1. Phillies: Hamels Success Crucial for 2010

    We all saw what held the Phillies back in the World Series last fall: Pitching. While the pitching woes could be pegged on just about anyone on the entire staff, few problems were as glaring ...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about almost 5 years ago 272 reads 1 comments

  2. Philadelphia Phillies Mighty in Sweep of Arizona Diamondbacks

    How else would you expect the Phillies to put the exclamation point on a series like the one they just played against the Diamondbacks? The Phillies flexed their muscle in the three game set ...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 96 reads 1 comments

  3. Simp-Lee Amazing: Philadelphia Phillies beat Arizona Diamondbacks 8-1

    He did it again. For the second time since joining the Phillies, Cliff Lee pitched a gem, resulting in a two-hit, no earned runs complete game, handing the Phillies a stress-free victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 108 reads 1 comments

  4. We'd Be Lion If We Said Penn State's List of Preseason Honors Wasn't Impressive

    A day after five Penn State players were named to the Maxwell Award and Chuck Bednarik Award watch lists, three Nittany Lions found themselves named to the watch list for the 2009 Lombardi Award...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 456 reads 4 comments

  5. Penn State Well-Represented on Maxwell and Bednarik Award Watch Lists

    A couple of major individual award committees in college football are keeping a close eye on Penn State players...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 133 reads 1 comments

  6. Jamie Moyer steals show in home debut for Pedro Martinez, Phillies win 5-1

    It was a night of great anticipation for Phillies fans. It was the night they finally got to see legendary pitcher, Pedro Martinez, pitch at Citizens Bank Park. But alas, it was Jamie Moyer who would dazzle the fans on this night...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 138 reads 0 comments

  7. Penn State No. 8 in USA Today Coaches' Poll

    Click here for the original post on Examiner.com. Now we know we are getting closer to the start of the college football season. The USA Today released the first coaches poll this morning, and it came with much anticipation...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 214 reads 2 comments

  8. JA Happ dominant as Phillies beat Rockies 7-0

    Honestly I do not know why there is so much discussion about sending JA Happ to the bullpen. If last night was any indication, Happ has earned his spot in the starting rotation...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 98 reads 1 comments

  9. One Penn State Player on Award Watch List, One is Not

    During Penn State's 2008 football season, running back Evan Royster started to become a popular name among Big Ten running backs. He finished third in the conference in total rushing yards, scored 12 touchdowns, and had a rushing average of 6...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 355 reads 3 comments

  10. NL East Power Rankings: Week of Aug. 3

    After making what is regarded as the most significant trade last week—in getting Cliff Lee—the Phillies may have solidified their spot at the top of the NL East for the remainder of the 2009 season...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 51 reads 0 comments

  11. Penn State 101: Joe Paterno

    Joe Paterno. His name is synonymous with college football. The trademark Coke-bottle glasses and nose would surly find a spot on a college football Mount Rushmore if one were ever created...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 1,252 reads 1 comments

  12. Philadelphia Phillies Drop Opener by the Bay, Lose to San Francisco Giants 7-2

    Sloppy defensive play hindered the Phillies' chances of winning last night in San Francisco. After striking first and taking a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, the Phillies ...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 57 reads 0 comments

  13. Signing Milton Bradley over Raul Ibanez Was a Game Cubs Never Should Have Played

    In the offseason free agent market, there were two teams with great interest in right fielder Raul Ibanez. Today one team is thankful for acquiring the veteran, and the other wishes they had him...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 382 reads 10 comments

  14. Preview Game 92: Philadelphia Phillies vs. Chicago Cubs

    The Philadelphia Phillies have beat the Chicago Cubs in a pounding and on a walk off. What will they have in store this afternoon?A day after a pitcher's duel between former teammates, there ...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 210 reads 0 comments

  15. Phillies-Cubs: Werth Staying Up For, Phillies Win 10th Straight

    You want dramatic? How about a pitchers’ duel between a pair of former teammates who were dealt at the trade deadline last season and a walk-off home run by an All-Star outfielder who had ...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 118 reads 0 comments

  16. Preview Game 91: Phillies vs. Cubs

    Offense? Check.Pitching? Check.The Phillies had both covered last night in a 10-1 laugher at the expense of the Cubs, who had been making a surge in the NL Central. But the Phillies are continuing to roll as they go for their tenth straight win tonight

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 94 reads 0 comments

  17. Phillies Fans are on Roy Halladay Watch

    Now that the Pedro Watch is officially over, it is time to shift the focus back on the ever changing Roy Halladay sweepstakes and how the Phillies fit in.Let's take a moment to look at the situation...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 205 reads 0 comments

  18. When Brett Myers Bounces Back, Who'll Be Bumped from the Bullpen?

    The entire Phillies pitching staff seems to be doing well right now. What would happen if Brett Myers were to return?Myers, on the disabled list since May 28, says that he is ahead of schedule ...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 184 reads 2 comments

  19. Raul To the Rescue: Ibanez and Phillies Power Past Cubs, 10-1

    Just when the Roy Halladay rumors started to hit high gear in Philadelphia, the current starting pitching got hot. Last night Rodrigo Lopez went six full innings, allowed one run on five hits, ...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 63 reads 0 comments

  20. Phillies-Cubs: Preview Game 90

    The Phillies are happy with the way things are going. Will they keep up the momentum against some tougher competition at Citizens Bank Park?Until recently, playing at home has been a detriment to the team...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 55 reads 0 comments

  21. NL East Power Rankings

    After the all-star break it seems the message is clear now. The Phillies are, once again, the team to beat. After a rain-shortened sweep of the Marlins to start the second half of the baseball ...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 39 reads 0 comments

  22. How Did Lenny Dykstra NOT Win MVP in '93?

    Last week I posed this question on Twitter.Lenny Dykstra was the catalyst of the 1993 Phillies that took the baseball world by surprise en route to a National League pennant...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 192 reads 1 comments

  23. Philadelphia Phillies First Half Report Card: Outfielders

    Today marks the last day off for the all star break and the past couple days we have handed out midterm grades to the Phillies infielders and their pitchers. Today, on the final day of the break for the Phillies, we finish up by assessing the outfielders

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 151 reads 3 comments

  24. Philadelphia Phillies All-Star Game Recap

    It was supposed to be a homecoming he would never forget. He may never forget it, but it will now be for some of the wrong reasons.Ryan Howard, the St...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 140 reads 0 comments

  25. Philadelphia Phillies Sign Pedro Martinez

    The Philadelphia Phillies are officially reporting that they have agreed to terms with free agent pitcher Pedro Martinez. He signed a one-year contract worth $1 million, including $1.5 million in incentives...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about over 5 years ago 61 reads 0 comments