Phillies Send Three to ASG

By John Russo The fans have once again given their biased opinion on this year’s All-Star Game. There were many question marks on this year’s squads like in the past, including one of our very own. Chase Utley was the only starter voted in by fans, who obviously picked by name and not by most … Continue reading Phillies Send Three to ASG

Phillies 2009 Moment #9: Phillies All Star OF Trio

With no disrespect to Chase Utley & Ryan Howard, having an outfield all-star trio is rare.  In fact, it’s only happened thirteen times. The last time a team had all three starting outfielders go to the All-Star game was the 1995 Cleveland Indians.  The Indians manager at the time?  None other than current Phillie skipper … Continue reading Phillies 2009 Moment #9: Phillies All Star OF Trio

Victorino to Start in ASG

Shane Victorino won the Final Vote and now sees himself starting in center for the NL team tomorrow. The game will be at 8 PM ET on Fox tomorrow night. Watch as Chase Utley and Raul Ibanez join Victorino in the starting line up and Ryan Howard and Jayson Werth hopefully see some action in … Continue reading Victorino to Start in ASG

Ibanez Back; Coste to ‘Stros; Werth an All Star

Well with the return of Raul Ibanez, Chris Coste got DFA’ed and picked up by the Houston Astros via Todd Zolecki’s twitter: Chris Coste claimed off waivers by Houston to make room for Ibanez. In All Star news, Jayson Werth replaced Carlos Beltran in the NL outfield. The Phillies became the 13th team to field … Continue reading Ibanez Back; Coste to ‘Stros; Werth an All Star

Bran-Torino Win Final Vote!

Brandon Inge and Shane Victorino got together to form a nick name in their co-campaign for the MLB Final Vote for the 2009 All Star Game in St. Louis. Well it worked as Inge will represent the American League and Victorino in the National League as the 33rd players on their respective squads. Victorino edged … Continue reading Bran-Torino Win Final Vote!

Drabek, Flande in Futures Game

Kyle Drabek and Yohan Flande are the top two pitching prospects in the Phillies organization. Their efforts will be recognized when they represent the Phillies organization in the USA vs the World’s prospects. The All Star game will be at 2 PM ET in St. Louis on July 12. Drabek pitched for Single A Clearwater … Continue reading Drabek, Flande in Futures Game

Vote Pedro, Chooch, Vic

Vote for the Phillies here. Chase Utley leads the entire National League in All Star Game voting. Second is Albert Pujols and third is…. Raul Ibanez? He is getting so much recognition for his incredible play this season. Jimmy Rollins is also miraculously leading all NL shortstops. Now all we need to do is get … Continue reading Vote Pedro, Chooch, Vic

Vote, Vote, and Vote Some More

Good job Phillies fans in making your voices heard. We currently have two starters if voting ended today for the all star game. Vote here on and here is what the standing look like for some notable guys: 1B – Ryan Howard is third with Albert Pujols leading.2B – Chase Utley is running away … Continue reading Vote, Vote, and Vote Some More

Manuel Chooses Torre For NL All Star Staff

I saw this on Comcast Sports Net this morning and Todd Zolecki posted it on the Zo Zone: One of the perks of being the National League Champion is that the manager gets to coach his respective league the following year. Charlie Manuel will do such when the NL plays the AL on July 14 … Continue reading Manuel Chooses Torre For NL All Star Staff