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

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Game 29: Don’t Get Swept

It’s on the mind of the Phillies. Don’t get swept. The message is plain and simple, but it carries a much greater meaning than just not getting swept. The Phillies are on the verge of getting swept by the Washington Nationals on national TV tonight (ESPN, 8 PM) and sit 6.5 games out of first … Continue reading Game 29: Don’t Get Swept

Season Preview: NL East

Before I begin my NL East season preview, I’d like to take a few sentences to thank John Russo for not assigning me the AL West this year. That division is almost as exciting as a glass of milk. Key word being “almost.” Milk can spoil and that’s exciting. Expectations: Will lead the league in … Continue reading Season Preview: NL East

The Quest For Six: The Phillies are still favorites this season, but the competition is steeper than ever

I don’t have a lot in common with the Philadelphia Phillies. I can’t throw a 90 MPH fastball. I can’t hit a homerun. I can’t even hit the ball.But for all our differences, there is one thing the Phillies and I have in common – we’re both going to die. Gives you a warm, fuzzy … Continue reading The Quest For Six: The Phillies are still favorites this season, but the competition is steeper than ever

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

Swagger

Swag.ger /ˈswagər/: n. A very confident and typically arrogant or aggressive gait or manner. Ah hell, we all know what swagger is. It’s what Jimmy Rollins eats, sleeps and breaths. It’s that sense of feeling Phillies fans are currently feeling. And rightfully so, too. Heading into the first real big series of the season for … Continue reading Swagger