Game 45: Round Two

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies once again find themselves on the brink of being swept at the hands of the Washington Nationals. And once again, Cole Hamels will take the mound in the third game hoping to prevent that sweep and provide a much-needed spark for the team. Hopefully this time he won’t need to … Continue reading Game 45: Round Two

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Nats GM Rips Hamels For Hitting Harper Intentionally

On late Sunday night in D.C., a rivalry was born. Nationals G.M. Mike Rizzo, all fun-loving with the “Natitude” slogan and the “Take Back the Park” campaign, just went Gizmo on the Phillies. Last night, Cole Hamels fed the Nats G.M. after midnight and he turned ugly in an interview with the Washington Post. (WARNING: … Continue reading Nats GM Rips Hamels For Hitting Harper Intentionally

Utley stays in Philly; may have concussion

“What happened?” Those were the words clearly mouthed by Chase Utley to home plate umpire Jerry Meals moments after being plunked in the back of the head by an Eric O’Flaherty fastball. Though we didn’t see that part right away because Utley just stood in the box and trotted to first as if nothing happened. … Continue reading Utley stays in Philly; may have concussion

Lidge plunks Gomes with bases loaded; Phils lose

It was a slider that just wouldn’t break. Brad Lidge came inside on Jonny Gomes with the slider but the breaking ball hung, hitting Gomes. The only problem with that was the fact it was the bottom of the 10th and the bases were loaded. Ryan Zimmerman, Friday night’s hero with a walk-off grand slam, … Continue reading Lidge plunks Gomes with bases loaded; Phils lose