1. Flyers Fenway Bound: Philadelphia Will Play in Winter Classic

    As of last week, the NHL was set on having their 2010 Winter Classic matchup to be the Washington Capitals against the Boston Bruins at Fenway Park in Boston. My, how the tables have turned...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about 5 years ago 837 reads 12 comments

  2. Ken Griffey Jr.'s Pinch-Hit Heroics Electrify Seattle Mariners Beat D'backs

    Mariners manager Don Wakamatsu told the media that he thought Ken Griffey Jr. was starting to get his groove back. Last night was the perfect indication that he was right. Ken Griffey Jr. slammed a pinch-hit home run in the eighth to tie the game at three

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about 5 years ago 226 reads 4 comments

  3. Orioles Down Phillies 7-2, Time to Vent

    This isn't going to be a game recap because I wasn't there tonight. This is going to be a venting period. Im tired of watching this team go through the motions every other game...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about 5 years ago 81 reads 1 comments

  4. Datsyuk Edges Richards for Selke, Ovechkin Repeats MVP

    It was a historic second place finish for Philadelphia Flyers captain Mike Richards. That finish involves tonight’s Frank J. Selke award. The award is given to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about 5 years ago 105 reads 0 comments

  5. Philadelphia Places Raul Ibanez on DL

    The Phillies announced this morning that their star outfielder Raul Ibanez was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained groin. Ibanez was a leader in All-Star votes and the game is scheduled for July 14...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about 5 years ago 84 reads 0 comments

  6. Philadelphia Flyers GM Holmgren Talks Draft, Roster Moves

    Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren met with the media this afternoon to touch on a number of topics. One of the main topics, of course, was what the team has planned heading into free agency...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about 5 years ago 295 reads 1 comments

  7. UNC, Ackley Advance in College World Series

    The North Carlina Tar Heels pounded out 23 hits en route to an 11-4 clinching win over Southern Miss. Five of those 23 came from Seattle Mariner's second overall draft pick, Dustin Ackley...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 48 reads 0 comments

  8. Is Jay Bouwmeester Really the Answer for the Flyers?

    This offseason has been very confusing for the Philadelphia Flyers. They signed a troubled goaltender in Ray Emery, who was exiled from the NHL last year, to a one-year contract. Obviously, Marty Biron is all but gone at this point...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 537 reads 3 comments

  9. Phils' Bats Erupt, Avoid Sweep With Win

    The Phillies mostly had one goal going into todays afternoon finale, do not get swept. Well, Philadelphia did its job. The Phillies beat Josh Beckett and the Red Sox 11-6 at Citizens Bank Park...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 61 reads 0 comments

  10. Philadelphia Flyers Looking at Robert Esche

    The Flyers are trying to bring the band back together, for a pretty decent price. A club source told CSNPhilly.com that the Flyers have contacted Robert Esche's agent about a possible return ...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 1,030 reads 2 comments

  11. Griffey: His Greatest Gift, Why I Became a Sports Fan

    When you go around and ask every kid between the ages of 8-until whenever, they will always have a role model, a hero, someone they have always credited as the one they looked up to or still look up to...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 198 reads 2 comments

  12. Mariners Go With Offense, Ackley With Second Pick

    When the final mock drafts came out before tonights MLB first-year player draft, most had North Carolina's stud outfielder/first-basemen Dustin Ackley...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 101 reads 2 comments

  13. Phillies-Dodgers: Hamels Does Hollywood in Shutout Win

    Cole Hamels has a new relationship, a great one at that. That connection would be with LA's Dodger Stadium. Hamels threw only 97 pitches, three over the minimum in his complete-game shutout last night against the Dodgers, 3-0...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 135 reads 0 comments

  14. Goalie Ray Emery Likely to Sign with Philadelphia Flyers to Be Starter

    Negotiations have been heavy for the last couple days, but it's about to be official. The Flyers will sign angered, former Ottawa Senators goaltender Ray Emery to most likely be the starting netminder for the 2009-2010 season...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 359 reads 2 comments

  15. Philadelphia Phillies Need To Stop Playing Guardian

    When you look at the Philadelphia Phillies this season, you notice a few things. One, they are the defending World Champions. Two, their payroll went upwards of around $35 million...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 246 reads 2 comments

  16. Myers Could See September Return, Amaro Making Calls

    The Phillies could be without starting pitcher Brett Myers for the rest of the season, or, Myers could be back on the mound by September. Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 44 reads 0 comments

  17. Simon Gagne Out Four to Six Weeks After Hip Surgery

    It was announced today that Flyers winger Simon Gagne had successful hip surgery to remove a bone spur and adhesions caused by the spur in his right hip, according to GM Paul Holmgren...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 93 reads 2 comments

  18. Former Philadelphia Flyer Peter Zezel Dies at 44

    Sad news out of Toronto today as former Flyer Peter Zezel has died in a hospital as a result of a rare blood disorder. It was reported earlier in the day that Zezel, 44, was going to be taken off life support by mid-afternoon...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 718 reads 4 comments

  19. Phillies-Yankees: Ruiz Sends Phillies Fans Home Winners

    Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz ripped a two-out double in the 11th inning yesterday to score Chase Utley to secure the both the win and the series against the baseball royalty, the New York Yankees...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 85 reads 0 comments

  20. Phillies-Reds: Cole Hamels, Jimmy Rollins Lift Philadelphia to Fifth Straight

    On the same day Philadelphia Phillies fans found out that JA Happ would finally replace Chan Ho Park in the starting rotation, Cole Hamels once again defeated the Cincinnati Reds, in Great American Ballpark...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 78 reads 1 comments

  21. Raul Ibanez's Tear Earns Him MLB Honors

    Raul Ibanez continues to show everyone in baseball that he is fitting in quite well in Philadelphia. So much so that Ibanez was just named the National League's Player of the Week...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 105 reads 2 comments

  22. Cole Hamels Looks To Continue Dominant Form, Raul Ibanez Big Weekend

    Cole Hamels might be looking forward to tomorrow's matchup against the Cincinnati Reds more so than his last start at home with the Dodgers where he threw seven good innings and whiffed nine hitters donning Dodger blue...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 94 reads 0 comments

  23. Mariners-Twins: Griffey's Target Practice Propels Mariners

    If there are any guarantees in life, one would be that Ken Griffey Jr. will do something special on mother's day. Yesterday Griffey smashed a two-run home run in the eighth inning to help the ...

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  24. Simon Gagne Has Laser Eye Surgery, Other Notes

    Philadelphia Flyers winger Simon Gagne had laser eye surgery this past Tuesday to correct his vision. Yesterday, Gagne, 29, said everything went perfect. Ggane went through the procedure known as PRK which stands for photorefractive keratectomy...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 240 reads 3 comments

  25. Flyers Injury Updates: Hips Don't Lie

    Unfortunately for the Philadelphia Flyers, Mike Richards isn't the only guy on the roster that needs some repairing. Evidently, Jeff Carter separated his shoulder while sliding into the boards in game three of the first round against the Penguins...

    Chris DiFrancesco Written by Chris DiFrancesco about over 5 years ago 197 reads 0 comments