Phils Fall Out of First

The Atlanta Braves have been on a role and they used that momentum to carry them into first place of the NL East. They did so by beating Philadelphia 9-3 to take a half-game lead in the division. Troy Glaus continued on his tear, going 2-for-3 with a three-run homer in the seventh. Chipper Jones … Continue reading Phils Fall Out of First

Series Preview: Braves

Phillies (28-21; 1st in NL East) at Atlanta Braves (28-22; 2nd in NL East) Where: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Monday: Joe Blanton (1-3, 5.63) vs. Tommy Hanson (4-3, 4.06) Tuesday: Cole Hamels* (5-3, 3.82) vs. Tim Hudson (5-1, 2.24) Wednesday: Kyle Kendrick (3-2, 5.04) vs. Derek Lowe (7-4, 4.86) … Continue reading Series Preview: Braves

Shut Out Again

The Phillies were shut out once again on this road trip, the fourth time in six games and the fifth in the last eight. The Marlins got a run in the sixth as the offense spoiled a great outing by Jamie Moyer as the Phillies dropped this one 1-0. The amazing part is that the … Continue reading Shut Out Again

Historic Halladay

Phillies fans knew there was going to be a no-hitter. But not many were expecting that Roy Halladay would be perfect. It’s almost fitting that it happened in Philadelphia where Halladay, a championship-starved pitcher, finally landed himself on a true contender. Doc faced 27 batters and showed each one of them to their seats on … Continue reading Historic Halladay

Phils Not Only Score, They Win

It was a frustrating past five games for the Phillies and their fans. The Phillies finally shook off the slump and scored their first run in the fourth inning and eventually went on to win 3-2 over Florida. The Phillies snapped a five game losing streak and 30-inning scoreless drought. Kyle Kendrick pitched a commendable … Continue reading Phils Not Only Score, They Win

Series Preview: Marlins

Phillies (26-20; 1st in NL East) at Florida Marlins (24-24; 4th in NL East) Where: Pro Player Stadium Dolphins Stadium Land Shark Stadium Joe Robbie Stadium Sun Life Stadium (Miami, FL) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Friday: Kyle Kendrick (2-2, 5.66) vs. Chris Volstad (3-5, 4.31) Saturday: Roy Halladay (6-3, 2.22) vs. Josh Johnson … Continue reading Series Preview: Marlins

The Frustration Mounts

Jobu must be angry because there is seriously something wrong with the Phillies offense. They were shut out for a third straight time and the fourth in five days as they lost to the Mets, 3-0, to finalize a rare series shut-out. Mike Pelfrey pitched seven shut out innings, allowing only three hits but five … Continue reading The Frustration Mounts