Series Preview: Braves

PHI: 89-61, 1st in NL East ATL: 86-64, 2nd in NL East Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philly, PA) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable pitchers Mon: Cole Hamels (11-10, 3.01) vs. Brandon Beachy (0-0, 0.00) Tue: Roy Halladay (19-10, 2.49) vs. Mike Minor (3-1, 5.84) Wed: Roy Oswalt (13-13, 2.90) vs. Tommy Hanson (10-11, 3.62) Broadcast Mon: 7:05; … Continue reading Series Preview: Braves

Phillies Send Three to ASG

By John Russo The fans have once again given their biased opinion on this year’s All-Star Game. There were many question marks on this year’s squads like in the past, including one of our very own. Chase Utley was the only starter voted in by fans, who obviously picked by name and not by most … Continue reading Phillies Send Three to ASG

Phils Swept and Fall 2.5 Behind

It was another frustrating day for the Phillies as they managed to only score one run and spoil a great start by Kyle Kendrick. The Braves got the go-ahead run in the eighth off Jose Contreras to win 2-1 Wednesday afternoon, sweeping the Phillies and pulling to a 2.5 game lead in the division. Kendrick … Continue reading Phils Swept and Fall 2.5 Behind

Phils Fall Out of First

The Atlanta Braves have been on a role and they used that momentum to carry them into first place of the NL East. They did so by beating Philadelphia 9-3 to take a half-game lead in the division. Troy Glaus continued on his tear, going 2-for-3 with a three-run homer in the seventh. Chipper Jones … Continue reading Phils Fall Out of First

Series Preview: Braves

Phillies (28-21; 1st in NL East) at Atlanta Braves (28-22; 2nd in NL East) Where: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Monday: Joe Blanton (1-3, 5.63) vs. Tommy Hanson (4-3, 4.06) Tuesday: Cole Hamels* (5-3, 3.82) vs. Tim Hudson (5-1, 2.24) Wednesday: Kyle Kendrick (3-2, 5.04) vs. Derek Lowe (7-4, 4.86) … Continue reading Series Preview: Braves

Series Preview: Braves

Phillies (17-11; 1st in NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (12-15, 5th in NL East) Where: Citizens Bank Park Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Pitching Probables Fri: Jamie Moyer (3-2, 5.70) vs. Derek Lowe (4-2, 5.18) Sat: Joe Blanton (0-1, 5.30) vs. Jair Jurrjens (0-3, 6.38) Sun: Cole Hamels (2-2, 4.42) vs. TBA Broadcast Fri: 7:05 pm, … Continue reading Series Preview: Braves

Madson Blows Game in 9th

It wasn’t long before the nightmares of last season resurfaced for Phillies fans. Ryan Madson blew the first true save after Kyle Kendrick’s eight stellar innings and Nate McClout hit a walk-off off of Jose Contreras to win it for the Braves, 4-3. In eight innings, Kendrick allowed no runs on four hits, two walks, and two … Continue reading Madson Blows Game in 9th

Series Preview: Braves

Phillies (8-4) @ Atlanta Braves (7-5) Where: Turner Field Pitching Probables Tue: Kyle Kendrick (0-0, 17.47) vs. Tommy Hanson (1-1, 2.38) Wed: Roy Halladay (3-0, 1.13) vs. Tim Hudson (1-0, 2.84) Thur: Jamie Moyer (1-1, 7.50) vs. Derek Lowe (3-0, 4.67) Hot (last 7 games): Chase Utley – .320 (8-for-25), 8 R, 5 HR, 8 RBI.  Not (last 7 games): … Continue reading Series Preview: Braves

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

Brown, Aumont Crack MLB 50

MLB.com released their Top 50 prospects of 2010 and the Phillies own outfielder Domonic Brown and pitcher Phillippe Aumont cracked the list with Brown at 14 and Aumont at 47. Shockingly pithing phenom Stephen Strasburg of the Nationals is second on the list and not first. That honor goes to outfielder Jason Heyward of Atlanta.