Sep 292010
Halladay All But Solidifies Cy Young Award With Division-Clinching Performance

by Mike Prince: Philadelphia – Sometimes, a trade opportunity comes along that, while it may force you to part with players you’d rather not see go, is just too good to pass up. With his biggest acquisition as the Philadelphia Phillies’ general manager, Ruben Amaro Jr. – who stepped in for Pat Gillick after the [More…]

Sep 152010
Halladay among most worthy award candidates

September 15 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Bill Conlin: “AFTER RICH ASHBURN won his second batting title in 1958, the centerfielder asked Phillies general manager John Quinn for a raise. Quinn’s response was typical of the economic climate that prevailed before the inmates wrested control of the asylum from the owners. “We finished last with you,” Quinn [More…]

Aug 152010
No shortage of contenders for NL Cy Young

August 15 Wilmington News Journal “With seven innings of two-hit ball in a win over Cincinnati on Wednesday, Adam Wainwright not only gave St. Louis a leg up in its National League Central race with the Reds, but he may have made his best case for the league’s Cy Young Award while he was at [More…]