2012 ALCS Preview: New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers

New York: 95-67; 1st in AL East Detroit: 88-74; 1st in AL Central Schedule Game 1: Oct. 13, 8:00 – (Andy Pettitte vs Doug Fister) Game 2: Oct. 14, 4:00 PM – (TBA vs Anibal Sanchez) Game 3: Oct. 16, 8:00 PM – (C.C. Sabbathia vs Justin Verlander) Game 4: Oct. 17, 8:00 PM – (TBA vs Max … Continue reading 2012 ALCS Preview: New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers

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A Dream Come True For Savery

The road wasn’t easy for pitcher Joe Savery. In fact, the same time last year Savery wasn’t even referred to as a pitcher. But that doesn’t matter now to Savery. He summed it up with one word yesterday shortly after finding out that he did make the team: “Unbelievable.” The story is in fact unbelievable.

Savery, Orr Finalize Roster

The Phillies used their final game of the spring, a 7-2 win over the Pirates at home to finalize their opening day roster. The final two spots wenttoo utility infielder Pete Orr and lefty reliever Joe Savery. Here is the Phillies 25-man roster, which will be lacking Ryan Howard, Chase Utley, Michael Martinez and Jose … Continue reading Savery, Orr Finalize Roster

Predicting the 25-man roster for Opening Day

It’s about that time of year again when Opening Day approaches and speculations about the roster arise. In a perfect world, there are no injuries and this guessing game is easy. But for the Phillies, they don’t live in a perfect world. Instead, their two best players are starting the season on the disabled list … Continue reading Predicting the 25-man roster for Opening Day

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

Rookies, post season roster and contracts discussed today

A lot was discussed this past hour about the post season roster and beyond. This includes the fate of the Phillies September call-ups, the size of the post season roster and a few off season moves. Relivers Joe Savery and Justin De Fratus will go to Clearwater when playoffs begin to keep throwing just in … Continue reading Rookies, post season roster and contracts discussed today

John Mayberry is free but how far will he fly?

It seems that John Mayberry’s career with the Phillies has been filled with opportunities. Mayberry was given his first major league opportunity in 2009 with the Phillies. But his stint was short lived when he would strike out almost every at-bat. But he did show the Phillies he had some Major League pop, going 2-for-3 … Continue reading John Mayberry is free but how far will he fly?