All-in on the Phils

 Posted by at 4:37 pm
Jul 022010
 
All-in on the Phils

The Phillies started this season as the chip leader, so to speak. Nearly half-way through, they are short-stacked and have a tough decision to make. The Phils can tightly hold onto the rest of our chips hoping they don’t get blinded away, or they can push their chips all-in. Sorry for the poker reference, it [More…]

Jul 022010
 

July 2 Philadelphia Inquirer  “The Flyers bypassed the marquee free agents on the first day of the signing period and made their biggest news Thursday by acquiring beefy Tampa Bay defenseman Andrej Meszaros for a second-round 2012 draft pick. In a dizzying day of wheeling and dealing, the Flyers re-signed restricted free-agent defenseman Braydon Coburn [More…]

Jul 022010
 
It's officially the Wells Fargo Center

July 2 Philadelphia Daily News “With the turn of the calendar from June 30 to July 1 yesterday, the Wachovia Center has become the Wells Fargo Center with the start of the new fiscal year. Wachovia, which owned the building’s naming rights, was bought out by Wells Fargo Corporation effective Dec. 31, 2008. Wells Fargo [More…]

Jul 022010
 

July 2 Philadelphia Daily News “Whether Octavio Dotel’s final pitch of the evening cut back across the inside corner or missed the black completely, home-plate umpire Chris Guccione’s final verdict stood: Shane Victorino was out, the game was over, and the Phillies were on the wrong side of a 3-2 game against a team that [More…]

Phils lose Utley 8 weeks, Polanco 3

 Posted by at 11:35 am
Jul 022010
 

July 2 Philadelphia Daily News “Boats motored languidly on the river in the distance and it felt like September football weather as Charlie Manuel sat on the dugout bench and let out a hearty laugh, making you almost forgot about the ominous storm cloud hovering over the Phillies’ season. A reporter had just asked about [More…]