Sep 292010
Dunn's walkoff homer gives Nationals meaningless win over Phillies

September 29 Philadelphia Daily News: “Majestic. And, ultimately, irrelevant. That about sums up the monstrous walkoff home run that Adam Dunn slugged off Jose Contreras to lift the Nationals to a 2-1 victory last night. With a division title and homefield advantage throughout the postseason already locked up, the Phillies turned their attention toward playoff [More…]

Sep 272010
Halladay's gem clinches 4th straight division title for Phillies

September 27 WASHINGTON — Roy Halladay probably imagined this moment a million times. The players rushing onto the field. The champagne burning in his eyes. The smiles. The Phillies clinched their fourth consecutive National League East championship Monday night with an 8-0 victory over the Nationals at Nationals Park. They also clinched the league’s [More…]

Phillies win on Werth’s walk-off

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Sep 202010
Phillies win on Werth's walk-off

September 20 Philadelphia Inquirer:  “The ball was hit to the deepest part of Citizens Bank Park, but it just kept going and going. Ryan Howard, standing near second base, watched Washington centerfielder Jason Maxwell drift back into the corner, where a sign on the green wall marks 409 feet from home plate.  “If you would [More…]

Sep 182010
Oswalt helps himself as Phillies rout Nationals

September 18 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Just about everyone in the Phillies‘ organization has extolled the value of Wilson Valdez. Here, they say, is a career minor-leaguer who has stepped in with the smallest of expectations and proved he is capable of playing every day without hurting the team.Yes, there is that one caveat. Valdez, in all [More…]

Aug 232010
Phillies' Valdez gives Utley a rest, gets key hit

August 23 Camden Courier-Post “Charlie Manuel has used his regular lineup just seven times this season because of injuries, but could have united his starters once again Sunday with his top eight field players healthy. But the Phillies manager decided to give second baseman Chase Utley a day off. Wilson Valdez, his replacement, made sure [More…]