10 Things Wrong With the New York Mets

It’s all your fault, Andy Martino. The once Phillies beat writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer has turned into Benedict Arnold as a New York Post writer covering the Mets. One of his more recent columns hates on the Phightins for their, “swagger, arrogance, and condescension toward opponents.” What’s wrong with knowing your team has the … Continue reading 10 Things Wrong With the New York Mets

Ibanez Stays Hot

It seems like just yesterday that fans were calling for Raul Ibanez to be released.  Now the 38 year old is playing some of the best baseball of his career.  Ibanez continued his superb play this afternoon, blasting a three-run home run in the third inning that propeled the Phillies to a 6-5 victory over … Continue reading Ibanez Stays Hot

Series Preview: Mets

Phillies (60-48, 2nd in NL East) vs. New York Mets (54-54, 3rd in NL East) Where: Citizens Bank Park Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Fri: Jon Niese (7-5, 3.78) at Joe Blanton (4-6, 5.86) Sat: Johan Santana (8-6, 3.20) at Cole Hamels (7-7, 3.56) Sun: R.A. Dickey (7-4, 2.36) at Roy Halladay (13-8, 2.17) … Continue reading Series Preview: Mets

Perfect Finish

It was almost the perfect outcome… yet not for Travis Wood. The rookie lefty, who was making only his third career start in the majors, lost his perfect game bid to Carlos Ruiz in the top of the ninth before the Reds ultimately lost again in extra innings. Jimmy Rollins’ walk-off hit with two outs … Continue reading Perfect Finish

Phils Suffer Second Shutout in Four Days

The Phillies got the hits but couldn’t get anyone home. The Mets consistently put up runs and got great pitching from R.A. Dickey and Raul Valdes as they beat Philadelphia 8-0. Jamie Moyer pitched five innings and allowed four runs on seven hits and two walks. Nelson Figueroa was awful in the eighth, allowing three … Continue reading Phils Suffer Second Shutout in Four Days