NLCS Game Two: Phillies @ Dodgers


Joe Torre may or may not have left Clayton Kershaw in too long last night, but George Sherrill did the team no favors by walking two before giving up a three-run bomb in the 8th inning. The Phillies are sending Pedro Martinez (5-1, 3.63) to the mound against his former team, looking to give themselves a 2-0 series lead before heading back east. LA will counter with Vicente Padilla (12-6, 4.46); meanwhile people complain about the Yankees fourth starter options. TBS has the call, first pitch is set for 4:07pm ET. Chat about the game here if you want.


  1. Bo says:

    Another game where the bullpen blows it. Lockdown all yr Sherril.

  2. With Pedro going for the Phillies the Dodger should really be starting someone else.

    Anyone, really.

    Golden opportunity to be up 2-0.

  3. Disagree on Torre’s leaving in Kershaw too long. He was at 89 pitches and was facing Ryan Howard who hits lefties to the tune of .207/.298/.356. The decision to keep him was a fine one; Kershaw’s pitch execution wasn’t.

  4. Padilla’s splits vs. LHB:


    Have fun, Philly.

  5. UWS says:

    I don’t really care who wins, but I want to see Padilla get beaten like a rented mule.

  6. dkidd says:

    can someone explain the ruling of that dropped bunt?

    why couldn’t loney make a double play?

  7. dkidd says:

    will we ever see a pitcher more dominant than pedro in 2000?

    i can’t imagine what that would look like

  8. Andy in Sunny Daytona says:

    I love that Pedro still rocks the Jheri Curls.

    PS. Way to go Ghana.

  9. e mills says:

    “so the phillies have scored first again” ~ Chip Caray. This guy is brilliant!

  10. dkidd says:

    the phillies scare me a little. i’d feel more comfortable playing the dodgers

  11. Andy in Sunny Daytona says:

    PHHEWW. Mary Hart finally arrived at the ballpark. Watch out Phillies.

  12. Mike bk says:

    pedro twirling a gem…how about pedro as a 5 spot option next year? he loves the stage, and he is pitching very much like moose did last year where it doesnt matter how hard the fastball is because there is such differential with his offspeed stuff.

  13. Riddering says:

    Went for a walk and came back to see the game in the 8th inning with this score. I was not expecting a pitcher’s duel.

    Was Padilla as dominant as the boxscore indicates?

    And could that Jimmy Johns commercial be a little more racist?

  14. Dela G says:

    that was a clutch bunt

  15. Dela G says:

    as a child of 2 ghanian parents, i am uber proud of ghana for doing well in the U-20 game and tying brazil

  16. Riddering says:

    Aaaaaaand the game just got away from the Phillies.

  17. Dela G says:


    dodgers tie the game on an error


  18. Dela G says:

    wow bases loaded??

    madsen just got himself into a clustereff

  19. Dela G says:

    JA Happ for the Loss

    2-1 dodgers

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