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Didn't take long for pitch-count questions

Updated: April 6, 2009, 9:48 PM ET
By Rob Neyer

Bruce Jenkins on the most interesting moments in Sunday night's game:

It didn't take long for someone to make a ridiculous pitch-count move in the baseball season. Derek Lowe wasn't just retiring the Phillies last night, he was owning them. Cruising along with a two-hit shutout, he needed just six pitches in the seventh inning and eight in the eighth. Pitch count: a very manageable 97, especially for Lowe, who had barely broken a sweat. As if to say, "Wait a minute -- let's make this game ...

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