Billingsley plays blame game after rough outing
PHILADELPHIA -- If Chad Billingsley is going to be an ace someday, his performance both during and after the game is going to need improvement. Not only did the 24-year-old right-hander fail to get out of the third inning of Friday's 8-5 National League Championship Series loss against the Phillies, but he also shifted some of the blame to a teammate.When asked repeatedly after the game what he thought went wrong, Billingsley kept saying it was "pitch selection." What went wrong was ...
Read full story
NLCS GAME 2: PHILLIES 8, DODGERS 5
Not only was Brett Myers the winning pitcher, but he also had three hits and three RBIs as the Phillies held on to beat the Dodgers, 8-5, and take a 2-0 series lead.
Story | NLCS page
• Jayson Stark: Life, baseball collide for Manuel
• Amy Nelson: Billingsley passes the blame
• Highlights: Phillies drop Dodgers
• Victorino, Myers talk after Phillies' win