Decisions To Leave DL Can Be Dicey

 Posted by at 2:37 pm
Aug 292010
 
Decisions To Leave DL Can Be Dicey

August 29 Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Bob Brookover “In a world that’s always in a rush, major-league baseball players are no different. In the last six weeks, Placido Polanco, Shane Victorino, Chase Utley, and Ryan Howard have returned from the disabled list after short medical rehab assignments. It’s difficult to say exactly how long these things [More…]

Victorino Lifts Phils By Padres

 Posted by at 2:29 pm
Aug 292010
 
Victorino Lifts Phils By Padres

August 29 Philadelphia Inquirer “Charlie Manuel is loyal – perhaps, some would argue, to a fault. Before Saturday’s 3-1 win over the Padres, Manuel considered benching Shane Victorino, 1 for his last 23 against righthanded pitching. But Victorino had decent success in limited at-bats vs. San Diego starter Jon Garland, so Manuel let him be. [More…]

Phils Fan Hit By Thrown Ball Speaks

 Posted by at 2:22 pm
Aug 292010
 
Phils Fan Hit By Thrown Ball Speaks

August 29 Philadelphia Inquirer “The fan at Citizens Bank Park who was hit in the head by a baseball that led to the suspension of Washington centerfielder Nyjer Morgan this week said he was shocked when it happened. He said he was equally surprised to learn about Major League Baseball’s seven-game suspension of Morgan after [More…]

Aug 292010
 
Eagles already begin making cuts

by Justin Adkins The Eagles technically have until 4pm on Tuesday to trim the roster to 75 players.  They’ve decided to get an early start. The Eagles have announced the release of 5 players:   linebacker Simoni Lawrence, safety Ryan Hamilton, wide receiver Jared Perry, and guards Zipp Duncan and Greg Isdaner. All five were undrafted rookies [More…]

Aug 292010
 
Eagles' Peters knows penalties must go

August 29 Camden Courier-Post “Jason Peters didn’t draw many positives from his effort in Friday night’s preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Harsh self-evaluations will likely help him cope with the criticisms he’ll hear from the public this season if the Pro Bowl left tackle doesn’t cut down on penalties. “I’m not all right [More…]

Aug 292010
 
After Chiefs roughed up Kolb, Eagles should expect more blitzes

August 29 Philadelphia Inquirer “In a league of copycats, the Eagles are bound to see blitz-heavy defensive schemes after the Chiefs confounded Kevin Kolb. Kansas City sent wave after wave at the first-year starting quarterback, and whether it was his, the offensive line’s or the running back’s inability to pick up the blitz, Kolb got [More…]

Eagles’ Kolb is a work in progress

 Posted by at 12:51 pm
Aug 292010
 
Eagles' Kolb is a work in progress

August 29 Philadelphia Inquirer “For months now, we’ve been hearing experts real and self-deluded talk about Kevin Kolb as if he were some kind of Magic Texan who would heal the sick and restore yards-after-catch to the lame. Kolb will get the ball out quickly. Kolb will be more accurate. Kolb won’t throw at receivers’ [More…]

Aug 292010
 
MRI finds no structural damage to Trent Cole's ankle

August 29 Philadelphia Inquirer “A magnetic resonance imaging on Trent Cole’s right ankle Saturday revealed no structural damage, the Eagles said. The defensive end is listed as day to day with a mild ankle sprain. Cole injured the ankle in the second quarter of the Eagles’ 20-17 preseason win Friday night at Kansas City. He [More…]