Gameday: Phillies (50-59) vs. Braves (65-45)

Philadelphia Phillies (50-59) vs Atlanta Braves (65-45) John Lannan (3-4, 4.10) vs Brandon Beachy (0-0, 17.18 ERA) Time: 4:05 Citizens Bank Park Tv: Fox Weather: 80, scattered thunderstorms Media: Twitter and Facebook Coming off yet another disappointing loss (they’ve been doing that a lot, haven’t they?), the Phillies look to put a halt to their Continue reading Gameday: Phillies (50-59) vs. Braves (65-45)

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Darren Daulton Looks Pretty Good for a Guy Who Had Brain Surgery

Even though they got spanked again 6-4 by the Atlanta Braves on Friday night, it must have been a cool game to attend. The Phillies held their annual alumni night and welcomed Curt Schilling into the Wall of Fame, but the man who stole the show was Dar…

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Biddle Serves Up Homer to A-Rod, Gets Revenge

Controversial mega-star Alex Rodriguez continued his “rehab” games in the minor leagues while baseball approaches a decision or announcement regarding the slugger’s reported connections to the Biogenesis drug case.  Playing with the Double-A Trenton Thunder on Friday, the Yankees’ third baseman faced the Phillies’ Double-A affiliate, Reading, and top pitching prospect Jesse Biddle. The lefty Continue reading Biddle Serves Up Homer to A-Rod, Gets Revenge

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Dutch Daulton: “I’ll Get Better”

Prior to Friday night’s Phillies/Braves tilt, Darren Daulton addressed his illness and what’s to come. Always upbeat, Dutch says he’s going to be just fine. Here is the statement he made (thanks to Ryan Lawrence of the Daily News) “Thanks to all of you guys and everything that we’ve experienced in the last month. It Continue reading Dutch Daulton: “I’ll Get Better”

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Gameday: Phillies (50-58) vs Braves (64-45)

Philadelphia Phillies (50-58) vs Atlanta Braves (64-45)  Ethan Martin (11-5, 4.12 ERA in AAA) vs Kris Medlen (7-10, 3.74 ERA) Time: 7:05 Citizens Bank Park Tv: Comcast SportsNet Weather: 85, sunny Media: Twitter and Facebook The Phillies open a three game series with the first place Atlanta Braves on Friday night, still looking for their first series win since before the All-Star break. Continue reading Gameday: Phillies (50-58) vs Braves (64-45)

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Welcome to the Bigs, Ethan Martin. Good Luck, You May Need It

Things have not been positive in South Philadelphia since the All-Star Break. The Phillies have been terrible while the Atlanta Braves have been on a tear. CSN’s Corey Seidman summed tonight’s series opener and MLB debut of recent call up E…

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Chip Kelly Says He Never Even Considered Cutting Riley Cooper

A lot of the chatter on sports talk radio, the Internet, on Twitter, etc surrounding the fallout from Riley Cooper’s use of a racial slur has focused on whether or not the Philadelphia Eagles should simply cut ties with the now controversial rece…

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The Phillies Attempt to Make You Forget About the Crappy Present By Remembering the Awesome Past Continues Tonight!

You’ve got to hand it to whoever planned this week’s events for the Phillies. And it’s not like they planned all of these throwback activities in light of an 8-game losing streak. They planned this ish way in advance. Those are some p…

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Riley Cooper Won’t Be at Eagles Practice for a While

Both the Eagles and Riley Cooper released statements this afternoon regarding his standing with the team in light of the racial slur he made which has kicked off all sorts of controversies surrounding this team. The Eagles had this to say in a statemen…

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Phillies Nation TV: Trade Deadline Special

Pat and Corey cover the 2013 Phillies trade deadline that never was – and even discuss the merits of moving the deadline back a couple of weeks in August. They also offer thoughts on who might still be traded in August or the off-season. One guy who will not be traded, is the newly acquired Continue reading Phillies Nation TV: Trade Deadline Special

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Bored Baseball Fan Plays Baseball Video Game at Phillies Game

I went to the Phillies game last night and I was pretty bored for most of the evening because it was a boring baseball game. But I wasn’t bored enough to take out my iPhone and start playing baseball video games. This youngster played a baseball …

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Examining the offensive habits of the Flyers’ puck-moving defensemen

Anyone who watched a Flyers game last year could tell you that the team was having some problems with its blueline. But those problems weren’t only present when the other team had the puck and was attacking the Flyers’ net — they w…

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Brad Lidge Came Out from the Bullpen Last Night and It Was Awesome

The Phillies suffered another ugly loss on Thursday night because Jonathan Papelbon did something Brad Lidge didn’t do in the entire 2008 season: blow a save. Lidge was in Philadelphia yesterday to sign a one-day contract and officially retire as…

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The Evster’s Midseason WNBA Awards

It’s been another roller coaster season in the WNBA filled with ups and downs and women throwing the ball off the bottom of the backboard and right back into their own faces. In the East, the Chicago Sky (led by local hero Elana Delle Donne) have…

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Friday Morning Fly By: Weekend huzzah!

*Happy Friday, hockey fans! For the players, hockey season started yesterday. Who knew! (Backhand Shelf)
*Meltzer continues his offseason list-making, this time with the Flyers ten best and worst enforcers. (Hockeybuzz)
*Bernie Pare…

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