Dobbs Has Cooties

OK all kidding aside, Greg Dobbs has the flu or stomach virus and the Charlie Manuel had him send home so he doesn’t infect the rest of the team. He won’t be allowed back until he is completely healthy Ruben Amaro Jr. said. Tyler Walker, who wasn’t on the 25-man roster but with the team, … Continue reading Dobbs Has Cooties

Blanton to Pitch Game 4

Todd Zolecki just reported on his Twitter that Charlie Manuel is going to pitch Joe Blanton in game four in Philadelphia on Sunday versus CC Sabathia. This will line up Cliff Lee for game five, Pedro Martinez for game six, and Cole Hamels for game seven. Lee will be eligible to pitch out of the … Continue reading Blanton to Pitch Game 4

Bats Falter, Series Tied

Runners on first and second for Chase Utley. The swing and a ground ball to Robinson Cano who flips to Derek Jeter and retires Utley to end the inning. The Phillies situational hitting from the regular season returned as they squandered numerous opportunities much like that one as they allow the Yankees to tie the … Continue reading Bats Falter, Series Tied

Lee, Utley Lead Phils in Game 1

The weather was ugly but Cliff Lee and Chase Utley were the complete opposite. Lee went pitched a complete game and Utley hit two homers en route to a 6-1 Phillies win and putting them ahead 1-0 in the World Series over the Yankees. C.C. Sabathia was once again thwarted by the Phillies as he … Continue reading Lee, Utley Lead Phils in Game 1

Myers On, Cairo Off

And the Phillies 25-man roster is set for the World Series. Brett Myers was added to the roster, taking the place of Miguel Cairo via @ToddZolecki. I guess he will be the right-handed bat off the bench option for the Phillies vs. CC Sabathia. This leaves the Phillies with 13 hitters and 12 pitchers. Hitters: … Continue reading Myers On, Cairo Off

Blog Stroll 10/27/09

I figured I haven’t done one of these in a long time so I might as well post some of the funnier things I read the past couple of days: The Fightins did a hilarious post titled “The Bandwagoners Guide to the 2009 Yankees.” In it they talk about some of the current and recently … Continue reading Blog Stroll 10/27/09

Howard On SI Cover

Ryan Howard is the next Phillies to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated, an honor in itself. Though there have been many talks of the “SI Cover Jinx,” the Phillies should not play into the over-hyped lore. The last Phillie to grace the cover was Cole Hamels back on February 23. Howard was on the … Continue reading Howard On SI Cover