Aug 152010
 
No shortage of contenders for NL Cy Young

August 15 Wilmington News Journal “With seven innings of two-hit ball in a win over Cincinnati on Wednesday, Adam Wainwright not only gave St. Louis a leg up in its National League Central race with the Reds, but he may have made his best case for the league’s Cy Young Award while he was at [More…]

Aug 152010
 
Phillies finally solve Citi Field -- sort of

August 15 Camden Courier-Post “For four full games, the Phillies couldn’t solve the mystery of Citi Field. The Mets swept three games in May when the Phillies failed to score a run, then they wasted a gem by Cole Hamels on Friday. In their first 36 innings this season at the Mets’ ballpark, the Phillies‘ [More…]

Utley could be back Tuesday

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Aug 152010
 
Utley could be back Tuesday

August 15 Wilmington News Journal “On Friday, the Phillies announced injured second baseman Chase Utley was headed for Clearwater, Fla., to work on swinging a bat and fielding grounders. One day later, he did much more than that. Utley returned to the field for the first time since June 29 in a rehab game for [More…]

Aug 152010
 
Most entertaining Philly sports figures

August 15 Philadelphia Inquirer columnist John Gonzalez There’s only been one episode so far, but this year’s installment of HBO’s Hard Knocks is the best yet. That has everything to do with Rex Ryan. The Jets’ head coach is the anti-Andy Reid: loud and profane, candid and funny. Rex seems to love the camera almost as [More…]

McGlynn draws rave reviews

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Aug 152010
 
McGlynn draws rave reviews

August 15 Camden Courier-Post “Mike McGlynn didn’t say exactly what was on his mind Friday night. But his wry smile said plenty. Less than an hour after McGlynn’s successful debut had drawn praise from coach Andy Reid and his teammates, the third-year center was asked if he’d be OK as the backup if starter Jamaal [More…]

Aug 152010
 
Still healthy, Ingram hopes to produce

August 15 Camden Courier-Post “It didn’t matter that he didn’t catch a pass, didn’t start or watched a rookie usurp him on the depth chart. Cornelius Ingram played in a game and stayed healthy. That alone made Friday night’s preseason opener against Jacksonville like a dream come true for the second-year tight end. “Huge,” Ingram [More…]