2010 Moment: #8 Moyer’s Historic Night

Let’s face it: 47 is old. But for one night, Jamie Moyer felt young again. Moyer became the oldest pitcher in Major League history to record a complete game shut out when he blanked the Atlanta Braves through nine, 7-0. He broke Braves great Phil Niekro’s record of over 46-years old in 1985. He was … Continue reading 2010 Moment: #8 Moyer’s Historic Night

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

Phillies Fall Before Delay

The Braves seemingly got three free runs prior to the second inning rain delay. They carried the momentum after the hour-long break to win it 7-3 over Philly and expand their lead in the division to 1.5 games. Tim Hudson remained in after the delay and allowed only a two-run homer to Ryan Howard in … Continue reading Phillies Fall Before Delay

Phils Fall Out of First

The Atlanta Braves have been on a role and they used that momentum to carry them into first place of the NL East. They did so by beating Philadelphia 9-3 to take a half-game lead in the division. Troy Glaus continued on his tear, going 2-for-3 with a three-run homer in the seventh. Chipper Jones … Continue reading Phils Fall Out of First

Series Preview: Braves

Phillies (28-21; 1st in NL East) at Atlanta Braves (28-22; 2nd in NL East) Where: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Monday: Joe Blanton (1-3, 5.63) vs. Tommy Hanson (4-3, 4.06) Tuesday: Cole Hamels* (5-3, 3.82) vs. Tim Hudson (5-1, 2.24) Wednesday: Kyle Kendrick (3-2, 5.04) vs. Derek Lowe (7-4, 4.86) … Continue reading Series Preview: Braves

Moyer Makes History

Jamie Moyer became the oldest pitcher in MLB history to throw a complete game shut out in the Phillies 7-0 win over Atlanta Friday night. He pitched to the minimum through seven complete innings and retired 17 in a row at one point. Moyer (4-2) went the whole game allowing only two hits and facing … Continue reading Moyer Makes History

Feliz’s Option Not Picked Up

The Phillies declined to pick up Pedro Feliz’s $5.5 million option today but said they will not rule him out for the hot corner position. Feliz is 34-years old and has shown a dramatic drop in power since coming to Philadelphia. He averaged 20 homers a year in San Francisco but only hit 26 in … Continue reading Feliz’s Option Not Picked Up