1. Is Jayson Werth More Leading Off?

    The Philadelphia Phillies had won 21 of 28 games between July 22nd and August 22nd. They did this in large part without their two best position players, Ryan Howard and Chase Utley...

    Ronald Mexico Written by Ronald Mexico about almost 4 years ago 822 reads 5 comments

  2. Prodigal Iverson: The Answer To Philadelphia's Prayers?

    With Allen Iverson back in Philly, all the “experts” are wondering if this makes the Sixers a playoff team.Forget the playoffs. Shoot for the moon, because even if you miss you’ll land with home-court advantage in the first round...

    Ronald Mexico Written by Ronald Mexico about over 4 years ago 252 reads 17 comments

  3. Ranking The 2009 Playoff Teams By Swagger

    I could type about offense, pitching, and defense until my fingers bleed. I’d rather talk about something that matters far more in October: Swagger. Swagger is pitching on three days rest...

    Ronald Mexico Written by Ronald Mexico about almost 5 years ago 76 reads 0 comments

  4. Michael Cuddyer Leapfrogs Joe Mauer in American League MVP Race

    With just a few more games like the one Tuesday night, Michael Cuddyer could steal the American League MVP award right out from under his teammate’s nose.Sure, Mauer has done some incredible things this year...

    Ronald Mexico Written by Ronald Mexico about almost 5 years ago 886 reads 22 comments

  5. Buffalo Bills Snatch Defeat From The Jaws of Victory

    Every once in a while, a good football decision hurts you anyway. Monday night was a case study for why the Bills have talent every year and never get over the hump and make the playoffs...

    Ronald Mexico Written by Ronald Mexico about almost 5 years ago 251 reads 3 comments

  6. Brad Lidge Slides Back into Familiar Role

    Armed with a shaved head and a devastating slider, Brad Lidge restored the Phillies’ eight game lead in the NL East Sunday night. More importantly, he restored Philly’s confidence in him as a closer...

    Ronald Mexico Written by Ronald Mexico about almost 5 years ago 104 reads 1 comments

  7. Dumb and Dumber: With Gagne Wounds Still Fresh, Sox Acquire Billy Wagner

    “What has he done? Has he pitched this year? Is he ready to pitch or is he not?...I think our bullpen is good where we're at right now…It's kind of like the Gagne thing, I guess...

    Ronald Mexico Written by Ronald Mexico about almost 5 years ago 169 reads 2 comments

  8. The Lidge to Nowhere

    Brad Lidge has been bad in 2009—historically, consistently, spectacularly bad. Even so, a big problem could become a crippling one if the Phillies handle it the wrong way...

    Ronald Mexico Written by Ronald Mexico about almost 5 years ago 277 reads 1 comments

  9. The 2009 Philadelphia Phillies: Look Closer...

    "Getting someone like Cliff motivates everyone. Our fans can feel it. They want that swagger…They sure don't want to see us do a Mets collapse...

    Ronald Mexico Written by Ronald Mexico about almost 5 years ago 121 reads 5 comments

  10. No Moyer Mr. Nice Guy

    After Wednesday’s start against the Cubs, it seems that Pedro Martinez does indeed have something left in the tank. That probably means that Jamie Moyer’s long career as a starter has come to an abrupt end...

    Ronald Mexico Written by Ronald Mexico about almost 5 years ago 87 reads 4 comments

  11. The Road to Hell is Paved With Goodell Intentions

    "It's something that is part of our culture. I'm not saying I was right…I just didn't think it was anything bad...

    Ronald Mexico Written by Ronald Mexico about almost 5 years ago 191 reads 23 comments

  12. If the Happ Fits, Wear it: Settling the Roy Halladay Debate

    Whenever a big-name, inning-eating, top-end ace is suddenly on the market, people tend to lose their heads. The defending World Champion Phillies have tried everything to jumpstart a stalling staff, and that even includes resurrecting Pedro Martinez...

    Ronald Mexico Written by Ronald Mexico about almost 5 years ago 464 reads 73 comments

  13. Houston, We Have the Answer: Why Allen Iverson Will Win It All As A Rocket

    Do you remember the summer of 2001? The NBA was struggling to find a post-Jordan identity, and Shaq and Kobe were happy to fill the void...

    Ronald Mexico Written by Ronald Mexico about almost 5 years ago 1,232 reads 25 comments

  14. Vote for Victorino, Just To Watch Him Fly

    Shane Victorino may have great numbers, but it’s his approach to baseball that should get him a ticket to St. Louis.Most teams have a hustle guy, but no one has a player quite like Victorino...

    Ronald Mexico Written by Ronald Mexico about 5 years ago 143 reads 32 comments

  15. My 2009 Dream Derby

    The Home Run Derby rosters were already announced, but they got it wrong. Here’s who it should be, not in any particular order. And here are some home run calls much better than whatever gibberish Berman comes up with this year...

    Ronald Mexico Written by Ronald Mexico about 5 years ago 88 reads 1 comments

  16. Se7en Answers to the National League Question

    Divisions are rarely won or lost in June. This is a list of players who have the potential to lead their respective teams into the playoffs, or to drag them out of contention...

    Ronald Mexico Written by Ronald Mexico about 5 years ago 119 reads 17 comments

  17. Romero Altercation Phony As a 3 Dollar Bill

    As fans, we are constantly talking about the modern athlete’s toughness. A running back is physically tough if he plays on a bum ankle. Basketball players are mentally tough when they hit free throws late in the fourth quarter...

    Ronald Mexico Written by Ronald Mexico about 5 years ago 146 reads 1 comments

  18. Midseason Report: Philadelphia Phillies

    "We'll be fine. We're the defending champs, and we're not defending champs for no reason. At the end of the day, I'm walking out of this place, and we're still in first place. That's how you've got to look at it...

    Ronald Mexico Written by Ronald Mexico about 5 years ago 130 reads 0 comments