Bats Disappear On Night They’re Given Away

It’s kind of ironic that the Phillies held a promotion for children ages 14 and under to give away a Louisville Slugger with Charlie Manuel’s name engraved on the barrel. It seemed as though the bats belonging to the men in pinstripes found their way to the give-away pile as the Phillies only managed three … Continue reading Bats Disappear On Night They’re Given Away

Blanton, Pen Collapse

With a 5-2 lead and Joe Blanton steam rolling his way through the Pirates, it looked as if the Phillies would manage a split with the Pirates as they head limping into the All-Star break with seven games left. Well we were all unfortunately wrong. The Pirates used a six-run seventh inning to power their … Continue reading Blanton, Pen Collapse

Jay’s Day

After the spectacular catch he made in the top of the second inning in which he followed-up with a base hit in the bottom half, it seemed like it was going to be Jay Bruce’s day. Bruce went 2-for-4, including the two-run blast that ultimately won the game for the Reds by a score of … Continue reading Jay’s Day

Happy Birthday to Me

On a day where we celebrate the birth of my awesome self, the Phillies and Jamie Moyer felt it appropriate to kick Toronto’s butt on my birthday. So yea, I’m saying I’m the reason the Phillies won today 11-2 over the Blue Jays, taking two-of-three in the road series at home. Jimmy Rollins, Shane Victorino, … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Me

Bats Explode As Phils Earn Sweep

The weather was hot in Philadelphia… hot enough to heat up the Phillies’ offense. They scored in bunches and batted around twice to beat the struggling Cleveland Indians 12-3 to sweep the AL Central basement dwellers Thursday afternoon. The runs rained down like the typhoon-like conditions that hit Citizens Bank Park in the top of … Continue reading Bats Explode As Phils Earn Sweep

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 HamelsĀ 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