Mike Schmidt honored at Louisville Slugger bat history museum

November 9, 2019

Last night in Louisville, ex-Phillies slugger and current broadcaster Mike Schmidt was honored at the Louisville Slugger museum: The announcement: Louisville, KY – November 1, 2019 – Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory will honor National Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt with its 2019 Living Legend Award on Friday, November 8th. Schmidt was recognized during a special ceremony that kicks off the 15th Annual Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory Auction…

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A Gaggle of 2019 Memories

October 15, 2019

Exciting opening day (phillies photo) Memories: the mental capacity or faculty of retaining and reviving facts, events, impressions. OK, here goes….. **Bryce Harper’s spring training press conference on the first base dugout roof at Spectrum Field. **His arrival triggered the largest sale of a uniform jerseys in one day. **Harper bowing to the fans in right field as he takes the field on opening day, wearing Phanatic look-a-like shoes. Electricity filled the air…

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A GAGGLE OF SEASON MEMORIES

October 15, 2019

phillyvoice.com Memories: the mental capacity or faculty of retaining and reviving facts, events, impressions. OK, here goes….. **Bryce Harper’s spring training press conference on the first base dugout roof at Spectrum Field. **His arrival triggered the largest sale of a uniform jerseys in one day. **Harper bowing to the fans in right field as he takes the field on opening day, wearing Phanatic look-a-like shoes. Electricity filled the air at CBP. **Scott Kingery’s inside-the-park…

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Time Capsule: Nip Winters tosses a shutout as Hilldale trounces Kansas City in Game 2

October 4, 2019

Hilldale southpaw Nip Winters pieced together a spectacular regular season in 1924, finishing 20-5 while posting a 2.77 ERA. He was called upon by manager Frank Warfield to take the mound in Game 2 of the ’24 Negro World Series, aiming to help the Daisies even the series with Kansas City after dropping the opening contest the day before. Winters excelled in the spotlight, tossing a complete-game shutout while surrendering…

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Phillies playoff odds now near zero after sweep by Red Sox

The Red Sox swept the Phillies in a two-game series at Citizens Bank Park, bringing Philadelphia’s playoff odds to a new low. Last year, the Phillies quickly fell out of the playoff chase, dropping from first place in the middle of August to third by the end of September. This season, it has been a […] Phillies playoff odds now near zero after sweep by Red Sox – That Balls…

September 15, 2019
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Phils bounce back from loss but chances for playoffs at 3.2 percent delays inevitable

Embed from Getty ImagesLarry Bowa and a few other Phillies were in Atlantic City on Saturday at the Hard Rock Hotel’s Celebrate America Parade on the boardwalk in AC In the next couple of days, the Phillies will be eliminated from the playoff chase. I so hope that last sentence could be so wrong if looked at a week from now, but I think it’s a solid statement. The Phils…

September 8, 2019
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Phils string together a 3-game win streak

Embed from Getty ImagesLooking for the win, Harper and the Phils are in a semi-groove The Phillies are clinging on to the outside chance to make the playoffs by winning ballgames, they won their third straight last night in Cincinnati. How did the do it? Mainly by scoring runners in scoring position, the Phils were 5-12 last night, again having plenty of opportunities to score runners on base. The Phils…

September 4, 2019
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Mets trounce Phillies as bullpen implodes late

August 31, 2019

It wasn’t just another loss on Friday night, it was a near-fatal blow that now leaves the Phillies 3 1/2 games off the pace in the Wildcard chase. It was a waste of a stellar outing from Aaron Nola. It was a disaster. The bullpen combined to surrender 10 runs over the final two frames in an 11-5 loss to the Mets at Citizens Bank Park. This after Nola tossed…

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Sean Rodriguez earns his spot in Phillies fans Boo History

August 28, 2019

Chase Utley cut to the chase on this candid comment when fans booed him in NY at the All-Star Game There’s been a long love that most fans that go to Phillies games have with this team. People look forward to showing up at the ballpark, enjoying all the sounds and smells that really makes attending an MLB game a real treat. There are a few that feel the need…

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Aaron Nola tosses another gem to lift Phillies to big win over Red Sox

August 20, 2019

Aaron Nola did exactly what a big game pitcher is supposed to do during a playoff push. He tossed seven solid frames while surrendering just two runs on four hits to carry the Phillies to a much needed 3-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night at Fenway Park. The Phils’ bats jumped on Red Sox starter Brian Johnson in the opening frame, sending eight batters to the…

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