Series Preview: Marlins

Phillies (57-48, 2nd in NL East) at Florida Marlins (53-52, t3rd in NL East) Where: Sun Life Stadium (Miami, FL) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitching Tue: Roy Halladay (12-8, 2.21) vs. Sean West (0-0. -.–) Wed: Kyle Kendrick (6-4, 4.44) vs. Anibal Sanchez (8-6, 3.33) Thu: Roy Oswalt (6-13, 3.53) vs. Chris Volstad (5-8, … Continue reading Series Preview: Marlins

His Bat Got Papi

Another night of “Back, Back, Back’s” and Joe Morgan’s stupidity has concluded. David Ortiz, the nicest guy to ever do steroids, was victorious over the player he mentored, Hanley Ramirez. Big Papi blasted 11 home runs in the final round as Ramirez managed five. Ortiz was also the first Red Sox player to win the … Continue reading His Bat Got Papi

Phils Triumph In High-Scoring Affair

Usually when an opposing team has scored at least eight runs on the Phillies, it was a wrap. But that wasn’t the case Tuesday night as the Phillies beat Florida 10-8 to snap a two-game skid and hopefully a span of low-scoring efforts. Pitching was not a factor at all in this game for either … Continue reading Phils Triumph In High-Scoring Affair

Shut Out Again

The Phillies were shut out once again on this road trip, the fourth time in six games and the fifth in the last eight. The Marlins got a run in the sixth as the offense spoiled a great outing by Jamie Moyer as the Phillies dropped this one 1-0. The amazing part is that the … Continue reading Shut Out Again

Series Preview: Marlins

Phillies (26-20; 1st in NL East) at Florida Marlins (24-24; 4th in NL East) Where: Pro Player Stadium Dolphins Stadium Land Shark Stadium Joe Robbie Stadium Sun Life Stadium (Miami, FL) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Friday: Kyle Kendrick (2-2, 5.66) vs. Chris Volstad (3-5, 4.31) Saturday: Roy Halladay (6-3, 2.22) vs. Josh Johnson … Continue reading Series Preview: Marlins

Series Preview: Marlins

Phillies (7-2) vs. Florida Marlins (6-4) Where: Citizens Bank Park Pitching Probables Fri: Halladay vs. Sanchez Sat: Moyer vs. Nolasco Sun: Hamels vs. Robertson Player to watch: Hanley Ramirez. Ramirez is considered the best short stop in baseball and is in the top five hitters in the league. This kid can do it all: hit … Continue reading Series Preview: Marlins

NL East Preview

Philadelphia Phillies Last year’s record/place: 93-69, 1st Key acquisitions: C  Brian Schneider, 3B Placido Polanco, IF Juan Castro, OF Ross Gload, SP Roy Halladay, RP Danys Baez, RP Jose Contreras. Key losses: 3B Pedro Feliz, OF Matt Stairs, IF Eric Bruntlett, SP Cliff Lee, Pedro Martinez, SP Brett Myers. Player to watch: Roy Halladay – When you trade top-tier prospects and let a pitcher … Continue reading NL East Preview

Back On Track

The Phillies got back to work, especially after losing five of their last six. They had two of their best pitchers this year throwing during the series. Jamie Moyer was the same old and JA Happ and Cliff Lee both dominated the Rockies as the Phillies took two of three in the series. The rookie … Continue reading Back On Track