Salisbury: Phillies Interested In Stairs, Sweeney As Hitting Assistant

PHILADELPHIA — The theme of the day has been the coaching staff. There is one final bit of news for the day in regards to the staff. According to a source of Jim Salisbury the Phillies are interested in a pair of former bench bats as aides to the newly appointed hitting coach, Steve Henderson. … Continue reading Salisbury: Phillies Interested In Stairs, Sweeney As Hitting Assistant

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Just Another Day in LA

If there is one thing that hasn’t changed between the Dodgers and Phillies the past four years, it’s that each trip to LA must include some dramatic form of a comeback win that devastates Dodgers fans. This time, Chase Utley and Ryan Howard combined for a four-run 6th inning to complete the Phils comeback in … Continue reading Just Another Day in LA

Dodgers, Phils go separate ways since 2009

Jonathan Broxton is the game’s best closer. Manny Ramirez is one of the most feared right-handed bats in baseball. Joe Torre is a damn genius. It’s LA’s year this year. Nothing will stand in the way of the Dodgers, who look to be a perennial powerhouse in the National League. Well, that is except the … Continue reading Dodgers, Phils go separate ways since 2009

Nats building a World Series team… from the past

The Washington Nationals are well on their way to building a World Championship team… the 2008 champions that is. Washington signed former Phillies left-handed reliever J.C. Romero, the third member of the Phillies 2008 championship squad to join the Nationals this season. In the off season, the Nationals added NLCS hero Matt Stairs to their … Continue reading Nats building a World Series team… from the past

The Doctor Is Out: Roy Halladay performs surgery on the Nationals, Phils win 3-2

Roy Halladay is (insert adjective here) : Masterful. Dominant. Skillful. Brilliant. Gutsy. That is what Roy Halladay was tonight. He performed surgery on the Nationals, pitching a complete game in the Phils 3-2 win Wednesday night in Washington. Halladay was ruthlessly effective, walking only two and striking out nine. He painted the corners extremely well … Continue reading The Doctor Is Out: Roy Halladay performs surgery on the Nationals, Phils win 3-2

Broxton Melts Down Again

What do Matt Stairs, Jimmy Rollins, and Carlos Ruiz all have in common? They have all made a mental mess out of Jonathon Broxton. Ruiz ripped Broxton’s no-out fastball off the top of the right-centerfield wall to drive in both Jayson Werth and Ben Francisco to lead the Phillies to a 10-9-come-back win over the … Continue reading Broxton Melts Down Again

Series Preview: Dodgers

PHI: 62-49, 2nd in NL East. LAD: 58-54, 4th in NL West. Where: Citizens Bank Park Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Tue: Vicente Padilla (5-3, 3.09) vs. Kyle Kendrick (7-4, 4.37) Wed: Chad Billinglsy (9-6, 3.82) vs. Roy Oswalt (6-13, 3.50) Thu: Clayton Kershaw (10-7, 3.19) vs. Joe Blanton (4-6, 5.65) Broadcast Tue: 7:05, … Continue reading Series Preview: Dodgers

Phils Have No Interest in Burrell

A day after the Phillies were searching for a bat and after another team got rid of “The Bat,” the Phillies expressed that they have no interest in bringing back Pat Burrell at this moment blogged Todd Zolecki. Ruben Amaro, Jr. summed it up, stating the obvious reason as to why any sensible person wouldn’t want him … Continue reading Phils Have No Interest in Burrell

RPAC Blogger Preview

I did another questionairre with a blog that got posted today. Justin Evans, a good friend and former teammate on We Hate to Lose, is the owner of Red Pinstripes Are Cooler. He asked myself in a few other bloggers a bunch of questions and posted our answers along with his. Here are my answers to his … Continue reading RPAC Blogger Preview

2009 Phillies Moment #1

In Game 4 of the NLCS, the Phillies were down to their final two outs, and it looked like the Dodgers might even up the series at 2 games apiece.  Matt Stairs led the rally with a walk, and then Carlos Ruiz was hit by a pitch to put the go-ahead run on base.  Greg … Continue reading 2009 Phillies Moment #1