Aug 092010
 
For Eagles, the secondary should be primary concern

By Justin Adkins: The Eagles took a dramatic step towards a new future this offseason, trading franchise legend Donovan McNabb and naming 2007 second-round pick Kevin Kolb the new starter. Some feel that it was too soon to move on from arguably one of the top 10 quarterbacks in the NFL, while some are excited to [More…]

Aug 092010
 
Eagles Training Camp: AM practice report with pictures, Mon. 08.09.10

by Mike Prince Defense makes noise – Some in different ways than others Bethlehem, Pa – While the offense has been having its own troubles, whether it’s the injuries to the running game or the inaccuracy from its quarterbacks, the defense has quickly made itself known as the third week of Eagles training camp at [More…]

Aug 092010
 
Phillies option Mayberry Jr. to AAA, expected to call up Bastardo

by Justin Adkins The Phillies continue to play musical chairs with their roster, thanks either to the ravenous injury bug or the bullpen’s general ineffectiveness. In the latest round, the Phillies have sent outfielder John Mayberry Jr. back down to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. It’s expected that the Phillies are bringing up a pitcher, most likely lefty [More…]

Aug 092010
 
Injured stars eager to get back in action

August 9 Philadelphia Inquirer “Since Ryan Howard went on the disabled list, the Phillies are 5-1 without three of their best hitters – Howard, Chase Utley, and Shane Victorino. Imagine what a healthy assortment of players could do. “We’re going to have some of the best September call-ups,” backup catcher Brian Schneider quipped. This is [More…]

Lidge is getting the job done

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Aug 092010
 
Lidge is getting the job done

August 9 Philadelphia Inquirer “As Brad Lidge made the long walk from the bullpen to the pitcher’s mound for the ninth inning of Sunday’s game against the Mets at Citizens Bank Park, the crowd’s reaction seemed a combination of encouragement and trepidation. No doubt, the perspiration on many of the fans was from more than [More…]

Aug 092010
 
Manuel says attitude reason for victories

August 9 Camden Courier-Post “The Phillies are without Chase Utley, Shane Victorino and Ryan Howard due to injuries. But even without their All-Star regulars, the Phillies are winning with regularity. Sunday’s 6-5 victory over the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park was their 14th in 17 games and kept them on the first-place Atlanta [More…]

Aug 092010
 
Revitalized Ibanez leads Phillies over Mets

August 9 Philadelphia Daily News “THE HARDER you look, the less you find. That was the perspective Raul Ibanez offered yesterday after the Phillies won for the 14th time in 17 games, after his three-run homer provided the pivotal blow, after they defeated the New York Mets, 6-5, to maintain a two-game deficit behind Atlanta [More…]