Feb 212012
 
Breaking Down the 2012 Phillies: Catcher

Andy Seminick played in the 1950 World Series on a broken ankle. Stan Lopata and Benito Santiago each gave us a year of tremendous power. Darren Daulton helped give us 1993. Bob Boone gave us the honor of seeing possibly the best defensive catcher in history and helped give us 1980. Mike Lieberthal gave us [More…]

Jun 162011
 
Phillies Runaround: Sweep doubleheader, Hamels back fine and will make next start, more...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click title for complete article… Kendrick kickstarts Phillies’ sweep of Marlins June 16 Allentown Morning Call: Kyle Kendrick was sitting on his couch watching college football on TV last December when he heard the news of the Phillies signing Cliff Lee.  Kendrick knew that likely [More…]

May 132011
 

Philadelphia Phillies news and stories from around the web.  Click title for complete article… Utley goes deep, Ruiz feels no pain, but Oswalt struggles with velocity in Clearwater May 13 Philly.com: “It was 2-for-1 drink night at Bright House Field as it is every Thursday when the Threshers play a home Florida State League game. [More…]

May 112011
 

Philadelphia Phillies news and stories from around the web.  Click title for compelte article… Halladay loses showdown with Johnson May 11 Camden Courier-Post: “Jimmy Rollins knew when he trotted down the first-base line in the second inning that he’d missed his shot.  The Phillies had loaded the bases with no one out, but they failed [More…]

Apr 102011
 
Grand victory for Carlos Ruiz, Phillies

April 10 Wilmington News Journal: “In his final at-bat Friday, Carlos Ruiz saw six pitches from Atlanta closer Craig Kimbrel. Five were fastballs, all clocking in at 96 mph or faster. Ruiz watched two sail by for strikes. He fouled off two more. The final pitch of the at-bat, Ruiz skied harmlessly to center a [More…]

Sep 162010
 
Phillies catcher Ruiz invaluable behind the plate

September 16 Philadelphia Daily News: “This is the time of year when folks with nothing better to do begin to talk about things like most valuable players. In normal seasons, such debates do not involve the No. 8 hitter in a team’s lineup. But this has not been a normal year for the injury-ravaged Phillies. [More…]