Welcome to the Phillies Nation Podcast!
On yet another special WORLD SERIES podcast, Pat is joined by two amazing guests. First up is Amy K. Nelson from ESPN.com and ESPN the Magazine to break it down. Amy picks the Yankees to win the series in six, but give Phillies fans hope saying she is normally wrong. We’re gonna hold her to that.
Joining Pat for the second half of the podcast is Scott Lauber, Phillies beat writer for the Wilmington News Journal to give his insight on the umpiring situation, the great performance by Pedro, and what to expect this weekend.
Amy K. Nelson is an award-winning journalist who covers major league baseball for and is part of the site’s Enterprise team. Born and raised on the north shore of Massachusetts and a graduate of Hampshire College, Nelson has been covering professional sports for close to 10 years. She writes both investigative and long-form pieces for the site, and among her recent highlights is a piece on the timeline of death of Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart and a breaking news story and in-depth feature on Alex Rodriguez’s infamous cousin who allegedly provided him steroids.
She also served as a moderator for ESPN’s First Take program, chatting with fans online and relaying their comments live on the show, and has appeared on SportsCenter, Baseball Tonight, and Outside the Lines for ESPN.
Scott Lauber is the Phils beat reporter for the Wilmington News Journal and is a fixture in the Phillies clubhouse throughout the season. For some of the most up-to-date Twitter action regarding the Phillies, you can find Scott here (@ScottLauber).