Lidge Blows the Comeback

Phillies fans thought they had it bad in 1993 with closer Mitch Williams.  Brad Lidge is taking the term “wild” to a whole different level.  Once again Lidge had a rocky ninth inning and couldn’t shut the door.  Lidge spoiled the Phillies comeback by allowing a three-run walkoff home run to Ryan Zimmerman. The Phillies … Continue reading Lidge Blows the Comeback

Oswalt Roughed Up in Debut

Well it wasn’t the start that everyone anticipated from Roy Oswalt tonight. In a matter of hours, Oswalt went from a highly-praised acquisition to a complete mystery on the mound. The Washington Nationals just went off on Oswalt as they crushed the Phils, ending their winning streak at eight with an 8-1 inning. Oswalt allowed … Continue reading Oswalt Roughed Up in Debut

Series Preview: Nationals

Phillies (56-46, 2nd in NL East) at Washington Nationals (44-58, 5th in NL East) Where: Nationals Park (Washington D.C.) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Friday: Roy Oswalt (6-12, 3.42) vs. Craig Stammen (2-4, 5.50) Saturday: Joe Blanton (4-6, 5.85) vs. Ross Detwiler* (0-1, 0.00) Sunday: Cole Hamels* (7-7, 3.48) vs. TBA *Lefty Broadcast Info … Continue reading Series Preview: Nationals

When There’s A Wilson, There’s A Way

The early 80’s were a great time for the Phillies. So have been the past few years. On a night where the Phils had their 80’s Retro night, Wilson Valdez provided the fans with a Thriller as the A-Team Phillies beat the D’Backs 3-2 in extra innings for the sweep. The Phils have won eight … Continue reading When There’s A Wilson, There’s A Way

Phils Trade For Oswalt

Well the reports have turned into good news. The Philadelphia Phillies acquired Roy Oswalt from the Houston Astros, sending J.A. Happ and a couple prospects in their end of the deal. The presence of Oswalt alone makes the Phillies a better baseball team and will hopefully turn the Phillies into legitimate World Series contenders. After … Continue reading Phils Trade For Oswalt

Phils Close to Landing Oswalt

First Cliff Lee at the deadline. Then Roy Halladay in the offseason as the Phils sent Lee packing. Now we’re back at the deadline and Roy Oswalt’s name is floating around. The Phillies and Houston Astros have agreed on a deal that will send Oswalt and $8 million to the Phils in exchange for J.A. … Continue reading Phils Close to Landing Oswalt

Halladay Dominates Again

Roy Halladay was not going to be overlooked on a day he pitches. Not even for rookie phenom Domonic Brown’s debut. He tossed another complete game as Brown, Jayson Werth, and the rest of the offense backed him up in the Phillies’ 7-1 win. It was their seventh straight win and 10th straight at home. … Continue reading Halladay Dominates Again