Dodgers, Phils go separate ways since 2009

Jonathan Broxton is the game’s best closer. Manny Ramirez is one of the most feared right-handed bats in baseball. Joe Torre is a damn genius. It’s LA’s year this year. Nothing will stand in the way of the Dodgers, who look to be a perennial powerhouse in the National League. Well, that is except the … Continue reading Dodgers, Phils go separate ways since 2009

Phils Find Bats

It’s amazing when Roy Halladay and Cole Hamels don’t get any run support but a pitcher like Kyle Kendrick does. The Phillies will take the support anyway as they used it to beat the Dodgers 8-4 a day after being one-hit. Ryan Howard hit his first home run of the month, a huge three-run blast … Continue reading Phils Find Bats

Series Preview: Dodgers

PHI: 73-57, 2nd in NL East LAD: 67-64, 4th in NL West Where: Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles, CA) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Monday: Roy Halladay (16-9, 2.22) vs. Hiroki Kuroda (9-11, 3.56) Tuesday: Kyle Kendrick (8-7, 4.64) vs. Carlos Monasterios (3-4, 3.54) Wednesday: Roy Oswalt (9-13, 3.12) vs. Clayton Kershaw* (11-8, 3.01) *Lefty … Continue reading Series Preview: Dodgers

Broxton Melts Down Again

What do Matt Stairs, Jimmy Rollins, and Carlos Ruiz all have in common? They have all made a mental mess out of Jonathon Broxton. Ruiz ripped Broxton’s no-out fastball off the top of the right-centerfield wall to drive in both Jayson Werth and Ben Francisco to lead the Phillies to a 10-9-come-back win over the … Continue reading Broxton Melts Down Again

2009 Phillies Moment #1

In Game 4 of the NLCS, the Phillies were down to their final two outs, and it looked like the Dodgers might even up the series at 2 games apiece.  Matt Stairs led the rally with a walk, and then Carlos Ruiz was hit by a pitch to put the go-ahead run on base.  Greg … Continue reading 2009 Phillies Moment #1

The Phillies Are J-Roll-in’

This team is incredible. They keep you on the edge of your seat for 26 outs while you bite your nails all the way to your elbow. Then with one mighty swing, they win the game and rip the hearts out of their opponent, sending the Phillie Phaithful into a euphoria. The Phillies overcame a … Continue reading The Phillies Are J-Roll-in’