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 212010
Doc delivers as Phils stay alive, force Game 6

October 21 mlb.com: SAN FRANCISCO — Somehow, Phillies ace Roy Halladay helped return the National League Championship Series to Philadelphia. Somehow he did it. Halladay did not have his best stuff in a 4-2 victory Thursday over the Giants in Game 5 of the NLCS at AT&T Park, which tightened the best-of-seven series to a [More…]

Oct 212010
Phillies Runaround - 10.21.10; Game 4 fallout, Phils on the brink...

October 21: Phillies news and stories from around the web… NLCS Game 4 highlights (or lowlights): It was a typical three-run outing for Phillies’ Blanton October 21 Philadelphia Daily News: “For all of the hand-wringing consternation concerning the importance of Game 4 and its starter, a predictably unremarkable performance made the worry seem wasted. Joe [More…]

Oct 212010
NLCS: Phillies's offense a no-show as they fall to Giants again

October 21 delcotimes.com: SAN FRANCISCO — For an inning, they showed a pulse. The Phillies offense, aligned with All-Stars at every position in the lineup — except their eighth spot, where there only .300 hitter resides — broke out Sunday night at Citizens Bank Park. They gave Roy Oswalt enough support for a victory that [More…]

Oct 202010
Phillies Runaround - 10.20.10; Game 3 fallout, Game 4 preview, Ibanez, more...

October 20: Phillies news and stories from around the web… Hamels’ frustration shows in defeat October 20 Camden Courier-Post: “The pitch was perfect. At least that’s what Cole Hamels thought. So when Cody Ross got his bat on the 94-mph fastball low in the zone and lifted it over third baseman Placido Polanco’s head, Hamels [More…]

Giants shut down Phils in Game 3

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Oct 192010
Giants shut down Phils in Game 3

October 19 Philadelphia Inquirer: SAN FRANCISCO – Now it gets very interesting. To begin the National League Championship Series, the Phillies‘ Big Three have lost more games than they have won. This series was billed as a classic pitching matchup, the names more recognizable on the Phillies’ side. But the Giants have pitched better. They [More…]

Oct 182010
Phillies Runaround - 10.18.10; NLCS Game 2, Oswalt, Rollins, more...

October 18: Phillies news and stories from around the web… Oswalt delivers with arm and bat as Phils tie series October 18 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The first time Roy Oswalt hit Sunday night, he used a Chase Utley bat. He weakly grounded out to second. After that, he went to Jimmy Rollins and asked him to [More…]

Oct 182010
Oswalt leads Phillies to Game 2 victory

October 18 delcotimes.com: PHILADELPHIA — Roy Oswalt is from Weir, Miss., a town with a population just over 500. So you can excuse the pitcher from running through a stop sign Sunday night. They probably don’t have many stop signs in Weir. Oswalt’s biggest offensive contribution in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series [More…]