Day 1 Highlights from MLB :Greg Maddux closes out Dodgers Game 1 Victory with scoreless 9TH inning

CHICAGO - Greg Maddux made his first relief appearance in a decade when he came out to retire the Chicago Cubs Wednesday night. Maddux faced four Cubs and surrendered one hit but no runs in the ninth inning while finishing off a 7-2 Dodger victory.

Skipper Joe Torre had originally named Maddux to start game four Sunday in LA. Maddux last started Saturday evening against San Francisco. 13 pitches with 10 going for strikes was the pitch count for the outing but no word yet on how this might effect a Game 4 start on Sunday...

Maddux came out of the pen for Skipper Bobby Cox and the Atlanta Braves back in 1988 & 1989...

Notes - Pulling Derek Lowe after just 6 innings has allowed Torre to announce Lowe as the game 4 starter for Sunday and 16 Game winner Chad Billingsley will pitch games 2 & 5.

Boston is just 2 outs away from taking home field from the Angles as Pappelbon is trying to close out a 4-1 BoSox lead in the 9TH. Now 1 out away (Former VBL Star Mike Lowell was healthy enough to start at 3RD base for Boston.

Final from Disneyland - BoSox 4-1

Phili scored 3 UN-earned runs early and protected home field with a 3-1 series opener over Milwaukee...

Interesting World Series Match-Ups

A. My favorite - Maddux & Manny vs. Manny's old team
B. All LA finale - Freeway Series
C.All 2ND City - Red Line Series
D. T-Bay vs. Anyone

9 Hours of MLB Playoffs on TBS and we are just 1 day into the Post Season !

Thursday : 2:35 PM Chicago White Sox @ Tampa Bay Rays
6:05 PM Milwaukee Brewers @ Philadelphia Phillies
9:35 PM Los Angles Dodgers @ Chicago Cubs

Day off - Boston @ Anaheim

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