NL Demolishes AL in All-Star Romp

KANSAS CITY — The lineup was more dominant on paper. The pitching was more dominant on paper. And they had the crowd to their back. Unfortunately for the American League, the National League stole the show in KC. Backed by a bases-clearing triple in the 1st by Pablo Sandoval, the NL squashed AL starting pitcher … Continue reading NL Demolishes AL in All-Star Romp

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Phillies Sending Three to KC for All-Star Game

The Phillies, who are in the middle of their worst season in about a decade, will send three players to Kansas City this year for the All-Star Game. Starting pitcher Cole Hamels, closer Jonathan Papelbon and catcher Carlos Ruiz were all chosen by manager Tony LaRussa. The Phillies didn’t have a single player voted in … Continue reading Phillies Sending Three to KC for All-Star Game

Doc is masterful in ASG outing

Five Phillies were selected to represent the National League in the All-Star Game but only two were available to play. NL Starting pitcher Roy Halladay and Phils starter Cliff Lee pitched the first four innings for the NL, who beat the American League for the second straight year thanks to pitching, 5-1. Halladay was perfect … Continue reading Doc is masterful in ASG outing

Doc to start All-Star Game

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said there was no better pitcher than Roy Halladay to start for his NL squad in this year’s Mid Summer Classic. That is why Bochy decided Doc will give the NL All Stars two innings of work in tomorrow night’s game in Arizona as his starting pitcher. Halladay was Charlie Manuel’s … Continue reading Doc to start All-Star Game

Phils send four to Arizona

The fans and players have spoken. Fans voted third baseman Placido Polanco to start in the 2011 All-Star Game and the players voted three of the Phillies aces to round out a super rotation filled with a majority of Phillies. Roy Halladay and Cole Hamels, who are enjoying two incredible seasons, were no-brainers through the … Continue reading Phils send four to Arizona

Five Phillies deserving consideration for ASG

With the Midsummer Classic around the corner (four weeks away to be exact) and the All-Star voting coming to a close shortly, the fans are in full conversation on who should be representing their team in Arizona this year. This post is not saying all five players should be on the All-Star Team. In fact, … Continue reading Five Phillies deserving consideration for ASG