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
How do you recap such an incredible night of baseball? Records, drama, comebacks, chokes. It’s all a part of what makes the game of baseball special, and that all happened in one night. Atlanta, GA: The Philadelphia Phillies trail the Braves, 3-2, in the top of the 9th. Rookie closer Craig Kimbrel was three strikes … Continue reading The greatest night of baseball: Phils, Manuel set franchise records
First Luis Castillo is late and now he goes 0-for-4 in his debut. The second baseman is not good with first impressions and with little time to really impress the Phils, he better start producing fast. Evan Longoria hit a solo homer off Roy Oswalt to lead off the fourth before Manny Ramirez knocked him … Continue reading Castillo awful in debut
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!