Feb 222012
Breaking Down the 2012 Phillies: The Outfield

Two of the three outfield slots are 100% without a doubt set, barring unforeseen injuries. Hunter Pence is the rightfielder and Shane Victorino is patrolling his usual centerfield. After that you have a number of players competing this spring for the leftfield job that belonged to the now departed Lord Voldemort aka Raul Ibanez. Other [More…]

Jun 192011
Phillies Runaround: Victorino leads 5-1 victory, Madson, Buchanan, more...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete article… Victorino’s big game guides Phillies over Mariners June 19 CSN Philly: As Jimmy Rollins made his way to the plate in the top of the seventh inning with runners on second and third in a tie game Saturday night, Seattle [More…]

May 182011
Phillies Runaround: Oswalt looks good, Phils lose anyway, more...

Philadelphia Phillies news and stories from around the web.  Click title for complete article… Roy Oswalt effective, but Cardinals win May 18 Wilmington News Journal: Roy Oswalt answered the questions in advance of his first start in three weeks with the same nonchalant confidence he brings to the pitcher’s mound.  He had been on the [More…]

Feb 242011
Mike Schmidt tries to motivate Jimmy Rollins and Shane Victorino

By Justin Adkins: Mike Schmidt, like most, loves the Four Horsemen. “Maybe the best ever,” Schmidt said, referring to the Phillies ridiculous rotation.  He is not so impressed with the Phillies offense however. “With the exception of a few guys, I think they underachieved as hitters last year,” said Schmidt, who is at spring training [More…]

Sep 212010
Victorino's a natural in leading role

September 21 Philadelphia Inquirer: “In retrospect, it should be no surprise that Shane Victorino has wound up as the Phillies‘ leadoff man. No disrespect to Jimmy Rollins, whose season has endured more interruptions than a State of the Union address, but Victorino these last two weeks has been the best first-place hitter the 2010 Phils [More…]

Sep 162010
Victorino is delivering as leadoff man

September 16 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Excuse Shane Victorino if, for a fleeting moment, something else is on his mind. His wife, Melissa, is expecting the couple’s third child. The due date is Oct. 3, but Victorino is expecting the baby boy to come earlier, like “any day now.” If she doesn’t give birth by next Thursday, [More…]

Sep 092010
Victorino's on-field contributions catching up to his charitable works

September 9 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Paul Hagen “BEFORE THE GAME, he was recognized for his charitable works and his new foundation and his nomination as the Phillies’ representative for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award, which recognizes outstanding community service. And you just know the Phillies were so proud of Shane Victorino that their buttons were [More…]

Sep 042010
Hamels leads Phillies to win over Brewers to cut NL East deficit to one

September 4 Philadelphia Daily News “THE BALL WENT up into the lingering sunlight and Shane Victorino couldn’t help but feel a pang of disappointment. Routine fly ball to left leading off the top of the second. But manager Charlie Manuel always wants his players to hustle, so he sprinted toward first, just because. And ended [More…]