Spring Training Schedule

Here are a few things to note for the Phillies spring training this year in the Grapefruit League. Starters this week (via Todd Zolecki): Wednesday vs. Florida State: J.A. Happ Thursday vs. *Yankees: Roy Halladay and Kyle Kendrick Friday at Toronto in Dunedin: Cole Hamels and Jamie Moyer Saturday at Pittsburgh in Bradenton: Joe Blanton … Continue reading Spring Training Schedule

All-Bearded Team

Jayson Werth has given me inspiration. With the excitement for the 2010 season growing as fast as facial hair on Werth, I’ve decided to look back at some of the greatest facial hair to don a Phillies uniform. I give to you the first ever All-Bearded Team! P: Roy Halladay C: Sal Fasano 1B: John … Continue reading All-Bearded Team

Doc Tossed BP Yesterday

The Phillies batters got a good first-hand look at what Roy Halladay is capable of yesterday in Clearwater reported Todd Zolecki. He threw batting practice to a group of hitters that included Chase Utley, Raul Ibanez and outfield prospect Domonic Brown. While Utley and the rest of the vets stood in to just track Doc’s pitches, Brown swung away, … Continue reading Doc Tossed BP Yesterday

Friday Tweet-off

As some of you may know, I have become extremely addicted to Twitter. It’s such an excellent tool for breaking news and sports debating. So today I decided to ask five random Phillies fans a question on Twitter. There will be no character-limit as I said they could use multiple tweets. This will be something I … Continue reading Friday Tweet-off

Phils Sign Wilkerson

If you can’t beat them, have them join you. After signing Phillie killer Brian Schneider in the beginning of the offseason, the Phillies sign Brad Wilkerson to a minor league deal. In eight seasons, he has hit .247 with 122 career home runs. He hasn’t played in the majors since 2008. Wilkerson is an interesting signing. He’s … Continue reading Phils Sign Wilkerson

High Expectations for Nostra-Jimmy

@ScottLauber: Jimmy Rollins says he wants to steal 50 bases, make less than three errors, score 150 runs, hit .300 The bold predictions continue from Jimmy. The numbers he presented are numbers that would make him an MVP candidate. Does Jimmy have that type of production in him? I don’t think so. Can he give the … Continue reading High Expectations for Nostra-Jimmy

Offseason news 2/22/10

Lidge ahead of schedule: Closer Brad Lidge is ahead of schedule to be ready to pitch by opening day. He threw off of a mound today, throwing only 20 fastballs. Pitching coach Rich Dubee doesn’t want Lidge throwing any sliders yet. A bull pen session could be in store for Lidge next Thursday. “[Originally] two … Continue reading Offseason news 2/22/10