Stigall Show Log 8.5.13Chris addresses the Republican spat between Chris Christie and Rand Paul, Governor Tom Corbett's decision to defend Pennsylvania's version of the Defense of Marriage Act, and the closure of U.S. embassies around the Middle East. He talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup, and foreign policy expert Ed Turzanski.
Charlie Manuel: 'I Got 99 Problems And My Contract Ain't One Of Them'The Phillies are losing... a lot. Eight losses in their last nine games, as the trade deadline approaches, and the thought that an era of Phillies baseball may be coming to an end.
The Phillies' Song Is OverWith the Phillies coming home after a 1-8 road trip, the best era in team history could be coming to a close.
Stigall Show Log 7.22.13Chris discusses President Obama's statement on Trayvon Martin and Race, the impending birth of the royal baby, and the bankruptcy of Detroit. He talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, John Hayward from Human Events, and Rob Levine from Holt's Cigar Company.
Phillies' Bats Stifled By Harvey In 5-0 Loss To MetsMatt Harvey struck out 10 in seven overpowering innings, and David Wright and Juan Lagares each hit a home run upheld by video review to lead the New York Mets to a 5-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
Stigall Show Log 7.15.13Chris covers to the verdict, media coverage, and political aftermath of the George Zimmerman trial, a Bay Area television station that wrongly reported the names of the crew in the plane crash at the San Francisco airport, and a proposed smoking ban on the Jersey shore beaches. He also talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup.
Stigall Show Log 7.8.13Chris reviews the political response to the events in Egypt, the plane crash in San Francisco, and the implementation of the saggy pants ban in Wildwood. He also talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel and Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup.
Stigall Show Log 7.1.13Chris talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about their series in Los Angeles against the Dodgers, Matt Brouillette from the Commonwealth Foundation about the Pennsylvania legislature's failure to pass alcohol privatization, and Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup about the immigration bill currently being debated in Washington. He also discusses the NFL's decision not to promote the Affordable Care Act and the raise in SEPTA fares.
Phillies Waste 2 HRs By Utley, Lose 4-3 To Dodgers The Philadelphia Phillies lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday night 4-3 on A.J. Ellis' RBI single in the ninth off rookie Justin De Fratus.
Phillies Route Dodgers 16-1The Philadelphia Phillies handed the Dodgers their worst loss in Los Angeles Friday night with a 16-1 route of the home team.
Angelina: If Manuel Goes, Sandberg Is Not The AnswerYou only fire a manager because you are confident that the replacement will do a significantly better job. Teams typically replace fired managers with in-house candidates. Problem is, there is not much reason to be confident that an in-house guy would do a significantly better job than Manuel.
Are The Phillies Tuning Out Charlie Manuel?The Phillies could potentially be a team that’s tuned out its boss for the first time in the last nine years. Charlie Manuel may have a folksy way about him that makes him endearing to the media that cover the team and to fans. But the players continue to make the same mistakes, ad nauseam. It makes you scratch your head and wonder what’s really going on here.
MLB Players Don't Give Phillies High Marks, Do Give Kate Upton Thumbs UpNeither Charlie Manuel nor Ruben Amaro Jr. are listed in the top ten in MLB players poll.
Howard Eskin: Charlie Manuel Is Afraid To Yell At His Players94WIP's Howard Eskin says that Charlie Manuel is scared to discipline his players.
Phillies Activate Utley From DL Chase Utley had been sidelined since May 23 because of an oblique strain.