His miserable spring continued today: 2.2 ip, 6 h, 7 r, 7 er, 4 bb, 2 k, 1 wp, 1 hr, 1 hbp. Halladay struggling with velocity and command. Fastball … Continue Reading Is Halladay done?
I like Ben Revere, acquired by the Phils from Minnesota, but otherwise their offseason has been a bust. They got older, acquiring Michael Young, who’s coming off a dreadful season … Continue Reading Are the Phils a threat?
You think it’s been a bad spring at Disney? Check out what’s happening in Clearwater. The Phillies announced that second baseman Chase Utley “has come to a bit of a plateau” in his rehab. He’ll … Continue Reading The Phils’ spring has been worse
*The first goes to Craig Kimbrel, the most dominant closer in the game. How many records have been set with a month to play? And CK ain’t on ‘roids. You’ll … Continue Reading Rowland’s bouquets
From the esteemed SI scribe: The team with the best chance of keeping the Philadelphia Phillies out of the World Series is the team that trails them in the standings: … Continue Reading Verducci high on Braves’ postseason chances
D. Lowe needs to step up and erase Saturday’s ugliness. Time for Dan Uggla to step up as well, with lefty Cole Hamels on the mound for Philly.
Unfortunately, Kevin Gross won’t be on the mound tonight. The Braves will face two lefties, Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels, over the weekend, so the onus will be on Dan Uggla, who … Continue Reading Open thread, 4/8, Braves vs. Kevin Grosses
Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said in a radio interview on MLB Network Radio Wednesday afternoon that he anticipates Brad Lidge being out possibly until the mid-July All-Star break, or just … Continue Reading Even more bad news for the Phils
Their already fragile bullpen will start the season without closer Brad Lidge, who’s headed to the 15-day DL with shoulder pain. Lidge says he’ll get an MRI when he gets … Continue Reading More bad news for the Phils
I take no joy from this. Utley plays the game hard and is a helluva talent. “It’s not good,” said Jimmy Rollins of his longtime double play partner’s injury. “We … Continue Reading Grim prognosis for Utley
Red Sox fans came in 6th in the magazine’s rankings of the nation’s worst sports fans. Insufferable Hypocrites. Winning the 2004 World Series was the worst thing to ever happen … Continue Reading GQ skewers BoSox, Philly fans
Charlie Manuel says he’s worried about Chase Utley’s knee. He should be. He’s not running, and he’s not doing anything in the way of lateral motion, as the Phillies don’t … Continue Reading Phils less invincible by the day
The Phillies’ heralded hurling hydra might power them past our Braves and every other team in the universe. Wouldn’t surprise anybody. Still, I’m feeling a tad optimistic. Maybe it’s just the usual March foolishness. But my … Continue Reading Wheeze Kids vs. Whiz Kids
Denny Neagle was 27 when acquired by the Braves in 1996. At the time he had a lifetime 4.02 ERA and 1.310 WHIP. Cliff Lee, 32, has a career 3.85 … Continue Reading Does Cliff Lee do impressions?
Cliff Lee to return to Phillies
I don’t think it will happen. God, I hope not. Well placed source says Lee decisiion is close and Philsi are finalist w Yanks and Rangers. about 1 hour ago … Continue Reading This is scary
Did anyone think they’d see a postseason no-hitter? Hate to say it, but that was a treat to watch. The Phillies look invincible.