Saturday, August 16, 2008

Sunday Morning Quick Hits

Michael Phelps finished these Beijing Olympics the way he started, with Gold in World Record time. Phelps is now the single most decorated American in 1 Olympic year, besting Mark Spitz's 1972 Munich performance of 7. Phelps won his 8th, swimming the Butterfly 3rd leg to help the USA get the Gold with a time of 3.29.34.

Tyson Gay fails to qualify for final, his cousin Randall and Uncle Ben are crushed....

Dana Torres get her last medal of these Olympics, winning silver in the 4x100 Relay.

Roy Halladay pitched a complete game 4 -1 victory over the Boston Red Sox. Halladay was spectacular at times, spoiling the Red Sox debut FOD...Friend Of Dentist...Paul Byrd. The Sox missed a golden opportunity to gain a game on the Tampa Bay Rays.

There is another blogger that lends credence to the V-tek conspiracy, and offers reasons why (thanks to WEEI's internet stream for that)
The Tampa Rays were shut out by the Texas Rangers...WHAT?!? I say, I say, I say.......The Texas Rangers shut out AL East leading Tampa Bay Rays 3 - 0.

The ho-hum New York Yankees squeaked out a win against the Royals 3 - 2. Maybe they can consider it a moral victory...

The Seattle Mariners scored 6 runs in the 6th inning, but Joe Mauer comes to the rescue in the 9th, scoring the winning run as the Twins beat the Mariners 7 - 6.

John Danks helps the Chicago White Sox keep pace with the Twins, beating the Oakland A's 2 - 1.

Pedro Martinez pitched 7 solid innings, helping the Mets to a 7 - 4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Mets have won 4 in a row and 7 of their last 9. They hold a 2 game lead over the Phillies for 1st place in the NL East.

Kevin Gregg saves game for the Marlins, beating the Chicago Cubs 2 - 1. The Marlins are 3 1/2 back of the Mets.

The Phillies offense continues to make any and all pitching staffs they face look like unhittable, and Kyle Kendrick's struggles continued in last night's 8-3 loss to the Padres.

Oh no is it time to push the PANIC BUTTON?!?

Tom Brady will not play in Tampa Sunday night.

Tarvares Jackson injured his knee in the 1st Quarter of Saturday's game against the Ravens.(reports are that it is just a contusion)

A couple of QBs make their debuts with new teams. Chad Pennington looks good in is 1st game with the Dolphins and Brett Favre started for the New York Jets.



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