The Chicago Cubs’ bullpen has allowed 17 home runs through the first 56 games this season, and the one Carlos Villanueva gave up to Albert Pujols was easily one of the most aggravating for manager Dale Sveum to watch.
David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays and knuckleballer R.A. Dickey of the New York Mets won baseball’s Cy Young awards on Wednesday.
The Chicago White Sox left Angel Stadium the same way they arrived – looking for a big hit.
Darwin Barney hit an RBI triple off Jered Weaver that broke a scoreless tie in the sixth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-1 Sunday.
Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander has won the AL Cy Young Award by a unanimous vote.
Jered Weaver pitched seven innings, and Erick Aybar drove in three runs in the Los Angeles Angels’ sixth straight victory, 8-0 over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.
Philadelphia’s Roy Halladay will start for the National League in Tuesday night’s All-Star game against the Los Angeles Angels’ Jered Weaver.
The Los Angeles Angels led the White Sox Sunday. The Angels scored four runs against Buehrle before the Sox put two on the board in the seventh.
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim scored four runs in the fourth inning and went on to beat the Chicago White Sox by a score of 4-3 on Friday night.