Sep 112010
 
Phillies' farm still brimming with prospects

September 11 Philadelphia Inquirer: “In theory, the way the Phillies‘ minor-league system is situated right now coincides nicely with the Phillies’ major-league roster.  By all accounts, the Phillies‘ best prospects are now in the lower levels of the farm system. Outfielder Domonic Brown figures to replace Jayson Werth as the regular rightfielder next season, but [More…]

Ryan Howard, Mr. September

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Sep 112010
 
Ryan Howard, Mr. September

September 11 Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Ray Parrillo: “Ryan Howard either can’t explain it or would prefer not to even try. After all, superstition is in just about every baseball player’s DNA, so why invite a jinx? But for whatever reason – sharper focus, pennant-race adrenaline – September has been Howard’s most productive month since he took [More…]

Sep 112010
 
Kendrick says he wasn't worried about starting Saturday

September 11 Philadelphia Inquirer “The way Kyle Kendrick talks, there was little doubt in his mind he would be starting Saturday’s game.  “It wasn’t like I was excited like a little kid,” Kendrick said.  “I expected to start.  That’s who I am.  I’m going to go out and win a game.” The way Phillies pitching [More…]

Sep 112010
 
Scout stuck by Domonic Brown, and it paid off for Phils

September 11 Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Matt Gelb: “It was the hair, Domonic Brown figured. The hair had to be the problem. “Cornrows,” said the Phillies‘ rookie outfielder. “I had the whole football look.” Chip Lawrence, a Phillies scout, was smitten. “I knew I wanted him,” he said. The first time Lawrence saw Brown, the gangly teenager [More…]

Sep 112010
 
Injury news promising for Phillies' Rollins, Lidge

September 11 Philadelphia Daily News: “All indications are that the Phillies have dodged a couple of injury-related bullets. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins, who left Wednesday’s 10-6 win over the Marlins with tightness in his right hamstring, was unavailable to play last night, but has a chance at returning this weekend. Closer Brad Lidge, meanwhile, said before [More…]

Sep 112010
 
McGlynn expects to see plenty of action in Eagles' opener

September 11 Philadelphia Inquirer “As Mike McGlynn sees it, he’s playing Sunday.  “And I’m going to play a lot,” the Eagles backup center said after Friday’s practice at the NovaCare Complex.  But the Eagles would rather he didn’t have to see an enormous amount of action in the season opener against the Green Bay Packers [More…]

Sep 112010
 
Coming from Lions, Eagles' Sims wants to be on winning side

September 11 Philadelphia Daily News “ERNIE SIMS wants to win tomorrow.Sure, everybody playing for the Eagles and the visiting Green Bay Packers wants to win, but Sims, the Birds’ new weakside linebacker, really wants to win, not having done so since Dec. 23, 2007, when the Detroit Lions defeated the Kansas City Chiefs, 25-20. How [More…]