Series Preview: vs Atlanta Braves

PHI: 76-74, 3rd in NL East; ATL: 86-64, 4th in NL East When: September 21-23 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Kyle Kendrick (9-11, 3.95) vs Tommy Hanson (12-8, 4.33) Saturday: Roy Halladay (10-7, 4.03) vs Mike Minor (9-10, 4.31) Sunday: Cliff Lee (6-7, 3.27) vs Tim Hudson (15-6, 3.77) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Atlanta Braves

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Series Preview: at Cincinnati Reds

PHI: 64-70, 3rd in NL East; CIN: 82-53, 1st in NL Central When: September 3-5 Where: Great American Ballpark (Cincinnati, OH) Probable Pitchers Monday: Tyler Cloyd (0-1, 4.50) vs Johnny Cueto (17-6, 2.48) Tuesday: Kyle Kendrick (8-9, 4.01) vs Mat Latos (11-4, 3.78) Wednesday: Roy Halladay (8-7, 4.02) vs Mike Leake (7-8, 4.45) Broadcast Info Monday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Cincinnati Reds

Series Preview: vs Cincinnati Reds

PHI: 56-65, 4th in NL East; CIN: 74-48, 1st in NL Central When: August 20-23 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Monday: Roy Halladay (6-7, 3.80) vs Mike Leake (5-7, 4.29) Tuesday: Cliff Lee (2-7, 3.83) vs Homer Bailey (10-8, 4.16) Wednesday: Vance Worley (6-8, 4.11) vs Bronson Arroyo (9-7, 3.96) Thursday:  Cole Hamels (14-6, 2.94) … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Cincinnati Reds

Phils drop another one in extras

Blue Jays 5, Phillies 4 (10 innings) WP – Francisco Cordero (2-4, 5.47) LP – Joe Savery (0-2, 4.43) TORONTO — Extra innings have not been kind to the Phillies this season. With the game tied at 5 in the 10th inning, Rajai Davis connected on a two-out RBI double to plate Yunel Escobar to … Continue reading Phils drop another one in extras

AAA Recap: IronPigs 4, Bisons 3 (Tuesday Night)

TTB Staffer Chris Bengel was in attendance for a AAA Lehigh Valley IronPigs game Tuesday night against the Buffalo Bisons (NY Mets) and recapped the game. The IronPigs came away with a 4-3 win in 11 innings on Tuesday night. Domonic Brown was one of the guys I was most intrigued to see. Obviously, Brown wasn’t expected … Continue reading AAA Recap: IronPigs 4, Bisons 3 (Tuesday Night)

Roy-Freshing: Oswalt K’s season-high 9 in win

Ryan Zimmerman punched the Phillies’ gut with a walk-off grand slam Friday night, but in typical Phillies fashion, they bounced back and took down the Nationals on, what I guess you could call ‘the road.’ It took until the fourth inning for a team to tally a run tonight’s game at Nationals Park, when Wilson … Continue reading Roy-Freshing: Oswalt K’s season-high 9 in win

Bring your mullets… it’s 80’s Night at CBP

Seriously, who doesn’t love the 80’s?! I know TTB’s own Dan MacNeal has popped some 80’s wood today and is rockin’ his old Hulkamania costume. [Somewhere, Dan really hates me now] Or remember that time we thought JibJab was cool? The Phillies are celebrating the wonderful decade, which despite being born in, I’m thankful is … Continue reading Bring your mullets… it’s 80’s Night at CBP

Phils blanked in series finale

Riding a seven-game winning streak into Seattle should have had fruitful results. Instead, it provided heart ache for the Phils, who lost two of three to the Mariners. The rubber match featured Cole Hamels for the Phils and Jason Vargas of the M’s. With it Hamels seeking his 10th win of the season, it never … Continue reading Phils blanked in series finale

Defending “The Nanny” and adressing the “Anonymous Trio”

One hate comment from an anonymous person and I thought it was cute. A second one shortly arrived and I thought maybe there was something to think about. But the third? Oh the third finally pissed me off. I will stand behind my writer 100%. “The Nanny,” who many love and only a few hate … Continue reading Defending “The Nanny” and adressing the “Anonymous Trio”

Former minor leaguer Poffo dies

Former minor leaguer Randy Poffo died Friday morning. He was 58. The outfielder suffered a heart attack behind the wheel of his car and died in the accident. Poffo was a member of the Cardinals & Reds minor league system. In four seasons he hit .254, making it as high as Class-A Tampa. Many of … Continue reading Former minor leaguer Poffo dies