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Lee Continues Dominance With Third Consecutive Shutout

Cliff Lee has been the hottest pitcher in baseball in the month of June, and isn’t showing any signs of cooling off anytime soon. Facing the top offense in baseball, the former Cy Young award winner fired his third consecutive complete game shutout in a row and earned his ninth victory of the season.
Lee had […]

Phillies Lose Another Closer, Madson To The DL

The Phillies revealed some bad news on Tuesday by placing Ryan Madson on the 15-day disabled list with a contusion in his right hand. The righthanded reliever had his pitching hand struck by a line drive back on May 20th. Though he has continued to pitch, his hand has swelled up, limiting the amount of […]

Analyzing The Phillies-Red Sox Pitching Matchups

With the Phillies set to begin a highly anticipated series against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night, here is a look at the coming pitching matchups.

Tuesday:  Josh Beckett (6-2, 1.86 ERA) vs Cliff Lee (8-5, 2.87 ERA)
After getting off to a disappointing start to the 2011 season, Cliff Lee has been the hottest pitcher […]

Offense MIA, No Support For Hamels In Loss

The Phillies managed to overcome a poor offensive showing on Friday night against the Oakland Athletics thanks to a superb job from the pitching staff. The bats were only able to generate one run in the first game of the series, and it didn’t come until the 9th inning. The pitching staff had almost no […]

The Phillies Second To The Yankees In MLB Salaries

The USA Today has put together a number of list of regarding the salaries of Major League Baseball players and the salaries of the various teams. To no one’s surprise the New York Yankees sit atop the list, but the number two team is the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Yankees salaries total $202,689,028 million dollars, while […]

Issues To Be Addressed In Phillies On Deck Series

With a ticket to this week’s Phillies-Pirates on-deck series going for as little as 89 cents, it’s hard to argue that these games are must see. The games are baseball’s equivalent to the 4th preseason game in football-but even little less important. But this city has been waiting for baseball to resume at Citizen’s Bank […]

Chad Durbin Signs A One-Year Deal With Indians

Former Phillies reliever Chad Durbin has agreed to a one-year deal with the Cleveland Indians. Eight-hundred thousand dollars of the contract are guaranteed and he’s got the chance to one-million dollars more in incentives.
If he hadn’t received a major league offer he might have returned to the Eagles as a non-roster invitee. He’s got […]

Rollins Knows That “The Phillies Are The New Yankees”

I like the fact that Phillies star shortstop Jimmy Rollins has enough guts to say that the Phillies are going to win 100 games. The rest of the team had better have the same belief whether they say it or not.
The Phillies have a bullseye on their backs whether they say anything […]

Buehrle, Animal Rights Activist And Hunter Sticks To His Statements About Vick

During the offseason, Chicago White Sox lefthander Mark Buehrle said he and his wife were hoping Eagles quarterback Michael Vick would get injured during the football season as a way of paying him back for his involvement in dogfighting. Buehrle was approached by a reporter at the Sox spring training camp and asked […]

The Drunken Miguel Cabrera Was Drinking Scotch In Front Of The Officers

Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera had a drinking problem in the past and everybody thought he had gotten handle on it by staying away from the liquor, but we all found out last night that his drinking problem is back.
He needs somebody to get in his face and let him know that the next time […]



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