Phils rookies hazed today

“The moment you’ve all been waiting for….” That’s right, Jimmy Rollins. After Todd Zolecki tweeted about the rookie hazing, Rollins and Hunter Pence passed along to us the wonderful costumes that our Phillies rookies had to don during their flight to Atlanta. And to no disappointment, included in this post is the picture tweeted by … Continue reading Phils rookies hazed today

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Pregame notes Sept 19

HOWARD GETS A SHOT — Ryan Howard has received a cortisone shot in his left foot. The injection in Howard’s left bursa sac today will sideline him for at least the next few days. Ruben Amaro said Howard will sit anywhere from 2-4 days, but is confident the injection will have his foot feeling good … Continue reading Pregame notes Sept 19

Phils complete four-game sweep of Reds

It was business as usual for the Phillies. They cruised through another mediocre team, with one minor hiccup, to sweep the Reds with a 6-4 win. It was the first time since May of 1916 that the Phils have swept a four-game series in Cincy. Ryan Howard mashed his 30th home run of the season, … Continue reading Phils complete four-game sweep of Reds

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

Worley man-handles Mets

It was a very relaxed night for Vance Worley and the Phils. After getting himself in a couple jams in the 1st and 2nd innings, Worley settled down tremendously, both on the hill and at the plate. Another good game for him was put in the books and the Phils cruised to a 9-4 pounding … Continue reading Worley man-handles Mets

Just Another Day in LA

If there is one thing that hasn’t changed between the Dodgers and Phillies the past four years, it’s that each trip to LA must include some dramatic form of a comeback win that devastates Dodgers fans. This time, Chase Utley and Ryan Howard combined for a four-run 6th inning to complete the Phils comeback in … Continue reading Just Another Day in LA

Tempers flare as Phils rough up Sanchez, Giants

This has become a very heated rivalry in baseball despite the two teams playing on opposite sides of the country. It all started last October in Game 3. The two culprits were Chase Utley and Giants pitcher Jonathan Sanchez. Now let’s fast forward tonight. It was the first time the Phils saw Sanchez since Game … Continue reading Tempers flare as Phils rough up Sanchez, Giants

Worley pitches first career CG

Ever since I blogged about Vance Worley being a mirage last week, he has turned up his game to a whole new level. Hey, keep reading the blog, Vance, we’ll say nice things about you now. No, I really don’t believe he reads TTB but I do believe that he is starting to improve. And … Continue reading Worley pitches first career CG

Olney: Phils want to center a deal for Houston’s Pence around Worley

Buster Olney certainly is a bigger name than Phuture Phils or myself so that is why, unlike the very short stay in Los Angeles, the trip to Houston may be a longer one for the Rumor Bus. After the Matt Kemp rumors were pretty much smoke and mirrors – more so the fact LA has … Continue reading Olney: Phils want to center a deal for Houston’s Pence around Worley

Bad News Cubs

Somewhere, Morris Buttermaker is laughing at the Chicago Cubs. If Mike Quade isn’t an alcoholic just yet, he may be after today. The Phils offense woke up and start Vance Worley shut down the Cubs in a laugher dubbed “The Bad News Cubs,” 9-1. Carlos Pena was caught kicking the ball and throwing it away … Continue reading Bad News Cubs