This will be a running thread to update on the Jimmy Rollins situation. Dec. 15 6:30 PM — Newly signed pitcher Dontrelle Willis believes his good friend Jimmy Rollins will re-sign with the Phillies. “He was probably more excited about the deal than I was,” Willis said of Rollins. Willis and Rollins grew up together … Continue reading Official Phillies v Rollins Post
The switch has been flipped. Many thought the eight-game skid was something to worry about. The logical ones knew there was a switch somewhere to be turned on. It appears the Phillies have find this switch and have hopefully locked it in the “on” position. With a 4-2 win in Atlanta, the Phillies earned themselves … Continue reading Phils give 100 reasons to love them
And the struggles against the Braves continue… Dan Uggla’s line drive home run to left field in the bottom of the eighth broke the 2-2 tie and gave the Braves the 3-2 win on Civil Rights Day. The Phillies have now lost the last two series against the Braves and trail th season series, 5-4. … Continue reading Uggla Outscores Phils, 3-2
The frustration could be felt throughout the entire stadium. It started with Cole Hamels, then drifted to the offense, found its way to the bull pen and left the fans feeling hung out to dry. Hamels couldn’t catch any breaks and the Braves used three homers to take the rubber match, 5-2, and beat the … Continue reading Braves power past Phils
A super ball couldn’t bounce back better than Cole Hamels did today. The left-hander, who was rocked for six runs his first start, dominated the Braves in Atlanta, leading the Phils to a 3-0 win in the rubber match. Hamels pitched seven scoreless innings, scattering four hits and a walk while striking out eight. His … Continue reading K-ole Hearted.
The Phillies are set behind the plate, that’s a given. Brian Schneider and Carlos Ruiz each homers and drove in a combined seven runs to give the Phillies the 10-2 win over Atlanta. Schneider homered in the top of the fourth, a two-run shot of Braves starter Brandon Beachy to give the Phils the 3-2 … Continue reading Power behind the plate
The long ball wasn’t kind to Cole Hamels today. Toronto touched up Hamels for three home runs in this afternoon’s contest, as the Phillies fell to the Blue Jays 5-1. The loss snapped the Phillies’ four-game winning streak. Hamels only went four innings allowing five runs on seven hits, while striking out three and walking … Continue reading Long Ball Buries Phils