Phils and Halladay beat Braves

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Jul 052010

July 5 The Inquirer The Phillies’ 2010 season is half-over and if it feels as though their glass is half-empty, that’s understandable. Through 81 games, they have endured a long list of injuries and a scoring drought that lasted more than a month, costing them their hold on first place. Despite it all, these Phillies [More…]

Jul 052010

July 5 Few imagined that the Phillies would be willing to trade one of their most productive players before the July 31 non-waiver deadline. But the Phils’ seven-game homestand before the All-Star break could determine the course of their season — and the future of right fielder Jayson Werth. The Phillies, five games back [More…]

Jul 052010
Phillies interested in trading for Willie Bloomquist?

by Justin Adkins Speculation is rampant on just what the Phillies will do, if anything, in the wake of the injuries to infielders Chase Utley and Placido Polanco.  One of those options could be trading for someone just a little less talented. Utility man Willie Bloomquist. The Kansas City Star is reporting that the Phillies, Yankees, and [More…]

Jul 052010
Ryan Howard has no plans to compete in home-run derby

July 5 Philadelphia Inquirer “If Major League Baseball comes asking Ryan Howard to participate in this year’s home-run derby, the Phillies slugger will politely decline. “I’m going to shut it down,” Howard said. Citing the need to relax, Howard said he will not participate in the derby. He had been in three of the last [More…]

Good start ends badly for Phils

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Jul 052010

July 5 Camden Courier-Post ” It fell apart so quickly for the Phillies that they didn’t know what hit them. They had a three-run lead through 6 1/2 innings, and Joe Blanton hadn’t allowed a hit since the first inning — retiring 16 of 17 batters. He was cruising like the boats on the river [More…]

Eagles deny AP report on Vick

 Posted by at 1:46 pm
Jul 052010

July 5 Philadelphia Inquirer “The Eagles issued a statement denying an Associated Press report that the team was strongly considering cutting Michael Vick. The statement was the first official one the team has made since the day after a man was shot outside a Virginia Beach nightclub that was hosting Vick’s birthday party. “Under normal [More…]