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Comcast SportsNet to air 145 Phillies games in 2016

As we step closer and closer to start of a brand new baseball season, how we will be able to watch the Phillies this year has been confirmed. Comcast SportsNet will air 145 games this season, a new record for the local sports network. An additional 10 games will be carried by NBC 10, including the home opener on April 11. The remaining seven games will also appear on a Comcast-owned...
Via Macho Row
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Stairs’ Climb To Celebrity Status Has Had A Charming Life

From the Expos to the Blue Jays, to Japan and a host of other major-league teams, Stairs was a part-time player, a full-time player, and for a good stretch of his career, he was a pinch-hitter, who excelled in one of the toughest spots in the game. From that arose the moniker Professional Hitter, which comprises part of his Twitter profile and his status in the game. Stairs will...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Stairs Headed to Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

Former Phillie hero and current broadcaster Matt Stairs is headed to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame with the class of 2015. He will join two other notable MLB players in Carlos Delgado and Felipe Alou in this year’s class. We all remember Stairs for his moonshot against the Dodgers in 2008. I’m going to link it because we can never watch that home run enough times. Congrats...
Via Phillies Nation
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies Nation – Episode 10 – Draft, Matt Stairs, Chasing Dreams exhibit

This week Pat and Corey discuss Ken Giles’ promotion, analyze the Phillies draft and offer their perspective on the upcoming schedule. Speaking of the draft, Rudy Mezzy interviews Neumann-Goretti star Josh Ockimey who was recently drafted by the Boston Red Sox. Natalie returns with the second part (of three) of her interview with Phillies broadcaster Matt Stairs. Tommy Greene explains...
Via Phillies Nation
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Nation – Episode 9: Matt Stairs, Tommy Greene and David Murphy

This week’s episode is jammed packed with Phillies analysis. David Murphy from the Philadelphia Daily News joins Pat and Corey to discuss some early options for the Phils in terms of trades and potential free agents for next season. Natalie invites Matt Stairs to the batting cage for a one-on-one interview and hitting instruction. Tommy Greene joins us for some pitching techniques...
Via Phillies Nation
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Hooters Phillies Ball Girls, Angry Matt Stairs & Hummer 69 Jersey

  Ahhhh, spring is here. You know how I know spring is here? The Hooters ball girls were out in all their glory…
Via Busted Coverage
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Stairs gives insight into new job,’08 NLCS homer, Olympic hockey and, of course, the Wing Bowl

Earlier today, my co-hosts and I had the honor of talking with new Phillies color commentator Matt Stairs on our radio show. The former Phillie, legendary for his home run off Jonathan Broxton in the 2008 NLCS, opened up about his new broadcasting position, his opinions of the 2014 team and his classic homer, throwing in some other odds and ends along the way. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson...
Via Phillies Nation
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies hiring Matt Stairs and Jamie Moyer as color commentators

It looks like the Philadelphia Phillies have found the newest members of their announce team - former Phillies players Matt Stairs and Jamie Moyer. Each former player will broadcast 100 games in 2014, 70 each as part of a duo with Tom McCarthy and 30 together in a three-man booth. Rumors were circling last week that Stairs was a favorite for the announcing position, but instead...
Via Awful Announcing
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Stairs Shotguns Beers, Interviews For Phillies TV Job

Photo Courtesy David Malandra, Jr. of Philly Sports Live We knew that former Phillies outfielder and pinch-hitter Matt Stairs was going to be in town to be part of WIP's Wing Bowl. However, he will be doing something else while he is in town, according to a report. Todd Zolecki...
Via Philliedelphia
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodger Slayer Matt Stairs to Attend Wing Bowl 22

Photo Courtesy: Carl's Cards and Collectibles Monday, October 13, 2008. The Phillies, having won the National League Eastern Division title, had beaten the Milwaukee Brewers in the Divisional Round to get to play the Los Angeles Dodgers in the Championship Series. On this night, Game 4 of the bout, the...
Via Philliedelphia
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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