The middle three at home

Major League Baseball decides the World Series and both League Championship Series with best-of-7 game series that utilize a 2-3-2 home game format. This means that one team is at home for two games, then the other has the middle three at home, and finally the first team hosts the final two games.Often, and the … Continue reading The middle three at home

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1-0 means a little; 2-0 means a lot

The Fightin' Phils received a magnificent performance from Cliff Lee, who has been superb throughout these 2009 playoffs, and a "you ARE the man" 2-homerun show from Chase Utley to lead the way to a big 6-1 victory and a one game to none lead in last night's Game One of the World Series.For the … Continue reading 1-0 means a little; 2-0 means a lot

Three aces are keys to Phils series success

Pedro Martinez. Cliff Lee. Cole Hamels. One righthander and a pair of lefties. Three different levels of experience. All have filled the role of a true 'Ace' for their respective baseball organizations in the past.And now together, these three aces represent the absolute keys to the Phillies repeating as World Series champions.There is much being … Continue reading Three aces are keys to Phils series success

The greatest Philly team of all-time

You may have noticed from the title of this article that I didn't say the greatest "Phillies" team of all-time, but instead the greatest "Philly" team of all-time. That was on purpose, because as of right now, despite what might be stated on local sports talk radio or television, this current 2009 Phillies team is … Continue reading The greatest Philly team of all-time