1. Philadelphia Phillies: 2012 MLB Season Reality Check

    In the Philadelphia sports world, there's a lot of disappointment and buzz surrounding the beloved Phillies at this point in the 2012 MLB season...

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  2. MLB Playoff Predictions for the 2011 Season

    As the MLB 2011 season winds down, there are few certainties going into the postseason. Locks to make the playoffs appear to be Philadelphia and Arizona in the National League and the Yankees and Tigers in the American League...

    Will Shaffer Written by Will Shaffer about almost 3 years ago 4,154 reads 18 comments

  3. 2011 Philadelphia Phillies Analysis and Predictions

    Right now, the Philadelphia Phillies are the most fun team to watch in baseball. Why? Halladay, Lee, Worley, Hamels and Oswalt just to start. They're quite possibly one of the most balanced five-man rotations in the history of the game...

    Will Shaffer Written by Will Shaffer about almost 3 years ago 245 reads 0 comments

  4. An Analysis of the Phillies Acquisition of Hunter Pence

    Yesterday, Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. cemented himself as one of the greatest GMs in Philadelphia history with the acquisition of former Astros right fielder Hunter Pence...

    Will Shaffer Written by Will Shaffer about 3 years ago 197 reads 0 comments

  5. Philadelphia Phillies: Halfway Mark of the 2011 Season Report

    Earlier this evening, at the conclusion of a 2-1 Philadelphia Phillies win over the Boston Red Sox , an important benchmark of the 2011 season was reached. The conclusion of Game No...

    Will Shaffer Written by Will Shaffer about 3 years ago 778 reads 1 comments

  6. Philadelphia Phillies: 1/3 Mark of the 2011 Season Report

    On this beautiful Memorial Day, we take a moment to recognize, salute, and appreciate the lives of the military veterans that have given their lives so we may have the freedoms we enjoy today...

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  7. New 2011 Philadelphia Phillies Starting Rotation Predictions

    Looking at the Philadelphia Phillies starting rotation is something everyone will be doing all season. Why? Because they could be the best starting rotation ever assembled. What makes one say that? Well let's take a look at each one...

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  8. Staggering Stats: 2011 Phillies Rotation Predictions

    With the free-agent acquisition of left-hander Cliff Lee, the Philadelphia Phillies have certainly made an enormous splash in the sports-news world...

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  9. I'm an Umpire and My Ego Is Bigger Than Yours

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  10. A Look at Major League Baseball Down the Stretch

    The 2010 MLB season has officially reached the stretch. As we peruse the standings we have a few new things of interest to note. First, the Philadelphia Phillies have reclaimed not only the lead in the NL East, but also in the National League as a whole..

    Will Shaffer Written by Will Shaffer about almost 4 years ago 470 reads 0 comments

  11. Phillies vs. Giants Recap

    Scoring five runs in the eighth inning Tuesday night, the Philadelphia Phillies won the first of a three-game series against the San Francisco Giants. The rally in the eighth inning was started by Shane Victorino with a single...

    Will Shaffer Written by Will Shaffer about almost 4 years ago 515 reads 1 comments

  12. Roy Oswalt and Philadelphia Phillies: Here They Come...Again!

    On Thursday, the Philadelphia Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. completed yet another trade deadline blockbuster which may put the team back on top of the NL East in short order...

    Will Shaffer Written by Will Shaffer about 4 years ago 1,075 reads 0 comments

  13. Philadelphia Phillies: Quarterly Analysis

    As we near the quarter mark for the 2010 MLB Season, there have been a fair amount of surprise teams around the league...

    Will Shaffer Written by Will Shaffer about 4 years ago 181 reads 1 comments

  14. Philadelphia Phillies: Getting Roy Halladay Is a No-Brainer

    The end of July is either one of the most exciting times, or the most nerve-racking. It just depends on who you are. For players, it is a lot of stress. Anyone could be traded anywhere at any time...

    Will Shaffer Written by Will Shaffer about 5 years ago 345 reads 0 comments

  15. World Champs Taking Care Of Business Before Holidays

    Unlike the Yankees and Mets, who are making blockbuster moves go out of style, the Phillies are taking care of business in a more subtle way before the holidays...

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  16. Phillies and Hamels to Put Nail in The Coffin at Home Tonight

    With a 3-1 advantage over the Tampa Bay Rays and team ace Cole Hamels pitching tonight in Philadelphia, it seems the Phillies have everything going for them to clinch their first World Championship in over 26 years...

    Will Shaffer Written by Will Shaffer about almost 6 years ago 272 reads 0 comments

  17. Worst Officiating by Home Plate Umpire in Fall Classic Ever

    How does one umpire blow so many calls in one of the most important games of the year? First there was the strike the home plate umpire clearly called strike three on a check swing, and then just- changed his mind and awarded the hitter first base...

    Will Shaffer Written by Will Shaffer about almost 6 years ago 322 reads 2 comments

  18. World Series 08 Predictions: Philadelphia Phillies Vs Tampa Bay Rays

    So here we are, standing again upon the precipice which is the day before Game 1 of the World Series. This year, the 2008 World Series is between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Philadelphia Phillies...

    Will Shaffer Written by Will Shaffer about almost 6 years ago 459 reads 2 comments

  19. New York Yankees: Offensive Explosion

    The slumbering giant awoke in the Bronx last night, leading the Yankees to a lopsided 18-7 victory over the Texas Rangers. The downpour of runs was more than twice the amount the Yankees could score their past four games...

    Will Shaffer Written by Will Shaffer about 6 years ago 454 reads 0 comments

  20. 15 Reasons Why The Mets Will Not Win This Year

    In case you missed the title, I feel there's at least 15 good reasons why the Mets will not win anything this year. #15. John Maine leads the starting rotation in wins with 8. #14...

    Will Shaffer Written by Will Shaffer about 6 years ago 168 reads 9 comments

  21. New York Yankees: Bad Chemistry?

    As we pass the midway point and near the All-Star game during the final season being played in old-school Yankee Stadium, one minor detail of the season couldn't be tarnishing it more. The Yankees record: 44 wins and 40 losses...

    Will Shaffer Written by Will Shaffer about 6 years ago 471 reads 0 comments

  22. The Art of Hitting

    Every couple of days a week, I get to go to the batting cage and smack yellow balls around. I'm a switch hitter, but I'm naturally right-handed. Sometimes I notice my left-handed stroke is sweeter than my swing from the right side...

    Will Shaffer Written by Will Shaffer about 6 years ago 278 reads 0 comments

  23. Josh Banks vs. Joba Chamberlain Match Makes for Best Pitching Duel This Year

    In the first inning, Joba Chamberlain struck out two before retiring the side. Then Josh Banks pitched out of trouble, retiring Alex Rodriguez and Jason Giambi on strikeouts with Jeter and Damon standing on second and third respectively...

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  24. Yankees Pester Peavy, Protect Rasner

    In a painfully long, rain-delayed game, the New York Yankees prevailed to win again, 8-5, late Wednesday night against the San Diego Padres. It was their sixth straight victory and 11th in their last 14 contests...

    Will Shaffer Written by Will Shaffer about 6 years ago 422 reads 0 comments

  25. New York Yankees: Finished Without Wang?

    Ever since Chien-Ming Wang got injured on Sunday, there’s been more speculation on what's to come of the Yankees this season. Wang will be out until at least September...

    Will Shaffer Written by Will Shaffer about 6 years ago 662 reads 3 comments