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Phils are Underdog$

Tuesday, October 21, 2008, 3:10 AM
I have long contended that Las Vegas Oddsmakers are the third smartest people on the Planet Earth, behind only Nuclear Physicists and myself. So without further adieu, here are some odds and props for this year's Rays-Phillies World Series. The Phillies are the underdog, which is expected. These... Read more

Ray Day

Monday, October 20, 2008, 2:07 AM
2003: The Tampa Bay Bucanneers beat the Eagles in the NFC Championship game, putting them in position to win their first ever Super Bowl. 2004: The Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Flyers in the Eastern Conference Finals, putting them in position to win their first ever Stanley Cup. 2008: The Tampa Bay... Read more

Sunday Evening Match-ups

Sunday, October 19, 2008, 10:11 PM
I'm sitting in the newsroom at Comcast SportsNet waiting to appear on their World Series preview show that is scheduled to air at 10:30 p.m. tonight. The Rays and Red Sox are in the top of the sixth with Tampa Bay leading 2-1. I've spent the past few minutes figuring out the likely pitching match-ups... Read more

Phils Travel Plans

Sunday, October 19, 2008, 5:26 PM
Good evening. Not much to report as of 5:30 p.m. as the Phillies are pretty much in a holding pattern, waiting for the result of tonight's Rays-Red Sox Game 7 to find out their opponent for the World Series. In case any of you are planning on heading down to the airport tomorrow to see the team off... Read more

Who do you fear more/Potential rotations

Friday, October 17, 2008, 1:52 PM
I spent a good deal of this morning walking around the Phillies clubhouse asking various players about potential match-ups against the Rays and the Red Sox. All of them watched last night's game, when Boston overcame a seven-run seventh-inning deficit, and all were as amazed as you no doubt were... Read more

Rays vs. Phillies Match-ups

Thursday, October 16, 2008, 10:19 PM
UPDATE: So, you watch the new episode of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, get ready for bed, the Rays are leading 7-0, you buy your plane ticket to Tampa, you throw a post on the blog, and then you wake up to the clock radio blaring about the Red Sox staging a miraculous comeback. So it turns out... Read more

World Series Schedule

Thursday, October 16, 2008, 9:18 PM
With Tampa Bay up 5-0, it's looking like it will indeed be the Rays versus the Phillies. From what I heard last night, the Phils are planning on working out tomorrow and Saturday at Citizens Bank Park, taking Sunday off, then flying to Tampa on Monday morning. They'll work out in Tampa on Monday and... Read more

World Series game times set

Thursday, October 16, 2008, 7:25 PM
Here are the game times for the World Series: Game 1: Wednesday, Oct. 22, at American League: 8:35 p.m. Game 2: Thursday, Oct. 23, at American League: 8:29 p.m. Game 3: Saturday, Oct. 25, at Phillies: 8:35 p.m. Game 4: Sunday, Oct. 26, at Phillies: 8:29 p.m. *Game 5: Monday: Oct. 27, at Phillies:... Read more

World Series, Here They Come

Thursday, October 16, 2008, 1:09 AM
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It's a boy

Wednesday, October 15, 2008, 7:25 PM
Line-ups for tonight are below. It's another picture-perfect day at Dodger Stadium. I wonder if it is ever cloudy in this area of the state. Today's celebrity sighting: Henry Winkler, better known as the Fonz. Good times. Right fielder Geoff Jenkins was a little late arriving to the park today. But... Read more
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