6/5/10- Rocky’s Recap
Top 3 Games
1. MLB- New York at Toronto (Tor- 3-2 F/14)
Toronto pulled within 1 1/2 games of the mighty empire. Maybe they should have kept Roy Halladay. 2B Aaron Hill provided the climactic ending with a walk-off single in the 14th.
The Jays once again got a solid start from SP Ricky Romero. Romero went 8 innings, allowing 2 runs, punching out 7. The Yankees Andy Pettite struck out a season-high 10.
Game Rating- 3 1/4*
2. MLB- Milwaukee at St. Louis (Stl- 5-4 F/11)
St. Louis OF Colby Rasmus got a new pair of contact lenses. All of sudden, he can hit again. In the 11th, Rasmus sent the Cardinal fans home happy with a walk-off single. Rasmus is has 10 hits in his last 20 at-bats.
Albert Pujols hit another bye, going yard for the 13th time this season. Only 2 of those homers have come at home.
Game Rating- 2 1/2*
3. MLB- Minnesota at Oakland (Min- 4-3)
Minnesota’s Matt Tolbert hit the go-ahead single in the 9th to win it for the Twins. This came after the A’s came back in the 8th, scoring two, to tie it 3-3.
SP Francisco Liriano remains dominant as he struck out 10 A’s batters.
Game Rating- 2 1/4*
Top 3 Performers
- Colby Rasmus (Stl)- 3/4 3 RBI 1 R 1 SB
- Kevin Youklis (Bos)- 3/5 1 HR 3 RBI 1 R
- Andrew McCutchen (Pit)- 4/5 1 HR 1 RBI 3 R