Phillies Droppin' the Ball

Nothing is ever certain in the NL East, and the Phillies, slated to be the division leaders with their strong starting rotation and overwhelmingly powerful hitters, have fallen to two games behind Bobby Cox’s cult (team). Hmmm…maybe another ’96 is in order? Is it still early? Yes. Is it of concern? Yes. Things have been … Continue reading

Phillies in Mets' Target-lock

The Mets have been playing good ball lately, taking two out of three from the Yankees and blowing out the Phillies last night to even their record to .500. The bats have gotten hot, it appears, and the pitching is doing well despite all of the disruption that has plagued the starting rotation. Hisanori Takahashi … Continue reading

Phillies Lock Up Howard for the Long-Term

Still holding precariously to the top spot of the highly contested NL East, the Phillies made a big move today in regards to the future of their team by signing first baseman Ryan Howard to a five-year contract extension for 125 million dollars. This is the largest contract in the Phillies’ history, even bigger than … Continue reading

Philadelphia Phillies: What Happened to that Offense?

It’s early, but hey it’s always better to be ahead than behind [enter innuendo here]. The Phillies have jumped to the head of the pack in the always competitive NL East, one game ahead of the Marlins in the loss column and a full game ahead of the Braves, with an 8-4 record. With great … Continue reading