs. D-Backs (16-15) 9:40
Season Series: 2-0 NYM
A. Sele (NYM)- 1-0, 5.11 ERA
B. Webb (ARI)- 2-1, 3.21
ERA
Mets have a 3 game winning streak
D-Backs have a 4 game losing streak


All Times Eastern

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Thursday, May 03, 2007

May 4th 2007

News--
-Gordon to go on DL, Myers is new Phillies closer (Link to full article)
-Pavano expected to need surgery (Link)
-Giants' prospect Lincecum to make debut on Sunday (Link)

American League

Indians (17-8) vs. Orioles (12-16) 7:05
Season Series: 2-1 CLE
P. Byrd (CLE)- 2-1, 3.50, 10 K, 3 BB, 23 H
E. Bedard (BAL)- 3-2, 6.09 ERA, 42 K, 13 BB, 39 H

Indians have a 4 game winning streak
Orioles have a 4 game losing streak
Mariners (12-11) vs. Yankees (12-14) 7:05
Season Series: 0-0 Tie
C. Baek (SEA)- 0-0, 4.22 ERA, 7 K, 4 BB, 12 H

K. Igawa (NYY)- 2-1, 6.08 ERA, 19 K, 13 BB, 26 H
Mariners have a 1 game winning streak
Yankees have a 3 game winning streak

Athletics (13-14) vs. D-Rays (13-15) 7:10
Season Series: 2-1 TB
D. Haren (OAK)- 3-2, 1.60 ERA, 24 K, 9 BB, 30 H
C. Fossum (TB)- 2-2, 8.58 ERA, 16 K, 6 BB, 38 H

Athletics have a 1 game losing streak
D-Rays have a 2 game winning streak

Blue Jays (13-15) vs. Rangers (10-18) 8:05
Season Series: 2-2 Tie
T. Ohka (TOR)- 2-2, 5.02 ERA, 12 K, 11 BB, 29 H
B. McCarthy (TEX)- 1-4, 9.90 ERA, 12 K, 10 BB, 32 H

Blue Jays have a 3 game losing streak
Rangers have a 5 game losing streak

Red Sox (18-9) vs. Twins (15-13) 8:10
Season Series: 0-0 Tie
T. Wakefield (BOS)- 2-3, 2.59 ERA, 19 K, 15 BB, 25 H
C. Silva (MIN)- 2-1, 3.10 ERA, 19 K, 7 BB, 37 H

Red Sox have a 2 game winning streak
Twins have a 2 game losing streak
Tigers (16-11) vs. Royals (10-19) 8:10
Season Series: 4-2 DET
J. Verlander (DET)- 1-1, 2.79 ERA, 21 K, 14 BB, 22 H
B. Bannister (KC)- 0-1, 4.91 ERA, 5 K, 4 BB, 9 H

Tigers have a 4 game winning streak
Royals have a 2 game winning streak
White Sox (12-13) vs. Angels (16-13) 10:05
Season Series: 2-1 LAA
J. Contreras (CHW)- 2-2, 5.68 ERA, 11 K, 13 BB, 24 H
K. Escobar (LAA)- 2-1, 3.28, 18 K, 9 BB, 20 H

White Sox have a 4 game losing streak
Angels have a 2 game losing streak


National League

Nationals (9-19) vs. Cubs (12-14) 2:20
Season Series: 0-0 Tie
J. Bergmann (WSH)- 0-2, 2.79 ERA, 26 K, 16 BB, 16 H
C. Zambrano (CHC)- 2-2, 5.77, 25 K, 19 BB, 37 H

Nationals have a 2 game losing streak
Cubs have a 2 game winning streak

Padres (15-13) vs. Marlins (13-14) 7:05
Season Series: 0-0 Tie
G. Maddux (SD)- 2-2, 3.86 ERA, 17 K, 4 BB, 29 H
D. Willis (FLA)- 5-1, 5.35, 31 K, 10 BB, 49 H

Padres have a 2 game winning streak
Marlins have a 1 game losing streak

Rockies (11-17) vs. Reds (13-15) 7:10
Season Series: 0-0 Tie
J. Hirsh (COL)- 2-2, 3.41 ERA, 25 K, 11 BB, 27 H
M. Belisle (CIN)- 3-1, 3.45, 22 K, 5 BB, 28 H

Rockies have a 1 game losing streak
Reds have a 2 game losing streak

Dodgers (17-11) vs. Braves (17-10) 7:35
Season Series: 0-0 Tie
B. Tomko (LAD)- 0-2, 3.75 ERA, 19 K, 11 BB, 26 H
J. Smoltz (ATL)- 3-1, 3.96, 30 K, 13 BB, 43 H

