Monthly Archives: March 2013

23 posts

Spring Training 2013 ends for Phillies, Who’s on First?

If the Phillies would have won at least one of their ‘On Deck’ series games at home in Philadelphia it would have made me feel better overall about their Spring Training season. They didn’t win against the Toronto Blue Jays and that again sends signals that this team just isn’t ready to go out there and be the conquering heroes […]

Zolecki: Doc struggled like no other star caliber pitcher he’s seen in Spring

Doc will show us his game stuff soon, are all the naysayers wrong? MLB’s Todd Zolecki use to be the beat writer for the local Philly paper before he went on to cover the Phillies for the MLB a few years ago. He has covered a lot of Spring Training seasons so far. Today in his blog, Todd reported that […]

Citizens Bank Park entering it’s 10th season

It’s hard to believe, but the 2013 season will be the 10th season for the Phillies stadium that opened in 2004. I remember looking over at the new construction site in 2003 from the Veterans Stadium mezzanine where there used to be that massive bowl of a stadium and thinking, “There’s the future of baseball in Philly.” Think back to […]

Sending Ruf back to minors just plain dumb

Ruf should have made this Phillies team out of Spring Training The Phillies haven’t been making all that great of moves lately and perhaps that lack of insight is showing in the ballclub. One of the most exciting players to come out of the Philllies minors should have been travelling with this team to Atlanta to open the season with […]

Brown shines in Grapefruit League, can he continue it

photo: Wikipedia If I had a dollar for every time that I heard the name Domonic Brown and the word ‘top prospect’, I’d be well ahead of the game with a few thousand dollars in my pocket. We’ve been hearing the name Domonic Brown for some time now in the Philadelphia Phillies circles. He has had all of the tools, […]

Gio and Wright powers USA past PR

Your browser does not support iframes. Gio Gonzalez pitched a masterful five innings in a 7-1 victory last night over Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic. Gonzalez did not give up any runs and David Wright drove in five in the Team USA victory. There was over 32,000 fans in the stands in Miami to watch this game, and […]

Phillies Spring Training Hooters Ballgirl picks up hot liner

Maybe it’s the hot Florida weather, or perhaps this Spring Training ballgirl better come up to Philly for some additional training by the real Phillies Ballgirls. Watch this highlight as the Hooters Phillies ballgirl makes a great scoop on a live ball, I think she gets a pass for this, how about you? As Gary ‘Sarge’ Matthews says at the […]

#PhilliesTalk Podcast – Heating Up Spring Training

Click play to hear the show right now It’s the Phillies Talk Podcast with a new show, “Heating up Spring Training” for March 10, 2013 – we’re looking at who’s hot and who isn’t doing so well down there in Florida. We’re talking about the World Baseball Classic 2013 with Jimmy Rollins on the team, they won last night against […]