Archive for the ‘Philadelphia Phillies’ Category

The Rays’ Success Is Bad For Baseball

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

To put it into ultra-simplistic terms, our economy is screwed because people have been spending far too much money. People were given home loans they could not possibly pay back, thus killing several lending giants. A few years ago was the first time in a hell of a long time ...

Phillie Phun Phacts

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Well good for Philadelphia, they finally have a legit shot at winning a title for the first time in years (realistically the Eagles had no shot against the Pats in 2005). The Phillies advanced to the World Series last night with a 5-1 win over the Dodgers, giving them a ...

Stairs-way To Heaven

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Seriously, Matt Stairs? That’s what you’re asking yourself if you’re a Los Angeles Dodgers fan. Against a lineup with the likes of Ryan Howard, Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley and Pat Burrell, you get beat by 40-year old Matt Stairs? No one could have seen this coming. Well, no one besides Hickey's cousin ...

A Look Back and a Look Ahead

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Now that the White Sox have wrapped up the final playoff spot after Tuesday night's 1-0 thriller over the Twins for the AL Central title, we can finally make our playoff predictions. [caption id="attachment_3098" align="alignright" width="321" caption="I've always wondered what it would be like to celebrate in a giant manpile on ...

D-Bag of the Week: Julian Tavarez

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Let's set the scene here: Julian Tavarez is pitching in relief for the Braves on Wednesday night against the Phillies. It's the bottom of the eighth inning. The Braves are leading 10-4. Phillies speedster Shane Victorino is taking a big lead off third base. What follows is comical and somewhat dumb. Tavarez, ...