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Archive: October, 2010

Phils live to play another day

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 11:17 PM
What we're talking about after the Phillies win, courtesy of Daily News baseball writer Paul Hagen: 1. They’ll play another day. If nothing else, the Phillies didn’t go away quietly. By beating the Giants, 4-2, in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series last night, they not... Read more

Manuel: 'This is a test'

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 6:41 PM
Here are some excerpts from Charlie Manuel's meeting with the media before tonight's game: * On his team's resiliency: I think we've been down quite a bit since I've been in Philly, and I've seen us in tough times. It's something that we rise to the occasion. And this is a test right here. This is... Read more

A look at some of the key decisions from Game 4

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 2:39 PM
For the last three years, this Phillies team has been a lot like those you-know-what's who always end up killing Kenny in South Park. It doesn't matter what trajectory the plot arc happens to be traveling, at some point, you know what is going to happen. And so you sit there, and you wait for it. For... Read more

Aftermath of Game 4 loss

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 11:12 AM
Some key talking points from Daily News baseball writer Paul Hagen, who breaks down last night's Game 4 loss to the Giants. Looking for a hat trick. Last night’s 6-5 loss means the Phillies are down, three games to one in the best-of-seven NLCS and have no margin for error remaining if they... Read more

Oswalt wanted to pitch in relief

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 12:06 AM
SAN FRANCISCO - Manager Charlie Manuel said in a postgame news conference that starter Roy Oswalt asked to pitch in relief in tonight's 6-5 Phillies loss to the Giants in Game 4 of the NLCS. The Phillies trail the best-of-7 series, 3-1, with Game 5 on Thursday night. "He [Oswalt] already told... Read more

Bill Conlin chats Phillies

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 12:05 AM
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Francisco replaces Ibanez in lineup

Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 5:07 PM
Looking for better results against Giants lefty starter Madison Bumgarner, Charlie Manuel replaced Raul Ibanez with Ben Francisco in the starting lineup for Game 4 of the NLCS. A Phillies win tonight would even the series at two games apiece. A loss would leave them one loss from elimination. Francisco... Read more

Halladay named NL Pitcher of the Year

Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 11:50 AM
Roy Halladay was named The Sporting News National League Pitcher of the Year in a vote by the players. Halladay, of course, led the big leagues in ERA, won 21 games in the regular season and pitched a perfect game. The American League Pitcher of the Year was Seattle's Felix Hernandez. Players voted... Read more

Manuel: Blanton will start Game 4

Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 7:26 PM
Here is what Charlie Manuel had to say, after the Phillies lost Game 3 to the Giants, 3-0. Will Joe Blanton start Game 4? "Yeah," Manuel said. Manuel was asked if there was any discussion after the game about starting Blanton. "No discussion," Manuel said. About Game 4, Manuel... Read more

Singleton in left, Savery at first, other minor league notes

Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 3:41 PM
It's never too early to start thinking about the future, so even though the Phillies are very much occupied with their present, let's take a moment to fill you in on some minor matters. 1) The Florida Instructional League recently wrapped up, with the two biggest story lines being Jonathan Singleton's... Read more
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