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Steve
Philadelphia, PA
I am not Joe Blanton.
Interests: Baseball, the Phillies, and other things that aren't as important.
Recent Activity
The state of the Phillies and Roy Halladay is sad right now. How sad? This sad. (Be sure to watch with sound) (Video created using Vine, as well as way too much spare time. Follow Steve on Twitter - @GalloSays) Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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Courtesy MLB.com. (Also, I miss you.) You've seen the updates over the past couple days. Ryan Howard is about a week away from resuming baseball activities and you could estimate that he'll be back sometime in June. Chase Utley has also been quoted as feeling better right now than at... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2012 at Philliedelphia
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Prior to tonight's game in Arizona, Ryan Lawrence of the Delaware County Times tweeted that Chase Utley was taking ground balls in the infield. This is especially encouraging as Chase was doing so without the use of a stool this time! It's nice to get a semi positive injury update... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2012 at Philliedelphia
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The 2012 team should be another year of exciting baseball. A lot of teams got better, which should help even the playing field and challenge the usual favorites like the Phillies, Yankees and Red Sox. Before you read the predictions below, I'll say that I am pretty cautious with my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Philliedelphia
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Posted by Stephen Gallo This past Sunday’s season finale of The Walking Dead was tremendous. It had plenty of zombie action, answered a lot of questions and set up what should be an exciting third season. After my second viewing, I noticed some similarities that some of the characters have... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2012 at Philliedelphia
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Posted By: Stephen Gallo It's a slow Phillies news day, but this is worth noting. Ryan Howard, fresh off his torn achilles and all has joined the world of Twitter. You can follow him @RyanHoward6 (whether you like that nerdy hat he's wearing in his pic or not). For all... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2012 at Philliedelphia
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Posted by Stephen Gallo courtesy @magelb via Twitter and philly.com The day we've all been waiting for is here. Well, at least the day we've been waiting for before the real day we've been waiting for which is Opening Day. Today, Pitchers and Catchers, as well as select devoted position... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2012 at Philliedelphia
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By: Stephen Gallo courtesy mlblogs.com Today on Sports Radio 94.1 WIP, it was announced that an agreement has been reached with the Phillies to air all preseason, regular season, and post season games on the FM dial. The deal is a multi-year agreement and financial terms of the agreement were... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2012 at Philliedelphia
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By: Stephen Gallo ( @GalloSays ) via speculativesports.com According to multiple sources, the Phillies have agreed to a contract with former Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon. The details are said to be for four guaranteed years and worth $50 million. There is apparently also a fifth year vesting option as... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2011 at Philliedelphia
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By: Stephen Gallo courtesy abc.com In what should come as a surprise to no one, the Phillies are raising ticket prices again. According to philly.com , the Phillies will raise prices in most areas of the ballpark, but not all. "Tickets in the Hall of Fame club and infield will... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2011 at Philliedelphia
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By: Stephen Gallo photo courtesysportsbully.com That's the face of a man with a nice, new contract. According to multiple sources, Phillies closer Ryan Madson has agreed to a new contract with the home town team. The deal is for four years guaranteed at $11 million per year. There is also... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2011 at Philliedelphia
Posted by Stephen Gallo It's that time of year again. You know the symptoms; excessive goosebumps, unexplainably favoring the color red, and burning up with uncontrollable excitement. There's really only one thing it could be. Let's get that ring. Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2011 at Philliedelphia
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Posted by Stephen Gallo As we all watch Game #162 tonight, and anxiously wait to see who the Phillies NLDS opponent will be, it appears Sports Illustrated is ready to roll out their latest issue with a big spotlight on our Phils. Seen below is the newest cover, featuring ace... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2011 at Philliedelphia
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Posted by Stephen Gallo This Chase Utley? Sports Illustrated recently polled 215 MLB players on who the "meanest" players in the league were. Well, be proud Phillies fans because Chase Utley landed at #2 on their list. The link below takes you to the site displaying the top 15. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multimedia/photo_gallery/1109/mlb.poll.meanest.player/content.2.html... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2011 at Philliedelphia
Thanks, Gina. As said in the beginning of the post, it's not my place to tell people how to cheer or boo, I just don't understand the wasted energy on a guy who is now gone.
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Posted by Stephen Gallo (@sgallo_ on Twitter) courtesy philly.com I want to start this post off by saying this. I have no right to tell you how to act once you've spent your hard earned money to go to a baseball game. Tickets, parking, food, and all of the other... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2011 at Philliedelphia
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Posted by Stephen Gallo PLAYOFFS!? You want to talk about PLAYOFFS? Ok, let’s do it. With 121 games in the books, your Phillies stand at 79-42, which as we know puts them at the top of the National League East. With only 41 games left on the regular season schedule,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2011 at Philliedelphia
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Posted by Stephen Gallo courtesy phillysportscentral.com Looks like you'll have to save your "All Polanco does is hit" tweets for the time being, Phillies fans. The Phillies have placed Placido Polanco on the 15 day DL with back inflammation. The move is retroactive to July 5, so technically Polanco could... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2011 at Philliedelphia
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Posted by Stephen Gallo courtesy nydailynews.com Bundle.com is a personal finance site dedicated to reporting on how people spend and save their money. Recently, I saw on Deadpsin.com that they linked to an article from Bundle. I've posted it again, for your viewing pleasure, right here. Basically, the article tells... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2011 at Philliedelphia
Posted by Stephen Gallo As if it wasn't bad enough that the Mariners wore those hideous green jerseys for the game tonight, take a look at what Homer Simpson thinks of the city best known for the birthplace of Starbucks. I think we all share in Homer's amusement. Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2011 at Philliedelphia
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By: Stephen Gallo Hey, you over there. Can you help the Phillies offense? (photo courtesy PhillySportsUnited.com) Despite coming off last night’s awful loss, Ruben Amaro sure seems like he’s not in a rush to make any changes or additions to this Phillies team, whose offense has been sputtering for most... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2011 at Philliedelphia
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Posted by Stephen Gallo I’m not breaking any new ground with this post, Michael Baumann over at Phillies Nation wrote a great post about his experience at last night's game earlier this morning. I did, however, want to share my own experiences from last night’s wild and raucous Phillies game.... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2011 at Philliedelphia
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Posted by Stephen Gallo The oldest team in baseball keeps on living up to their title. As posted by our very own Adam Gonsiewski, here, yesterday it was announced that Shane Victorino (calf strain) and Joe Blanton (elbow soreness) will be placed on the DL. It looks like Vance Worley... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2011 at Philliedelphia
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Posted by Stephen Gallo courtesy scoringposition.org I’m sure this post won’t make me too many friends amongst fellow Phillies fans, but I feel like it needs to be said. I’ve seen countless people on Twitter mention how we should all vote for Chase as an all-star this year. Hell, even... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at Philliedelphia
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By: Stephen Gallo Image provided by Frank Klose Jayson Werth is back in town tonight for the first time since signing his huge multi year deal with the Washington Nationals in the offseason. It was a mixed reaction at first for Jayson when he first walked to the plate with... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2011 at Philliedelphia