Tag: Phillies

Halladay Looks Like An Ace, Throws Two Perfect Innings

An article by posted on March 5, 2010 0 Comments

If first impressions are important to baseball fans in Philadelphia, new Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay aced his entry exam. Halladay got the Grapefruit League schedule unde way with two near-perfect innings in the Phillies’ 3-2 win over the New York Yankees on Thursday. The 32-year-old Halladay threw a pair of  innings while striking out three. As we […]

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I May Be Bitter and Jaded, But….

An article by posted on March 3, 2010 0 Comments

I’ve always been a Mets fan.  Well, since around 1970 or so…that’s as far back as I can remember.  So even though many of you have read my work on there the last six-eight months about how frustrated and annoyed I am with the way the team has played and the direction they have gone […]

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Low Expectations For 2010. And That’s Good.

An article by posted on February 22, 2010 0 Comments

One of the best westerns of all-time is ‘The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.’ In one scene, Tuco, played by Eli Wallach, is getting the hell beat out of him by a soldier who is nearly three times his size. Beaten, injured and demoralized the bloody Tuco looks up at his assailant and speaks […]

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Tom Glavine Officially Retires; Mets Fans Aren’t Devastated

An article by posted on February 11, 2010 0 Comments

According to Mark Bowman at mlb.com, Tom Glavine has retired from baseball after 22 years in the major leagues.  He will reportedly return to the Braves as a special assistant to team president John Schuerholz and will participate in Braves’ radio and television broadcasts. To baseball fans, Glavine was one of the best pitchers of […]

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2010 Outlook: Phillies – Mets Phans Phear A Phour-peat

An article by posted on February 4, 2010 0 Comments

Three straight NL East crowns and one World Series victory have catapulted the Philadelphia Phillies into Atlanta Braves territory as far as Mets rivalries go.  There is nothing worse than obnoxious Phillies fans coming up the Turnpike and invading Citi Field as the Phillies beat up on the Mets as they have done the past […]

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“We Believe In Comebacks.” (Sure We Do)

An article by posted on January 28, 2010 0 Comments

We all share great memories of 1986. One that stands out for me was actually the pre-game show prior to Game 7. Red Sox 2nd basemen Marty Barrett was being interviewed. The reporter asked him if he felt confident the Sox could overcome the Mets miraculous comeback in Game 6. Barrett answered eloquently, in a […]

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Dave Matthews Might Be Most Exciting Citi Field Event In 2010

An article by posted on January 27, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets sent a press release out yesterday about the Dave Matthews Band shows just announced for Citi Field, on July 16 and 17.  Sure, this is significant for you DMB fans (tickets go on sale February 26), but the problem is, it also might be the most significant event at Citi Field this season.  […]

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If Wright Only Had Heart

An article by posted on January 20, 2010 0 Comments

Heart is such an important characteristic necessary to build a championship team.  And many fans have concluded that this is a trait that David Wright lacks. In response to fan chatter,  David has set out on a journey in order to find heart.  And Jose Reyes has gone along for the ride in hopes of […]

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Pedro Martinez Back To The Mets? It’s Possible…

An article by posted on December 21, 2009 0 Comments

According to ESPN’s Jayson Stark, the Mets have considered making an attempt to bring Pedro Martinez back to Flushing. Martinez is said to be looking for a deal similar to the deal Brad Penny got from from the Cardinals, a one year 7.5 million dollar deal. Pedro has said his first choice before signing with […]

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Are The Phillies That Much Better With Halladay?

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

The Toronto Blue Jays waved goodbye to the face of their franchise by dealing starting pitcher Roy Halladay to the Philadelphia Phillies.  The three-team deal, which also involved the Seattle Mariners, will be considered complete once all the players involved take (and pass) their physicals. On paper, it looks as if the Phillies improved themselves […]

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