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One for the Memory Banks

Sports is one of those things that is always there, no matter where we are in our lives – what our “joys” and “worries” happen to be at that time.  Sports keep going.  Games are played.  And, memories are made.  … Continue reading

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2010 MLB Playoffs: Podcast Preview!

Head on over to http://broadstreetbelievers.podbean.com to stream or download the latest BSB Podcast.  Listen to us preview the entire MLB Playoffs, with plenty of focus on the Phils, in just over half an hour.

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Quick Pitch: Dreaming of a Three-Way Playoff

Right now it is a little after 6:00 in the east, and the Padres lead the Giants 4-1 in the 7th.  The Braves and Phillies are scoreless in the 6th.  When the weekend started, my dream scenario was a longshot, … Continue reading

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Quick Pitches: Here We Go…

The biggest series of the season kicks off tonight at The Bank, as the second-place Bravos come to town.  And, the Phils are perfectly set up for the stretch run.  After a quick tweak of the rotation last week, the … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Top Twelve: The Contenders

This is one of my favorite (and maybe the only) regular Top Twelves.  About this time in the baseball season, it’s interesting to start thinking about (a) the races and (b) what teams are best suited for fall baseball, as … Continue reading

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(Very) Quick Hits

-The Braves sent Yunel Escobar to Toronto for Alex Gonzalez, in a swap of starting SS’s (there were also some prospects involved, they sound insignificant).  I’m not sure this was a good move by Atlanta.  Escobar is a promising young … Continue reading

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Phillies Semi-Weekly Report Card #5

Record since last Report Card: 5-2 Overall Record: 19-12 (1st in division) After a hot start to the season, the Phils were 7-9 in their previous 16 games coming into this week.  Although the offense hadn’t been great, the pitching was the main culprit.  … Continue reading

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Phillies Semi-Weekly Report Card #3

Record since last Report Card:  3-3 Overall Record: 11-7 (1st in division) The injuries keep coming, and the Phils play another .500 week.  J.A. Happ hit the DL this week, Placido Polanco missed a game after taking a pitch off … Continue reading

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Running Diary: Phillies Opener

7:56:  Well, folks, here we go.  The beginning of a WORLD SERIES TITLE DEFENSE!!!  This is great.  I wish I could have been there. 8:01:  So, ESPN goes to the field and the viewers get their first glimpse of their World … Continue reading

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