Philadelphia Phillies

Phillies Back in Phirst Place

Independent Philly was at Citizen’s Bank Park on Tuesday Night as the Phillies took on the Florida Marlins. The Fightins trailed the Atlanta Braves by just half a game at the start of the game and had a chance (with a win and a Braves loss) to take over first place in the NL East […]

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Astros and Replacement Umps Have Phillies Looking Like Chumps

After losing to former Phillies pitcher Brett Myers on Monday night, The Phillies lost again on Tuesday night in a (less than sweet) sixteen inning game against the Astros which saw Ryan Howard get tossed in the 14th inning by replacement umpire Scott Barry (the normal umpires are on vacation). Howard (who went 0-7 with five K’s) got angry at […]

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Phillies Phever Strikes: Fightins Are Burning Up

Fresh off their win yesterday over the Giants (behind another strong outing from Roy Oswalt) the Phillies looked to expand their small lead in the NL Wildcard by taking game two of their series against San Francisco. The Giants had pitcher Matt Kane (9-9) on the mound and Joe Blanton got the nod for the […]

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Phillies: Pitching, Prospects, Pennants, and Post-Season Phireworks

A little more than a week ago the Phillies were returning from a road-trip in which the team won just two games while dropping six. A lot can change in a week. The Fightins returned home to the friendly confines of Citizens Bank Park and now are in the midst of a season long seven game […]

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Phillies, With “Road” Field Advantage, Win Series with Blue Jays; Jamie Moyer Sets MLB Record

It was another hot Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia for the rubber  game in the series between the Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays.  The games, originally scheduled to be played in Toronto, were moved to Philadelphia amidst concerns about the G-20 summit taking place in Canada’s largest city.  The Blue Jays were technically the home team […]

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