Found September 11, 2012 on Sportress of Blogitude:
For one, brief, horrifying moment, a photographer probably had the terrifying vision of Austin Kearns’ bat going through his head going through his head. Sitting in the camera well alongside the third baseline during Monday’s Miami Marlins-Philadelphia Phillies game at Citizens Bank Park, the photographer in question had only a protective screen to thank for [...]

Cameraman nearly hit by Austin Kearns' bat

A cameraman was nearly hit by the flying bat of Miami Marlins pinch hitter Austin Kearns during Monday night's Philadelphia Phillies game at Citizens Bank Park. It happened in the top of the eighth inning when Kearns lost the grip of his bat while swinging at an 0-1 pitch and it went flying towards a cameraman on the third base side near the Marlins dugout. Fortunately the...

Miami Marlins pinch hitter Austin Kearns Nearly Decapitated a Photographer

Miami Marlins pinch hitter Austin Kearns nearly took the head off of a photographer at last night's Philadelphia Phillies game at Citizens Bank Park. Your browser does not support iframes. Why not... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

The Phils are now a game under .500 as they defeat the Marlins, 3-1.

The Phils place themselves just one game under the .500 mark as they defeat the Marlins 3-1. The Phils broke up a 0-0 tie in the fifth as, with one man on, and with nobody out, Dom Brown hits a two-run bomb into the right field seats, his second home run of the season, knocking in Ty Wigginton, who had started the inning off with a walk, giving the Phils a 2-0 lead. The Phils later...

Ozzie Guillen: Obama’s hair makes him look like ‘he (expletive) managed the Marlins’

In a recent “Inside the Marlins” column in The Palm Beach Post, there was a section entitled, “Stuff Ozzie Says,” which, without checking, I assume is a feature the editors can run pretty much every single day given Miami Marlins skipper Ozzie Guillen’s penchant for, to riff on the name of a Jeopardy! category, potent quotables. Recently, [...]

Nats Open 2013 Season At Home Against Marlins, Face AL Central In New Interleague Format

  Major League Baseball released its 2013 schedule on Wednesday, giving teams a preview of next year's schedule before this year is even complete. Still, there are a few games and series worth circling on your calendar for next year’s campaign. Namely, a new format for the Battle of the Beltways. Opening Series The Nationals will take on the Miami Marlins on Opening...

Lee, Johnson Battle in Pitcher's Duel, Phillies Push to Seven Straight Wins

Last night's wacky 9-7 win must have exhausted the Phillies, as well the Marlins. On a travel day, this evening's game got underway at 4:05, so the two teams had to battle some nasty shadows. Unfortunately for the Fish, they also had to battle Cliff Lee. Let's skip ahead to the sixth inning with the score still at 0-0. Josh Johnson had not given up a hit through the...

The Phils reached the .500 mark as they hang on to defeat the pesky Marlins, 9-7.

The Phils win their sixth straight game as they finally reach the .500 mark as they hang on to defeat the Marlins, 9-7. The Phils took the lead in the first as, with the bases loaded, via singles by Jimmy Rollins and Juan Pierre, with Rollins stopping at second base, and a walk by Chase Utley, with both runners moving up a base, and with nobody out, Ryan Howard hits into a double...

Phils gullet Marlins with 3-1 win and move closer to Wild Card

In the seventh inning, Cliff Lee and Josh Johnson were knotted in a 1-1 tie game. Pete Orr pinch hit for Lee and singled. Orr stole second to get into scoring position. Josh Johnson, who had a no-hitter through six, challenged Jimmy Rollins with a fastball and Rollins did not miss. 3-1 Phillies. That seventh inning shot gave Cliff Lee the win, the Phillies 3-1 winners and winners...

Series Preview- Miracle at Broad & Pattison

Miami Marlins (63-78) @ Philadelphia Phillies (69-71)Pitching Matchups:Monday, 7:05 Stand in White Water (aka- Wade LeBlanc) vs. KKTuesday, 7:05 Nate Eovaldi vs. DocWednesday, 4:05 JJ vs. Unluck-LeeThe Guppies Stats:R - 547 (27th)AVG - .246 (21st)OPS - .698 (25th)ERA - 4.14 (21st)WHIP - 1.35 (22nd)Mike Giancarlo Stanton is a beast, but the rest of the lineup is largely bleh. ...

Gameday: Marlins (63-79) at Phillies (70-71)

Miami Marlins (63-79) at Philadelphia Phillies (70-71) Nathan Eovaldi (3-5, 4.85) vs. Roy Halladay (9-7, 3.87) Time: 7:05 PM, Citizens Bank Park TV: CSN Weather: Mostly Sunny, 75 Media: Twitter and Facebook “From the cradle of liberty, Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Do we have closure? No. No, the heinous acts of terrorism last Tuesday will be with us for as long as we all shall...

Gameday: Marlins (63-78) at Phillies (69-71)

Miami Marlins (63-78) at Philadelphia Phillies (69-71) Wade LeBlanc (2-3, 2.72) vs. Kyle Kendrick (8-10, 3.96) Time: 7:05 PM, Citizens Bank Park TV: CSN Weather: Mostly Sunny, 75 Media: Twitter and Facebook The Phillies are coming off a huge sweep of the Colorado Rockies.  They’re six games out of the Wild Card, two games below .500, and 8-2 in their last 10 games.  The...
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