Phillies Sit Three Games Back With Win

Phillies 6, Braves 2 WP – Kyle Kendrick (10-11, 3.89) LP – Tommy Hanson (12-9, 4.46) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies knew they needed a win with St. Louis losing earlier in the day. They capitalized, hitting four home runs en route to a 6-2 win over the Braves Friday night in Philadelphia. It was their … Continue reading Phillies Sit Three Games Back With Win

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McCann Homers Against the Phillies Again; Braves Win 6-1

Braves 6, Phillies 1 WP – Ben Sheets (3-0, 0.50) LP – Cole Hamels (10-5, 3.31) ATLANTA — Brian McCann has played in six games against the Phillies. McCann has also homered in all six games against the Phillies. A three-run blast in the 5th inning gave the Braves a commanding 5-1 lead, enabling starter Ben … Continue reading McCann Homers Against the Phillies Again; Braves Win 6-1

Series Preview: at Atlanta Braves

PHI: 45-54, 5th in NL East; ATL: 54-44, 2nd in NL East When: July 27-29 Where: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cole Hamels (11-4, 3.23) vs Ben Sheets (2-0, 0.00) Saturday: Joe Blanton (8-8, 4.70) vs Mike Minor (5-7, 5.49) Sunday: Roy Halladay (4-5, 4.32) vs Tim Hudson (9-4, 3.71) Broadcast Info Friday, 7:35, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Atlanta Braves

McCann Crush: Braves Win 4-3; Sweep Phillies

Braves 4, Phillies 3 WP – Jair Jurrjens (3-2, 4.97) LP – Raul Valdes (2-2, 3.80) SV – Craig Kimbrel (25) PHILADELPHIA — Brian McCann is heating up into a career-record pace. The Braves star catcher homered in his fourth straight game, this one proving to be the winning run in the Braves 4-3 victory … Continue reading McCann Crush: Braves Win 4-3; Sweep Phillies

Blanton Struggles in Phils Loss

Braves 6, Phillies 3 WP – Tommy Hanson (10-5, 3.71) LP – Joe Blanton (7-8, 4.98) SV – Craig Kimbrel (24) PHILADELPHIA — It seems as though a lead is never safe with this year’s Phillies team. After trailing 1-0 early in the game, the Phillies took a 3-1 lead in the second inning only … Continue reading Blanton Struggles in Phils Loss

This Sucks: Bastardo Implodes In 8th; Lose 5-0

Some guy turned around and yelled at the pressbox. “Headline: THIS SUCKS.” You got it, dude. — Matt Gelb (@magelb) July 7, 2012 Mets 5, Phillies 0 WP – Tim Hudson (7-4, 3.56) LP – Antonio Bastardo (2-3, 5.34) PHILADELPHIA — The above tweet says it all. The Phillies of 2012 are finding newer and … Continue reading This Sucks: Bastardo Implodes In 8th; Lose 5-0

Jones Walks Off A Wild One

Larry “Chipper” Jones has made a career killing the Phillies. He did it again. Jones hit a two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the 11th inning off of Brian Sanches in a wild 15-13 win by the Braves in a game that saw five lead changes. The Phillies entered the game at .500 … Continue reading Jones Walks Off A Wild One

Braves Hand Game to Phillies

The Phillies were hoping to go into Atlanta and take at least two games from the Braves. They got one so far and it was gift-wrapped by Braves reliever Johnny Venters in the 8th inning. Venters’ wild pitch on a swinging strike three by Placido Polanco enable John Mayberry to score from third, giving the … Continue reading Braves Hand Game to Phillies

Five teams to watch in the 2nd half

With the second half of the 2011 season underway yesterday, division races, Wild Card races and the push for the best record in baseball begin to heat up. With just under 100 games out of the way, five teams jump out as the favorites to make the playoffs and do some serious damage in their … Continue reading Five teams to watch in the 2nd half

Doc to start All-Star Game

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said there was no better pitcher than Roy Halladay to start for his NL squad in this year’s Mid Summer Classic. That is why Bochy decided Doc will give the NL All Stars two innings of work in tomorrow night’s game in Arizona as his starting pitcher. Halladay was Charlie Manuel’s … Continue reading Doc to start All-Star Game