Series Preview: vs St. Louis Cardinals

PHI: 51-60, 5th in NL East;┬áSTL: 61-51, 3rd in NL Central When: August 10-12 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Roy Halladay (5-6, 4.02) vs Kyle Lohse (12-2, 2.79) Saturday: Cliff Lee (2-6, 3.78) vs Jake Westbrook (11-8, 3.76) Sunday: Vance Worley (6-7, 3.83) vs Laynce Lynn (13-5, 3.52) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs St. Louis Cardinals

Series Preview: at St. Louis Cardinals

PHI: 22-23, 5th in NL East;┬áSTL: 25-19, 1st in NL Central When: May 24-27 Where: Busch Stadium (St. Louis, MO) Probable Pitchers Thursday: Joe Blanton (4-4, 3.74) vs Jake Westbrook (4-3, 2.41) Friday: Cliff Lee (0-2, 2.66) vs Kyle Lohse (5-1, 2.91) Saturday: Kyle Kendrick (0-4, 5.23) vs Jaime Garcia (3-2, 3.55) Sunday: Roy Halladay … Continue reading Series Preview: at St. Louis Cardinals

Postgame quotes about the brawl

As soon as the final out was recorded around 1:30 AM ET, I hit the “publish” button, closed my computer and went to bed. But my phone kept buzzing with texts from Matt Gelb and Todd Zolecki’s Twitter with interesting quotes from last night so I know I had to look them up this morning … Continue reading Postgame quotes about the brawl

Series Preview: at San Francisco Giants

PHI: 71-39, 1st in NL East; SF: 62-49, 1st in NL West When: August 4-7 Where: SBC Park (San Francisco, CA) Probable Pitchers Thursday: Cliff Lee (10-7, 3.14) vs Madison Bumgarner (6-10, 3.80) Friday: Vance Worley (7-1, 2.33) vs Jonathan Sanchez (4-5, 3.81) Saturday: Cole Hamels (12-6, 2.62) vs Matt Cain (9-7, 3.10) Sunday: Roy … Continue reading Series Preview: at San Francisco Giants

Four teams splash big at the deadline

The final week leading up to the trade deadline makes for some of the most exciting and exhausting news in baseball. Beat writers, fans and owners dread the July 31 date and breath a huge sigh of relief when 4:00 PM passes. This year was no different. With teams like the Phillies, Giants and Braves … Continue reading Four teams splash big at the deadline

Phils Land Pence

After months of talk about adding a right-handed bat, the Phillies have finally added the piece that will put them over the top. Reports are saying that the Phillies have landed Houston Astros outfielder Hunter Pence. In exchange for Pence, the team will be sending pitching prospect Jarred Cosart and first baseman Jonathan Singleton and … Continue reading Phils Land Pence

Around the MLB 7/27/11

METS, GIANTS CLOSE ON BELTRAN –Well, I think it’s time to let go of the possibility of trading for Carlos Beltran. That’s not so much of a bad thing seeing as the Phils didn’t want to part with any good prospects for a 2 1/2 months rental player. The New York Mets and San Francisco … Continue reading Around the MLB 7/27/11

Pregame Notes 7/25/11

PHILS SCOUTING BELTRAN — Carlos Beltran is one of a handful of right-handed hitting outfielders on the Phillies radar as we head into the final week of the trade deadline. Though Hunter Pence is the player the Phils prefer, it’s now doubtful that Houston would want to move the 28-year-old All-Star. Instead, it seems the … Continue reading Pregame Notes 7/25/11

Series Preview: at New York Mets

PHI: 31-19, 1st in NL East; NYM: 23-26, 4th in NL East When: May 27-29 Where: Citi Field (Queens, NY) Probable Pitchers Friday: Roy Oswalt (3-2, 2.77) vs Chris Capuano (3-5, 5.36) Sasturday: Cole Hamels (6-2, 3.06) vs Mike Pelfrey (3-4, 5.37) Sunday: Vance Worley (2-0, 2.14) vs Jon Niese (3-5, 4.33) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at New York Mets