When the Philadelphia Phillies decided against starting ace Roy Halladay on three days' rest in Game 4 of the NLCS, despite trailing by a game at that point, it was a mildly surprising move. We have come to think of Halladay as indefatigable and almost unbeatable -- the classic October...
| October 22, 2010; 9:16 AM ET |
Categories: Phillies | Tags: Roy Halladay Phillies, Roy Halladay groin, Roy Halladay groin injury, Roy Halladay hurt, Roy Halladay injured, Roy Halladay injury
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Yeah, no surprises here. I'm going Phillies over Giants, and Yankees over Rangers. I'm already on record as predicting a Phillies-Yankees World Series. And while I got three of the four Division Series right, the fact it will be the Rangers facing the Yankees, instead of Rays-Yankees, in the ALCS...
The front-page headline of today's Cincinnati Enquirer reads, "It Ain't Over Yet," which is surely meant as a battle cry of resilience for the hometown team (It Ain't Over!), but, considering the Reds' opponent, reads more like a tacit admission of impending doom (Yet). Only five teams have come back...
ESPN.com is reporting that Roy Oswalt has agreed to waive his no-trade clause and will accept a trade from the Houston Astros to the Philadelphia Phillies. Houston reportedly would get left-hander J.A. Happ and two prospects from the Phillies in the deal. Oswalt is scheduled to start for Houston on...
Monday marked the three-week checkpoint until Roy Halladay's regular-season debut for the Philadelphia Phillies, which will be against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on April 5, Opening Day. With that in mind, I ventured out to one of my favorite Grapefruit League stadiums, Bradenton's McKechnie Field, to see Halladay...
Two news items that had nothing to do with league championship series raised my eyebrows, the first was the hiring of White Sox Manager Ozzie Guillen to be a Fox studio analyst. The second was the news that former MLBPA head Donald Fehr is being given an $11 million severance package.
| October 22, 2009; 10:25 AM ET |
Categories: Dodgers, Phillies, Playoffs, White Sox | Tags: MLBPA, Ozzie Guillen, bud selig, chicago white sox, donald fehr, los angeles dodgers, philadelphia phillies, playoffs
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