Series Preview: vs Los Angeles Dodgers

PHI: 35-24, 1st in NL East; LAD: 28-32, 3rd in NL West When: June 6-8 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philly, PA) Probable Pitchers Monday: Cliff Lee (4-5, 3.94) vs Ted Lilly (4-4, 4.22) Tuesday: Roy Oswalt (3-3, 2.70) vs Rubby De La Rosa (1-0, 1.80) Wednesday: Cole Hamels (7-2, 2.83) vs Hiroki Kuroda (5-6, 3.46) … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Los Angeles Dodgers

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News Around Baseball 11/22/10

VOTTO WINS MVP — To no surprise, the Reds first baseman Joey Votto was awarded the NL MVP award today. Votto received 31 out of 32 possible first place votes (Albert Pujols had the other) to become the first Red to win the award since Barry Larkin in 1995. Votto put up impressive numbers all … Continue reading News Around Baseball 11/22/10

Utley Playing Hurt Again?

During an interview, first base coach Davey Lopes said the Chase Utley has been playing hurt, dealing with “a little bit of a knee injury.” The All Star second baseman is batting a horrible .257 on the season, numbers that do not reflect how good of a hitter Utley his. In fact, in the month … Continue reading Utley Playing Hurt Again?

Offseason news 2/22/10

Lidge ahead of schedule: Closer Brad Lidge is ahead of schedule to be ready to pitch by opening day. He threw off of a mound today, throwing only 20 fastballs. Pitching coach Rich Dubee doesn’t want Lidge throwing any sliders yet. A bull pen session could be in store for Lidge next Thursday. “[Originally] two … Continue reading Offseason news 2/22/10

The Phillies Off Season Tracker

This post will be dedicated to all moves regarding the Phillies’ interests, rumors, signings, and other off season moves that have occurred so far during the winter. Jan. 6: Phillies signed OF Delwyn Young to a minor league contract. Dec. 27: The Phillies signed J.C. Romero to a one-year, $1.1 million contract. Dec. 17: The … Continue reading The Phillies Off Season Tracker