Dodgers have a 2 game winning streak
Braves have a 1 game winning streak
Pirates (13-14) vs. Brewers (18-10) 8:05
Season Series: 2-1 MIL
P. Maholm (PIT)- 1-3, 5.28 ERA, 14 K, 8 BB, 33 H
C. Vargas (MIL)- 2-0, 3.68, 29 K, 8 BB, 25 H

Pirates have 1 a game winning streak
Brewers have 1 a game losing streak
Astros (12-15) vs. Cardinals (10-16) 8:10
Season Series: 2-1 STL
C. Sampson (HOU)- 3-1, 3.55 ERA, 19 K, 6 BB, 294 H
A. Wainwright (STL)- 1-2, 6.14, 21 K, 16 BB, 39 H

Astros have a 2 game winning streak
Cardinals have 5 a game losing streak
Mets (17-10) vs. D-Backs (16-14) 9:40
Season Series: 1-0 NYM
J. Maine (NYM)- 4-0, 1.35 ERA, 30 K, 17 BB, 18 H
R. Johnson (ARI)- 0-1, 6.55, 12 K, 5 BB, 13 H

Mets have a 2 game winning streak
D-Backs have 3 a game losing streak
Phillies (13-15) vs. Giants (14-13) 10:15
Season Series: 1-0 PHI
J. Moyer (PHI)- 3-1, 2.65 ERA, 24 K, 13 BB, 26 H
M. Morris (SF)- 3-1, 3.34, 14 K, 15 BB, 36 H

Phillies have a 1 game winning streak
Giants have a 1 game losing streak


All Times Eastern

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Wednesday, May 02, 2007

May 3rd 2007

Now text only, but with more information available. Graphics may come back soon, if I can find a way to make them easier to get set up for the day.

News--
-Langerhans traded again, this time to Washington (Link to full article)
-MLB denies Indians' protest (Link)
-Clemens to make decision by the end of May (Link)
-Giants will keep Lincecum in AAA, for now (Link)

American League

Angels (16-12) vs. Royals (9-19) 2:10
Season Series: 2-1 LAA
J. Weaver career vs. KC: 2-0, 13.2 IP, 0.66 ERA, 9 K, 13 BB+H (2 starts)
G. Meche career vs. LAA:
5-2, 87.0 IP, 5.38 ERA, 61 K, 124 BB+H (15 starts)
Angels have a 1 game losing streak
Royals have a 1 game winning streak
Mariners (12-10) vs. Red Sox (17-9) 7:05
Season Series: 1-1 Tie
H. Ramirez vs. BOS: Has never faced BOS
D. Matsuzaka vs. SEA: 0-1
, 7.0 IP, 3.86 ERA, 4 K, 9 BB+H (1 start)
Mariners have a 3 game winning streak
Red Sox have a 1 game winning streak

Blue Jays (13-14) vs. Indians (16-8) 7:05
Season Series: 2-0 CLE
D. McGowan career vs. CLE: 0-1, 5.0 IP, 7.20 ERA, 6 K, 9 BB+H (1 start)
C. Lee career vs. TOR:
0-2, 13.1 IP, 5.40 ERA, 14 K, 21 BB+H (15 starts)
Blue Jays have a 2 game losing streak
Indians have a 3 game winning streak

Twins (15-12) vs. D-Rays (12-15) 7:10
Season Series: 3-3 Tie
R. Ortiz career vs. TB: 6-1, 59.2 IP, 3.77 ERA, 48 K, 71 BB+H (10 starts)
J. Shields career vs. MIN:
0-1, 4.1 IP, 10.38 ERA, 1 K, 10 BB+H (1 start)
Twins have a 1 game losing streak
D-Rays have a 1 game winning streak

Yankees (10-14) vs. Rangers (10-16) Double-Header starting at 3:35
Season Series: 1-0 NYY
M. Mussina career vs. TEX: 15-12, 223.1 IP, 3.83 ERA, 190 K, 253 BB+H (33 starts)
M. Wood career vs. NYY: 0
-1, 12.2 IP, 5.68 ERA, 1 K, 17 BB+H (5 games [1 start])
A. Pettitte career vs. TEX: 8-7, 108.0 IP, 5.75 ERA, 74 K, 175 BB+H (17 starts)
R. Tejeda career vs. NYY:
0-1, 3.0 IP, 18.00 ERA, 3 K, 8 BB+H (1 start)
Yankees have a 1 game winning streak
Rangers have a 3 game losing streak


