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Former Phillies Ace Curt Schilling Belongs In The Hall Of Fame

It’s Hall of Fame time in Major League Baseball and that brings us to a familiar name around these parts, Curt Schilling.  I think Schilling is without question a sure Hall Of Famer, but he might not get in the first time.
He has a great regular season resume, but his post season exploits make him […]

Ryan Howard Is Ahead Of Schedule As He Works Out In Clearwater

Ryan Howard may be back on the field before everybody had predicted.  I think he’s still going to miss at least a month of the season, but he’s definitely well ahead of schedule.
Yesterday he was working out with the other Phillies who are at their training facility in Clearwater, Florida.  He did a little running, […]

Senator Bob Casey Writes Letter To Nationals Owner Concerning Phillies Fans

Most of the citizens of the state of Pennsylvania have no idea who U.S. Senator Bob Casey Jr. is.  I don’t know anything that he’s done of significance since he’s been in office.  He’s what you call an empty suit who got elected because of his father, who was formerly a major politician in the […]

Marlins Talking Big During OffSeason

Don’t look now, but the Miami Marlins could be making a splash this off-season? Jose Reyes joined team owner, Jeffrey Loria and Ozzie Gullien for lunch at Joe’s Stone Crab Wednesday afternoon, to talk baseball.
Reyes with not the first premiere ball player the Fish have dined with. Just days before giving Reyes a tour of […]

Phillies Decline Options On Oswalt & Lidge

The Phillies made their first significant moves of their offseason today, declining club options on starting pitcher Roy Oswalt and reliever Brad Lidge.
Oswalt was due to make $16 million, and Lidge was set to take in $12.5 million. The Phillies will instead pay the two former Astros buyouts of $2 million and $1.5 million respectively. […]

Phillies Season Ends In Utter Disgrace

The 2011 Phillies  won a franchise record 102 games in the regular season. They finished the regular season with the best record in baseball. They assembled one of the strongest pitching staffs in modern history. They even pulled off a blockbuster trade at the July deadline to acquire the righthanded power bat that their offense […]

Game 5 Could Be A Defining Moment For Halladay

If you listen to any Phillies players speak to the media regarding Game 5 of the NLDS, you get a sense that they’re very confident about their chances in the decisive game of the series. The reason for that sense of confidence? Their starting pitcher, Roy Halladay.
“If we’re going to have one guy to get […]

Lifeless Bats, Disappointing Pitching Cause Phillies To Lose Game 4

For the first time in the five-year playoff run that the Phillies have been on, a series has been pushed to a decisive final game. The Phillies dropped Game 4 in a disappointing fashion on Thursday night, going down 5-3.
Early on, it looked like the Phillies might be on their way to ending the series […]

Hamels Showed Us All That He’s As Mentally Tough As Anybody In The Game

I’ve got to give Cole Hamels all the credit in the world for how he performed against a tough team in a tense atmosphere while not having his best stuff. Hamels remained poised and composed during all those jams that he worked out of last night in St. Louis. The former World Series […]

Heroic Efforts Lift The Phillies Past Cardinals In Game 3

The Phillies fought a tough battle with the Cardinals on Tuesday night, but escaped with a critical 3-2 victory, and a 2-1 series lead. The Phillies won this game thanks to a trio of heroes.

The first hero had become a popular whipping boy in Philadelphia after hitting .167 and playing his way out of the […]



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