May 172011

Philadelphia Phillies news and stories from around the web.  Click title for complete article… Offense on snooze as Lee shows wild side May 17 ST. LOUIS — A road trip that started with promise for the Phillies back in Florida last week is coming to a frustrating conclusion after two straight losses in Atlanta [More…]

May 162011

Philadelphia Phillies news and articles from around the web.  Click title for each article… Braves slugger Uggla beats Halladay, Phillies May 16 “You can’t beat teams that you don’t play, and the Phillies are doing a pretty good job of beating the ones that they do, so do not mistake this for an invalidation [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 “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…]

Oct 222010
Phillies Runaround - 10.22.10; NLCS Game 5 summary, Halladay, Utley, more...

October 22: Phillies news and stories from around the web… Manuel flips Polanco, Utley in lineup October 22 Camden Courier-Post: “If Phillies manager Charlie Manuel had his druthers, he would go with one lineup and stick with it. He hasn’t been able to do that this season. The Phillies have had a plethora of injuries [More…]

Oct 092010
Phillies Runaround - October 9, 2010

October 9: Snippets of Phillies news stories from across the web… Star-crossed Reds fumble big opportunity October 9 Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Phil Sheridan “If the question was how the Cincinnati Reds would handle the bright lights of the postseason, now we have the answer. The lights along the third-base upper deck may have won Game [More…]

Oct 092010
Phillies flatten sloppy Reds in Game 2

October 9 Philadelphia Inquirer: “When the ball was released from Aroldis Chapman’s hand, it was traveling at 100.9 m.p.h. Chase Utley had watched the previous two pitches by the flamethrowing rookie Cuban righthander go past for strikes. But this one was headed right for him. When it crossed the plate, the ball was moving at [More…]

Sep 272010
Celebration on hold as Phillies lose to Mets

September 27 Philadelphia Daily News: “THE PROTECTIVE plastic remained rolled above the locker tops, and the bottles of champagne remained corked. Instead of a party, there was a procession to the idling buses waiting to whisk them to the nation’s capital. In their final home game of the regular season, the Phillies gave away everything [More…]

Sep 262010
Phils: No apologies for Utley's hard play

Phillies 2B Chase Utley September 26 Camden Courier-Post: “After Friday’s game, the Mets were angry about Chase Utley’s supposedly malicious slide into second in hopes of breaking up a double play. On Saturday, the Phillies were busy trying to figure out what all the fuss was about. “Chase is as close to old-school in baseball [More…]