Found April 05, 2013 on
Kansas City Royals vs. Philadelphia Phillies
Wade Davis vs Kyle Kendrick
Time: 4:05 PM, Citizens Bank Park
Weather: Sunny/Wind, 55
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Mike Schmidt and George Brett are throwing out the first pitches, shade of 1980. The good old days are back. Baseball is back in Philadelphia.
Enjoy Opening day in Philadelphia!
LINEUP: Revere CF, Rollins SS, Utley 2B, Howard 1B, M. Young 3B, Brown LF, Nix RF, Kratz C, Lee P
Your gameday beer:Yuengling Lager
Budweiser is your basic, run of the mill beer. But chances are, if you’re tailgating on opening day, you’ll have a BUd product nearby. Happy tailgating!
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The Philadelphia Phillies mascot, known as the Philly Phanatic, was dancing with a group of Elvis Presley impersonators during Friday's home opener at Citizens Bank Park.
The Elvis impersonators were likely there to promote the upcoming Philadelphia Elvis Fest on the weekend of April 12-14.
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by John Viril—Jeremy Guthrie has pitched like an ace since last year’s trade that brought him to Kansas City. His six inning, 9-strikeout day fueled Kansas City’s 3-1 win against the White Sox on Thursday in Chicago.
Make no mistake, this was a big win for the team.
While players would deny that the two losses to begin 2013 dimmed their outlook for the coming year, they’re...
The Philadelphia Phillies look to salvage a game in their opening series against the Braves. Cliff Lee takes the mound for the Phils.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the 1993 Philadelphia Phillies going from worst to first and winning the National League pennant. All season long we will take a look back at each game of the 1993 season.
WP: Terry Mulholland
LP: Doug Drabek
Terry Mulholland opened the 1993 season with a gem in the Astrodome before 44,560 fans. The Phillies...
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jeremy Guthrie struck out nine and gave up one run in six innings, and the Kansas City Royals snapped a two-game losing streak to start the season, beating the Chicago White Sox 3-1 Thursday afternoon.
Guthrie (1-0) scattered five hits and walked one for Kansas City, which took its first lead of the season with three runs in the fifth inning and made it stick.
Don't call it a comeback! Joey Mac Daddy and T- Money are back for OC: LIVE. On this episode we dissect the first two games of the Philadelphia Phillies' season including a strong look at Cole Hamels and Roy Halladay. We also discuss the lineup, bullpen, and our expectations moving forward. Early season MLB awards are given out with a few bold predictions, plus a look at...
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Macho Row Phlashback is a series that takes a look back at some of the great moments in Philadelphia Phillies history. This particular series looks back at the 1980 World Series between the Phillies and Kansas City Royals.
How They Got Here
To this day the 1980 National League Championship Series is regarded as one of the best, if not the best, playoff series in baseball...
Alex Gordon and Chris Getz each hit bases-loaded triples and the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat Philadelphia 13-4 Friday, spoiling the Phillies' home opener.
The interleague matchup was a rare one between teams that first met in the 1980 World Series - the Royals' only other visit to Philadelphia came in 2004.
After getting a total of 17 hits in their first three games...