10,000 Losses

Misery loves company: Cubs lose 10,000th game

The Phillies took an absolute punch to the gut Sunday afternoon up in New York. Up 4-1 heading to the ninth inning, the Phillies bullpen needed to put together three outs to record the 100th career game for starting pitcher Cole Hamels. Hamels battled at times against his old nemesis, but he managed to get […]

Cliff Lee was dominant against the Dodgers in a 7-0 win on April 21, 2014. Photo: Getty Images

Watching Cliff Lee is a bonding experience

Sara McGuire was a big Phillies fan, and Cliff Lee was probably her favorite Phillies player if I had to guess. Monday night’s game in Los Angeles is one I know my grandmother would have fallen asleep too early in the game, but it was one I know she would have enjoyed immensely if she got […]

Opening week saw familiar Phillies highs and lows

The Phillies return to Philadelphia today tomorrow to open up Citizens Bank Park for another season of baseball. They will do so with a record of 3-3 after opening up the first week of the season on the road in Texas and Chicago with some mixed results. We saw a little bit of everything that […]

Phillies wearing CB memorial patch

The patch is in honor of former owner Claire Betz, who passed away during the offseason. Betz was  anative of the Philadelphia area and a graduated from Villanova. she had inherited her share of the team from her husband, John Betz, when he passed away in 1990. Betz had purchased his share of the franchise in […]

Macho Row is ready for the 2014 season

Maybe this will be the year. Could the Philadelphia Phillies come out of nowhere with a cast of veterans past their prime and gel with some young upcoming faces and take the division by surprise, and perhaps even make a run in October? This is what this time of year is all about. In just a […]

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