Phillies Demolish Strasburg, Nationals On Deadline Day

Phillies 8, Nationals 0 WP – Cliff Lee (2-6, 3.73) LP – Stephen Strasburg (11-5, 3.12) WASHINGTON — On the day the Phillies sent two of their starting outfielders to the NL West, the offense showed up against the 1st place Nats. A shell of the Phillies beat up Stephen Strasburg and Cliff Lee shutout … Continue reading Phillies Demolish Strasburg, Nationals On Deadline Day

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Five Teams to Watch In the Second Half

The second half is underway and there are a handful of teams looking to get back to the post season, some waiting longer than others. The National League features a pair of teams who find themselves shockingly in first place. Meanwhile, the American League has an early three-team race for the Wild Card with one … Continue reading Five Teams to Watch In the Second Half

Poor Umpiring Costs Phillies In 7th

The game never should have gone 11 innings because it should have been over after nine. An embarrassing display of umpiring in the 7th inning cost the Phillies an important fourth run. Instead, they wound up losing 4-3 in 11 innings, and dropping the first of a three-game series to Washington. The Phillies were robbed … Continue reading Poor Umpiring Costs Phillies In 7th

Series Preview: at Washington Nationals

PHI: 13-13, 4th in NL East; WAS: 16-9, 1st in NL East When: May 4-6 Where: Nationals Park (Washington D.C.) Probable Pitchers Friday: Kyle Kendrick (0-2, 6.59) vs Stephen Strasberg (2-0, 1.13) Saturday: Vance Worley (2-1, 1.97) vs Gio Gonzalez (2-1, 1.82) Sunday: Cole Hamels (3-1, 2.78) vs Jordan Zimmerman (1-2, 1.89) Broadcast Info Friday, 7:05, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Washington Nationals

Washington manager Johnson would take Nats top 3 over Doc, Lee, Hamels

Washington is really trying hard to create a rivalry with the Philadelphia Phillies. First they begin rounding up former members of the 2008 World Series team. Then they start a campaign to take back their ballpark but blocking ticket sales to people outside the D.C. area. Now, manager Davey Johnson says that he would take … Continue reading Washington manager Johnson would take Nats top 3 over Doc, Lee, Hamels

The Other Side of KK

Yes, it’s a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde story with Kyle Kendrick. The right-hander had one of his bad turns, getting shelled by a lowly Nationals team in an 8-1 loss. Kendrick was ugly, allowing five runs in 5 2/3 innings pitched on nine hits and four walks while striking out two. He was wild … Continue reading The Other Side of KK

Halladay Shuts Out Nationals

Roy Halladay is a candidate for the Cy Young award for a reason.  Philadelphia hasn’t seen a stud pitcher like this in a quite a long time.  Halladay only needed one run of support to defeat the Washington Nationals 1-0 tonight. Halladay pitched seven solid innings giving up no runs on eight hits with four … Continue reading Halladay Shuts Out Nationals

Series Preview: Nationals

Phillies (56-46, 2nd in NL East) at Washington Nationals (44-58, 5th in NL East) Where: Nationals Park (Washington D.C.) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Friday: Roy Oswalt (6-12, 3.42) vs. Craig Stammen (2-4, 5.50) Saturday: Joe Blanton (4-6, 5.85) vs. Ross Detwiler* (0-1, 0.00) Sunday: Cole Hamels* (7-7, 3.48) vs. TBA *Lefty Broadcast Info … Continue reading Series Preview: Nationals

Phillies Send Three to ASG

By John Russo The fans have once again given their biased opinion on this year’s All-Star Game. There were many question marks on this year’s squads like in the past, including one of our very own. Chase Utley was the only starter voted in by fans, who obviously picked by name and not by most … Continue reading Phillies Send Three to ASG

Series Preview: Reds

Phillies (40-33; 3rd in NL East) at Cincinnati Reds (42-34; 1st in NL Central) Where: Great American Ball Park (Cincy, OH) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Mon: Kyle Kendrick (4-2, 4.71) vs. Johnny Cueto (7-2, 3.97) Tues: Joe Blanton (3-5, 6.53) vs. Mike Leake (5-1, 2.92) Wed: Roy Halladay (9-6, 2.29) vs. Aaron Harang … Continue reading Series Preview: Reds