Yes We McCann!

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!

Phils Saved the Henny

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

So Moyer’d

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

Series Preview: Yankees

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

Halladay NL Player of the Week

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

An Infield Debate for the Ages

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