Five Teams to Watch In the Second Half

The second half is underway and there are a handful of teams looking to get back to the post season, some waiting longer than others. The National League features a pair of teams who find themselves shockingly in first place. Meanwhile, the American League has an early three-team race for the Wild Card with one … Continue reading Five Teams to Watch In the Second Half

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So Moyer’d

There were moans and groans coming from the fans knowing that after Roy Halladay’s shelling and Jamie Moyer’s most recent debacle of a start that Wednesday’s game was not going to look good. Well we were all wrong as Moyer pitched eight innings of great baseball to lead the Phillies to a 6-3 win in … Continue reading So Moyer’d

5 Teams to Watch in the AL

Yankees – They’re the 2009 World Series champions and still kept intact the solid nucleus that got them there. They traded top prospects to land centerfielder Curtis Granderson, a much better defensive asset than Johnny Damon. They also traded Melky Cabrera to the Braves for Javier Vazquez to bolster the starting rotation. With guys like … Continue reading 5 Teams to Watch in the AL

Hamels Blasted; Phils Win

It was one of those games where both teams were thankful that their pitchers are still trying to work things out in Spring Training. Both Hamels and A.J. Burnett were knocked around in their starts. The Phillies came back from a 7-5 deficit to win 9-7 over the Yankees on Monday thanks to a two-run walk-off … Continue reading Hamels Blasted; Phils Win

Phils Stay Alive, Head Back to NY

For the Phillies, every game is a must win game. After taking the first game of the series, they fell three straight to the Yankees. After last night’s offensive outburst, the Phillies got back into this series, only trailing 3-2. The bats came alive and Cliff Lee pitched well enough to win as the Phillies … Continue reading Phils Stay Alive, Head Back to NY

Phils Fail at Comeback, Yanks Up 3-1

All Brad Lidge had to do was get Johnny Damon out. But he was resilient. Damon fought off every strike-two pitch by Lidge until he got the one he like. After his base hit and steal of second and third, Mark Teixeira walked and Alex Rodriguez drove in Damon to make it a 5-4 game. … Continue reading Phils Fail at Comeback, Yanks Up 3-1

Lee, Utley Lead Phils in Game 1

The weather was ugly but Cliff Lee and Chase Utley were the complete opposite. Lee went pitched a complete game and Utley hit two homers en route to a 6-1 Phillies win and putting them ahead 1-0 in the World Series over the Yankees. C.C. Sabathia was once again thwarted by the Phillies as he … Continue reading Lee, Utley Lead Phils in Game 1

Phils Take 2 in the Bronx

The Phillies capped a 10 game road trip with a series win at Yankee Stadium. They went 8-2, starting the trip with a 4-game sweep of Washington. They won Friday night 7-3, lost 5-4 on Saturday, and won 4-3 on Sunday. Friday’s game featured a slug fest as the Phillies used 4 home runs to … Continue reading Phils Take 2 in the Bronx