Aug 062011
Phillies Runaround: Beat up Giants in both game and fight; more...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Phillies crush Giants as rivalry continues to boil August 6 CSN Philly The rivalry between the Phillies and San Francisco Giants raged to a boil Friday night.  Both benches emptied and the infield turned into a large wrestling mat after [More…]

Aug 052011
The Crow’s Nest: A Rhodes Scholar

A few days ago the Texas Rangers designated Arthur Lee Rhodes for assignment.  He didn’t have very good overall numbers for the AL champions after signing with them as a free agent in the offseason.  The 41 year-old lefty pitched to a 4.81 ERA in 32 games with 1.479 WHIP in 24 1/3 innings.  At [More…]

Jun 222011
Phillies Runaround: Smack Cardinals 10-2, Ludwick trade rumors, more...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Huge eighth inning lifts Phillies to win over Cards June 22 CSN Philly: Placido Polanco sat at a table in the visiting clubhouse eating a postgame snack late Tuesday night. It’s an old baseball custom that players do not interact [More…]

Jan 062011
Phillies Kendrick, Francisco up for arbitration

By Justin Adkins: The Phillies currently have two players eligible for salary arbitration — right-handed starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick and reserve outfielder Ben Francisco. Yesterday was the start of the arbitration filing process, with February 15 being the deadline.  Once a player files, the next important date is January 18, when players and teams submit salary figure proposals.  [More…]

Sep 302010
Phillies' subs steal the show in win at Washington

September 30 Philadelphia Daily News: “During his daily question-and-answer session with reporters, Charlie Manuel was asked whether he thought about the impact of his decision-making in the waning days of the regular season. For the second straight night, the veteran manager announced a lineup that looked straight out of the Grapefruit League, with reserves like [More…]

Sep 032010
Phillies erupt for nine runs in seventh inning in wild win over Rockies

September 3 Philadelphia Daily News “Shortly after the credits rolled, leaving the audience staring in stunned contemplation at the 4-hour epic they had just witnessed, Ben Francisco dressed quietly at his locker in preparation for the late-night flight back to Philadelphia. On a night when the stars took center stage, where the Chase Utleys and [More…]