Blanton’s First Victory

It’s baby steps for Joe Blanton. In his return from the disabled list, Blanton allowed three runs in the first two innings. He settled down as he scattered eight hits over five innings along with two strikeouts and two walks as the Phils beat the Marlins, 6-4, Monday night. Blanton also forced four double play … Continue reading Blanton’s First Victory

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5 Teams to Watch in the AL

Yankees – They’re the 2009 World Series champions and still kept intact the solid nucleus that got them there. They traded top prospects to land centerfielder Curtis Granderson, a much better defensive asset than Johnny Damon. They also traded Melky Cabrera to the Braves for Javier Vazquez to bolster the starting rotation. With guys like … Continue reading 5 Teams to Watch in the AL

Kendrick Impressing

Kyle Kendrick knows the road back to the Phillies starting rotation goes through Jamie Moyer. All Kendrick has to do is continue to pitch like he has in his first two starts and he may very well be on his way back to the majors. Kendrick followed up his great performace versus the Yankees last … Continue reading Kendrick Impressing

Happ On Mound Tonight

Tonight: Happ (5-0, 3.00), Vazquez, J (5-7, 3.04) After dropping the first two games of the series to the Braves, the Phillies will try to rebound and get a win going into the crucial 10-game home stand starting versus New York. At this rate, the Phillies could easily be in second by the break or … Continue reading Happ On Mound Tonight