Venue: Building @ corner of Broad & Pattison
Good Guys: Philadelphia Phillies 17-11 1st Place
Bad Guys: Atlanta Braves 12-16 5th Place
Game 1: Derek Lowe vs. Jamie Moyer
(4-2, 5.18/1.52) (3-2, 5.70/1.33)
Reason the Braves Win: Ryan Howard commits a Double Howard in the same game, which leads to 9 unearned runs and his 2 homeruns were only solo jacks.
Reason the Phillies Win: Chipper Jones decides to take the game off to nurse one of his various injuries (infected naval, ingrown toenail, anal fissures, dandruff, chicken pox, male pattern balding, impacted molars, dry eyes, acute hearing loss, lacerated earlobe, etc.).
Game 2: Kris Medlen vs. Joe Blanton
(1-1, 2.55/1.08) (0-1, 5.40/1.65)
Reason the Braves Win: Kentucky Joe loves him some barbecue, and Bobby Cox being the ol' wily bastard he is bribes Joe into throwing the game for a rack of ribs and a side of slaw next time the Phils are in Atlanta.
Reason the Phillies Win: It's Medlen's first start of the year, taking DL'd Jair Jurrjens' spot in the rotation. Career ERA as a reliever- 3.22, as a starter- 6.38, he's screwed!
Game 3: Kensin Kawakami vs. Cole Hamels
(0-5, 5.47/1.48) (2-2, 4.42/1.44)
Reason the Braves Win: Kawakami throws no-hitter in honor of Japan's opening ceremonies of their Grand Sumo Tournament. Hurry, tickets are still available in the price range of 2100-8200 Yen.
Reason the Phillies Win: It's Motrin IB Mother's Appreciation Day at the ball park and Hamels is a momma's boy.