BREAKING: Thome Traded to Orioles

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Phillies have traded first baseman Jim Thome to the Baltimore Orioles. The Phillies got two players for Thome, RHP Kyle Simon and C Gabriel Lino, both of the Orioles Single-A team. Thome hit .242 with two doubles, five homers and 15 RBIs in 30 games for the … Continue reading BREAKING: Thome Traded to Orioles

Phils Can’t Back Hamels In Loss

Marlins 3, Phillies 2 WP – Mark Buehrle (7-8, 3.48) LP – Cole Hamels (10-4, 3.08) SV – Heath Bell (16) MIAMI — The Phillies capped off their worst month in 12 years with another typical loss. Cole Hamels didn’t get any run support and the Phillies fell, 3-2, to the Marlins. The loss finished … Continue reading Phils Can’t Back Hamels In Loss

Lee Pummeled In Loss

Marlins 6, Phillies 2 WP – Josh Johnson (5-5, 3.60) LP – Cliff Lee (0-5, 4.13) MIAMI — It’s going to be hard for Cliff Lee to get his first win of the season if he continues to pitch poorly. The Phillies left-hander, without a win in the first three months of the season, was … Continue reading Lee Pummeled In Loss

Howard Looks Good In First Rehab Start

LAKEWOOD, NJ — Lost in the excitement of Chase Utley’s return in a Phillies uniform is the first big step taken by the Big Piece in Lakewood. Ryan Howard was good in his first start with the Single-A BlueClaws, driving in three runs in their 7-6 win over West Virginia. Howard went 2-for-4, driving in … Continue reading Howard Looks Good In First Rehab Start

Series Preview: at Miami Marlins

PHI: 36-42, 5th in NL East;┬áMIA: 35-40, 4th in NL East When: June 29-July 1 Where: Sunlife Stadium (Miami, FL) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cliff Lee (0-4, 3.72) vs Josh Johnson (4-5, 3.96) Saturday: Cole Hamels (10-3, 3.03) vs Mark Buehrle (6-8, 3.55) Sunday: Joe Blanton (7-6, 4.87) vs Ricky Nolasco (6-6, 4.78) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Miami Marlins

KK Hit Early In Loss

Pirates 5, Phillies 4 WP – A.J. Burnett (9-2, 3.31) LP – Kyle Kendrick (2-8, 5.35) SV – Joel Hanrahan (20) PHILADELPHIA — Kyle Kendrick settled in, but it was after he gave up five early runs. That early hole was too deep for the Phillies to climb out of and they lost, 5-4. They … Continue reading KK Hit Early In Loss

Howard Begins Rehab Tonight

The good news keeps rolling in on the injury front for the Phillies. A day after Chase Utley’s triumphant return in which he homered and went 3-for-5, Ryan Howard will begin an official rehab assignment with low Single-A Lakewood. He will be the designated hitter. With Howard beginning an official rehab, he will be back … Continue reading Howard Begins Rehab Tonight