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Gregory L. Vince
Somewhere near Philadelphia
"A hot dog at the ballgame beats roast beef at the Ritz." - Humphrey Bogart
Interests: Sports, music, classic cinema, books, newspapers, and most recently Words With Friends.
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Embed from Getty Images By Greg Vince, Sports Talk Philly staff writer Starting Pitching Matchup: Chicago White Sox (72-79) Philadelphia Phillies (68-83) LHP Chris Sale RHP Jerad Eickhoff (16-8, 3.03 ERA) (10-14, 3.74 ERA) Despite the close call at the end, the Phillies did a nice job knocking around James... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Starting Pitching Matchup: Colorado Rockies (56-59) Philadelphia Phillies (53-63) RHP Jon Gray RHP Jake Thompson (8-5, 4.26 ERA) (0-1, 12.46 ERA) The Phillies open alumni weekend by welcoming Hall of Fame bound slugger Jim Thome to the Wall of Fame. Other old friends such as Placido... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By Greg Vince, Sports Talk Philly staff writer Starting Pitching Matchup: Philadelphia Phillies (52-63) Los Angeles Dodgers (64-49) RHP Jeremy Hellickson LHP Scott Kazmir (9-7, 3.72 ERA) (9-5, 4.51 ERA) The Phillies look to escape Chavez Ravine with a win after being handed two pretty decisive... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Starting Pitching Matchup: San Francisco Giants (61-46) Philadelphia Phillies (50-59) LHP Matt Moore RHP Vince Velasquez (7-7, 4.08 ERA) (8-3, 3.32 ERA) Vince Velasquez gets the ball for this afternoon's chance at a sweep against the Giants. Velasquez is coming off a start at Turner Field... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Following last night's late extra inning thriller, Todd Zolecki reported that Jeanmar Gomez was activated after a day on the Paternity Leave list. To make room for the closer and new father, the Phillies optioned last night's starter Phil Klein to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. It was... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Starting Pitching Matchup: San Francisco Giants (61-45) Philadelphia Phillies (49-59) RHP Johnny Cueto RHP Phil Klein (13-3, 2.63 ERA) (0-1, 5.19 ERA) I know what you're thinking. Who the hell is Phil Klein? Let's figure it out together shall we? Back in June, Klein was claimed... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Starting Pitching Matchup: Philadelphia Phillies (47-57) Atlanta Braves (35-67) RHP Vince Velasquez RHP Tyrell Jenkins (8-2, 3.34 ERA) (0-2, 6.17 ERA) It's a bit of a late start tonight as the Braves are holing their alumni weekend ceremonies tonight. Tyrell Jenkins, who the Braves acquired when... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Starting Pitching Matchup: Philadelphia Phillies (46-57) Atlanta Braves (35-66) RHP Aaron Nola RHP Matt Wisler (5-9, 4.75 ERA) (4-10, 4.92 ERA) Aaron Nola gets a shot at redemption tonight in Turner Field against the basement dwelling Braves. Nola had a really nice outing out of the... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Starting Pitching Matchup: Philadelphia Phillies (46-56) Miami Marlins (54-46) RHP Zach Eflin LHP Adam Conley (3-3, 3.40 ERA) (6-5, 3.58 ERA)) Following last night's collapse the Phillies send Zach Eflin to the mound today and lately he's emerged as one of the best options for the... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Starting Pitching Matchup: Philadelphia Phillies (45-53) Pitsburgh Pirates (49-47) RHP Aaron Nola RHP Tyler Glasnow (5-8, 4.41 ERA) (0-1, 6.75 ERA) Last night Zach Eflin helped end a lengthy amount of time since the Phillies last took a game at PNC Park (July 4, 2013) with... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Starting Pitching Matchup: Philadelphia Phillies (44-53) Pitsburgh Pirates (49-46) RHP Zach Eflin RHP Gerrit Cole (2-3, 4.14 ERA) (5-5, 3.11 ERA) The Pirates haven't had the worst season but are being left in the dust at third place of the NL Central right now, well behind... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By Greg Vince, Sports Talk Philly staff writer Starting Pitching Matchup: Miami Marlins (51-42) Philadelphia Phillies (43-52) LHP Wei-Yin Chen RHP Jeremy Hellickson (5-3, 4.90 ERA) (6-7, 4.03 ERA) The Phillies have played two very good game vs. Miami this series but unfortunately do not have... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Starting Pitching Matchup: New York Mets (48-42) Philadelphia Phillies (43-49) RHP Jacob deGrom RHP Zach Eflin (5-4, 2.61 ERA) (2-2, 4.08) The Phillies look to win their first series coming out of the All Star break this afternoon against the Mets after taking last night's game.... Continue reading
