Daily Archives: Wednesday, October 22, 2008


Reason Number Two. 1

Peter Abraham from the LoHud Yankees Blog provides reason #2 for why the Phillies will lose. Here is his post titled, “What Goes Around …

If you remember back to the All-Star Game at the Stadium on July 15, Scott Kazmir was the winning pitcher, pitching an unexpected inning when the game went 15.

The loser was Brad Lidge.

Now Kazmir will start for the Rays tonight, who have home field advantage in the World Series because, in part, of what he and Lidge did. I’m on a fan of the All-Star Game “counting,” but it certainly counted this season for those players.


Reason Number One.

I will be citing several reasons for why the Phillies will lose this series up until the start of game 1 because no pitch has been thrown. After that, it’ll be up to the players to back up history.

The Phillies have 4 World Series losses on their belt. What teams did they lose to?

1915 – Boston Red Sox (4) – Philadelphia Phillies (1)
1950 – New York Yankees (4) – Philadelphia Phillies (0)
1983 – Baltimore Orioles (4) – Philadelphia Phillies (1)
1993 – Toronto Blue Jays (4) – Philadelphia Phillies (2)
2008 – Tampa Bay Rays vs. Philadelphia Phillies

If you can tell the common theme amongst all four of those teams that Philly lost to is that they are 4 out of the 5 teams that make up the AL East. Sorry Philadelphia but you’re set to lose against the AL East… again.