Series Preview: vs Chicago Cubs

PHI: 37-25, 1st in NL East; CHI (N): 24-36, 5th in NL Central When: June 9-12 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philly, PA) Probable Pitchers Thursday: Kyle Kendrick (3-4, 3.78) vs Randy Wells (1-1, 5.74) Friday: Roy Halladay (8-3, 2.56) vs Carlos Zambrano (5-2, 3.98) Saturday: Cliff Lee (5-5, 3.92) vs Matt Garza (2-5, 4.07) Sunday: … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Chicago Cubs

This Byrd Has Flown

The Phillies aren’t what I would call Day Trippers today. In fact, they’re heading down the Long and Winding Road to disaster if they don’t pick it up fast. Tomorrow Never Knows what kind of day the Phillies will have. Okay enough of the Beatles references but this team has certainly gone to the the … Continue reading This Byrd Has Flown

Pitching? What Pitching?

Well the Phillies were still on the All-Star break when they traveled to Chicago for a four-game set. Jamie Moyer and the pen got beat like a bunch of red-headed step-children by the Cubs’ bats as they lost 12-6 Thursday night in the Windy City. Ryan Howard got things going for the Phillies early with … Continue reading Pitching? What Pitching?

Series Preview: Cubs

Phillies (47-40; 3rd in NL East) @ Chicago Cubs (39-50; 4th in NL Central) Where: Wrigley Field (Chicago, IL) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Thursday: Jamie Moyer* (9-8, 4.51) vs. Ryan Dempster (7-7, 3.61) Friday: Joe Blanton (3-5, 6.41) vs. Ted Lilly* (3-8, 4.08) Saturday: Cole Hamels* (7-7, 3.78) vs. Randy Wells (4-7, 4.61) … Continue reading Series Preview: Cubs