Rock Bottom

The Philadelphia Phillies signed several veterans this off-season in hopes that each one of them would contribute enough to help the team remain competitive. The last veteran they signed was A.J. Burnett. Burnett was coming off a trip to the post-season a year ago with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He has experience, having pitched in both […]
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Padres Blank Phils

The Phillies embarked on a west coast road trip last night against the Padres in San Diego. Jerome Williams got the call for the Phils against Andrew Cashner for the Pads. Williams turned in yet another quality start, going 7.2 innings. He allowed no earned runs and struck out six. The lone run he allowed […]
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Eagles Stuns Colts on Monday Night Football

Indianapolis IN: On Monday September 15 from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis Indiana, Monday Night Football took center stage as the Philadelphia Eagles took on the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts came into game off a loss to the Denver Broncos in Week 1, While the Philadelphia Eagles under year 2 of Chip Kelly comes in […]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Mathis placed on IR

Eagles placed Pro Bowl left guard Evan Mathis on the IR on Tuesday, with hope for return. Mathis,  sprained the medial collateral ligament in his left knee Sunday, will be eligible to practice in six weeks and to play in eight weeks. He would be allowed to play in the Eagles’ Nov. 10 game against […]
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccos Sink Phils

Coming off consecutive wins against the division leaders, the Phillies welcomed their cross state rival Pittsburgh Pirates to Citizens Bank Park on Monday night. Kyle Kendrick started for the Phillies, in search of his ninth win of the season. He was given a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning before giving it back in the […]
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phils Win 5th Straight Over Nats

The Philadelphia Phillies continue to play well, win games and have even produced come from behind wins. One would think that would be a good thing. While their recent accomplishments have been impressive and exciting, the question remains, where was all of this in May, June, and July? The Phillies have consistently won series in […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Navy defeats Temple in Nail Bitter

Philadelphia PA: On Saturday September 6 from Lincoln Financial Field in South Philadelphia, the Temple Owls took on Navy Midshipen to open their home schedule for 2014. Temple ame into game off a dominating win over Vanderbilt while Navy comes into game off a loss to Ohio State. The game was broadcasted on ESPN3 & […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Fightin’ Phils Show Heart in Comeback Win

The Phillies took two out of three from the Atlanta Braves earlier this week in Atlanta. Tonight they invaded Nationals Park to face the first place Nats. Jerome Williams had done nothing but win since joining the Phillies. In four starts, he had never allowed more than two runs. All four were quality starts and […]
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator 123 Curran vs. Pitbull 2

Uncasville, Conn: On Friday September 5 from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville Conn, the Stars of Bellator MMA took center stage to begin the 11th season of Bellator MMA. The Headline fight for Bellator 123 was the Featherweight Title fight between Patricio Pitbul vs. Pat Curran in the Rematch. This card also featured the Return of Muhammed “King […]
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Look to Future with September Call Ups

Philadelphia Phillies fans will have the opportunity to get a close-up look at five prospects and two veterans the club has called up as part of its expanded September roster. Leading the way is 22 year-old Maikel Franco, who made his MLB debut on Tuesday, starting at third base against the Atlanta Braves. Ranked as […]
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Blanked Again

The Phillies followed their history making Labor Day with another solid win on Tuesday night. Kyle Kendrick got the call for the Phillies and was impressive against an Atlanta team that is now 7.5 games behind the first place Nationals. Kendrick pitched seven shutout innings and allowed just three hits. He struck out four and […]
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

NO-NO in Atlanta

There’s a reason why baseball is America’s greatest game. This weekend’s Labor Day holiday marks the unofficial end of summer. For the Philadelphia Phillies, their 2014 season ended long ago for all intents and purposes. Today the Phils accomplished something for the first time in their history. That’s what makes baseball so great. Not often, […]
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Burnett Falls Short

A.J. Burnett was coming off what might have been his best start of 2014. He went eight innings against the Washington Nationals  last Monday night, and struck out 12 batters en route to his first win of the second half. Today he hung in there and kept his walks down, but could not hold off […]
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Williams Wins Again

Right-handed starter Jerome Williams is quietly putting together an impressive resume for the Phillies to consider for their 2015 pitching rotation. Since joining the Phillies, Williams is 3-0, and has not allowed more than two runs in any of his four starts. As the replacement after Roberto Hernandez was traded to the Dodgers, Williams has […]
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State defeats UCF in Croke Park Classic

Dublin Ireland: On Saturday August 30 from Dublin Irelando the start of the College Football season began as Penn State took on University of Central Florida in the Croke Park Classic. This game marked the debut of new Penn State head coach James Franklin. The game was broadcasted on ESPN2 with Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham and […]
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Phils Drop The Ball

The Phillies began a weekend series with the Mets tonight at Citi Field. They came into tonight winners of seven of their last nine games. They  also invaded New York on the heels of a three game sweep over the division leading  Washington Nationals. David Buchanan started tonight for the Fightins’, and he pitched six […]
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Dominate Jets to end Preseason at .500

Philadelphia PA: On Thursday August 28 from Lincoln Financial Field in South Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Eagles hosted the New York Jets in the final preseason game of the season., the New York Jets came into game lead by former Eagles QB Michael Vick. The Eagles started Matt Barkley in this game. The starters did not play […]
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Broom Please

The Philadelphia Phillies are one of the hottest teams in baseball right now. Tonight they finished off a three game sweep of the division leading Washington Nationals, and have now won seven of their last nine games. They have also won three consecutive series, two of which against teams vying for a spot in the […]
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Nat Swat

The Phillies continued their solid play of late, taking down the Nationals again tonight. Cole Hamels started for the Phillies, and though he didn’t factor in the decision, he pitched well and put his team in position to win. The Phillies got on the board first in the fifth inning, when with Grady Sizemore on, […]
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Released Julian Vandervelde

Philadelphia: On Tuesday August 26 from the Philadelphia Eagles Practice facility the NovaCare Compelx, the Eagles prepared for their final preseason game againt the New York Jets on Thursday at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles had to get their roster down to 75 by 4PM Today. the final cut to get down to 75 was […]
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Burnett’s Punchout

A.J. Burnett showed tonight the very reason why the Phillies signed him this past off-season. After struggling mightily in every start post all-star break, Burnett was dominant tonight. It doesn’t seem too long ago that Burnett was giving the Phillies fits in the 2009 World Series as a member of the New York Yankees. The man […]
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Statistically Speaking. Using Sabermetrics to evaluate your team

The popularity of Sabermetrics in baseball has been growing year on year since the introduction to the public and the coining of the term by author Bill James. The term is a play on the acronym SABR, which stands for Society for American Baseball Research and is the advanced statistical study of the game in […]
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Can’t Stop the Walk

A.J. Burnett came into tonight leading the National League in walks. They’ve been his achilles’ heel this season, and often get him into trouble. Burnett would add to his season total tonight. Burnett’s counterpart tonight, Seattle’s Hisashi Iwakuma, has exactly 12 walks this season in 20 starts. Quite the contrast. Iwakuma would dominate the Phillies. […]
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Four If By Sea

The Phillies returned home to Citizens Bank Park Monday after losing two of three to the San Francisco Giants. The team came into Monday 16 games out of first place in the National League East, firmly entrenched in last place. The Phils began an inter-league series with the Seattle Mariners tonight. This time of the […]
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Giant Miss

The Phillies looked to take the weekend series with San Francisco Sunday afternoon at AT&T  Park. David Buchanan got the call against Tim Lincecum for the Giants. Ben Revere led off the game with a single, but was then thrown out trying to steal. Jimmy Rollins followed that with a walk, and he would score […]
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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