Werth Has Kind Words For Manuel

WASHINGTON — Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth irritated Phillies fans last week when he faked a throw into the stands to a couple of children, claiming he was concerned with the drunk fans behind them. Today, Bob Brookover of the¬†Philadelphia Inquirer wrote a piece that should enlighten Phillies fans on Werth’s real emotions on the … Continue reading Werth Has Kind Words For Manuel

Phillies Can’t Climb Out of Early Hole; Drop to Nationals

Nationals 8, Phillies 4 WP – John Lannan (4-0, 4.23) LP – Kyle Kendrick (10-12, 4.08) PHILADELPHIA — Three home runs and five runs was just big enough of a lead for Washington to hold off the Phillies. Tapping Kyle Kendrick early, the Nationals were able to beat Philadelphia, 8-4. Kendrick was done after two … Continue reading Phillies Can’t Climb Out of Early Hole; Drop to Nationals

Game 31: The Mountain is .500

There seems to be on thing standing in the way of the Phillies right now and it’s getting over .500 for the first time this season since being 1-0. In order for the Phillies to get back into first place, they must take baby steps to getting there. Baby steps. Playing team baseball is doable. … Continue reading Game 31: The Mountain is .500

How Jayson Werth Really Wrote That Email

Many people were intrigued on how Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth was able to type his ever so angry email to the Washington Post about Phillies fans after breaking his wrist on Sunday. Werth, who had his feelings hurt but the small handful of fans who heckled him as he walked off the field in … Continue reading How Jayson Werth Really Wrote That Email

Game 27: “Natitude!”: A Letter From @JWerthsBeard

With almost 6,000 followers on Twitter, @JWerthsBeard has catapulted itself into one of the most legendary sports Twitter accounts the last three years. Born in 2010, The Beard was made present when Jayson Werth showed up to Phillies camp with a sweet beard that captivated Phillies fans. The Beard kept its ties with the Philadelphia … Continue reading Game 27: “Natitude!”: A Letter From @JWerthsBeard

Werth Attempting to Lure Madson to D.C.

If seeing one high profile Phillie athlete possibly leave this off season, another is almost unfathomable. With the worries of losing Jimmy Rollins to the west coast, Ryan Madson could be packing his backs and heading to Washington D.C. if former team mate Jayson Werth successfully lures him there. That’s right, Werth is openly selling … Continue reading Werth Attempting to Lure Madson to D.C.

Roy-Freshing: Oswalt K’s season-high 9 in win

Ryan Zimmerman punched the Phillies’ gut with a walk-off grand slam Friday night, but in typical Phillies fashion, they bounced back and took down the Nationals on, what I guess you could call ‘the road.’ It took until the fourth inning for a team to tally a run tonight’s game at Nationals Park, when Wilson … Continue reading Roy-Freshing: Oswalt K’s season-high 9 in win

Series Preview: vs Washington Nationals

PHI: 77-40, 1st in NL East; WAS: 56-61, 4th in NL East When: August 12-14 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philly, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cole Hamels (13-6, 2.53) vs Livan Hernandez (6-11, 4.41) Saturday: Roy Oswalt (4-7, 3.84) vs John Lannan (8-7, 3.56) Sunday: Roy Halladay (15-4, 2.51) vs TBA Broadcast Info Friday, 7:05, CSN … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Washington Nationals

Phillies select outfielder with 39th pick in MLB Draft

UPDATE – With their second selection (66th overall), the Phillies chose outfielder/second baseman Roman Quinn. Quinn is labeled as being one of the fastest prep school players in this year’s class. He attended Port St. Joe High School in Gulf County, Florida. He played second base, shortstop, and center field during his high school career. … Continue reading Phillies select outfielder with 39th pick in MLB Draft

The Phillies are in debt. No, I’m not kidding.

The LA Times reported this morning that nine MLB teams, including the Phillies, are in violation of MLB’s debt service rules. While other teams on the list (Mets, Dodgers, Orioles, Rangers, Nationals, Marlins and Tigers) are not surprising, seeing the Cubs and Phillies on the list is quite a shocker. Perhaps even more shocking is … Continue reading The Phillies are in debt. No, I’m not kidding.