Archive for July, 2011

Why Vance Worley should be the fifth starter

After only six starts this season, Joe Blanton was placed on the disabled list in late May, it has given 23-year-old Vance Worley another shot at the fifth starter’s role for the Phillies, and Worley has yet to disappoint so far this year. The number-five starer coming into the year, Blanton, did not impress by […]

Carlos Ruiz on the cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated

Check out this week’s regional cover of Sports Illustrated, it is sporting a picture of Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz!

Phillies interested in Heath Bell?

As the MLB trade deadline grows closer, the rumor mill will heat up. A name that has been thrown around for a while has been San Diego Padres closer Heath Bell, but he has not been moved. This year it could be more possible because his contract is up at the end of the year. Something that […]

Message Sent: Phillies Head into All-Star Break in Style, Pummel Braves 14-1

The Philadelphia Phillies concluded the first half of the 2011 regular season in fashion, with a good old fashioned woodshed whipping of their archrival Atlanta Braves, 14-1.  Message sent, message received. Through the first two games of the series, it appeared as though there was little seperating both teams.   Atlanta invaded Philly for a weekend […]

Look Ahead: Phillies vs Braves

As the NL East race heats up down the stretch, the final series before the All Star break is a crucial one for the fate of the NL East with the Braves visiting Citizens Bank Park. The Braves come to town only 2.5 games behind the Phillies, and the only team within striking distance of […]

Probable Pitchers: Phillies vs Braves

There is no doubt about it that the Phillies/Braves series is huge for the tides of the NL East. The Braves are the only team realistically in striking distance of the Phillies within the division, only 2.5 games back . Only to add more hype to this series, there will be three great pitching matchup’s, […]

Victorino to DL, to miss All Star game

Shane Victorino has now been in the headlines the last two days, Thursday, win the Final Vote for the NL All Star team, and on Friday was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained ligament in his right thumb. So far this season Victorino has been hitting .303 with nine homers, 34 RBI’s, […]

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