Prince Fielder – Milwaukee Brewers Where he goes: Chicago Cubs In the hunt: NY Yankees, Milwaukee, Washington Fielder’s market is pretty wide open with Milwaukee seemingly unable to afford Fielder. The Brewers must hope co-star Ryan Braun can convince the power-hitter first baseman that there is unfinished business left to be done in Milwaukee and … Continue reading Five Big Free Agents and Where They Land
Bring it by the truck loads. Whatever team wins the Albert Pujols sweepstakes this offseason, they are going to need a lot of cash to do it. Pujols is looking at potentially his last big paycheck, one that will not only be the largest of his life but quite possibly the biggest in the history … Continue reading Albert Pujols Wants All Your Money
One team has unfinished business to settle. The other has destiny on it’s side. On Wednesday, those two teams will meet in the 2011 Fall Classic. The St. Louis Cardinals, who capped off a miraculous September run to steal the Wild Card from the Atlanta Braves. They will host the Texas Rangers, who are playing … Continue reading The stage is set: Cardinals to face Rangers in World Series
Ryan Howard felt it as soon as he attempted to leave the batter’s box. The sharp pain running through his body wasn’t just the end of the Phillies season dribbling to Cardinals second baseman Nick Punto. It was the pop Howard felt in his left foot that dropped Howard halfway down the first base line, … Continue reading Howard will get surgery; What does this mean for Phils?
Perhaps, Cliff Lee was left in a bit too long. The 7th inning aside, Lee was slowly losing his early lead due to being overly comfortable. And as resilient as they showed in the final month of the regular season, the Cards chipped away, stealing Game 2 from the Phillies with a 5-4 win. The … Continue reading Cardinals show resilience; take Game 2
Philadelphia: 102-60; 1st in NL East St. Louis: 90-72; 2nd in NL Central (Wild Card winner) Schedule Game 1: Oct. 1, 5:07 PM – (Roy Halladay vs Kyle Lohse) Game 2: Oct. 2, 8:07 PM (Cliff Lee vs Chris Carpenter) Game 3: Oct. 4, _ PM (Cole Hamels vs Edwin Jackson) Game 4*: Oct. 5, _ PM (TBD … Continue reading NLDS Preview: Phillies vs St. Louis Cardinals
Step one was completed last night: winning the division. Good thing step two doesn’t start for another two weeks. The Phils, who get a free pass for being hungover the night before, were shut out by the Cardinals, 5-0, on Sunday Night Baseball. Cole Hamels was rocked for a pair of two-run homers, the first … Continue reading The Hangover: Phils shut out 24 hours after clinch
PHI: 45-28, 1st in NL East; STL: 40-33, 1st in NL Central When: June 21-23 Where: Busch Stadium (St. Louis, MO) Probable Pitchers Tuesday: Roy Halladay (9-3, 2.56) vs Kyle McClellan (6-3, 3.96) Wednesday: Cliff Lee (7-5, 3.12) vs Kyle Lohse (7-3, 2.88) Thursday: Roy Oswalt (4-5, 3.38) vs Chris Carpenter (1-7, 4.47) Broadcast Info … Continue reading Series Preview: at St. Louis Cardinals
Same song, different verse. For the sixth straight time, the Phillies failed to give Cliff Lee the run support he needed as they fell to the Cardinals 3-1. Cliff Lee is now winless in his sixth straight start, and the Phillies have now lost a season high three straight games. The feeble Phillies lineup, that … Continue reading Phillies fail to score for Cliff Lee. Again.
PHI: 25-14, 1st in NL East; STL: 22-19, 2nd in NL Central When: May 16-17 Where: Busch Stadium (St. Louis, MO) Probable Pitchers Monday: Cliff Lee (2-2, 3.78) vs Jake Westbrook (2-3, 6.92) Tuesday: Roy Oswalt (3-1, 3.33) vs. Jaime Garcia (5-1, 1.89) Broadcast Info Monday, 7:05, CSN Tuesday, 8:15, PHL 17 All Games on … Continue reading Series Preview: at St. Louis Cardinals