Hamels Out-Duels Wainwright

The Phillies needed another huge start from Cole Hamels, who has been one of the Phils’ very few stars of the season. The left-hander tossed eight innings of shut-out, one-hit ball as he bested the Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright. The Phils took advantage of the start and some late-inning heroics to snap a four-game losing … Continue reading Hamels Out-Duels Wainwright

Late Inning Meltdown

With the bases loaded and two outs in the top of the seventh, Charlie Manuel had a choice to make. It was the wrong one as it could have easily resulted in the Phils loss. As the manager, Manuel has to make tough calls like this one and will either coming out smelling like a … Continue reading Late Inning Meltdown

Moyer Injured in Loss

The Phillies are in dire need of a starting pitcher. The fans wanted Cliff Lee, they got prospects. Then they wanted Jayson Werth signed, now it looks like he’s going to be the player traded for a new starting pitcher in a companion deal. And with the loss of Jamie Moyer today to an elbow … Continue reading Moyer Injured in Loss

His Bat Got Papi

Another night of “Back, Back, Back’s” and Joe Morgan’s stupidity has concluded. David Ortiz, the nicest guy to ever do steroids, was victorious over the player he mentored, Hanley Ramirez. Big Papi blasted 11 home runs in the final round as Ramirez managed five. Ortiz was also the first Red Sox player to win the … Continue reading His Bat Got Papi

Werth Has Day In Philly

Whenever Roy Halladay starts, all eyes are on him. But Jayson Werth wasn’t having any of it as his three-extra-base-hit game led the Phillies to a 7-2 win over St. Louis on Thursday afternoon, ultimately winning the four-game series for the Phillies. Werth hit a three-run blast to right field with two outs in the … Continue reading Werth Has Day In Philly

Five Teams to Watch in the NL

Philadelphia Phillies – The Phillies actually got better. With a busy off season that saw playoff hero Cliff Lee traded and Roy Halladay brought and the signings of Placido Polanco, Danys Baez, and Jose Contreras to improve the line up and pen, the Phillies are back in the driver’s seat of the NL to become … Continue reading Five Teams to Watch in the NL

Ruiz Last Starter to Sign

The Phillies locked up their catcher for the next three years as Carlos Ruiz and Phils agree to a three-year, $9 million deal pending a physical. The 31-year old became the third player to avoid arbitration after Shane Victorino and Joe Blanton were both signed to three-year deals. Chooch hit .255 with nine home runs and 43 RBI’s … Continue reading Ruiz Last Starter to Sign

Free Agency Tracker

MLB.com has it’s Hot Stove Free Agency tracker fired back up. There have been no major signings yet this off season but players like Manny Ramirez, Bobby Abreu, and Ken Griffey Jr. have resigned with their former teams. The big names this year include Matt Holliday, Jason Bay, John Lackey, Hideki Matsui, Johnny Damon, Andy Pettitte, and Chone Figgins. … Continue reading Free Agency Tracker