MNG: Roy Halladay

Player: Roy Halladay Number: 34 Position: SP Bats/Throws: R/R Acquired: Acquired in a trade with Toronto for Michael Taylor, Kyle Drabek, and Travis D’Arnaud. 2009 Stats: (w/ Toronto) 17-10, 32 games, 239 IP, 208 K, 2.79 ERA, 1.13 WHIP Intangibles: The Phillies got the best pitcher in the game when they traded for Halladay. He … Continue reading MNG: Roy Halladay

Bringing the Broom Sticks and Boom Sticks

The Phillies did a little cleaning as the swept the Diamondbacks to continue their tear and keep a hold of the NL East lead. The Phillies starting pitching continued to mow down opponents and the bats have awoken from their sleep. Phillies pitchers did not surrender a walk all series and also had six hits, … Continue reading Bringing the Broom Sticks and Boom Sticks

Swept Again

Comcast Sportsnet had a great poll up but they missed one option. The question: what is the cause of the Phillies’ struggles? A. bull pen inconsistency; B. Cole Hamels’ struggles; C. Raul Ibanez’s absence; D. Jimmy Rollins’ struggles. I would love to add: E. All of the above. The Phillies are 4-14 in their last … Continue reading Swept Again

Mets Choke Away Series

It’s like a reoccurring theme for the Mets. They have the Phillies right where they want them and then they fall flat on their face while the Phillies walk away laughing. From the 2007 collapse to last year’s World Series run, the Mets could have easily taken a three-game sweep from the Phillies but instead, … Continue reading Mets Choke Away Series