Philadelphia Phillies

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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Phillies Sweep Indians, Gain Three Games on Idle Braves. 76ers Select Evan Turner.

Jamie Moyer pitched his second gem in as many starts as the Phillies beat the Indians on Tuesday night. Wednesday, the night after Jimmy Rollins came off the DL, he ended the game with a dramatic walk-off home-run (only the second walk-off for the Phillies this season). The Phillies went for the sweep today at […]

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Phillies First Road and Home Games Both Filled With Phireworks

 Independent Philly was in the house on Monday, April 5th as President Obama threw out the first pitch at the Phillies opening game (in Washington vs. the Nationals) and Roy “Doc” Halladay was on the mound for the Phillies in his first official game in a Philadelphia uniform.  The Fightins fell behind 1-0 before taking the lead 2-1 […]

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