Kendrick Pitching to Impress

Kyle Kendrick is a little machine and the Phillies are starting see this. Kendrick pitched four shut out innings where he allowed two hits in the Phillies 4-3 loss to the O’s. Sergio Escalona looked unimpressive again as he gave up three runs in the fifth inning. Andrew Carpenter continued his case for making the bull pen … Continue reading Kendrick Pitching to Impress

Phils Beat Braves

Roy Halladay looked sharp once again in Phillies pinstripes as the Phillies used a five-run sixth to win 7-5 over Atlanta. In three innings, Doc struck out five, allowing three hits. Andrew Carpenter pitched the final three innings to earn the save. Jayson Werth hit a two-run homer in the second, finishing with two hits. Ryan … Continue reading Phils Beat Braves

9th Inning Woes

It seems that no matter who pitches in the ninth inning, the Phillies cannot close out baseball games. Brad Lidge has blown 10 saves this year and his supposed replacement, Ryan Madson, just blew his sixth save Saturday night versus the Mets. With two outs and nobody on in the top of the ninth, Madson … Continue reading 9th Inning Woes

Romero, Durbin Sent to DL

Two more go down in the Phillies injury-plagued bull pen. Both JC Romero and Chad Durbin were sent to the 15-day DL. Being called up in their place were Andrew Carpenter and Tyler Walker. Both Walker and Carpenter have pitched this season for the Phillies. Romero has a strained left forearm and Durbin strained a … Continue reading Romero, Durbin Sent to DL

A few notes

I’ll start this off with saying that Andrew Carpenter, the 24-year old called up to make his first career start last night versus the Nationals, wound up getting the win. He originally wouldn’t have recorded the win because he didn’t go 5 innings but the MLB said because the game was ended in the top … Continue reading A few notes