2012 TTB Staff Predictions

The 2012 baseball season is around the corner, and like a lot of people do, it’s prediction time! We did this last year and site founder John Russo won the prediction pool, which saw some sweet picks as well as some laughable busts. This year, the American League is filled to the brim with talent, … Continue reading 2012 TTB Staff Predictions

TTB staff makes their preseason predictions

The 2011 baseball season is full of potential to be one of the best yet. Last season gave fans of pitching a real treat with the __ perfect games and no-hitters (and a few close calls). It also saw the San Francisco Giants, carried by pitching and a lightning-in-a-bottle offense, win the World Series. Questions … Continue reading TTB staff makes their preseason predictions

Gettin’ GIBBY with it

The Phillies were all over the Greatness in Baseball Yearly (GIBBY) Awards yesterday, including their staff ace Roy Halladay. Doc was nominated in six categories and won two awards in a night where three Phillies took home a total of four awards. Halladay won the GIBBY for Pitcher of the Year and for Post Season … Continue reading Gettin’ GIBBY with it

Victorino Snags Only GG for Phils

Shane Victorino is the first Phillie to take home hardware his off season, winning his third career Rawlings Gold Glove Award today. Chase Utley, Placido Polanco, and Carlos Ruiz were all considerations for their positions but failed to take home the hardware. Former Phil, Scott Rolen, won his eighth career award and his firs as … Continue reading Victorino Snags Only GG for Phils

Halladay’s Season

When the trade went down back in December, Phillies fans were left with two questions. The first was why would they trade away Cliff Lee? There was never a clear answer other than they wouldn’t be able to sign him and it was a move to restock the farm system. The second question was how … Continue reading Halladay’s Season

Doc Wins Player of the Week

Roy Halladay sure is impressing already with the Phillies. A day after chalking up his first complete game as a Phillies, Halladay was named the NL Player of the Week. In tw0 starts, Halladay (2-0) went 16 innings to allow one ER on 13 hits, two walks, and 17 strike outs. His ERA is a … Continue reading Doc Wins Player of the Week

Training Staff Wins Dick Martin

The Phillies training staff won the Dick Martin Award, awarded to by the Baseball Prospectus to the team that did the best job at keeping their players healthy. The Phillies lost 546 days to injury this season, which were the third-fewest days of any team in baseball. They also lost $11.523 million to injuries. For a team … Continue reading Training Staff Wins Dick Martin

Happ 2nd In ROY Voting

JA Happ did not win the National League Rookie of the Year award but finished 2nd in voting. Winning the NL honors was Chris Coghlan of the Florida Marlins. Coghlan won 105-94 in votes over Happ. Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson had 37 points and Pirates outfield Andrew McCutchen had 25. Here is the comparison of … Continue reading Happ 2nd In ROY Voting

Utley Wins Silver Slugger

Chase Utley was chosen today for the Silver Slugger for best hitting 2B in the National League. This is his fourth straight award. Mike Schmidt holds the Phillis record with six straight. Utley this year batted .295 with 31 homers, 112 runs, and 93 RBI’s. He led all two-baggers in runs and was tied with … Continue reading Utley Wins Silver Slugger