Sep 152010
 
Rollins' return to Phillies' starting lineup might take a while

September 15 Philadelphia Daily News: “Jimmy Rollins says he is day-to-day. But he is also realistic. And, realistically, hamstrings can take a long time to heal. Asked yesterday if he expected to return to the lineup by the end of the regular season, the shortstop was optimistic but noncommittal. “I hope so,” said Rollins, who [More…]

Sep 152010
 
Halladay among most worthy award candidates

September 15 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Bill Conlin: “AFTER RICH ASHBURN won his second batting title in 1958, the centerfielder asked Phillies general manager John Quinn for a raise. Quinn’s response was typical of the economic climate that prevailed before the inmates wrested control of the asylum from the owners. “We finished last with you,” Quinn [More…]

Hamels, Phillies stop Marlins

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Sep 152010
 
Hamels, Phillies stop Marlins

September 15 Philadelphia Inquirer: “After Cole Hamels threw a career-high 127 pitches, someone told the Phillies lefthander he would pitch next in five days to begin a critical series against Atlanta at Citizens Bank Park. “Is it five days?” Hamels asked. No, a reporter said, it’s actually six. “Yeah,” Hamels said, “I was like, ‘Wait. [More…]

Sep 152010
 
Three prospects still have work to do, Amaro says

September 15 Philadelphia Inquirer: “This much, Ruben Amaro Jr. stressed: The three prospects the Phillies acquired in an off-season trade with Seattle for Cliff Lee are young. The general manager said his staff understood that at the time of the deal. Plenty of development was still needed. With that said, the first year in the [More…]

Sep 152010
 
Eagles' Jamaal Jackson has arm surgery, done for season

September 15 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Less than nine months after he had surgery to correct a torn anterior cruciate ligament, Jamaal Jackson underwent a procedure Tuesday to have his right triceps tendon repaired, the Eagles said. The center, who suffered the injury during the second quarter of Sunday’s season opener against the Green Bay Packers, was [More…]

Sep 152010
 
Concussions, injuries an unfortunate part of football

September 15 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Winston Justice: “THERE IS a quiet secret that doesn’t get talked about much in the locker room – concussions. In all the years I’ve played this game, I’ve never acknowledged having them. Very few of my teammates have ever even actually uttered the word concussion. I can recall many times [More…]

Sep 152010
 
DeSean Jackson says Eagles fans need to be patient with Kolb

September 15 Philadelphia Daily News: “Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson said he still has confidence in injured quarterback Kevin Kolb and hopes Kolb returns from a concussion soon “so everybody can get off us a little bit and we can have some success.” “I just wanna win games, man, that’s all that really matters to [More…]

Sep 152010
 
Eagles' four-man pass rush did the job

September 15 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Paul Domowitch: “FOOTBALL IS A bottom-line business. Wins and losses. Points scored and points allowed. So the fact that the Eagles failed for the ninth time in their last 11 games to hold an opponent under 20 points in Sunday’s 27-20 loss to the Packers was disappointing to defensive coordinator [More…]