Madson to the DL

Brad Lidge comes off the DL and Ryan Madson hops on. It’s like a vicious cycle of misfortune for the Phillies. Madson was said to have been injured during his blown save on Wednesday against the Giants. Antonio Bastardo was called back up. But the injury seems strange. Todd Zolecki reported that Madson broke his right big toe. I … Continue reading Madson to the DL

Series Preview: Mets

Phillies (12-9; 2nd in NL East) vs. New York Mets (13-9; 1st in NL East) Where: Citizens Bank Park Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Pitching Probables: Fri: Kyle Kendrick (0-0, 7.71) vs. Jon Niese (0-1, 3.68) Sat: Roy Halladay (4-1, 1.80) vs. Mike Pelfrey (4-0, 0.69) Sun: Jamie Moyer (2-2, 5.25) vs. Johan Santana (3-1, 2.08) Broadcast: Fri: 7:05 pm; CSN … Continue reading Series Preview: Mets

Late Inning Rally Sparks Win

Jayson Werth had a lot at stake during his two-out, bases-loaded, ninth-inning at-bat. The Phillies were trailing 4-1. Werth was 0-3 and in danger of ending his 20-game streak of reaching safely was in jeopardy and the Phillies were on the verge of getting swept by the Giants and dropping four straight games. Werth came through with the big three-run double to tie … Continue reading Late Inning Rally Sparks Win

An All-Around Ugly Loss

Whatever is wrong with the Phillies, it needs to stop now. Jamie Moyer pitched okay and the offense made Todd Wellemeyer look like Tim Lincecum as the Phillies lost 6-2 Tuesday night. This was the first time the Phillies were NOT in first place in the NL East since May 29, 2009. Moyer (2-2, 5.25) wasn’t bad at all. He went six … Continue reading An All-Around Ugly Loss

Lidge on His Way

It would be excellent news when the Phillies get Brad Lidge back. They have been hurting tremendously in the bull pen with the poor seasons so far for David Herndon, Danys Baez, and Ryan Madson. All three have an ERA above 6.00 and have had outings that made struck worries in the hearts of the … Continue reading Lidge on His Way