D League: MLB should adopt the NHL’s new ASG format

I’ve had friends who don’t even watch hockey think this was a brilliant idea and even my one pal, who is the sports editor for Rowan University’s paper in New Jersey and an avid basketball fan was pretty ticked that the NBA didn’t think of it first. But in our discussion, I brought up the … Continue reading D League: MLB should adopt the NHL’s new ASG format

Offseason Winners and Losers

Winners Texas Rangers – Despite losing Cliff Lee, the Rangers still had a very successful offseason. They made a big splash by inking Adrian Beltre to a six-year contract. Beltre brings substantial power – along with a good glove – to a lineup that already includes Josh Hamilton and Nelson Cruz. The three sluggers should combine to hit … Continue reading Offseason Winners and Losers

D League: The All No-Ring Team

Winning is everything to some. In this week’s column, I compiled a team of players who have not tasted glory in their careers despite putting up some great numbers. Here are some excerpts from the list, highlighting a current and former Phillies. DH: Jim Thome – Big Jim probably has been teased the most time … Continue reading D League: The All No-Ring Team

“Local Gems”: A sit down with Phillies President, David Montgomery

David Montgomery has one of the toughest jobs. He is the President of a Major League Baseball team. Not just any team but his hometown team, the Philadelphia Phillies. David Montgomery, who grew up in Roxborough, PA just outside of Philadelphia, was born and raised in Philadelphia. He grew up watching the local professional Philadelphia … Continue reading “Local Gems”: A sit down with Phillies President, David Montgomery

Doc doesn’t need it to be Spring to start training

A user on a Phillies message board posted this image. Yes, that’s Roy Halladay running laps along the warning track at Citizens Bank Park today. I guess he can’t wait to report to Clearwater and get this season started like the rest of us anxious fans. UPDATE: And as reported by PhoulBallz on Twitter, Ryan … Continue reading Doc doesn’t need it to be Spring to start training

10 Reasons I Can’t Wait for the Phillies

Yeah, the season is like three months away, but here are 10 of my reasons I can’t wait for the Phillies season to begin. 1.  The Countdown to 2012 begins. Come on guys, there’s only like 400 days until Pitchers and Catchers report in 2012!  Can’t come soon enough! Get excited! 2. The wave during … Continue reading 10 Reasons I Can’t Wait for the Phillies

Operation Bring Vladdy to Philly

For eight years, Vladimir Guerrero tormented the Philadelphia Phillies. The future Hall of Famer could turn that success into a way to help both parties reach the same goal: a World Championship. Guerrero batted .371 in 91 games (326 at-bats) with 31 homers and 84 RBIs in his entire career against the Phillies. Those are … Continue reading Operation Bring Vladdy to Philly