Rollins Erases Error; Sparks Phillies 7th Straight Win

Phillies 3, Marlins 1 WP – Cliff Lee (5-7, 3.36) LP – Josh Johnson (8-12, 3.81) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (34) PHILADELPHIA — The month of September has been kind to Jimmy Rollins, and in turn, it’s been kind to the Phillies. The Fightins kept on fighting, battling against a seemingly unhittable Josh Johnson. They … Continue reading Rollins Erases Error; Sparks Phillies 7th Straight Win

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Series Preview: at Miami Marlins

PHI: 36-42, 5th in NL East; MIA: 35-40, 4th in NL East When: June 29-July 1 Where: Sunlife Stadium (Miami, FL) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cliff Lee (0-4, 3.72) vs Josh Johnson (4-5, 3.96) Saturday: Cole Hamels (10-3, 3.03) vs Mark Buehrle (6-8, 3.55) Sunday: Joe Blanton (7-6, 4.87) vs Ricky Nolasco (6-6, 4.78) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Miami Marlins

Doc Wins “Battle of Aces”

The NL East hasn’t seen a pitching rivalry like the one Roy Halladay and Josh Johnson created the last three seasons since the Cole Hamels v. Johan Santana battles in 2007 and 2008. In the two pitchers’ fourth match up against each other since Halladay joined the division in 2010, Halladay reigned supreme as the … Continue reading Doc Wins “Battle of Aces”

Series Preview: vs Miami Marlins

PHI: 1-2, 3rd in NL East; MIA: 1-3, 4th in NL East When: April 9-12 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Monday: Cole Hamels (0-0, -.–) vs. Anibal Sanchez (0-0, -.–) Wednesday: Roy Halladay (1-0, 0.00) vs Josh Johnson (0-1, 4.50) Thursday: Joe Blanton (0-1, 13.50) vs. Mark Buehrle (0-1, 3.00) Broadcast Info Monday, 1:05, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Miami Marlins

Doc runs out of gas in 8th

Charlie Manuel tried to squeeze one more inning out of his starter but quite possibly at the cost of the game. Starter Roy Halladay ran out of juice in the 8th and the Marlins capitalized, winning 2-1 on Tuesday night. Chris Coghlan was the hero of the night for Florida. He had a pair of … Continue reading Doc runs out of gas in 8th

“Like a kid in the stands”

Buster Olney captured it perfectly with that little phrase. This is just in addition to my post earlier on tonight’s match-up between Roy Halladay and Josh Johnson. Last summer, during a series between the two teams in Philadelphia, both Johnson and Halladay were throwing bull pen sessions. Once Johnson got done his, he noticed Halladay … Continue reading “Like a kid in the stands”

A battle of epic proportions

There’s a true heavy-weight battle afoot in Miami. In the blue corner, the challenger. Weighing in 250 pounds and a towering 6’7,” Josh “One day I’ll be perfect” Johnson! And in the red corner, the Cy Young award winner. Weighing in at 230 pounds and measuring in at 6’6,” Mr. Perfect himself, Roy Halladay! Halladay … Continue reading A battle of epic proportions

Series Preview: at Florida Marlins

PHI: 22-11, 1st in NL East; FLA: 20-13, 2nd in NL East When: May 9-11 Where: Pick-A-Name Stadium (Miami, FL) Probable Pitchers Monday: Joe Blanton (0-1, 5.92) vs. Javier Vazquez (2-2, 6.39) Tuesday: Roy Halladay (5-1, 2.19) vs. Josh Johnson (3-1, 1.68) Wednesday: Cliff Lee (2-3, 3.69) vs Ricky Nolasco (3-0, 3.23) Broadcast Info Monday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Florida Marlins

Series Preview: vs. Florida Marlins

PHI: 9-3, 1st in NL East; FLA: 7-5, 2nd in NL East When: April 15-17 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philly, PA) Probable Pitchers (UPDATED 4/16) Friday: Roy Oswalt (2-0, 2.25) vs. Javier Vazquez (1-1, 8.64) Saturday: PPD Sunday: Cole Hamels (1-1, 5.59) vs. Anibal Sanchez (0-1, 6.97) Broadcast Info Friday, 7:05, CSN Saturday, 7:05, TCN Sunday, 1:35, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs. Florida Marlins

2010 Moment: #1 The Perfect Game

The Phillies offense was in a rut. So what could Roy Halladay do? Be perfect. At a time when runs were hard to come by, the Phillies’ Roy Halladay needed only one run to best the Marlins, throwing the 20th perfect game in the Major League history. The image of third baseman Juan Castro fielding … Continue reading 2010 Moment: #1 The Perfect Game