Mets Shut Out Phils

The return of David Wright sparked the Mets offense in a big way. Their star third baseman had a three-hit day, including a solo home run in the first inning in the Mets 5-0 shut out win backed by starter Jon Niese. The left-handed Niese breezed through the Phillies order, pitching 6 2/3 shut out … Continue reading Mets Shut Out Phils

Off Day: Mets take advantage of Phils bench

Chase Utley, Ryan Howard, Carlos Ruiz and Domonic Brown enjoyed the day off while their back-ups took charge today. Unfortunately, the only team taking charge was the New York Mets. Phillies starter Vance Worley couldn’t overcome an unfortunate 1st inning full of errors as the Mets went on to win, 9-5. A misplay by Raul … Continue reading Off Day: Mets take advantage of Phils bench

Series Preview: New York Mets

PHI: 3-0; NYM: 2-1 When: April 5-7 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Tuesday: Cole Hamels (0-0, 0.00) vs. Chris Young (0-0, 0.00) Wednesday: Joe Blanton (0-0, 0.00) vs. Mike Pelfrey (0-1, 10.38) Thursday: Roy Halladay (0-0, 1.50) vs. Jon Niese (0-0, 2.57) Broadcast Info Tuesday, 7:05, MyPHL 17 Wednesday, 7:05, TCN Thursday, 3:05, … Continue reading Series Preview: New York Mets

10 Things Wrong With the New York Mets

It’s all your fault, Andy Martino. The once Phillies beat writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer has turned into Benedict Arnold as a New York Post writer covering the Mets. One of his more recent columns hates on the Phightins for their, “swagger, arrogance, and condescension toward opponents.” What’s wrong with knowing your team has the … Continue reading 10 Things Wrong With the New York Mets

Not Werth the Money

By John Russo Yes you read the headline right: Jayson Werth is not worth the Jayson Bay-like money he could be receiving in the off season. That isn’t saying he won’t get it and I’m willing to bet he won’t be on a team that isn’t willing to give him that money. Now before you … Continue reading Not Werth the Money

Ruiz Last Starter to Sign

The Phillies locked up their catcher for the next three years as Carlos Ruiz and Phils agree to a three-year, $9 million deal pending a physical. The 31-year old became the third player to avoid arbitration after Shane Victorino and Joe Blanton were both signed to three-year deals. Chooch hit .255 with nine home runs and 43 RBI’s … Continue reading Ruiz Last Starter to Sign

Free Agency Tracker has it’s Hot Stove Free Agency tracker fired back up. There have been no major signings yet this off season but players like Manny Ramirez, Bobby Abreu, and Ken Griffey Jr. have resigned with their former teams. The big names this year include Matt Holliday, Jason Bay, John Lackey, Hideki Matsui, Johnny Damon, Andy Pettitte, and Chone Figgins. … Continue reading Free Agency Tracker