National League

Reds (13-14) vs. Astros (11-15) 8:05
Season Series: 3-1 HOU
E. Milton career vs. HOU: 3-1, 46.1 IP, 3.50 ERA, 30 K, 52 BB+H (8 starts)
W. Rodriguez career vs. CIN:
2-1, 12.1 IP, 8.03 ERA, 11 K, 26 BB+H (3 starts)
Reds have a 1 game losing streak
Astros have a 1 game winning streak

Pirates (12-14) vs. Brewers (18-9) 8:05
Season Series: 2-0 MIL
T. Gorzelanny career vs. MIL: 0-0, 7.2 IP, 1.17 ERA, 6 K, 7 BB+H (1 start)
D. Bush career vs. PIT:
0-2, 13.0 IP, 6.23 ERA, 8 K, 14 BB+H (2 starts)
Pirates have a 2 game losing streak
Brewers have a 4 game winning streak

Mets (16-10) vs. D-Backs (16-13) 9:40
Season Series: 0-0 Tie
T. Glavine career vs. ARI: 10-3, 99.0 IP, 2.27 ERA, 60 K, 104 BB+H (14 starts)
M. Owings career vs. NYM: Has never faced NYM
Mets have a 1 game winning streak
D-Backs have a 2 game losing streak

Phillies (12-15) vs. Giants (14-12) 10:15
Season Series: 0-0 Tie
A. Eaton career vs. SF: 2-5, 80.2 IP, 4.57 ERA, 62 K, 106 BB+H (13 starts)
M. Cain career vs. PHI:
0-1, 10.0 IP, 6.30 ERA, 9 K, 17 BB+H (2 starts)
Phillies have a 1 game losing streak
Giants have a 1 game winning streak


All Times Eastern

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May 2nd 2007

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Tuesday, May 01, 2007

May 1st 2007 Stuff

Text only again today. Everything should return to normal tomorrow, including the return of players of the day.

News--
-Sheets to start tonight despite injury (Link to full article)

AL

Baltimore vs. Detroit 7:05
Oakland vs. Boston 7:05
Toronto vs. Cleveland 7:05
Minnesota vs. Tampa Bay 7:10
N.Y. Yankees vs. Texas 8:05
L.A. Angels vs. Kansas City 8:10
Chi. White Sox vs. Seattle 10:05

NL

Chi. Cubs vs. Pittsburgh 7:05
Florida vs. N.Y. Mets 7:10
Philadelphia vs. Atlanta 7:35
St. Louis vs. Milwaukee 8:05
Cincinatti vs. Houston 8:05
Washington vs. San Diego 10:05
Arizona vs. L.A. Dodgers 10:10
Colorado vs. San Francisco 10:15

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Monday, April 30, 2007

April 30th 2007 Stuff (only text today)

News--
-Tulowitzki turns unassisted triple play (Link to full article)
-Angels win despite a case of bad umpires (Link)


AL

Baltimore vs. Detroit 7:05
Texas vs. Toronto 7:05
L.A. Angels vs. Kansas City 8:10

NL

Chi. Cubs vs. Pittsburgh 7:05
Philadelphia vs. Atlanta 7:05
St. Louis vs. Milwaukee 7:05
Florida vs. N.Y. Mets 7:05
Washington vs. San Diego 10:05
Arizona vs. L.A. Dodgers 10:05
Colorado vs. San Francisco 10:15

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Sunday, April 29, 2007

April 29th 2007 Stuff

News--
-More trouble for Yanks' rotation: Karstens breaks leg (Link to full article)
-Thome on DL, won't be rushed (Link)
-Howry suffers minor back injury moving a barbeque grill (Link)

Matchup with most letters--
W. Obermueller (FLA) vs. J. Moyer (PHI)

Should be a high scoring game--

B. McCarthy (TEX) vs. T. Ohka (TOR)
B. Bannister (KC) vs. C. Baek (SEA)

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Abbreviated Players of the Day 4/28/07

Best Batter: Josh Willingam, FLA- 3-for-4, 2 RBI, 3 Runs, 1 HR, 1 2B
Best Pitcher: Kei Igawa, NYY- 6.0 IP, 0 ER, 2 H, 4 BB, 6 K

Worst Batter: Alex Rodriguez, NYY- 0-for-4, 2 K, 8 Left on Base, Error
Worst Pitcher: Casey Fossum, TB- 5.0 IP, 9 ER, 9 H, 3 BB, 2 HR, Hit Batter

Notable Performance: Brandon Duckworth, P, KC- Got his first career save last night, in his 106th game (7th season). He pitched the last 3.0 innings of an 8-3 game to get the save. In his Yahoo Sports picture, he is still wearing an Astros cap, even though he hasnt played there since 2005.

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