Northeast Times

 Articles by Matt Godfrey

Pence a perfect fit for Fightin’ Phils

When the Phillies lost Jayson Werth over the winter to the surprisingly deep pockets of the Washington Nationals, the team’s lineup was left with a pretty glaring hole.


Hall of Famer Gillick got the ball rolling for Phils

If you like the Phils on the field today, thank Pat Gillick.


Good health better than a deadline deal for Phils

For major-league baseball teams looking to make a run at the World Series this year, July 31 could be an important date. 


Phillies show plenty of spark

It is always good to end things on a positive note, and as the Phillies headed into the all-star break this  week, things could not have ended much better. 


PIFF provides a good look at local talent with 'Close-Up'

The Philadelphia Independent Film Festival will screen 'Close-Up,' a film featuring a local director and actor.


Cole could collect Cy Young and a big contract

The Cy Young Award is sort of like the Holy Grail when it comes to individual honors for pitchers. 


Picture perfect

‘Close-Up’ gives a good look at local talent in this year’s Philadelphia Independent Film Festival.


Just how good are those Phamous arms?

It has been no secret that for much of the season to date, the Phillies have ridden the arms of their talented pitching staff to the best record in baseball. 


Poor luck should not curse the Phils’ season

There was a play in Sunday’s series finale against the Pittsburgh Pirates that kind of sums up what the Phillies are going through right now. 


Sports-radio callers think Phils should be bashers

I did something this week that I normally don’t do.