Jul 192010
Phillies' Ryan Howard named NL Player of the Week

by Justin Adkins Per phillies.com, Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard has been named the National League Player of the Week.  Howard hit .400 (6-for-15) in four games this past week, leading the Major Leagues with four home runs.  He had 8 RBI’s and 18 total bases during that stretch. Howard’s home run Sunday was the 243rd of his career, [More…]

Jul 192010
BREAKING NEWS: Flyers trade Simon Gagne to Lightning for defenseman Mark Walker

July 19 Philadelphia Inquirer Simon Gagne is no longer the Flyers’ longest-tenured player. Monday’s signing of highly coveted free agent Ilya Kovalchuk quickly paved the way for the Flyers to deal Simon Gagne to the Tampa Bay Lightning for defenseman Matt Walker and a 4th round pick, a league source has confirmed to the Daily News. Gagne, 30, had [More…]

Jul 192010
For Phillies, 2010 Not Looking Too Rosy, Either

July 19 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Bill Conlin “DEC. 5, 1978, was the day the Phillies won the 1979 National League pennant at the winter meetings in Orlando. Free agent Pete Rose had just signed a 4-year, $3.2 million contract to play first base for manager Danny Ozark’s already loaded team. “It’s a stack of money [More…]

Jul 192010
Phils' Biggest Obstacle Is Themselves

July 19 Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Bob Ford “The Phillies might not win the National League East for the third straight time this season. They might not even make the postseason for the fourth straight time, particularly if Sunday’s loss to the Cubs is any indication. The 2010 season has been frustrating and puzzling, as their [More…]

Kendrick Must Show He’s A Starter

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Jul 192010
Kendrick Must Show He's A Starter

July 19 Philadelphia Inquirer “The depth chart still says Kyle Kendrick is the Phillies’ fifth starter, which is why he’s pitching in the opener of the team’s four-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals Monday night. It’s also why his job security remains fragile as the July 31 trade deadline approaches. In all likelihood, if [More…]

Jul 192010
Eagles' Top Two Draft Picks Remain Unsigned As Camp Nears

July 19 Philadelphia Daily News “With rookies scheduled to report to Lehigh a week from today, the Eagles have signed all but two of their 13 draft picks. Only first-round pick, defensive end Brandon Graham, and second-round choice, safety Nate Allen, remain unsigned. Joel Segal, the agent for Graham (and for a certain birthday-party-loving backup [More…]

Eagles’ Herremans says foot is fine

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Jul 192010
Eagles' Herremans says foot is fine

July 19 Philadelphia Daily News Eagles left guard Todd Herremans missed much of the team’s spring OTA’s with pain in his left foot, the same foot that required surgery last summer for a stress fracture. He went to a specialist in Charlotte for a checkup to try to find the source of the pain and [More…]