Could Madson end up back in Philadelphia?

When Ruben Amaro offered arbitration to Ryan Madson last month, he did not think Madson would still be jobless by the winter meetings. Well that’s the case now and it could wind up hurting the Phillies. Amaro offered arbitration because he knew he would get a nice compensation from whatever team signed him. High draft … Continue reading Could Madson end up back in Philadelphia?

Guest Post: An early look at the 2012 Phillies

By Chad Flood Special to TTB Chad Flood is a regular poster on the Dave Matthews Ban fan forum, AntsMarching.org. Flood is an avid poster in the sports forums, mainly the Philadelphia Phillies thread. He’s just another fan like the rest of us who wants to talk about his beloved Fightin’ Phils. Just because the … Continue reading Guest Post: An early look at the 2012 Phillies

Phils Can’t Hold Lead; Lose in 10th

The Phillies squandered a 5-3 lead and then lost in the tenth inning to a score of 6-5, snapping their two-game winning streak. Joe Blanton once again was bad, only going five innings and allowing five runs on 11 hits, striking out three. The Padres homered twice off of Blanton, a two-run shot by Adrian … Continue reading Phils Can’t Hold Lead; Lose in 10th