BoopStats Archive: July, 2011

An All-Star Memory

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I have been to three baseball All-Star games (the two at Veterans Stadium in 1976 and 1996; 1990 at Wrigley Field), and my favorite memory... Read more

Phillies on the Hill in the All-Star Game

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Tuesday night will mark the 11th All-Star Game started by a Phillies pitcher. Hopefully, Roy Halladay will do a little better than his predecessors... Read more

For Phillies, Something About The Dodgers

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There are plenty of points over the previous couple of seasons where you can see the Phillies’ record improve dramatically from that... Read more

Phillies: P's HRs at CBP

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Cliff Lee's home run Saturday was the fifth hit by a Phillies pitcher at Citizens Bank Park since it opened in 2004. That includes the first... Read more

Phillies: Lefty's Months

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As Cliff Lee took the mound in Toronto last Sunday, burgers were on the grill, cold beverages were making their way toward bellies and this... Read more

Flyers: And Jagr Makes 10

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There were 21 players taken in the first round of the 1990 NHL Draft. Jamomir Jagr would be the 10th of those 21 to play at least one game... Read more

Phils' Offense In A Pinch

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According to baseball-reference.com, Phillies' pinch-hitters have a higher batting average than any other position on the club, edging out... Read more

Phils' Latest Run Started Exactly Four Years Ago

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Four years ago Thursday, the Phillies registered the 9,999th loss in their history. The next day — four years ago Friday — they... Read more

Rollins Can Be A Beast vs. East

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Jimmy Rollins is hitting .300 this season against every team in the NL East ... except the Braves, who visit Citizens Bank Park for a three-game... Read more

Phillies' Shutout Letdowns

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Despite Tuesday's 14-2 drubbing of the Marlins, the Phillies still have a losing record (4-9) in games following a shutout tossed by their... Read more