Found June 19, 2012 on Los That Sports Blog:
    Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Shane Victorino took advantage of the team’s off day yesterday by using the evening to host his third annual celebrity fashion show at the Union League of Philadelphia to benefit the Shane Victorino Foundation. Among the Phillies to participate were Kyle Kendrick, Mike Fontenot, Cole Hamels, John Mayberry, Jr., Jonathan Papelbon, Hunter Pence, Chad Qualls, Jimmy Rollins, [...]

Get Cheap Phillies vs Rockies tickets from TiqIQ

It hasn’t been the start the Phillies were looking for, but with the Rockies coming to town for a three game series starting on Tuesday this is a good opportunity for the Phillies to get back to their winning ways. Phillies Nation and TiqIQ have taken the hassle out of scouring the web for tickets by aggregating multiple ticket sellers into one format. Whether you want to score...

Cole Hamels Sets New Standards in Fashion at Shane Victorino's Charity Show (Photos)

Of all the selfless acts that celebrities and athletes do in the name of charity, perhaps none should be admired more than the way their image can take a hit for a good cause. Then again, maybe Cole Hamels just likes to dress like this. Hamels sported a variety of outfits during the third annual All-Star Celebrity Fashion Show on Monday night in Philadelphia, held by Shane Victorino...

Vote for Carlos Ruiz and other deserving NL All- Stars

Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz is just one of the many deserving National League players looking to make the 2012 All- Star team.  On this specialty segment from Ground Rule Radio, T- Money and Joey Mac Daddy discuss position by position who should make the National League All- Star team incluing pleas for Ruiz, David Wright, and taking either Matt Kemp or Andre Ethier...

Phillies’ Freddy Galvis suspension for drug testing just one more blow for Phillies

Phillies infielder Freddy Galvis was suspended for 50 games after testing positive for a performance enhancing drug, the Office of the Commissioner announced announced on Tuesday. Galvis tested positive for a metabolite of Clostebol. “I’d like to apologize to my all my fans, especially here in Philadelphia and back home in Venezuela, to my teammates and to the Phillies organization...

Phillies must sell GM on being a buyer at trade deadline

For Charlie Manuel, Christmas Day might as well be July 29 instead of December 25. In each of the last three years, Manuel has seen general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. making a pre-trade deadline deal on that date. In 2009, Amaro reeled in Cliff Lee. In 2010, it was Roy Oswalt who arrived. In 2011, Hunter Pence followed Oswalt's path from Houston to Philadelphia. But as the Phillies...

Phillies Rookie Freddy Galvis Suspended 50 Games For Use of Performance-Enhancing Substance

PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia Phillies rookie infielder Freddy Galvis was suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for testing positive for a banned substance. Galvis is currently on the disabled list with a back injury and will begin serving his suspension immediately. MLB said Galvis tested positive for a metabolite of Clostebol, a performance-enhancing substance....

Steroid Drama Overshadows Philles Victory

There were many positives for the Phillies in last night’s 7-2 win over the Rockies. Cole Hamels returned to form and pitched extremely well. John Mayberry Jr. continued his hot streak with 2 extra base hits, including a homer. And Carlos Ruiz had 3 RBI and 2 hits, also including a homer. Even better, the Phillies finally got through a game without committing an error. But all...

Phillies' Galvis suspended for 50 games for positive drug test

Philadelphia Phillies infielder Freddy Galvis was suspended for 50 games by Major League Baseball on Tuesday after testing positive for a metabolite of Clostebol, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. The suspension takes effect immediately. "The Phillies continue to believe in and endorse...

Sinking Fast, Phillies Still Have Options To Right The Ship

Cliff Lee isn't the only one hanging his head in the Phillies dugout these days after a frustrating 31-37 start has the team nine games out of 1st place. (AP) The 2012 version of the Phillies has so far been unrecognizable. The team has lost its swagger, and they’re playing poorly in all facets of the game. Suddenly, a team that never lost late, never faced a deficit it couldn’t...

David Herndon May Have Tommy John Surgery

Great, even more bad news. According to Todd Zolecki, Phillies' right hander David Herndon could be headed towards Tommy John Surgery. Herndon, who is 0-1 with a 4.70 ERA in five games this season, could be out for a full year or even more.Herndon is signed through 2012 so if he does indeed go through Tommy John Surgery, Herndon could be back by the end of next season. In...

Freddy Galvis Suspended 50 Games by MLB

MLB has just announced that Phillies 2B Freddy Galvis has been suspended 50 games for testing positive to a banned substance (a metabolite of Clostebol). The suspension is effective immediately. The Phillies issued a statement on the situation: "The Phillies continue to believe in and endorse Major League Baseball's drug policy.  We also support Freddy Galvis in his determination...

Philadelphia Phillies storyline: Thome’s impact

Jim Thome pointed his bat to spur the offense for the Philadelphia Phillies. And the regulars returned to their normal roles. Which players were most affected by having a legit cleanup hitter?

Philadelphia Phillies: 2012 ERA for the MLB 5 at game 68

Kyle Kendrick of the Philadelphia Phillies is an emergency option. How do the fill-ins for the Yankees match-up with the locals? The Apocalyptic Horsemen Stats are in my recent coverage linked below. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Hamels takes deep breath, then blows away Rockies

During his last four starts, Cole Hamels often looked like an agitated pitcher who seemed a little bit out of sorts. So in the second inning on Tuesday night -- after the left-hander walked opposing pitcher Josh Outman with one out -- there was a sense that it was happening again. At that point, Hamels retreated from the mound and visibly took a deep breath. "You learn...
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