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Embed from Getty Images By Greg Vince, Sports Talk Philly staff writer Final: Phillies 4, Mets 2 PHILADELPHIA — Jerad Eickhoff and Logan Verrett had about as similar of outings as they could, both pitching well through six innings and allowing two runs a piece. Ryan Howard got the scoring... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By Greg Vince, Sports Talk Philly staff writer The Phillies have announced that Rule 5 draft pick Daniel Stumpf has been reinstated from the restricted list following a 60 game suspension for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs. Stumpf has been rehabbing in the minor league... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By Greg Vince, Sports Talk Philly staff writer Starting Pitching Matchup: Philadelphia Phillies (30-43) Minnesota Twins (23-48) RHP Jerad Eickhoff RHP Ricky Nolasco (4-9, 3.49 ERA) (3-4, 4.91 ERA) Well one would think the Phillies would be able to take at least one from the Minnesota... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By Greg Vince, Sports Talk Philly staff writer Starting Pitching Matchup: Toronto Blue Jays (36-31) Philadelphia Phillies (30-35) RHP Marco Estrada RHP Jeremy Hellickson (4-2, 2.57 ERA) (4-4, 4.34 ERA) As the Blue Jays waited for some of the balls they golfed off of Zach Eflin... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Phillies: 0, Nationals: 8 WP: Tanner Roark (5-4, 2.93 ERA) LP: Aaron Nola (5-5, 2.98 ERA) It was a tough start to Aaron Nola's day through the first two innings. He struggled with his command and was laboring pretty good and got touched up for four... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Starting Pitching Matchup: Philadelphia Phillies (29-31) Washington Nationals (36-24) RHP Jeremy Hellickson RHP Stephen Strasburg (4-3, 3.80 ERA) (9-0, 2.85) After a tough Wednesday afternoon loss where the Cubs had their way with Phillies bullpen after Vince Velasquez exited the game two pitches in, the Phillies... Continue reading
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The Phillies placed right-handed pitcher Vince Velasquez on the 15-day disabled list. Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Starting Pitching Matchup: Chicago Cubs (39-16) Philadelphia Phillies (28-29) LHP Jon Lester LHP Adam Morgan (6-3, 2.29 ERA) (1-4, 7.07) Things have not gone too well for Adam Morgan going back to the Cubs series at Wrigley where he got hit around for six earned runs... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Starting Pitching Matchup: Philadelphia Phillies (26-21) Chicago Cubs (31-14)) LHP Adam Morgan LHP Jon Lester (1-2, 5.61 ERA) (4-3, 2.60) As the Phillies have started to fall back to Earth a bit the past week, they have a shot to rise to the occasion this weekend... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Starting Pitching Matchup: Atlanta Braves (10-30) Philadelphia Phillies (24-17) RHP Matt Wisler RHP Aaron Nola (1-3, 3.14 ERA) (3-2, 2.89 ERA) The Phillies kick off a weekend series against Atlanta tonight. It's the last break for the 24-17 team as they head off to Detroit and... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Starting Pitching Matchup: Miami Marlins (21-18) Philadelphia Phillies (23-17) RHP Tom Koehler RHP Jeremy Hellickson (2-3, 5.14 ERA) (3-2, 4.12 ERA) After a night of very strong pitching from Vince Velasquez and the bullpen along with some timely hits including Tommy Joseph's first major league home... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Starting Pitching Matchup: Miami Marlins (21-17) Philadelphia Phillies (22-17) LHP Wei-Yin Chen RHP Vince Velasquez (3-1, 4.40 ERA) (4-1, 2.70 ERA) The Phillies look to get back on the winning side of things after dropping the last two games. Not a great deal has been learned... Continue reading