ALDS Preview: New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers

New York: 97-65; 1st in AL East Detroit: 95-67; 1st in AL Central Schedule Game 1: Sep. 30, 8:37 PM – (C.C. Sabbathia vs Justin Verlander) Game 2: Oct. 1, 8:37 PM – (Ivan Nova vs Doug Fister) Game 3: Oct. 3, 8:37 PM – (Freddy Garcia vs Max Scherzer) Game 4*: Oct. 4, _PM – (TBD vs … Continue reading ALDS Preview: New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers

Happy Opening Day, folks

The Phillies Opening Day may be tomorrow but tonight, the MLB season finally kicks off. Today features the first real baseball of the season with the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals at 1:05 PM. ESPN will also be airing the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers at 1:05. There are also four more games being … Continue reading Happy Opening Day, folks

Season Preview: AL Central

Chicago White Sox Expectations: Ozzie Guillen tweets every lineup change from the dugout. Key addition: 1B/OF Adam Dunn (.260, 38 HR, 103 RBI with Washington) Key loss: RP Bobby Jenks (1-3, 27 Saves, 4.44 ERA) Projected record: 92-70 Summary: Most of the puzzle pieces remain from last year’s team, with a power addition of Adam … Continue reading Season Preview: AL Central

Phils lose split squads

V. Detroit The Tigers got two runs off reliever David Herndon in the eighth inning to beat the Phillies, 3-1. Ryan Feierabend pitched five innings, allowing a run on two hits and two walks while striking out one. Ross Gload went 2-for-4 and Brian Schneider went 2-for-3 with the lone RBI, driving in John Mayberry. … Continue reading Phils lose split squads

Phils play Tigers, Rays in split-squads.

VS TAMPA BAY — Cliff Lee was on my TV! Lee was exceptional today in his start for the Phillies in their 5-4 win over Tampa. Lee gave up two hits and struck out five in four innings of work. It was the type of spring outing fans were waiting to see from Lee, the … Continue reading Phils play Tigers, Rays in split-squads.

Phils fall to Tigers in Lee’s debut

Another day another ace. Tuesday marked the spring debut of free agent acquisition Cliff Lee as the Phillies fell to the Detroit Tigers 6-2. Lee went two innings, allowing two runs on one hit while striking out three and walking a batter. Brian Schneider and Josh Barfield had good days at the plate, both going … Continue reading Phils fall to Tigers in Lee’s debut

Phils sign former fire baller

In a move to add depth and add a little competition during Spring Training, the Phillies signed former first-rounder Matt Anderson to a minor league contract. Anderson, 34, was drafted first overall in 1997 by the Detroit Tigers and has hit 103 MPH on the radar gun a few times. Anderson, a right-handed reliever, hasn’t … Continue reading Phils sign former fire baller

Moyer Handles First Start

Jamie Moyer was very good in his first start of the Grapefruit league (his prior starts were in B games) and he pitched very well as he makes a case for fifth starter. Moyer went five innings, allowing a run on five hits, striking out six in the Phillies 5-4 loss to Baltimore. The game … Continue reading Moyer Handles First Start

Phillies Shut Out Again

Roy Halladay got hit hard in the second inning as the Phillies lost 3-0 to the Tigers. They were shut out the second straight game. Halladay showed he was human as he allowed three runs, all in the second, in five innings. He allowed six hits and two walks, striking out none. Doc also singled. … Continue reading Phillies Shut Out Again

Brown Sent to Minors

After Domonic Brown’s huge day today against the Tigers, he got sent to the minors camp. Brown went 3-3 with two homers and four RBI’s. His shots came off of Detroit ace Justin Verlander and former Yankee Phil Coke. But Brown knew his time with the Phillies was a great learning experience as it is … Continue reading Brown Sent to Minors