1. Happ Wants It. Happ Deserves It. Give Him The Ball.

    Philadelphia loves gamers. They love the Lenny Dykstra dirt dog that slams his body into the wall to make the catch. The fans don’t accept the "for who?? For WHAT?" type of player. A man to collect a paycheck and take his turn...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about almost 5 years ago 103 reads 3 comments

  2. Why Late Season Ryan Howard Means He Deserves No Critics.

    They Boo him in May. Rip his defense, his leadership, his paycheck, and his all around ability to play baseball. But those critics do a funny thing in September. Those boo's get turned to chants of MVP as the biggest critic becomes the biggest fan...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 182 reads 0 comments

  3. Should Teams Be Allowed To Trade Draft Rights, Not Picks, in Baseball?

    By the time I finish writing this Stephen Strasburg will either be a Washington National or will be looking for an independent league team to play for. Either way it made me think of something...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 44 reads 1 comments

  4. Lights Out Is Now Dimmer Switch: 3 Possibilities For The Phillies.

    In 2008 it was a whole different story. Brad Lidge lived up to that nickname of "lights out." He finished the 2008 year going a perfect 48-48 in saves. In 78 2/3 IP he had an amazing 105 strike outs...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 753 reads 2 comments

  5. Another Mike Vick Article: Why I Hate Mike Vick The Qb Not The Person.

    Let me say that I’m white. I’ve been white ever since I was born. Both my parents are white. All of my favorite players, in all 4 major sports, are black. I have a DeAngello Williams, Lito Sheppard, Nigel Dawes, and a Terrell Owens jersey...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 400 reads 0 comments

  6. Jamie to The Pen? Wrong Move.

    It was just announced that Pedro Martinez will be taking Jamie Moyers spot in the rotation. Pedro will start Wednesday against the Chicago Cubs. I think we all can agree that Jamie has not been very effective this year...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 96 reads 2 comments

  7. Cole Hamels: An Ego As Big As His ERA

    Cole Hamels came into this season the king of the world. He had just come off a postseason that saw him have a 1.80 ERA as a starter. He had a nice WS MVP trophy and was on the cover of Sports Illustrated...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 173 reads 11 comments

  8. Give Them a Chance: How The Yankees and Sox Ruin Young Pitchers.

    I noticed this back when the season started. I was completely disgusted and brought it to a few people’s attention. None of which could really give me an answer...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 82 reads 2 comments

  9. Ed Wade: A Leagacy Tarnished

    In Philadelphia when you think of Ed Wade chances are you probably don't think of anything good. Wade left Philadelphia with his held down low. A man who resembled a dog with his tail between his legs...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 286 reads 10 comments

  10. 7-2 With A 2.97 ERA Doesnt Guarantee You A Spot Nowadays?The Case For Happ

    All James Anthony Happ has done over his career is produce. Ever since he was drafted in the 3rd round out of North Western University the Lefty has put up stellar numbers at every level...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 79 reads 2 comments

  11. The Ten Commandments Of Sports

    Ive been a sports fan for a while now. I’ve seen the ups and the downs. I’ve also seen the disgusting...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 868 reads 22 comments

  12. Injecting The Hall: Should PED Users Be in Cooperstown?

    "I am very ... VERY ... humbled." I never thought we would hear that sentence come out of Ricky Henderson's mouth, but that's what the greatest base-stealer of all time had to say as he was inducted into Cooperstown last week...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 56 reads 0 comments

  13. Why I Just Hate The NBA

    Let me say that i love basketball. When i was little i loved Charles Barkley. My dad had a taped Sixers Blazers game he would put on to shut me up. I liked basketball but as i got older, as i got wiser if you will, i started to despise the NBA...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 539 reads 0 comments

  14. Why The Cliff Lee Trade Was So Good For The Phillies

    For the first time since the Scott Rolen trade the Phillies were involved in probably the biggest trade at the deadline. But unlike Rolen who was basically given away for Placido Polonco (who turned into Ugeth Urbina...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 106 reads 3 comments

  15. The Halladay Race. Who Will Get Him (Originally Posted On My FB 7/23/09)

    Every day i wake up and i have a new take on the Roy Halladay situation. I figured i would run down the scenerios and what i think is possibly going on...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 18 reads 0 comments

  16. Phillies Top 10 Prospects 09 Updated(Originally Posted on My FB 7/16/09)

    So I will update my list of the 2009 Phillies prospects as we have hit the midway point of the season1) Carlos Carrasco-SP-LHV: This is a guy who beat out Kyle Kendrick, before losing the #5 starter spot to Chan Ho Park...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 69 reads 0 comments

  17. Phillies Pitching Woes (Originally Posted On My Facebook 6/4/09)

    As June rolls in Baseball season is obviously heating up. Its becomming apparent now who are the real contenders and who just plain suck...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 23 reads 0 comments

  18. 2009 MLB Predictions (Originally Posted On My Facebook 3/9/09)

    I did this last year so i may as well do it again. if your interested in how badly i shat the bed last year that note is under my notes section so you can take a look1) The Phillies letting Pat Burrell go will be a mistake...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 17 reads 0 comments

  19. Phillies Top Ten Prospects 09 (originally Posted on My Facebook 2/11/09)

    1) Carlos Carrasco-RHP-last years rank (1)Last year, like many i had Carrasco ranked as my number 1 prospect. This year, like many i have Carrasco ranked as my number 1 prospect...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 39 reads 0 comments

  20. Eagles VS. Cardinals Stats Review (originally Posted on My FB 1/15/09)

    Some of you asked me how i thought the game would go, others i just saw your status and figured you may care, others i know are Eagles fans and others are probably going to care more ...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 67 reads 0 comments

  21. Why The Phis Dont Need Matt Holliday(Originally Posted on My FB 7/30/08)

    I sent an email to a friend and i figured i would voice my frustration on facebook. Thank you copy and past button1) I think the Joe Blanton deal was phenomenal: Yes CC Sabathia would ...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 25 reads 0 comments

  22. Phillies 08 Top 10 Prospects Update (originally Posted on My Fb 7/15/08)

    I wrote a Phillies top 10 prospects list in March. I named the top 10 prospects of the Phillies in my minda how they ranked at the time. I figured since we were half way through i would decide to give an update on how each is doing...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 24 reads 0 comments

  23. MLB 2008 Predictions (originally Posted on My Facebook 3/31/08)

    Ok im going to write my predictions down so when i sit there and say "i told you" people start accusing me of just getting it from ESPN.first: The Phillies will win 92 games this season and Will win the divison...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 40 reads 0 comments

  24. Phillies Top 10 Prospects For 08 (originally Posted on My FB 2/13/08)

    Top 10 Phillies prospects1) Carlos Carrasco: RHP. Went 6-2 for Clearwater pitching 69.2 innings while striking out 53. He compiled an ERA of 2.85. Got called up from Clearwater to double A Reading and went 6-4 there pitching 70...

    Pat Egan Written by Pat Egan about 5 years ago 19 reads 0 comments