Brian McCann was the hero. Yes even Philly fans rejoiced in seeing the rival Braves’ catcher rope a three-run double in the right field corner that gave the National League All-Stars a 3-1 lead in the seventh. They held on to win by the same score, snapping a 13-game winless streak to the American League, … Continue reading Yes We McCann!
So a campaign was started today if you were following me to “Save the Henny,” as I had a pint of Hennessy cognac on line for this game with one of my friends who’s a Yankees fan. Well the Henny was saved as the Phillies stomped the Yankees, 7-1, to take the three-game series for … Continue reading Phils Saved the Henny
There were moans and groans coming from the fans knowing that after Roy Halladay’s shelling and Jamie Moyer’s most recent debacle of a start that Wednesday’s game was not going to look good. Well we were all wrong as Moyer pitched eight innings of great baseball to lead the Phillies to a 6-3 win in … Continue reading So Moyer’d
Phillies (32-29, 3rd in NL East) at New York Yankees (40-23, 1st in AL East) Where: Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Tue: Roy Halladay (8-4, 1.96) at C.C. Sabathia (6-3, 4.01) Wed: Kyle Kendrick (3-2, 4.80) at A.J. Burnett (6-4, 3.86) Thu: Jamie Moyer (6-6, 5.03) at Andy Pettitte (8-1, … Continue reading Series Preview: Yankees
Roy Halladay was named the NL Player of the Week for the second time this season and fifth in his career. It was also the third time a Phillies has won the award (Jayson Werth). Robinson Cano won the award for the Yankees. In his only start of the week, Halladay was perfect. His 11-strike … Continue reading Halladay NL Player of the Week
After the Phillies let go Pedro Feliz and signed Placido Polanco to fill his position at third, the Phillies found themselves with a complete infield. Almost too complete as a matter of fact. We have all heard the argument between Yankees and Phillies fans: Who has the better infield in baseball? Clearly both teams are heads and … Continue reading An Infield Debate for the Ages