Bats Die in Loss

Roy Halladay is human after all. After the way he pitched, Phillies fans would have never expected to see him allow five runs in a single outing. The Giants’ bats showed up and the Phillies’ didn’t as they lost 5-1 Monday night. Halladay (4-1, 1.80) pitched seven innings, allowing five runs on 10 hits, no walks, and five strike outs. He … Continue reading Bats Die in Loss

Howard Signs Extension!

You heard it from CSN’s Jim Salisbury first: The Phillies have signed first baseman Ryan Howard to a five-year, $125 million contract extension, a person close to Howard has told Phillies insider Jim Salisbury.  The extension will kick in starting in 2012 and will go through 2016. Howard is 30-years old and in the prime of his … Continue reading Howard Signs Extension!

Series Preview: Giants

Phillies (11-7) @ San Francisco Giants (10-8) Where: AT&T Park Pitching Probables: Mon: Roy Halladay (4-0, 0.82) vs. Jonathan Sanchez (1-1, 1.86) Tue: Jamie Moyer (2-1, 5.00) vs. Todd Wellemeyer (0-3, 8.16) Wed: Cole Hamels (2-2, 5.11) vs. Tim Lincecum (4-0, 1.00) Broadcast: Mon: 10:15 PM; CSN Tue: 10:15 PM; CSN Wed: 3:45 PM; CSN, MLBN Hot (last three starts) … Continue reading Series Preview: Giants

Pitching Non-Existent in Loss

Kyle Kendrick, Danys Baez, or David Herndon: take your pick on who was the goat in the Phillies 8-6 loss to Arizona, ultimately losing the series in the desert. Kendrick lasted five innings in the no-decision, allowing five runs on eight hits, four walks, and striking out four. Kendrick started pitching very well through the first four … Continue reading Pitching Non-Existent in Loss

Longballs Galore!

The Phillies needed only three swings to beat the Diamondbacks on Saturday. Two of those mighty swings belonged to Jayson Werth, who’s two solo homers including his moon shot in the top of the ninth, helped lead the Phillies to a 3-2 win. Raul Ibanez also had a solo homer in the seventh that tied the game … Continue reading Longballs Galore!

Five HRs Power D’backs

Mark Reynolds is always a threat to hit a home run. Unfortunately for Cole Hamels, his two-run shot in the fourth fueled a five-run inning that led to a 7-4 win for the Diamondbacks. Arizona hit five home runs on the night. Hamels (2-2, 5.11) was out-pitched by Kris Benson. Hamels went six innings, allowing six runs on eight … Continue reading Five HRs Power D’backs

Series Preview: Diamondbacks

Phillies (10-5) at Arizona Diamondbacks (6-9)   Where: Chase Field Pitching Probables Fri: Cole Hamels (2-1, 3.86) vs. Kris Benson (0-1, 3.00) Sat: Nelson Gigueroa (1-1, 2.45) vs. Ian Kennedy (0-1, 5.65) Sun: Kyle Kendrick (0-0, 7.24) vs. Rodrigo Lopez (1-0, 3.50) Broadcast Fri: 9:40, CSN Sat: 8:10, MyPHL17 Sun: 4:10, MyPHL17 Hot (last 7 games) – Juan Castro: .423 (11-for-26), 2 … Continue reading Series Preview: Diamondbacks