Official Phillies v Rollins Post

This will be a running thread to update on the Jimmy Rollins situation. Dec. 15 6:30 PM — Newly signed pitcher Dontrelle Willis believes his good friend Jimmy Rollins will re-sign with the Phillies. “He was probably more excited about the deal than I was,” Willis said of Rollins. Willis and Rollins grew up together … Continue reading Official Phillies v Rollins Post

Braun’s positive test brings up the same questions

Just when you think the dust has finally settled, another player takes a fall in the game’s biggest scandal to this day. Ryan Braun, who was recently named the National League MVP, tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. With the league still down from the BALCO age, this is a blow to the collective gut … Continue reading Braun’s positive test brings up the same questions

Brewers have Rollins on their radar

It isn’t surprising the Brewers are in need of a short stop. It also isn’t surprising that one of the short stops they are interested in so happens to be Jimmy Rollins. Fortunately for Phils fans, Rollins isn’t the only short stop on the Brewers radar but you’d have to think he’s high on the … Continue reading Brewers have Rollins on their radar

Game 5 Mayhem

The Texas Rangers, fresh off an elimination of the Rays, can sit at home while six teams fight to move onto the League Championship Series. The Yanks forced a fifth game on Tuesday while the Cardinals and Diamondbacks, with their backs seemingly on the ropes, punched back at the Phillies and Brewers respectively. The NLDS … Continue reading Game 5 Mayhem

NLDS Preview: Milwaukee Brewers vs Arizona Cardinals

Arizona: 94-68; 1st in NL West Milwaukee:96-66; 1st in NL Central Schedule Game 1: Oct. 1, 2:07 PM – Yovani Gallardo (17-10 3.52) vs. Ian Kennedy (21-4 2.88) Game 2: Oct. 2, 4:37 PM – Shaun Marcum (13-7 3.54) / Zack Greinke (16-6 3.83) vs. Daniel Hudson (16-12 3.49) Game 3: Oct. 4 – Joe … Continue reading NLDS Preview: Milwaukee Brewers vs Arizona Cardinals

Hawkins’ error costs Crew in 10th

The Phils needed just a little bit of luck on their side in this game. That luck came in the 10th. Carlos Ruiz’s sacrifice bunt-turned-single, thanks to a throwing error by Brewers reliever LaTroy Hawkins, allowed Raul Ibanez to score from third base and give the Phils a 3-2 win in Milwaukee. The Phils struck … Continue reading Hawkins’ error costs Crew in 10th

Series Preview: at Milwaukee Brewers

PHI: 91-48, 1st in NL East; MIL: 85-59, 1st in NL Central When: September 8-11 Where: Miller Park (Milwaukee, WI) Probable Pitchers Thursday: Cole Hamels (13-7, 2.63) vs Chris Narveson (10-6, 4.26) Friday: Roy Halladay (16-5, 2.49) vs Shaun Marcum (12-5, 3.11) Saturday: Cliff Lee (16-7, 2.47) vs Randy Wolf (12-7, 3.47) Sunday: Vance Worley … Continue reading Series Preview: at Milwaukee Brewers

Phils win with the longball

The first three innings, the Phils were getting perfecto’d. Then they broke it up with a walk in the 4th and then finally managed to break up the no-no in the 5th. But despite the walk and hit, they were still the same lifeless Phils. But two big swings changed all of that as Placido … Continue reading Phils win with the longball

Phormer Phils: Randy Wolf

Oooowwwwwooooooooooooooohhhhhh Yea, I just went there. Remember this guy, Randy Wolf? How can you forget? Wolf was one of the first Phils to have a fan club, an inspiration for the Wolf Pack. Decked out in wolf masks and wolf claws, the Wolf Pack was present every fifth day at Veterans Stadium’s 700 level. But … Continue reading Phormer Phils: Randy Wolf