NLDS Preview: Phillies vs St. Louis Cardinals

Philadelphia: 102-60; 1st in NL East St. Louis: 90-72; 2nd in NL Central (Wild Card winner) Schedule Game 1: Oct. 1, 5:07 PM – (Roy Halladay vs Kyle Lohse) Game 2: Oct. 2, 8:07 PM (Cliff Lee vs Chris Carpenter) Game 3: Oct. 4, _ PM (Cole Hamels vs Edwin Jackson) Game 4*: Oct. 5, _ PM (TBD … Continue reading NLDS Preview: Phillies vs St. Louis Cardinals

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

Blanton edges Herndon; NLDS roster set

And that settles it. Herndon, who posted a 1.55 ERA in 29 innings, lost the final roster spot to Blanton, who pitched seven innings since coming off the DL with elbow problems. Blanton can barely throw 90 MPH and Herndon closed out the Phillies 102nd win of the season. For the full playoff roster, it’s … Continue reading Blanton edges Herndon; NLDS roster set

The Natch: Still the best team ever?

It’s almost that time of year. The leaves are changing, the temperature is dropping and the Philadelphia Phillies are playing in the post season. That last part wasn’t always true about autumn – seeing the Phillies play past September – but in the last five years, Phillies baseball has almost become synonymous with the word … Continue reading The Natch: Still the best team ever?

Kee & Roose: Phillies should move to a 6-man rotation

The Philly Phans founder Kevin Kee and Team to Beat founder John Russo teamed up on both sites to discuss the possibility of the Phillies switching to a 6-man rotation during their final 33 games in 31 days. There have been recent talks by fans that the Phillies should move to a 6-man rotation, and … Continue reading Kee & Roose: Phillies should move to a 6-man rotation