Espinosa homers twice in Nats win

So far this series, Danny Espinosa has been playing the part of an All-Star. The Nationals second baseman homered twice tonight in a 10-2 win over the Phillies. Espinosa has homered three times through the first two games of the series. He was three-for-four with a home run and four RBIs. Espinosa also scored  two … Continue reading Espinosa homers twice in Nats win

Zagurski recalled, KK starts Saturday

UPDATE: Kyle Kendrick will start on Saturday after the speculations were made. Last season, Kendrick started twice against Pittsburgh and was the winner in both games. He went 17 combined innings (one complete game) and allowed six runs, five earned. In his career against Pittsburgh, Kendrick is 4-0 with a 2.61 ERA. When asked who … Continue reading Zagurski recalled, KK starts Saturday

Worley optioned

The Phillies made a rather interesting move following today’s 5-4 win over Washington. They optioned their 23-year-old starting pitcher Vance Worley back to Lehigh Valley for a little work. “We’ll see you shortly,” Worley recalled them saying. “You’re a part of this team. You’ll be back.” It’s a move that will allow Worley to work … Continue reading Worley optioned

Rally Time!: The Phils overcome two Nats leads

The late inning offense has officially arrived for the 2011 campaign. Ryan Howard and Raul Ibanez twice came through in the clutch for the Phils as they combined for four RBIs in the Phils 5-4 win. It was the third time in four games the Phillies offense surged to take a late lead in the … Continue reading Rally Time!: The Phils overcome two Nats leads

Faceoff: Future Stars

Question: Who is the best player in the majors under 25-years-old? In the fourth installment of our “Face Off” segment, site founder John Russo is going to square off with a writer from a different blog. In the first ever inter-blog face off, Russo will take on another John, John Shields from “The Philly Phans.” … Continue reading Faceoff: Future Stars

Series Preview: at Washington Nationals

PHI: 33-20, 1st in NL East; WAS: 22-30, 5th in NL East When: May 30-June 1 Where: Nationals Park (Washington D.C.) Probable Pitchers Monday: Roy Halladay (6-3, 2.35) vs Livan Hernandez (3-6, 3.71) Tuesday: Cliff Lee (4-4, 3.50) vs Jason Marquis (5-2, 4.26) Wednesday: Roy Oswalt (3-2, 2.60) vs John Lannan (2-5, 4.40) Broadcast Info … Continue reading Series Preview: at Washington Nationals

Off Day: Mets take advantage of Phils bench

Chase Utley, Ryan Howard, Carlos Ruiz and Domonic Brown enjoyed the day off while their back-ups took charge today. Unfortunately, the only team taking charge was the New York Mets. Phillies starter Vance Worley couldn’t overcome an unfortunate 1st inning full of errors as the Mets went on to win, 9-5. A misplay by Raul … Continue reading Off Day: Mets take advantage of Phils bench