Howard may have torn Achilles

In mere seconds, a lot went completely wrong for Ryan Howard. His ground ball ended the Phillies season in a completely painful way, and more than just heart break. Howard stumbled out of the box after his grounder to Cards second baseman Nick Punto and fell halfway down the baseline in pain. It’s his left … Continue reading Howard may have torn Achilles

Disappointing End: Carpenter, Cards bounce Phillies from postseason

For the second straight season, the Phillies season came down to Ryan Howard and, for the second straight season, Howard was retired for the final out of the Phillies season. A season, which was record setting, and just flat out thrilling to watch, ended in a flash at the hands of Chris Carpenter and the … Continue reading Disappointing End: Carpenter, Cards bounce Phillies from postseason

Philly: “I Think You Can”

Visit Philly, known for their amazing billboards plastered all around the cit of Philadelphia as well as their pictures posted on their site and Twitter, hit another home run. Just like the rest of the fans, Visit Philly summed up in four words what the rest of us are thinking…

Game 5 Mayhem

The Texas Rangers, fresh off an elimination of the Rays, can sit at home while six teams fight to move onto the League Championship Series. The Yanks forced a fifth game on Tuesday while the Cardinals and Diamondbacks, with their backs seemingly on the ropes, punched back at the Phillies and Brewers respectively. The NLDS … Continue reading Game 5 Mayhem

LaRussa’s criticism of umpires lands him a fine from MLB

MLB had to do something about Tony LaRussa’s comments during a Game 2 in-dugout interview. The comment: “I would add — which could get me in trouble, but I’m going to add anyway — is that we are pitching to two different strike zones.” You’re right, Tony. You did get in trouble. LaRussa was fined … Continue reading LaRussa’s criticism of umpires lands him a fine from MLB

NLDS Preview: Milwaukee Brewers vs Arizona Cardinals

Arizona: 94-68; 1st in NL West Milwaukee:96-66; 1st in NL Central Schedule Game 1: Oct. 1, 2:07 PM – Yovani Gallardo (17-10 3.52) vs. Ian Kennedy (21-4 2.88) Game 2: Oct. 2, 4:37 PM – Shaun Marcum (13-7 3.54) / Zack Greinke (16-6 3.83) vs. Daniel Hudson (16-12 3.49) Game 3: Oct. 4 – Joe … Continue reading NLDS Preview: Milwaukee Brewers vs Arizona Cardinals

Rookies, post season roster and contracts discussed today

A lot was discussed this past hour about the post season roster and beyond. This includes the fate of the Phillies September call-ups, the size of the post season roster and a few off season moves. Relivers Joe Savery and Justin De Fratus will go to Clearwater when playoffs begin to keep throwing just in … Continue reading Rookies, post season roster and contracts discussed today

2010 Moment: #7 Hot as Cole

Roy Halladay pitched a no-hitter in game one of the NLDS against the Cincinnati Reds. Roy Oswalt followed up with a less-than-stellar performance in which the Phillies bull pen out-pitched Cincy’s in game two. With the Phillies holding a 2-0 series lead, it was up to Cole Hamels to shut the door on Cincinnati in … Continue reading 2010 Moment: #7 Hot as Cole

A Halladay In Doc-tober

There was something special in the air Wednesday night. Roy Halladay, making his post season debut, no-hit the best offense in the National League as the Phils took game one, 4-0. It was the second no-hitter in post season history with the first being a perfect game by the Yankees’ Don Larson in the 1956 … Continue reading A Halladay In Doc-tober