Charlie Manuel has been through enough postseasons to recognize special pitching matchups this time of year.
The National League Championship series shifts to San Francisco for game three on Tuesday. In addition to being a travel day for the players, Monday also a travel day for the fans.
Tim Lincecum wins the battle of pitching titans in Game One of the NLCS.
Roy Halladay and Tim Lincecum have little in common except performance on the mound.
The rain didn’t bother dozens of Phillies fans who turned out for a rally in center city on Thursday afternoon.
The Phillies grounds crew is getting the field ready for the NLCS opener on Saturday. Today at City Hall the Phanatic will get fans fired up at a noon pep rally.
The Flyers are moving up the start time of their home game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night to avoid a full conflict with the Philadelphia Phillies’ playoff game across the street.
Saturday’s start of the National League Championship Series marks the playoff return of a former Phillie fan favorite.