Tags » National League East

6 Predictions For The Second Half

With the All-Star Game now in the rear-view mirror it’s time to start looking forward to the second half of the MLB season. The first half provided it’s usual number of surprises with teams either being pleasantly surprising (Brewers, Marlins, Astros) and, some, less pleasantly (Red Sox, D-Backs, Rangers). 922 more words

MLB

Game 81: Phillies Drowning Themselves at the Halfway Point of the Season

By Chris Murray
For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun

PHILADELPHIA—At about this time last week when the Phillies went 5-2 on their last road trip, including a three-game sweep of the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. 614 more words

Blogroll

Get To Know A Nat 2014: Sandy León

Name: Sandy David León
Nickname(s): None that I could find
DOB: March 13, 1989
Twitter?: @sandyleon41
From: Maracaibo, Venezuela
Position: Catcher
Hand: Bats: Switch / Throws: Right… 534 more words

Nationals

The Ultimate Spark Plug: Jimmy Rollins Becomes the Phillies All-Time Leader in Hits

Mike Schmidt Thinks Rollins could be an Hall of Famer

http://espn.go.com/blog/jayson-stark/post/_/id/819/jimmy-rollins-unique-hall-of-fame-case

By Chris Murray
For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun

PHILADELPHIA—When you’re writing the history of the Phillies between 2007 and 2011, a period that saw five National League East titles, one World Series title, and two National League pennants, you have to start with shortstop Jimmy Rollins. 785 more words

Get To Know A National 2014: Xavier Cedeño

Name: Xavier Cedeño
Nickname(s): None that I could find
DOB: August 26, 1986
Twitter?:  None that I could find
From: Guayanilla, Puerto Rico
Position: Relief Pitcher… 453 more words

Nationals

Phillies Are Not Even Close to Being Contenders

By Chris Murray
For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun

PHILADELPHIA—You would like to think that because it’s only June that there is plenty of time for the last-place Phillies, who are now six and one-half games behind the first-place Atlanta Braves, to right their ship and back into contention. 752 more words

Marlins Take On The Braves

MIAMI (AP) — When the Miami Marlins entered their series with the Atlanta, they looked forward to a chance to surpass their divisional foe for first place. 519 more words

Sports