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Happy Hangover Hampers Hamels & Phils

After Saturday night's NL East title celebration, both the Phillies and the fans came out a little sluggish on Sunday against the Cardinals. The crowd was quiet and so were the Phillies bats. After the late night champagne shower, everyone looked a little hung over. A few bad pitches from... Continue reading "Happy Hangover Hampers Hamels & Phils" »

Phillies Clinch 5th Straight NL East Title

For the 5th straight year, the Phillies are National League East Champs! A 9-2 win over the Cardinals sealed the division. The winning pitcher was Roy Oswalt who did not allow a single run through seven innings. Oswalt seems to finally have his mojo back after suffering a good part... Continue reading "Phillies Clinch 5th Straight NL East Title" »

Extra-Inning Bummer as Phillies Wait to Clinch

Against the Cardinals, Phillies rookie pitcher Vance Worley had another adventurous, yet effective, outing. Through 6 innings, the Vanimal allowed one run on six hits and three walks. The run was issued on a bases loaded walk. Worley seems to have a knack for allowing base runners which elevates his... Continue reading "Extra-Inning Bummer as Phillies Wait to Clinch" »

Double Fish Fry in Phillies - Marlins Doubleheader

After Hurricane Irene wiped out the last two games scheduled between the Phillies and Marlins in late August, both were rescheduled as a day/night doubleheader on Thursday, which otherwise would have been the final off-day of the regular season for the Phillies. Fittingly, it was windy and rainy throughout the... Continue reading "Double Fish Fry in Phillies - Marlins Doubleheader" »

Playoff Bound: Halladay Blanks the Astros

The Phillies became the first team in the majors to clinch a playoff berth today with a 1-0 win over the Astros. It was also a franchise record for the fastest time to clinch a playoff spot. They did it in their 146th game of the season. The 1915 Phillies... Continue reading "Playoff Bound: Halladay Blanks the Astros" »

Phillies May Be Riding A Mud Slide Out of Houston

There are several adjectives that come to mind when mentally reviewing these last few Phillies games against the Astros; sloppy, messy, disgusting, lackadaisical and slothful, are just a few. Some low-lights from Monday night's 1-5 loss include: Michael Martinez watched a bouncing grounder fly past his glove at third base.... Continue reading "Phillies May Be Riding A Mud Slide Out of Houston" »

Phillies Take 3 Out Of 4 Against Brewers

While they were unable to sweep the 4 game series, the Phillies still made life miserable for the Brewers, winning the first 3 games. But today, they went down in a 3-2 loss. The team win streak with Vance Worley on the mound ended at 14 games. Worley had some... Continue reading "Phillies Take 3 Out Of 4 Against Brewers" »

10th Inning Rally Puts Phillies Over the Brewers Again

In the third game of this four game Phillies - Brewers series, a pitching duel broke out between Cliff Lee and Randy Wolf. Both pitchers were very good, leaving little room for error. The defense behind Lee was a little shaky with Michael Martinez at second base committing a huge... Continue reading "10th Inning Rally Puts Phillies Over the Brewers Again" »

Halladay Keeps the Win-Train Chugging

This Phillies series with the Brewers has been touted by some as a possible playoff preview. If that is the case, things are not looking great for the Brewers so far. After a 7-2 victory last night, the Phillies picked up right where they left off, scoring early and allowing... Continue reading "Halladay Keeps the Win-Train Chugging" »

No Utley, No Howard, No Rollins...No Problem

In their first of four games against the Brewers on Thursday night, the Phillies were without three of their star players, Ryan Howard, Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley. Howard got the night off, which is rare for him. Rollins just came off the DL and the Phils will be working... Continue reading "No Utley, No Howard, No Rollins...No Problem" »

Phillies Sweep Braves With a Walk-Off Win

Phillies pitcher Roy Oswalt took a no-hitter into the 6th inning against the Braves tonight before they finally got to him. Ex-Phillie Michael Bourn doubled and then Chipper Jones knocked him in for their first run, and first two hits, of the game. Brandon Beachy also pitched very well for... Continue reading "Phillies Sweep Braves With a Walk-Off Win" »

Worley Wins Again

After nearly two hours of a rain delay, the second game of this Phillies - Braves series finally got underway. And for Vance Worley especially, this was a very good thing. In the last 14 starts by Worley, the Phillies have won every game. The Phillies record for consecutive team... Continue reading "Worley Wins Again" »

Phillies Pulverize Braves To Win 1st Game of Series

In the first of a 3-game series with the Braves tonight, the Phillies were out to send a message to their division rival. With a brutal 9-0 beating, the Braves definitely received the message. Leading the assault was pitcher, Cliff Lee, who has now not allowed a run in 29.2... Continue reading "Phillies Pulverize Braves To Win 1st Game of Series" »

Phillies Lose After Playing Under Protest

Well, there went five hours of my life I wish to forget. The Phillies said goodbye to SunLife Stadium in Miami today with a gut-wrenching 14-inning 5-4 loss to the Marlins, played under protest from the Phillies. It was another wasted Roy Halladay start. The big controversy began when umpire... Continue reading "Phillies Lose After Playing Under Protest" »

Rain-Soaked, Dreary Loss for the Phils in Florida

Tonight in Florida, it looked like the soggy north east weather had followed the Phillies south. Downpours delayed the start of tonight's game against the Marlins by about an hour and a half. It was the third rain delay / postponement between the Phillies and Marlins in the course of... Continue reading "Rain-Soaked, Dreary Loss for the Phils in Florida" » Video Corner

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