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Blanton Continues To Pitch At A High Level

On a pitching staff with a pair of perennial Cy Young candidates, and a former World Series MVP, who has been arguably the most effective starter on the staff more than one month into the regular season? The answer would be none other than fifth starter, Joe Blanton.
Blanton, who was limited to just eight starts […]

Blanton Shines In Phils’ 3-1 Victory

The Phillies won their second game in a row on Thursday, ousting the Miami Marlins 3-1. If tonight’s game was any indication, the Phillies’ starting rotation may be even better than advertised in 2012.
Joe Blanton made his first start of the season, and turned in one of best performances ever as a Phillie. The righthander […]

Notes From Phillies’ 1-0 Loss To Baltimore


The Phillies’ bats were held to just five hits in a 1-0 shutout loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday. Baltimore scored the only run of the game in the fourth inning, and the Philadelphia offense was unable to counter, resulting in the team’s fourth loss of Grapefruit League play.

Joe Blanton turned in another impressive […]

Notes From Phillies’ 9-3 Win Over Yankees


The Phillies earned their first win of the spring yesterday with a 9-3 win over the Yankees. Philadelphia closed the final game of the series with an impressive six-run rally in the bottom of the sixth inning that put them ahead for good.

Joe Blanton got the start for the Phillies, and looked strong in his […]

Phillies Bats need to be Clutch in 2012

Spring training is officially underway in Clearwater and the Phillies enter 2012 eager to get the bad taste out of their mouths from the bitter end to the 2011 season. Pitchers and catchers have officially reported and a handful of position players including Chase Utley, Hunter Pence, and Ryan Howard have arrived.
The hype that surrounded […]

Joe Blanton Could Be On His Way Out

The Phillies have expressed interest in shedding some of their payroll and they plan to start with Joe Blanton. Blanton is due to make $8.75 million next season and if they could trade him and save a few million it would be more than worth it.
The Phillies rotation doesn’t need a guy like Blanton, is […]

Will Worley Bounce Back After Getting Exposed In His Last Start?

Vance Worley has been one of the biggest surprises this season. Forced into the rotation because of injuries to Roy Oswalt and Joe Blanton, Worley has pitched far above any expectations that the organization could have had for him. He’s posted an 8-1 record in 14 starts, and his ERA has been below 2.50 for […]

Blanton moved to 60-day DL, Schwimer called up

Remember Joe Blanton? The guy who was the odd man out in the rotation because he’s not a super ace? Yeah, that guy. He hasn’t pitched in a while. May 14th was the last time he pitched due to some sort of nerve issue in his throwing elbow.
Well, the […]

Phillies Midseason Review: Disappointing Players

While the Phillies have had some players blossom into pleasant surprises, there have also been some players that the organization had high hopes for that have let them down.
Danys Baez: Baez has been a major disappointment since signing a two-year deal with the team before the 2010 season. He was supposed to add a stable, […]

Is Phils’ Pitching Coach Rich Dubee Underrated?

In theory, anybody could look good as a pitching coach when the starting rotation includes, Hamels, Halladay, Oswalt, and Lee. The “Four Aces” make Phillies pitching coach Rich Dubee look expendable but the truth is the Phillies have more than four pitchers capable of pitching lights out. The Phillies are first in the majors […]



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