SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Ryan Howard arrived in Williamsport on Thursday morning, flying into the quaint Central Pennsylvania town on a private plane. The Phillies first baseman spent the early part of the day at the Little League World Series, meeting each of the tournament’s 16 teams.
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Taney’s Zion Spearman challenges Ryan Howard to home run derby
Don’t be so sure Ruben Amaro is coming back, even though Phillies president David Montgomery told fans this week that the general manager “is not on the hot seat.”
As I’m sure you all saw, Taney got totally screwed over by the home plate umpire and Donovan McNabb last night, both of whom are entirely to blame for the loss. Don’t fret, though– our heroes still have hope! The Dragons have an elimination game tonight against the Jackie Robinson West squad, of Chicago. This Chicago team is actually very likable, and the kids seem great, but I still thought it helpful to my readership to provide an objective Tale of the Tape comparing the two cities America will see pitted against each other this evening.
Philly v. Chicago: Tale of the Tape (GO TANEY!!!)
The GCL Phillies entered their game with the GCL Braves tied with the Yankees for first place in the GCK Northwest Division. They dropped a 4-0 decision to fall a game back with a 31-21 record and 7 games remaining in the season. Denton Keys scattered 8 hits and a walk through 6 innings. One […]
Lehigh Valley was stymied by Pawtucket pitching, managing just three hits and four walks. MAG threw two scoreless innings of relief, allowing a walk and striking out one. Kelly Dugan was 2-3 with two doubles plus two walks for Reading as Severino Gonzalez shutout Bowie for six innings and the bullpen completed the job
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The end came abruptly.