Hard to Believe, Halladay

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Oct 072010
 
Hard to Believe, Halladay

By Mike Prince, Sportswriter: Philadelphia – When Roy Halladay came to Philadelphia, he not only brought with him the best arm in baseball, but he brought with him an unwavering confidence that allows him to go out and perform like he did on Wednesday. He had waited his entire life for this. He came out [More…]

Oct 072010
 
Halladay throws no-hitter as Phillies win playoff opener

October 7 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Nearly an hour after achieving immortality for the second time this season, Roy Halladay walked through the Phillies‘ clubhouse. No one spoke to him as he made his way across the room to his locker in the corner. A sheet of white paper was taped up there, the first few paragraphs [More…]

Oct 062010
 
Ten pitchers in NLDS, extra bench help for Phillies

October 6 Philadelphia Inquirer: “For a short series with an extra off day and three surefire aces, the Phillies decided that carrying an extra pitcher was not prudent. Actually, they decided that carrying two extra pitchers was too many. Instead, after carrying 12 pitchers for most of the season, the Phillies will take just 10 [More…]

Halladay finally gets playoff start

 Posted by at 2:24 pm
Oct 062010
 
Halladay finally gets playoff start

October 6 Camden Courier-Post: “What makes Roy Halladay unique, what makes him so good, is his rigid adherence to routine. What makes today’s start so special for Halladay, the reason he fought to come to Philadelphia, is that this game will be so different from everything he’s done before. It’s a dichotomy Halladay is quick [More…]

May 282010
 

by Mike Prince Lately, all I keep hearing is how superior of a team the Chicago Blackhawks are to the Flyers. All these so-called “experts” keep telling me that the ‘Hawks will win in five games – six at most. In fact, the brooms might be brought out next week. Hell, some ‘Hawks “fans” will [More…]

Excuses Me!

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May 232010
 

by Kevin Franklin I admit it – I’m a sadist. Whenever the Eagles win, I spend a good portion of my Internet time that evening and the next day reading through the online newspapers of whichever team they vanquished. I enjoy the post-game quotes of the defeated and the hair-pulling columnists either trying to rationalize [More…]