Roy Halladay

Philadelphia Phillies Playoff Predictions 2010 Edition (Update: Halladay Throws Game 1 No-Hitter)

The Philadelphia Phillies finished the 2010 Major League season with a 97-65 record, the best in all of baseball. After winning the World Series over the Rays in 2008 and losing last year’s World Series to the Yankees, the Phillies seem poised to make another run into late October/early November. Up first for the Fightins is the […]

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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 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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