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Braves Beat Phillies – Dan Uggla Can Still Have Big Games

Posted on 15 Apr, 2014, by in Baseball

From time to time, Dan Uggla reminds everyone why he has such a huge contract. Two home runs, including a grand slam in the ninth, is probably a good enough reminder as the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-6 in what people would refer to as a slugfest. More

Rangers beat Phillies

Rangers Over Phillies – Dramatically Getting Even

Posted on 2 Apr, 2014, by in Baseball

The Texas Rangers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 in dramatic fashion thanks to a great finish from Adrian Beltre, driving in the two needed runs to turn the game around as the home side evened the season opening series at 1-1. More

Phillies beat Rangers

Phillies Over Rangers – Good Pitching is Optional on Opening Day

Posted on 1 Apr, 2014, by in Baseball

In one huge opening day inter-league batting extravaganza the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Texas Rangers 14-10 thanks to Jimmy Rollins hitting a grand slam home run in the second inning and a strong day at bat for Ben Revere and Chase Utley as well. More

The Eagles have gone 2-3 so far this season under Chip Kelly

Chip Kelly, Longest Tenured Head Coach in Philadelphia

Posted on 9 Oct, 2013, by in Football, Miscellaneous

He maybe only five professional games into his new job, but Chip Kelly is the longest tenured head coach among the NBA, NFL, NHL and MLB teams in the city of Philadelphia, making it 266 days so far since becoming the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles without being fired. More

Yankees 2012

10 Most Valuable MLB Teams

Posted on 2 Apr, 2013, by in Featured

Five divisions from both leagues make up the 10 most valuable teams in Major League baseball, with two coming from the NL Central (Cardinals & Cubs), the AL West (Angels & Rangers), NL West (Giants & Dodgers), NL East (Mets & Phillies) and the AL East (Red Sox & Yankees). More

Oakland A’s and Washington Nationals Defy Big Payroll Policies

Posted on 4 Oct, 2012, by in Baseball

Is having a big payroll a waste of money in the MLB? I guess it all depends on how you manage that salary expenditure. The New York Yankees, constantly the highest paying team in Baseball, are pretty much a constant fixture in the postseason. The success of the Oakland Athletics and the Washington Nationals is a little bit more surprising. More

Welcome to the 2012 MLB Season, Where Higher Payrolls Mean Your Team Sucks

Posted on 23 May, 2012, by in Baseball

Money usually means success, in the long run at least, when you talk about Major Leauge Baseabll. With no cap limits, teams that spend more money end up getting the best player, more wins and plenty of times more rings. In the 2012 season, so far, the four highest spending teams – Yankees, Red Sox, Phillies and Angels, aren’t working according to formula. More

2011 NLDS/ALDS Diary – Day 2

Posted on 2 Oct, 2011, by in Baseball

Robinson Cano came up big for the Yankees with a grand slam home run and six RBIs, Yovani Gallardo was pretty much untouchable for the Brewers in their win over … More

MLB Trades Waiting to Happen

Posted on 16 Jul, 2011, by in Baseball

After the All-Star festivities have ended, the races for playoff spots and division titles are heating up, along with the summer weather. Another common phenomenon of the Post All-Star days are the trade rumors – and it looks like relief pitching is the hot thing right now, with the Tigers, Phillies and Diamondbacks looking to improve their bullpen. More