Aug 282011
 
Phillies make It Gets Better video, show again why they're awesome

Huge congrats to the Phillies, who have joined the half dozen or so other pro sports teams that have produced an It Gets Better video.  The organization and message are designed to help inspire hope in young people who are bullied or treated differently simply because of their sexuality. In a time where some think [More…]

Aug 282011
 
Projecting the Eagles final 53-man roster: Defense and Special Teams

We posted earlier our roster projections for the Eagles offense.  Now we’ll look at the defense and special teams. DEFENSE DEFENSIVE END  (5) Starters:  Trent Cole, Jason Babin Backups:  Juqua Parker, Darryl Tapp, Phillip Hunt Trent Cole will continue to be an elite yet under-rated player (ask him) on one side, and free agent acquisition [More…]

Aug 282011
 
Projecting the Eagles final 53-man roster: Offense

For NFL teams like the Eagles, the third preseason game is the cliched dress rehearsal for the regular season, with the starters seeing the most playing time they will get before opening day.  Teams use this game to evaluate key position battles at starting spots as well as to determine their top reserves. The final [More…]

Aug 282011
 
Phillies Minor League Wrap-Up: 8/20-8/26

Lehigh Valley IronPigs (75-60, 2nd in IL North) With a 3-4 week, the IronPigs lost their hold on first place, and teams are gaining on them in the wild card. The Gwinnett Braves are just two games back, and the IronPigs will have to earn their spot over the final games of the season. The [More…]