It was a slider that just wouldn’t break. Brad Lidge came inside on Jonny Gomes with the slider but the breaking ball hung, hitting Gomes. The only problem with that was the fact it was the bottom of the 10th and the bases were loaded. Ryan Zimmerman, Friday night’s hero with a walk-off grand slam, … Continue reading Lidge plunks Gomes with bases loaded; Phils lose
So the fun begins. With a handful of big-name free agents set to test the waters after the season concludes, I couldn’t help but wonder: Where will they land next year? Or will they stay put in their home town? It’s already been said that Tampa Bay doubts they could hold onto Carlos Pena, Carl … Continue reading Will They Stay or Will They Go?
Phillies 97-65; 1st in NL East Reds: 91-71; 1st in NL Central Pitching Probables Game 1: Edinson Volquez (4-3, 4.31) vs. Roy Halladay (21-10, 2.44) Game 2: Bronson Arroyo (17-10, 3.88) vs. Roy Oswalt (13-13, 2.76) Game 3: Cole Hamels (12-11, 3.06) vs. Johnny Cueto (12-7, 3.64) Game 4*: TBA Game 5*: TBA Broadcast Game … Continue reading NLDS Preview: Phillies vs. Reds