Results tagged ‘ NLDS ’

Saunders prepared for Game 4 “blackout” start

Photo by Jonathan Willey

By Greg Dillard

The D-backs fought to live another day by winning Tuesday’s Game 3.

Now it’s up to veteran left-hander Joe Saunders to keep Arizona’s postseason dreams alive. The southpaw will toe the rubber Wednesday night for Game 4 of the National League Division Series.

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Collmenter dominates Brewers in Game 3 win

Photo by Jordan Megenhardt

By Greg Dillard

It was the biggest start of his young Major League career, and it came in Game 3 of the 2011 National League Division Series.

Josh Collmenter took the mound in his first postseason start with his team in an 0-2 series deficit. Arizona was just a single loss away from having its season come to a premature end.

The D-backs desperately needed a solid outing from their starter in hopes of prolonging their 2011 playoff hopes, and Collmenter certainly delivered just what Arizona hoped for and then some.

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Collmenter set for NLDS Start

Photo by Jordan Megenhardt

By Greg Dillard

Josh Collmenter will treat it like any other start.

He’s going to employ a similar routine to what he used prior to all 24 of his regular-season starts. He knows the crowd will be electric at Chase Field, and it might feel a little different.

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D-backs head to Milwaukee

Photo by Jordan Megenhardt

By Greg Dillard

It all comes down to this.

After a magical 94 win-performance in the regular season to earn the National League West Division title, the D-backs are Milwaukee-bound for the NL Division series.

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NLDS Scenarios

Photo by Jon Willey

By Greg Dillard

When the D-backs punched their ticket to the 2011 MLB postseason last Friday, fans began to look ahead to the Division Series and who Arizona might play in the opening round.

Well, that’s a good question.

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