Cliff Lee was originally scheduled to pitch tomorrow versus San Francisco’s ace, Tim Lincecum. The Phillies had other plans as they wanted to debut him tonight and have Joe Blanton pitch Saturday versus the young phenom. Also Cole Hamels will pitch in Sunday’s game in place of Jamie Moyer. Lee is 12-2 with a 3.18 … Continue reading Lee’s Debut Moved Up
I don’t have time to write my detailed recap and preview for the Phillies series but I will write a brief one. I’ll be at the Bank tonight for the Billy Joel/Elton John Face2Face concert tonight. Vs Arizona:7/27 – Phillies won 6-27/28 – Phillies won 4-37/29 – D’Backs won 4-0 Next Series: Phillies (58-41; 31-16 … Continue reading Despite Shut Out, Phils Remain Hot
Well the Phillies had their eyes set on Roy Halladay and the Blue Jays would not budge so the Phillies went straight to plan B. They nabbed another former Cy Young award winner in Cliff Lee from the Indians for a package of prospects. In the trade, the Phillies got the 2008 Cy Young winner … Continue reading Phils Land Lee in Trade
Philly Inquirer The Philadelphia sports world lost another true legend today as the Eagles defensive coordinator, Jim Johnson, passed away today. He was 68. He has been battling a cancerous tumor on his spine and took a turn for the worse today. He has been the master mind behind so many Eagles’ defenses in his … Continue reading RIP Jim Johnson
Bud Selig is “seriously considering” reinstating Pete Rose to baseball so he would be eligible for a Hall of Fame nomination. Rose was banned after being accused of betting on baseball. If Rose is allowed back into baseball, he would make his first appearance on the ballot. 65 members of the Hall’s selection committee can … Continue reading Selig Considering Rose’s Reinstatement
The red birds were left feeling blue after their little visit to Philly. After being swept by the Astros, the Cardinals came into this big series a little hungry. They even gained a big bat in Matt Holliday in a trade prior to the series. They also took command of game one, beating up JA … Continue reading It’s All in the Cards
Clay Condrey was put back on the 15-day DL and Andrew Carpenter was dropped back to AAA. In there places comes Steve Register (who pitched last night) and, sit down before reading this,…. Kyle Kendrick. This should really inspire our rotation to pitch well enough to go seven innings every start.