Watching Game 5 of the 2008 NLCS

RECENT UPDATES AT BOTTOM Posted at 9:13 p.m. ET Well, it is the bottom of the second inning and I am so hoping the Phillies wrap up the 2008 National League pennant with a win over the Dodgers tonight...not just because I am a HUGE Phillies fan, but because I will run out into traffic … Continue reading Watching Game 5 of the 2008 NLCS

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Video: Victorino hits grand slam off Sabathia, NLDS Game 2, 10/2/08

Here is video of Shane Victorino's second-inning, two-out grand slam off C.C. Sabathia that gave the Phillies a 5-1 lead over the Brewers in Game 2 of their NL Division Series on Oct. 2, 2008. The Phils went on to win 5-2 and take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five series. The video is from … Continue reading Video: Victorino hits grand slam off Sabathia, NLDS Game 2, 10/2/08

Video: Brett Myers’ epic NLDS Game 2 walk off C.C. Sabathia (pitches 7-9)

Here is video of Phillies starting pitcher Brett Myers' epic, nine-pitch, two-out walk off Brewers ace C.C. Sabathia in the second inning of Game 2 of their NL Division Series on Oct. 2, 2008. The video, shot from the right-field, upper-deck stands, picks up at pitch number 7 of the at-bat. After Myers walked, Jimmy … Continue reading Video: Brett Myers’ epic NLDS Game 2 walk off C.C. Sabathia (pitches 7-9)

Congrats, Jimmy Rollins…2007 National League MVP!

(BBWAA) - Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins, the offensive and defensive catalyst for a club that reached post-season play for the first time in 14 years by winning the 2007 National League East title, was elected the NL Most Valuable Player in a tight race against Colorado Rockies left fielder Matt Holliday in balloting by … Continue reading Congrats, Jimmy Rollins…2007 National League MVP!

2007 Phillies: The Team to Beat, Indeed!

Congratulations to the 2007 National League Eastern Division Champion Philadelphia Phillies! As Phillies shortstop -- and NL Most Valuable Player candidate -- Jimmy Rollins (below) said before the season began, the Phils were "the team to beat" in the NL East. Oh, and one more thing...note to Mets manager Willie Randolph and catcher Paul Lo … Continue reading 2007 Phillies: The Team to Beat, Indeed!

RIP Dave "MVPsoft" Snyder

As you probably know, I am a huge Phillies fan. I also consider myself relatively intelligent and, of course, I'm an Internet geek.That's why one of my favorite Web sites is PhilliesPhans.com, which features the Renegade Phan Phorum. The Phorum has some of the most intelligent baseball--and non-baseball--conversation around and exists at the opposite end … Continue reading RIP Dave "MVPsoft" Snyder

RIP Dave “MVPsoft” Snyder

As you probably know, I am a huge Phillies fan. I also consider myself relatively intelligent and, of course, I'm an Internet geek.That's why one of my favorite Web sites is PhilliesPhans.com, which features the Renegade Phan Phorum. The Phorum has some of the most intelligent baseball--and non-baseball--conversation around and exists at the opposite end … Continue reading RIP Dave “MVPsoft” Snyder

Well…pitchers and catchers report in less than a month

So...now that the Eagles' season is over and the Flyers and Sixers are bringing new meaning to the word "horrid," it's time to start shifting my attention back to my greatest passion, the Philadelphia Phillies...led by 2006 National League Most Valuable Player Ryan Howard (pictured, courtesy of Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images).