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Webb Spins Diamondbacks Win Over Cubs

Early pull of Zambrano from tie game backfires as pen gives it up

(Newser) - Lou Piniella wanted to make sure Carlos Zambrano could start a possible game four. What he didn't want was to see Carlos Marmol turn a 1-1 tie into a 2-1 deficit only four pitches into his relief outing. But that's what happened when rookie third baseman Mark Reynolds homered in... More »

Rockies Grab Game 1 in Philly

Francis, bullpen shut down Phillies Top 4

(Newser) - Colorado ace Jeff Francis dazzled the Phillies' top 4 hitters as the Rockies won 4-2 today, taking a 1-0 division series lead. Philly's quartet of Jimmy Rollins, Shane Victorino, Chase Utley, and Ryan Howard fizzled with a collective 0-15 and 9 strikeouts. Utley put up 4 Ks all by himself,... More »

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