Monthly Archives: September 2013

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Phillies Talk: The Phillies End Sour Season 2013

The latest edition of Phillies Talk has us wondering where the Phillies went wrong this year, and what they can do to improve in 2014. You can listen to the show at the best places for podcasts on the internet:  iTunes Stitcher Radio BaseballPodcasts.net The show records year round, so check it out and listen along all year. We’ve love […]

Season’s end comes for this Phillies team today

How often have we seen emotion from the Phillies this year? Not much at all On Friday, the Phillies were shutout for the 15th time in this 2013 season, that had to be an all-time low for this team, last night the Phils managed to win 5-4 over a Braves team that needed to win for home field advantage in […]

Phillies fans should be angry with this team now

Your browser does not support iframes. Ricky Bottalico sums up the Phillies game last night vs Atlanta – no offense Cliff Lee goes out and strikes out 13 batters and the Phillies offense is the same as it’s been all year, terrible. That’s it, it’s about all we should take as fans of this team, forget about all the talk […]

GQ Magazine lists their 20 Worst Sports Franchises of All Time – Did they miss Atlanta?

GQ has revealed its list of  “The 20 Worst Sports Franchises of All Time” in its October 2013 issue, on newsstands now. For the list, GQ considered any and all professional sports franchises—currently active or not—and identifies the top twenty most inventively awful, disappointing, frustrating, and mismanaged teams in sports history. From the disgraceful Los Angeles Clippers (#4) to the self-destructive New York Jets (#6) to the historically […]

Leyland helped into the shower by Spiderman

Your browser does not support iframes. A teary eyed Jim Leyland was speaking about the Tigers overcoming the odds to make it back to the playoffs this year, just as he was about to shed a tear though, Torii Hunter stormed in and took Leyland for a champagne shower, it doesn’t get any better than playoff baseball. Leyland celebrated his […]

Amaro confident about keeping Ruiz and Halladay

Your browser does not support iframes.          Talk on CSN Philly about keeping Halladay and his health “I don’t know what the future is going to hold, but I want to go somewhere that wants me and somewhere that is going to have a shot.”   “Like I’ve always told you guys, I hope that’s here. Worst case […]

Phillies Out of Town and Out of the Money for 2nd Straight Year

#HuntForOctober #STLvsMIL on ESPN @Braves, @Cardinals, @Dodgers, @Pirates & @Reds remaining schedules –> pic.twitter.com/pk4gUhhycW — Baseball Tonight (@BBTN) September 23, 2013  It’s always bad when the Phillies don’t make the playoffs, and this is now the second year in a row for this team not making the postseason. The graphic above shows up the NL race as it continues, with […]

Talking about the Phillies and the Mets on Phillies Talk

Check out the latest Phillies Talk Podcast on Stitcher Radio, the show is the independent internet radio show that follows the Phillies baseball team. This edition I am joined by my good friend from New York, Gary Mac, as we talk about the Phillies and the Mets with the final home weekend series that is starting up tonight at CBP […]

Matt Harvey shows NY Media wears him down, on Dan Patrick

The Mets star Matt Harvey was a guest on the Dan Patrick show yesterday. It was a radio interview that seemed to be going along just fine until all of a sudden Harvey seemed to fall to pieces and tell Patrick that he was finished talking about his arm and he was only wanting to pitch a  promotion by Qualcomm. […]

Thoughts turn to ‘Next Year’ For Phils

You could feel it in the air at Citizens Bank Park last night, the hype, the buzz, and the enthusiasm for this team was not present. You could also look around and see a lot of empty seats around the stadium as well. With only less than two weeks in the Phillies season, the thoughts have naturally turned to next […]

Halladay wins final home Phillies start – He made dreams come true for Phillies fans

This was Doc last night in Philadelphia – thanks for the memories! Tonight was bittersweet. All I could think about heading to the ballpark tonight was that I couldn’t believe this could be the end for Doc Halladay and his Phillies home career. It appears that this is exactly what it was though. The memories came on too fast, the […]

Lee manhandles Marlins for 14th win of 2013

Cliff Lee has been the mainstay of the Phillies rotation in 2013 Cliff Lee has been my favorite Phillies pitcher for the past couple years. He was magnificent in the 2009 World Series, and has done a lot for the Phillies team since Ruben Amaro Jr. re-signed him after sending him out to the god forsaken Seattle Mariners, in what […]

Phillies failure must point to Amaro Jr. now

Amaro Jr. and staff hasn’t found the winning combination of players for the Phillies Charlie Manuel is long gone, and the Phillies are still playing baseball the same way that they have all year. Yes, Ryne Sandberg is getting a chance to skipper this team, but like Manuel, he’s not a miracle worker. On any given night, this Phillies team […]