Tag: Phillies

Santana Was Feisty Last Night, And I Loved It!

An article by posted on June 10, 2009 0 Comments

Johan Santana was absolutely brilliant last night… no not on the mound, but at the plate. His RBI double in the sixth inning proved to be the difference maker as the Mets topped the Phillies 6-5. On the mound it was a totally  different story as Santana served up four homers, but on this damp […]

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Phillies Place Closer Brad Lidge On DL

An article by posted on June 9, 2009 0 Comments

As reported on MLB.com, the Phillies have placed closer Brad Lidge on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right knee, and recalled catcher Paul Bako from Double-A Reading into his roster spot. Lidge’s disablement is retroactive to June 7. Interestingly, last season’s perfect closer has been more effective recently, posting a 1.42 ERA and […]

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Its Going To Get A Lot Tougher

An article by posted on June 5, 2009 0 Comments

After the Mets finish out the weekend series in DC on Sunday, their schedule until after the All Star break gets a heck of a lot tougher. Tuesday the Mets open a three game set at CitiField with the Phillies. Next weekend they head up to the Bronx. After the Bronx its three down in […]

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Eating Raul (Ibanez)

An article by posted on June 4, 2009 0 Comments

Forgive me for being a backseat general manager, but after ever Raul Ibanez home run, do you cringe a little like me? When I perused the market of free-agent corner this winter his name jumped out because of his consistency and veteran leadership (all reports are he is well-liked and respected by his brethren). His […]

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It Feels Like September in June

An article by posted on June 3, 2009 0 Comments

Now, as Jose Reyes is put on the DL and viruses and other nagging injuries are affecting more of the Mets, it feels like they are all jumping overboard while that big ship known as the Philadelphia Phillies has just blown right by, making the water choppy around those NYM lifeboats.

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Memo to Mets Fans: Enough With The Negativity Already.

An article by posted on May 15, 2009 0 Comments

I must be stupid. I just checked the standings and unless I forgot how to read them, it appears that we are in first place by 2 games and have won 10 out of our last 13. However, based on comments and suggestions by fellow Mets ‘fans’ one would think we were in last place […]

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Santana Shuts Down Phillies, Mets Win 1-0

An article by posted on May 7, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary In yet another spectacular performance, Johan Santana dazzled a packed house at Citi Field by combining with Pedro Feliciano and Francisco Rodriguez on a 3 hit shutout of the Phillies on Wednesday night. It was a classic pitchers duel with the lone run being scored by Carlos Delgado thanks to a throwing error by […]

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Mets and Phillies Are Like Oil and Water

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

It seems like every time you turn around another player from the Phillies is flapping his mouth about the Mets. This time it’s reliever Ryan Madson who joins the fray when he made these comments as the Phillies and Mets got ready for their weekend series. Madson told beat writer Scott Lauber that he loves playing the […]

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An Open Letter to Philly Fans

An article by posted on May 2, 2009 0 Comments

Dear Philly fans, After seeing John Gonzalez’s letter to Mets fans in the Philadelphia Inquirer, I felt a response was necessary. Okay, we get it, you won the World Series. You’re the best team in baseball and nobody can take that away from you until October. Now the Phillies have won as many World Series […]

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The Comeback Kids

An article by posted on May 1, 2009 0 Comments

Have any of you read Jack Curry’s piece in today’s Times about the Sillies? Well penned analysis about our enemy’s well developed tendencies to bounce back in the late innings. Had you heard about this Philly proclivity? Our Mets decidedly don’t comeback as Curry painfully indicates given how we have lost games for a while […]

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