Phils embarass Braves; inch closer to clinching

The Tomahawk Chop has officially found it’s way to Philly, and that’s not a good thing for the Braves. For the second straight time in Philadelphia, an embarrassing butt-whuppin’ by the hand of the Phillies led to a mock chop by the fans. The chop came in the 8th innings of the Phils, 9-0 lead, … Continue reading Phils embarass Braves; inch closer to clinching

A Legend Retires

He had the sweetest swing. He had the backwards cap. He had the video games and Nike cleats. Ken Griffey, Jr. was every kid’s role model, including mine. Today, one of baseball’s finest hung up the spikes after 22 spectacular seasons. Junior was a gift to the game. He played baseball the right way, the … Continue reading A Legend Retires

MNG: Roy Halladay

Player: Roy Halladay Number: 34 Position: SP Bats/Throws: R/R Acquired: Acquired in a trade with Toronto for Michael Taylor, Kyle Drabek, and Travis D’Arnaud. 2009 Stats: (w/ Toronto) 17-10, 32 games, 239 IP, 208 K, 2.79 ERA, 1.13 WHIP Intangibles: The Phillies got the best pitcher in the game when they traded for Halladay. He … Continue reading MNG: Roy Halladay

Farewell Big Unit

I know this isn’t Phillies related but oh well: Randy Johnson is retiring after 22 seasons of terrorizing right-handed batters. The 5-time Cy Young award winner finished with an astounding 303-166 record, 4875 strike outs, and a 3.29 ERA. He earned his 300th win this past season on June 5th versus the Nationals, formerly the Montreal … Continue reading Farewell Big Unit

Non-Phillies: Congratulations Randy Johnson

I just wanted to congratulate Randy Johnson for earning his 300th win yesterday against the franchise he started it all with (sort of). Johnson won his first game with the Montreal Expos in 1989, who later became the Washington Nationals only a few years ago. Johnson pitched six scoreless innings and struck out two as … Continue reading Non-Phillies: Congratulations Randy Johnson

A Few Notes and News

Bastardo impresses in debut:I’m still tired from watching these 10 PM starts but hey, that’s what a true fan does. Besides, I didn’t want to miss Antonio Bastardo’s debut. And boy did he put on a nice little show. He went six strong innings and threw 101 pitches, eclipsing the 75 pitch handicap Charlie Manuel … Continue reading A Few Notes and News