1. NLCS Game 1: Halladay and Lincecum Duel a Whimper, Not a Bang

    Here are a few unsolicited thoughts about Game 1 of the NLCS tonight. First of all, we learned that—gasp!— Roy Halladay and Tim Lincecum are human. Neither threw a perfect game, or a no-hitter, or a shutout...

    Rick Schnee Written by Rick Schnee about 4 years ago 76 reads 0 comments

  2. Goodbye Lee, It's Been Nice Knowing You!

    Adios, Cliff Lee. We hardly knew ye. Hello, Roy Halladay. Get ready for some backlash. This turn of events has left me with a lot of ambivalence...

    Rick Schnee Written by Rick Schnee about almost 5 years ago 74 reads 0 comments

  3. Do the Philadelphia Phillies Have What It Takes to Remain Competitive?

    So far there have been two major signings in the offseason that have sent shockwaves throughout baseball. The Yankees are about to reward CC Sabathia with the biggest contract ever for a pitcher...

    Rick Schnee Written by Rick Schnee about almost 6 years ago 178 reads 0 comments

  4. Does The Philly Curse Live? Rain Suspends Game 5 Of World Series

    The scenario couldn't have been scripted any better even if it were a movie. The Phillies are up 3 games to 1 against the Rays in the World Series...

    Rick Schnee Written by Rick Schnee about 6 years ago 88 reads 1 comments

  5. Field Of Dreams: Phillies Use The Longball To Take Game 1 From The Dodgers

    Wow. It's been so long, I had forgotten how much fun October baseball can be. Or more accurately, I had forgotten how much fun October baseball can be when your team is winning. And boy oh boy, right now the Phillies are winning...

    Rick Schnee Written by Rick Schnee about 6 years ago 93 reads 1 comments

  6. Philadelphia Phillies Need to Play Smart after Sloppy Game Three Loss

    Game Three of the NLDS highlighted the one glaring deficiency that the Phillies have not been able to overcome so far this postseason: a sluggish offense...

    Rick Schnee Written by Rick Schnee about 6 years ago 259 reads 2 comments

  7. Brett Myers Is Brilliant; Two Down, One to Go!

    The hard part is over. I was expecting Game 2 to be a wash before it even started. CC Sabathia has been nothing short of dominant since coming to the National League and I figured the Phillies didn't have a chance...

    Rick Schnee Written by Rick Schnee about 6 years ago 206 reads 0 comments

  8. Phils Win First Postseason Game in 15 Years Behind Cole Hamels Gem

    Here's a day I've been waiting for for fifteen years: the Phillies have finally won another postseason game. Last year we were all just happy that they actually got there. We all knew that this year, that wasn't going to be enough...

    Rick Schnee Written by Rick Schnee about 6 years ago 108 reads 0 comments