Nacho Report: New York (A)

by Dan MacNeal, DN This is the third part of an ongoing series, first being in Washington, second in Philadelphia. As I walked the lower level concourse of Yankee Stadium, I was very disappointed to see not one nacho stand.  Somehow, noodles and sushi were available on the concourse.  John found a burrito stand, but it did … Continue reading Nacho Report: New York (A)

Canadians for a Weekend, eh?

By Dan MacNeal First broken by Meech over at the Fightins, MLB has moved the June 25-27 series between the Phils and the Blue Jays from Toronto to Philadelphia.  It was officially announced this afternoon that the three game set will be played in Philadelphia, while Toronto remains the “home” team, batting last and using … Continue reading Canadians for a Weekend, eh?

Phormer Phils: Billy Wagner

By Dan MacNeal As a new segment on Team to Beat, I’ll be profiling former Phillies who are still active in MLB.  This week, facing the Braves, we’ll be focusing on Billy Wagner. After the Phillies traded for (at the time) a three-time All Star closer, the Phils bullpen looked stronger with the lefty fireballer … Continue reading Phormer Phils: Billy Wagner

Rollins Headed to DL

The news we all were hoping not to hear was announced today.  The Phillies have placed Jimmy Rollins on the 15-day Disabled List today with a strained right calf.  According to Ruben Amaro, he will miss two to four weeks with his injury. Amaro said: We believe it to be a mild to moderate strain and … Continue reading Rollins Headed to DL

The (2nd) Home Opener

by Dan MacNeal Could it have been a better day for the home opener? The sun was shining, the smell of grilled hamburgers was in the air, and the fans were pumped. The area around Citizens Bank Park was like a zoo, with Mr. Greengenes playing on Citizens Bank Way and various local radio and … Continue reading The (2nd) Home Opener

Nacho Report: Washington

by Dan MacNeal As many of you know, I enjoy a good nacho plate.  And there’s no better place to get some tasty treats than at a baseball game.  I plan to do some travelling to see the Phils in a couple different cities and will have a nacho report for each and every stadium I visit. … Continue reading Nacho Report: Washington

Opening Day Memories

By Dan MacNeal Opening Day is like Christmas for baseball fans.  As I watch the Red Sox hosting the Yankees to open the 2010 MLB season, the excitement of the Phillies opening their season tomorrow increases.  Especially with Roy Halladay making his official Phillies debut in Washington DC in about 14 hours from now. For … Continue reading Opening Day Memories

All Time Phillies Team….by decade

By Dan MacNeal Now when I thought of this project, I thought it would be fun to mix and match some guys from different decades and see how this team would come together.  Well, during the actual project, I felt it to be like filling out a college basketball pool, with constant changes and updates.  … Continue reading All Time Phillies Team….by decade