The two greatest defensive plays in Phillies franchise history

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'iURHLRM0SL9T_GK0JEp3FA',sig:'D8psKSfBWgy0KVUQ0I6UJoHbxfS1rgSs9PCHkL_cN2w=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'83485468',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsCarlos Ruiz tags out Jason Bartlett in 2008 World SeriesFor my money it has always been one of the two greatest defensive plays in Philadelphia Phillies history, both of which were made during situations in which the fielders were facing tremendous pressure.It came during Game 5 of the … Continue reading The two greatest defensive plays in Phillies franchise history

Phillies improved but still missing a strong lefty arm in bullpen

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'Zl7kcrf4Q-dttb2JTJpzDA',sig:'8lvnvkmkJHtahHvfdbh-rdoK8ALzAKPV1k28ug0U_NU=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'821968150',caption: true ,tld:'ie',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsParedes signed as a free agent and has pitched well this springThe best Phillies teams of the last half-century, a period of time in which bullpen usage has become more and more critical in Major League Baseball, have featured strong left-handers helping the team get through the late … Continue reading Phillies improved but still missing a strong lefty arm in bullpen

Phillies Fall Classics XI: 2008 World Series Game Four

The Philadelphia Phillies met the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2008 World Series, and the crucial Game Four took place at Citizens Bank Park in South Philly.In the 2008 Fall Classic, the Philadelphia Phillies had scratched out a walk-off victory in Game Three at home to take a 2-1 lead over the visiting Tampa Bay Rays, setting the … Continue reading Phillies Fall Classics XI: 2008 World Series Game Four

Phillies Fall Classics X: 2008 World Series Game Three

After the Philadelphia Phillies had gotten off to a good start by taking the opener of the 2008 World Series against the host Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in a tight 3-2 decision, the host Rays evened things up, holding off the Phils for a 4-2 win in Game Two.With their backs to the … Continue reading Phillies Fall Classics X: 2008 World Series Game Three