The visit to the People’s Emergency Center was scheduled. But the gifts, including lots of toys for the kids, were a surprise.
The contract includes a club option for 2017, along with performance and award bonuses.
The announcement was made the same day the Eagles received top honors on PETA’s list of the Top Five Vegetarian-Friendly NFL Stadiums.
These ladies are considered ambassadors of the baseball organization and need to be skilled in handling themselves at charitable events as well as on the field at Citizens Bank Park.
Former Phillie Shane Victorino played a pivotal role in Boston’s run to the World Series title, giving Phillies fans something to cheer about.
Wally Joyner and Juan Samuel are returning as coaches for the Philadelphia Phillies under manager Ryne Sandberg.
Chris reviews the battle in Washington over Obamacare leading to a potential government shutdown, Saturday Night Live’s parody of the President in their season premiere, the end of the Phillies season, and the Eagles blowout loss in Denver. He talks to Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Phillies’ Broadcaster Larry Andersen, and CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger.
Ryne Sandberg sees the Phillies’ final loss of a disappointing season as a reminder that improved pitching depth should be a goal for 2014.
The Phillies gave up three runs in the 9th, but held on to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 Saturday.
Chris Johnson led off the eighth inning with a homer to spoil an otherwise dominant start by Cliff Lee, Kris Medlen allowed only two hits in eight innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 on Friday night.
Phillies rookie Tyler Cloyd (2-7) had been struggling, surrendering 17 runs in 13 innings in his previous three September starts, and the right-hander did not see a turnaround against the Braves.
Phillies starter Cole Hamels pitched six innings and allowed two runs. He struck out six as he reached 200 strikeouts (202) in a season for the third time in his career and the second consecutive season.
Fans in the upper deck at Citizens Bank Park have long complained that it ruined a clear view of the center city skyline.
Ruf drew a bases-loaded walk, Frandsen followed with an RBI groundout and that was all the offense that the Phillies would need. Michael Stutes (3-1) got the win by working a scoreless fifth inning in relief, and Jonathan Papelbon pitched the ninth for his 29th save in 36 chances.
Chris details the latest efforts by Republicans to defund Obamacare, Comedian Louis C.K’s case against smart phones, and what could be the end of Roy Halladay’s time with the Phillies. He also talks to Comedian Jimmy Shubert.