Jul 16, 2011, 1:00 AM EDT
If the baseball season ended today…
Jul 15, 2011, 10:17 PM EDT
It’s been days since we’ve gotten to experience one of those. Unlike last season, when the Phillies stumbled into the second half after the All-Star break, the Phillies wasted no time getting back to where they left off last week. They rode the fine play of Raul Ibanez, John Mayberry, and the solid pitching of Worley and the pen to beat the Mets 7-2. As they should.
Jul 15, 2011, 5:41 PM EDT
The Phillies kick off their second half this evening up the Jersey Turnpike and take on the Mets at CitiField.
Jul 15, 2011, 2:07 PM EDT
MLB trade deadline approaching and the Phillies have a need for a right handed bat and some help out of the bullpen. Can Ruben Amaro Jr. fill the holes in the roster?
Jul 15, 2011, 1:08 PM EDT
Ahh, thank goodness. The Phillies are back in action this evening up in New York.
Jul 15, 2011, 10:56 AM EDT
Your bittersweet Phillies DL news of the day is that Placido Polanco has officially hit the DL, retroactive to July 5, with an inflamed lower back, but the bullpen has its anchor in place once again, with Ryan Madson returning.
Jul 14, 2011, 12:33 PM EDT
After his stint with the Nationals minor league system was cut short yesterday, former Phillies reliever J.C. Romero has agreed to a minor league deal with the New York Yankees.
Jul 14, 2011, 8:40 AM EDT
Enrico picked up the early leg of our comprehensive ESPYS coverage last night, noting that the Eagles’ Miracle at the New Meadowlands won the award for best game. (You may recall your humble narrator was at that shizz.) Turns out the Birds weren’t the only local winners, with Roy Halladay’s name finding its way onto a pair of awards. Doc’s no-hitter over the Reds in the playoffs won “Best Moment,” while the man himself won Best MLB Player.
Jul 13, 2011, 1:50 PM EDT
It’s one of the greatest pieces of writing ever about this Phillies team, and reminds you over and over why we love watching them so much.
Jul 12, 2011, 5:07 PM EDT
This time it counts! Roy Halladay gets the start for the National League in tonight’s MLB All-Star Game. 8:00 scheduled start on ESPN.
Jul 12, 2011, 2:01 PM EDT
Save for 1999 when Paul Byrd, Mike Lieberthal, and Curt Schilling were All-Stars, the Phillies sent a lone player to the All-Star game every year from 1996-2001. In looking over the list of Phillies All-Stars, one name caught my eye in a “you’ve-got-to-be-kidding-me-this-guy-made-an-all-star-team” sort of way. That name?
Jul 12, 2011, 1:35 PM EDT
OMG! Did you see this? That girl from that movie wore a Phillies shirt!
Jul 12, 2011, 12:08 PM EDT
Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz finally gets some of the recognition he deserves with a Sports Illustrated cover story by the great Gary Smith.
Jul 12, 2011, 3:46 AM EDT
Photo of Brian Wilson, Tim Lincecum, and Cliff Lee from Monday night’s Home Run Derby in Arizona.
Jul 11, 2011, 8:18 PM EDT
Ahh, the balmy days of Veterans Stadium are captured perfectly by this video of Millwood’s Militia.
Jul 11, 2011, 3:35 PM EDT
Theres a lot wrong with this photo… for starters, where is Jimmy’s computer? Are we expected to believe He’s really going to be productive with nothing but a phone and some looseleaf paper? I don’t even see a pencil. Second… a tip for Young James: take the corner office, bro
Jul 11, 2011, 2:25 PM EDT
Jul 11, 2011, 1:49 PM EDT
Bruce Bochy tells it like it is, “When you talk about the best, this guy is always at the top. It’s been like this the last few years. So I’m really looking forward to seeing him start the game, and I’m excited that I could name him the starter.”
Jul 11, 2011, 11:03 AM EDT
They held the pre-wedding festivities at a tailgate in on of the parking lots which leads one to wonder if the post-wedding party took place at Delilah’s? Would you get married at Citizens Bank Park?
Jul 10, 2011, 7:52 PM EDT
Those in attendance at today’s Phillies game were truly enjoying this victory long before the final pitch was actually thrown. In fact, they took the opportunity late in the game — likely egged on by the Phillie Phanatic who was behind the Phis duggout — to use the Atlanta Braves’ rallying cry, the Tomahawk Chop, against them.
Jul 10, 2011, 7:27 PM EDT
CAPTION: Jul 10, 2011; Philadelphia, PA, USA; The Philadelphia Phillies mascot the Phillie Phanatic sprays a Billy Idol impersonator with a water gun during the seventh inning against the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies defeated the Braves 14-1. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-US PRESSWIRE
Jul 10, 2011, 1:15 PM EDT
Cole Hamels takes on Derek Lowe as the Phillies close out their July series with the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park
Jul 9, 2011, 5:12 PM EDT
Cliff Lee bashed a home run on the tenth pitch of his at-bat against Braves Tommy Hanson. It was the first of Lee’s career.
Jul 9, 2011, 2:32 PM EDT
Game 2 of the Phillies July series against the Atlanta Braves is set for a 4:10 start at Citizens Bank Park. Cliff Lee (9-6, 2.92) takes the hill against Tommy Hanson (10-4, 2.52).
Jul 9, 2011, 2:24 PM EDT
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