Series Preview: at San Diego

PHI: 11-6, 1st in NL East; SD: 8-10, 5th in NL West When: April 21-23 Where: PetCo Park (San Diego, CA) Probable Pitchers Thursday: Roy Oswalt (2-0, 2.50) vs Mat Latos (0-2, 5.84) Friday: Cole Hamels (1-1, 4.32), vs Clayton Richard (1-0, 4.50) Saturday: Joe Blanton (0-1, 7.27) vs Tim Stauffer (0-1, 3.27) Sunday: Roy … Continue reading Series Preview: at San Diego

Series Preview: vs. Milawaukee Brewers

PHI: 10-4, 1st in NL East; MIL: 7-8, 4th in NL Central When: April 18-20 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philly, PA) Probable Pitchers Monday: Joe Blanton (0-1, 10.45) vs Shaun Marcum (2-1, 2.55) Tuesday: Roy Halladay (2-0, 1.23) vs Randy Wolf (1-2, 4.32) Wednesday: Cliff Lee (2-1, 4.19) vs Chris Narveson (2-1, 1.45) Broadcast Info … Continue reading Series Preview: vs. Milawaukee Brewers

Series Preview: Atlanta Braves

PHI: 5-1; ATL: 3-4 When: April 8-10 Where: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cliff Lee (1-0, 3.86) vs. Tim Hudson (1-0, 1.29) Saturday: Roy Oswalt (1-0, 3.00) vs. Brandon Beachy (1-0, 1.50) Sunday: Cole Hamels (0-1, 20.25) vs. Derek Lowe (1-1, 0.77) Broadcast Info Friday, 7:05, PHL 17 Saturday, 1:10, FOX Sunday, 1:35, … Continue reading Series Preview: Atlanta Braves

Season Preview: NL East

By luck of the die, I drew the ability to preview the NL East and home of your Phillies. The only shifting that appears to go on in the division will be the battle for last between New York and an improved Washington. Other than that, expect the Phils to remain dominant and the Braves … Continue reading Season Preview: NL East

Season Preview: NL Central

Cincinnati Reds Expectations: Aroldis Chapman throw a 373 MPH fastball. Key addition: Edgar Renteria Key loss: Orlando Cabrera Projected record: 92-70 Summary: The Cincinnati Reds were among one of the biggest surprises in baseball. In 2010, the young Reds overtook the reigning NL Central champion Cardinals and made their first postseason appearance since 1995. They … Continue reading Season Preview: NL Central

Season Preview: NL West

San Francisco Giants Expectations: What else is there to say other than expectations are high for the former World Series Champions. The Giant’s 2010 playoff run was extremely similar to the Philadelphia Phillies 2008 World Series explosion. Both the Phillies and the Giants stampeded their competition, somewhat unexpectedly, and took home the hardware as the … Continue reading Season Preview: NL West

Season Preview: AL West

Well, where do I begin? The AL West is considered to be the weakest division in baseball among many baseball experts and fans alike. This division is the smallest in baseball, having only four teams (which is probably four to many), and only one team finished above .500 last year. However, that team was the … Continue reading Season Preview: AL West

Season Preview: AL East

So who wants to play in one of the toughest divisions in all of professional baseball? The American League Eastern Division, consisting of the Yankees, Red Sox, Rays, Blue Jays, and the Orioles. Now then: weaklings need not apply. Figured not many would, so…. who wants to preview one of the toughest divisions in all … Continue reading Season Preview: AL East

Series Preview: Marlins

Phillies (7-2) vs. Florida Marlins (6-4) Where: Citizens Bank Park Pitching Probables Fri: Halladay vs. Sanchez Sat: Moyer vs. Nolasco Sun: Hamels vs. Robertson Player to watch: Hanley Ramirez. Ramirez is considered the best short stop in baseball and is in the top five hitters in the league. This kid can do it all: hit … Continue reading Series Preview: Marlins

Series Preview: Nationals

Phillies (5-1) vs. Washington Nations (3-3) When: April 12-15 Where: Citizens Bank Park Probable Pitchers Mon: Jason Marquis (0-1, 13.50) vs. Cole Hamels (1-0, 3.60) Wed: Craig Stammen (0-0, 7.20) vs. Kyle Kendrick (0-0, 11.25) Thu: TBD vs. J.A Happ (1-0, 0.00) Hot (last six): Ryan Howard – .357 (10-for-28), 6 R, 3 2B, 3B, 3 HR, 10 RBI Not … Continue reading Series Preview: Nationals