Phillies trade for Wigginton

Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com just tweeted that the Colorado Rockies announced they traded Ty Wigginton to Phillies for a player to be named later or cash. This is an incredible move for the Phillies, who had their sights set on Michael Cuddyer. Wigginton is a very similar player and would come at a much cheaper … Continue reading Phillies trade for Wigginton

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Howard stays hot; Phils sweep again

There is a runaway train running through the majors called the Philadelphia Phillies and it is not about to stop. And the conductor of that train is the home run hitting first baseman Ryan Howard. The Big Piece knocked another home run out this series, his third in the last two games, as he had … Continue reading Howard stays hot; Phils sweep again

Kendrick deals in Phils 5th straight win

Kyle Kendrick quite possibly made his last start on the season for the Phils, barring any sort of set-back by a pitcher. With Roy Oswalt ready to take his spot back in the rotation, Kendrick wanted to give the Phils one more little treat before he likely retakes his seat back in the Phillies bull … Continue reading Kendrick deals in Phils 5th straight win

Late homers complete come back

Shane Victorino knew it was gone once it left his bat. The switch-hitting All-Star, who was flipped to his right side – the stronger of the two – ripped a solo home run to lead off the 10th, capping a come back win over the Rockies. The 4-3 win expanded the Phils winning streak to … Continue reading Late homers complete come back

Series Preview: at Colorado Rockies

PHI: 68-39, 1st in NL East; COL: 51-57, 3rd in NL West When: August 1-3 Where: Coors Field (Denver, CO) Probable Pitchers Monday: Cole Hamels (12-6, 2.61) vs Jhoulys Chacin (8-8, 3.50) Tuesday: Kyle Kendrick (5-5, 3.52) vs Aaron Cook (2-5, 5.05) Wednesday: Roy Halladay (13-4, 2.44) vs Jason Hammel (6-10, 4.65) Broadcast Info Monday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Colorado Rockies

A career worth consideration?

Stemming from a conversation Tom McCarthy, Chris Wheeler and Gary Matthews were having on the Phils broadcast last night, I want to take a little time to talk about a certain Colorado Rockies star who I’ve seen tearing it up in baseball for the past 14 years. Todd Helton has been an absolute force in … Continue reading A career worth consideration?

Hamels makes most of two runs

You have to be damn near perfect the way the Phillies anemic offense has been of late. Cole Hamels was as good as you can expect him to be, pitching too good for the Phillies offense to squander his gem in their 2-1 win Wednesday night. The Phillies started off their nine-day home stand with … Continue reading Hamels makes most of two runs