Phillies need better bats for NLCS

 Posted by at 7:19 pm
Oct 112010
 
Phillies need better bats for NLCS

October 11 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Paul Hagen: “So the Phillies disposed of the Reds, almost without breaking a sweat. They remain the hottest team on the planet, having won an amazing 37 of their last 44 games. That’s an .841 winning percentage, kids, an almost incomprehensible number over such an extended period of time. Which [More…]

Madson, bullpen keep things loose

 Posted by at 6:59 pm
Oct 112010
 
Madson, bullpen keep things loose

October 11 Camden Courier-Post: “The mask had been sitting inside a nearby empty locker in the Phillies‘ clubhouse for the past few days, but Ryan Madson decided Sunday would be the ideal time to unveil it publicly. The Phillies’ set-up man strolled into a pregame news conference with the mask — a grizzled looking hobo [More…]

Oct 112010
 
McCoy carries Eagles despite rib injury

October 11 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Paul Domowitch: “LeSean McCoy spent most of last week watching his teammates prepare for the 49ers while he stood on the sideline, or in the training room nursing a fractured rib. But there he was last night, out on the field, fighting through the pain and helping his team win [More…]

Oct 112010
 
Could Bobrovsky be the Flyers' answer in goal?

October 11 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Frank Seravalli: “A little more than 12 months ago, after the Flyers opened their 2009-10 season with a methodical shutout win over the Carolina Hurricanes, a relative unknown with big question marks left fans wondering if general manager Paul Holmgren found a diamond in the rough in Ray Emery. Many [More…]

Phillies sweep Reds in NLDS

 Posted by at 2:08 am
Oct 112010
 
Phillies sweep Reds in NLDS

October 11 Philadelphia Daily News: CINCINNATI — The Phillies survived and thrived through the Cliff Lee fiasco because Roy Halladay won 21 games this season and because Roy Oswalt was better than J.A. Happ would have been down the stretch. But would it have mattered if Colbert Richard Hamels repeated 2009 this season and not [More…]