Five Teams to Watch In the Second Half

The second half is underway and there are a handful of teams looking to get back to the post season, some waiting longer than others. The National League features a pair of teams who find themselves shockingly in first place. Meanwhile, the American League has an early three-team race for the Wild Card with one … Continue reading Five Teams to Watch In the Second Half

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Pena’s 8th Inning Homer Overshadows Pitcher’s Duel

Rays 3, Phillies 2 WP – David Price (10-4, 2.95) LP – Antonio Bastardo (2-2, 3.75) SV – Fernando Rodney (21) PHILADELPHIA — The game was living up to it’s billing. Cole Hamels and David Price were dueling in a 1-0 game through seven innings. Hamels pitched seven shutout innings in his start, holding a … Continue reading Pena’s 8th Inning Homer Overshadows Pitcher’s Duel

Series Preview: vs Tampa Bay Rays

PHI: 33-38, 5th in NL East; TB: 38-31, 3rd in AL East When: June 22-24 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cliff Lee (0-3, 3.48) vs James Shields (7-4, 3.72) Saturday: Kyle Kendrick (2-7, 5.29) vs Alex Cobb (3-3, 3.82) Sunday: Cole Hamels (10-3, 3.25) vs David Price (9-4, 3.08) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Tampa Bay Rays

Five teams to watch in the 2nd half

With the second half of the 2011 season underway yesterday, division races, Wild Card races and the push for the best record in baseball begin to heat up. With just under 100 games out of the way, five teams jump out as the favorites to make the playoffs and do some serious damage in their … Continue reading Five teams to watch in the 2nd half

Yes We McCann!

Brian McCann was the hero. Yes even Philly fans rejoiced in seeing the rival Braves’ catcher rope a three-run double in the right field corner that gave the National League All-Stars a 3-1 lead in the seventh. They held on to win by the same score, snapping a 13-game winless streak to the American League, … Continue reading Yes We McCann!

Road Is Where the Heart Is

The Phillies busted out of their six-game losing skid with a six run first inning off phenom pitcher David Price. They then roughed him up in the fifth for four more runs and ultimately beat the Rays 10-1. Chase Utley got the scoring going with a two-run double in the first which was followed up … Continue reading Road Is Where the Heart Is