Phillies Place Schneider On DL; Select Lerud from Reading

PHILADELPHIA — The chances of Brian Schnieder returning next year are growing slimmer. The Phillies placed the 35-year-old backup catcher on the DL today with a strained hamstring. To fill his spot, they called up catcher Steven Lerud from Reading. Sebastian Valle was in AAA but the Phillies didn’t want to call him up because … Continue reading Phillies Place Schneider On DL; Select Lerud from Reading

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Yayberry: Mayberry Jr Walks It Off In the 11th

By Chris Bengel and John Russo Phillies 4, Reds 3 (11 innings) WP – Raul Valdes (3-2, 3.14) LP – Alfredo Simon (2-2, 2.49) PHILADELPHIA — Three times were a charm for the Phillies. After failing to bring home the winning run in the 9th and 10th innings with runners in scoring positon, the Phillies … Continue reading Yayberry: Mayberry Jr Walks It Off In the 11th

Schierholtz, Kratz Auditioning for 2013 Jobs

With this season lost in the standings, the Phillies have nothing to lose in seeing what they have for next year. The Phillies front office has many decisions to make concerning the 2013 season, and a handful of players currently on the roster are looking to be a part of next year’s rebuilt team. Newly-acquired … Continue reading Schierholtz, Kratz Auditioning for 2013 Jobs

Flash Gordon: Dee Gives Dodgers Go-Ahead RBIs

Dodgers 6, Phillies 5 WP – Chris Capuano (8-2, 2.82) LP – Kyle Kendrick (2-5, 4.44) SV – Kenley Jansen (9) PHILADELPHIA — For the entire series, little Dee Gordon has been a thorn in the side of the Phillies. The son of former Phillies reliever Tom Gordon made himself a part of the Dodgers’ … Continue reading Flash Gordon: Dee Gives Dodgers Go-Ahead RBIs

Ramirez’s Two Dingers Leads Fish Past Phils

Marlins 5, Phillies 4 WP – Ricky Nolasco (6-3, 4.35) LP – Cole Hamels (8-2, 2.81) SV – Heath Bell (11) PHILADELPHIA — The run of dominance was sure to run out for Cole Hamels. Hamels was roughed up, allowing at least five runs in a start for the first time since July of last … Continue reading Ramirez’s Two Dingers Leads Fish Past Phils

A Winning Streak!: Phils Win Third Straight On Pence Walk-Off

Phillies 4, Astros 3 WP – Jake Diekman (1-0, 0.00) LP – Brett Myers (0-1, 2.08) PHILADELPHIA — An ex-Astro hitting for the Phillies took an ex-Phillie pitching for the Astros deep in walk-off fashion. Hunter Pence recovered from a near-costly fielding miscue earlier in the game with a solo home run in the bottom … Continue reading A Winning Streak!: Phils Win Third Straight On Pence Walk-Off

Hamels Holds Off Padres

Phillies 3, Padres 2 WP – Cole Hamels (5-1, 2.28) LP – Jeff Suppan (2-1, 1.69) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (10) It seemed like ages the Phillies won a series. They did just that, taking the rubber match on Mother’s Day against the Padres, winning 3-2 thanks some great pitching from the starters once again. … Continue reading Hamels Holds Off Padres

Hamels dazzles against Rays

Amidst all the contract talks, Cole Hamels still goes out and makes it look easy. Hamels looks like he’s in midseason form as he tossed 5.2 innings of one-run ball in the Phillies 2-1 win against the Tampa Bay Rays today. He only gave up three hits and struck out seven. His only blemish was … Continue reading Hamels dazzles against Rays

Phils split their squads again

PHILLIES 6, TAMPA BAY 6 — Michael Scwimer pitched the 8th and 9th innings, blowing a two-run lead to the Rays in the 9th to end the game in a tie. Joel Pineiro got the start, going two innings in the outing. He gave up a run on two hits and is most likely not making … Continue reading Phils split their squads again

Phils sign Schneider to one-year deal

The Phillies and catcher Brian Schneider agreed to a one-year deal. The deal is said to be worth $800,000 and could reach $1 million in incentives tied to games played. This will be Schneider’s third season with the Phillies as their back up catcher to Carlos Ruiz.