Phillies Drop Final Home Game of Season to Nats

Nationals 7, Phillies 3 WP – Gio Gonzalez (21-8, 2.89) LP – Tyler Cloyd (2-2, 4.91) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies fell to Washington in their final home game of the season, a season that they will soon long to forget. In his last start of the season, Tyler Cloyd was less-than-impressive again and the Nationals … Continue reading Phillies Drop Final Home Game of Season to Nats

Phillies Can’t Climb Out of Early Hole; Drop to Nationals

Nationals 8, Phillies 4 WP – John Lannan (4-0, 4.23) LP – Kyle Kendrick (10-12, 4.08) PHILADELPHIA — Three home runs and five runs was just big enough of a lead for Washington to hold off the Phillies. Tapping Kyle Kendrick early, the Nationals were able to beat Philadelphia, 8-4. Kendrick was done after two … Continue reading Phillies Can’t Climb Out of Early Hole; Drop to Nationals

Ruf’s First Major League Homer Sparks Phillies Win Over Nationals

Phillies 6, Nationals 3 WP – Cole Hamels (16-6, 3-11) LP – Ross Detwiler (10-7, 3.28) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (37) PHILADELPHIA — Seeing his name penciled into the starting line up for the first time as a Major Leaguer had to have felt good for Darin Ruf. Blasting a solo homer in the 2nd … Continue reading Ruf’s First Major League Homer Sparks Phillies Win Over Nationals

Natitude: Lee Earns First Win At Home; Phils Sweep

Phillies 4, Nationals 1 WP – Cliff Lee (3-7, 3.67) LP – Jordan Zimmerman (9-8, 2.63) SV – Josh Lindblom (1) PHILADELPHIA — It took until August 26 for Cliff Lee to earn a winning decision at Citizens Bank Park this season. For only his third win on the year, Lee shut down the Nationals … Continue reading Natitude: Lee Earns First Win At Home; Phils Sweep

Five Teams to Watch In the Second Half

The second half is underway and there are a handful of teams looking to get back to the post season, some waiting longer than others. The National League features a pair of teams who find themselves shockingly in first place. Meanwhile, the American League has an early three-team race for the Wild Card with one … Continue reading Five Teams to Watch In the Second Half

Kickin’ It Old School: Hamels Shuts Out Nats

Phillies 4, Nationals 0 WP – Cole Hamels (7-1, 2.17) LP – Edwin Jackson (1-2, 3.38) PHILADELPHIA — The only Phillies pitcher that can seem to beat Washington this season is Cole Hamels. Enjoying a career season in which Hamels is looking to get paid, he shut down the Nationals for the second time this … Continue reading Kickin’ It Old School: Hamels Shuts Out Nats

Game 45: Round Two

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies once again find themselves on the brink of being swept at the hands of the Washington Nationals. And once again, Cole Hamels will take the mound in the third game hoping to prevent that sweep and provide a much-needed spark for the team. Hopefully this time he won’t need to … Continue reading Game 45: Round Two

Series Preview: vs Washington Nationals

PHI: 21-21, 5th in NL East;¬†WAS: 24-17, 2nd in NL East When: May 21-23 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Monday: Kyle Kendrick (0-3, 5.96) vs Gio Gonzalez (5-1, 2.22) Tuesday: Roy Halladay (4-3, 3.22) vs Jordan Zimmerman (2-4, 2.58) Wednesday: Cole Hamels (6-1, 2.48) vs Edwin Jackson (1-1, 3.31) Broadcast Info Monday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Washington Nationals

Hamels suspended five games

According to Phillies beat writer Matt Gelb, Cole Hamels has been suspended five games for admitting to plunking Bryce Harper during Sunday night’s game 9-3 win. Hamels will begin serving the suspension tonight which means he won’t miss any starts. It is unknown when Hamels will make his next start. It could be Sunday with … Continue reading Hamels suspended five games

Nats GM Rips Hamels For Hitting Harper Intentionally

On late Sunday night in D.C., a rivalry was born. Nationals G.M. Mike Rizzo, all fun-loving with the “Natitude” slogan and the “Take Back the Park” campaign, just went Gizmo on the Phillies. Last night, Cole Hamels fed the Nats G.M. after midnight and he turned ugly in an interview with the Washington Post. (WARNING: … Continue reading Nats GM Rips Hamels For Hitting Harper Intentionally