It’s hard to imagine Rollins elsewhere

With all the new superstars that have joined the Phillies organization over the last few seasons, there was always one that the fan base really identified with. That player was Jimmy Rollins. Since bursting onto the big-league scene back in 2000, Rollins has become a fan-favorite. From his MVP season in 2007 to winning the … Continue reading It’s hard to imagine Rollins elsewhere

Series Preview: vs New York Mets

PHI: 81-44, 1st in NL East; NYM: 60-66, 4th in NL East When: August 22-24 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philly, PA) Probable Pitchers Monday: Cliff Lee (13-7, 2,82) vs Dillon Gee (11-4, 3.92) Tuesday: Vance Worley (8-1, 2.76) vs Jon Niese (11-10, 4.05) Wednesday: Kyle Kendrick (7-5, 3.24) vs Mike Pelfrey (6-10, 4.61) Broadcast Info … Continue reading Series Preview: vs New York Mets

Series Preview: at New York Mets

PHI: 57-34, 1st in NL East; NYM: 46-45, 3rd in NL East When: July 15-17 Where: Citi Field (Queens, NY) Probable Pitchers Friday: Vance Worley (4-1, 2.20) vs RA Dickey (4-7, 3.61) Saturday: Cole Hamels (11-4, 2.32) vs Jon Niese (8-7, 3.88) Sunday: Kyle Kendrick (4-4, 3.58) vs. Mike Pelfrey (5-8, 4.55) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at New York Mets

Off Day: Mets take advantage of Phils bench

Chase Utley, Ryan Howard, Carlos Ruiz and Domonic Brown enjoyed the day off while their back-ups took charge today. Unfortunately, the only team taking charge was the New York Mets. Phillies starter Vance Worley couldn’t overcome an unfortunate 1st inning full of errors as the Mets went on to win, 9-5. A misplay by Raul … Continue reading Off Day: Mets take advantage of Phils bench

Rally in 8th lifts Phils

The last two nights have been interesting for the Phils. Both times they waited until late before they decided to upend the Mets and twice it has succeeded. The Phils used a three-run 8th to leap frog the Mets and win Saturday night’s game, 4-2. The Phils started a two-out rally against the Mets, who … Continue reading Rally in 8th lifts Phils

Series Preview: at New York Mets

PHI: 31-19, 1st in NL East; NYM: 23-26, 4th in NL East When: May 27-29 Where: Citi Field (Queens, NY) Probable Pitchers Friday: Roy Oswalt (3-2, 2.77) vs Chris Capuano (3-5, 5.36) Sasturday: Cole Hamels (6-2, 3.06) vs Mike Pelfrey (3-4, 5.37) Sunday: Vance Worley (2-0, 2.14) vs Jon Niese (3-5, 4.33) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at New York Mets

Two in one: Rollins and Reyes look to proove the tank isn’t empty

For half a decade now, Jimmy Rollins and Jose Reyes have been staples in their respective cities. Both have tremendous pop in their bats, both can play Gold Glove defense and both can change a game with one swing. Both have also been fan favorites since they broke the every-day line up. And with the … Continue reading Two in one: Rollins and Reyes look to proove the tank isn’t empty

Series Preview: New York Mets

PHI: 3-0; NYM: 2-1 When: April 5-7 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Tuesday: Cole Hamels (0-0, 0.00) vs. Chris Young (0-0, 0.00) Wednesday: Joe Blanton (0-0, 0.00)┬ávs. Mike Pelfrey (0-1, 10.38) Thursday: Roy Halladay (0-0, 1.50) vs. Jon Niese (0-0, 2.57) Broadcast Info Tuesday, 7:05, MyPHL 17 Wednesday, 7:05, TCN Thursday, 3:05, … Continue reading Series Preview: New York Mets

Christmas Buying Guide for MLB Players

Oh I am in a Christmassy mood. It must be because feeling kinda Christmassy or it must be that time of year again. If you could buy your favorite Major League Baseball players something for Christmas, what would you buy? After a lot of careful scientifical research and some loose thoughts running wild, here is … Continue reading Christmas Buying Guide for MLB Players

Homers Put Phils Away, Leaving Fans Unappreciated

It was Fan Appreciation Day at Citizens Bank Park as the Phils played their final home game of the regular season. The Mets spoiled the festivities as they hit three homers, two by Carlos Beltran, to win 7-3. Atlanta lost today, bringing the Phillies magic number to one. But with the Braves loss, the Phillies … Continue reading Homers Put Phils Away, Leaving Fans Unappreciated