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

GM for the Day

By Dan MacNeal If I woke up tomorrow morning as Ruben Amaro, Jr. and GM of the Phillies I’d have a list of what I could do to help the Phillies in one day.   First, if I was Amaro, I’d be going to President David Montgomery’s office (probably find him sleeping, nestled with his World Series ring) and … Continue reading GM for the Day

Five HRs Power D’backs

Mark Reynolds is always a threat to hit a home run. Unfortunately for Cole Hamels, his two-run shot in the fourth fueled a five-run inning that led to a 7-4 win for the Diamondbacks. Arizona hit five home runs on the night. Hamels (2-2, 5.11) was out-pitched by Kris Benson. Hamels went six innings, allowing six runs on eight … Continue reading Five HRs Power D’backs

Schmidt in the Booth?

Is Mike Schmidt auditioning to be in the Phillies broadcast? After doing the broadcast on Sunday for a few innings, Schmidt will be back in the booth today when the Phillies “host” Tampa Bay. Todd Zolecki reported that Phillies manager of broadcasting Rob Brooks said Schmidt has had some interest in broadcasting and felt this would be … Continue reading Schmidt in the Booth?

FIM #9: Harry and Whitey

One dazzled people with his play on the field. The other dazzled them with his amazing voice. But what made them so special was their friendship and team work in the broadcast booth years after the former retired. Richie Ashburn and Harry Kalas were two of the greatest broadcasting duos in all of sports and … Continue reading FIM #9: Harry and Whitey