Jay’s Day

After the spectacular catch he made in the top of the second inning in which he followed-up with a base hit in the bottom half, it seemed like it was going to be Jay Bruce’s day. Bruce went 2-for-4, including the two-run blast that ultimately won the game for the Reds by a score of … Continue reading Jay’s Day

Phils Outlast Reds In Extra Innings

On the same day that Chase Utley and Placido Polanco were placed on the disabled list, the Phillies overcame adversity once again.  Brad Lidge surrendered a three-run home run to Joey Votto in the bottom of the ninth inning.  The Phillies rallied back in the 10th inning to score three runs off Arthur Rhodes.  JC Romero … Continue reading Phils Outlast Reds In Extra Innings

Utley, Polanco to DL

Green heads and black flies aren’t the only insects biting hard this season in the Tri-State area. The injury bug has been sinking it’s teeth into the Phillies this year, most recently getting a hold of Chase Utley and Placido Polanco. They were sent to the DL and in their places, Greg Dobbs was recalled … Continue reading Utley, Polanco to DL

Reds Hand Phillies; Kendrick Huge Blow

Kyle Kendrick is hit or miss for the Phillies. He proved that again tonight as he got blown up by the Reds’ two leaders, Scott Rolen and Joey Votto. Rolen hit a two run homer and Votto had three hits as the Reds beat Philadelphia 7-3 Monday night in Cincy. Kendrick is probably the most … Continue reading Reds Hand Phillies; Kendrick Huge Blow

Series Preview: Reds

Phillies (40-33; 3rd in NL East) at Cincinnati Reds (42-34; 1st in NL Central) Where: Great American Ball Park (Cincy, OH) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Mon: Kyle Kendrick (4-2, 4.71) vs. Johnny Cueto (7-2, 3.97) Tues: Joe Blanton (3-5, 6.53) vs. Mike Leake (5-1, 2.92) Wed: Roy Halladay (9-6, 2.29) vs. Aaron Harang … Continue reading Series Preview: Reds

Happy Birthday to Me

On a day where we celebrate the birth of my awesome self, the Phillies and Jamie Moyer felt it appropriate to kick Toronto’s butt on my birthday. So yea, I’m saying I’m the reason the Phillies won today 11-2 over the Blue Jays, taking two-of-three in the road series at home. Jimmy Rollins, Shane Victorino, … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Me

Long Ball Buries Phils

The long ball wasn’t kind to Cole Hamels today.  Toronto touched up Hamels for three home runs in this afternoon’s contest, as the Phillies fell to the Blue Jays 5-1.  The loss snapped the Phillies’ four-game winning streak. Hamels only went four innings allowing five runs on seven hits, while striking out three and walking … Continue reading Long Ball Buries Phils