Pierre Legs Out Infield Single For 11th Inning Walk Off Win

Phillies 8, Cardinals 7 (11 innings) WP – Jeremy Horst (1-0, 1.13) LP – Barret Browning (0-2, 4.24) PHILADELPHIA — “You can’t teach speed” was the call by Phillies broadcaster Tom McCarthy. Juan Pierre used his speed to leg out an infield single in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Phillies an … Continue reading Pierre Legs Out Infield Single For 11th Inning Walk Off Win

Utley’s 8th Inning Homer Backs Masterful Outing By Halladay

Phillies 3, Cardinals 1 WP – Roy Halladay (6-6, 3.80) LP – Barret Browning (0-1, 4.11) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (25) PHILADELPHIA — A bit of small ball and long ball propelled the Phillies past the Cardinals in the 8th inning. Juan Pierre laid down a beautiful sacrifice bunt to move Jimmy Rollins over to … Continue reading Utley’s 8th Inning Homer Backs Masterful Outing By Halladay

Series Preview: vs St. Louis Cardinals

PHI: 51-60, 5th in NL East;┬áSTL: 61-51, 3rd in NL Central When: August 10-12 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Roy Halladay (5-6, 4.02) vs Kyle Lohse (12-2, 2.79) Saturday: Cliff Lee (2-6, 3.78) vs Jake Westbrook (11-8, 3.76) Sunday: Vance Worley (6-7, 3.83) vs Laynce Lynn (13-5, 3.52) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs St. Louis Cardinals

Phils Out-Slug Cards

Phillies 10, Cardinals 9 WP – Raul Valdes (1-0, 0.00) LP – Fernando Salas (0-3, 6.32) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (13) ST. LOUIS — The bats came alive for the Phillies in St. Louis and it was much needed. With the pitchers doing nothing more than throwing batting practice, the Phillies offense needed to be … Continue reading Phils Out-Slug Cards

Series Preview: at St. Louis Cardinals

PHI: 22-23, 5th in NL East;┬áSTL: 25-19, 1st in NL Central When: May 24-27 Where: Busch Stadium (St. Louis, MO) Probable Pitchers Thursday: Joe Blanton (4-4, 3.74) vs Jake Westbrook (4-3, 2.41) Friday: Cliff Lee (0-2, 2.66) vs Kyle Lohse (5-1, 2.91) Saturday: Kyle Kendrick (0-4, 5.23) vs Jaime Garcia (3-2, 3.55) Sunday: Roy Halladay … Continue reading Series Preview: at St. Louis Cardinals

Postgame quotes about the brawl

As soon as the final out was recorded around 1:30 AM ET, I hit the “publish” button, closed my computer and went to bed. But my phone kept buzzing with texts from Matt Gelb and Todd Zolecki’s Twitter with interesting quotes from last night so I know I had to look them up this morning … Continue reading Postgame quotes about the brawl

Series Preview: at San Francisco Giants

PHI: 71-39, 1st in NL East; SF: 62-49, 1st in NL West When: August 4-7 Where: SBC Park (San Francisco, CA) Probable Pitchers Thursday: Cliff Lee (10-7, 3.14) vs Madison Bumgarner (6-10, 3.80) Friday: Vance Worley (7-1, 2.33) vs Jonathan Sanchez (4-5, 3.81) Saturday: Cole Hamels (12-6, 2.62) vs Matt Cain (9-7, 3.10) Sunday: Roy … Continue reading Series Preview: at San Francisco Giants

Four teams splash big at the deadline

The final week leading up to the trade deadline makes for some of the most exciting and exhausting news in baseball. Beat writers, fans and owners dread the July 31 date and breath a huge sigh of relief when 4:00 PM passes. This year was no different. With teams like the Phillies, Giants and Braves … Continue reading Four teams splash big at the deadline

Around the MLB 7/27/11

METS, GIANTS CLOSE ON BELTRAN –Well, I think it’s time to let go of the possibility of trading for Carlos Beltran. That’s not so much of a bad thing seeing as the Phils didn’t want to part with any good prospects for a 2 1/2 months rental player. The New York Mets and San Francisco … Continue reading Around the MLB 7/27/11

Pregame Notes 7/25/11

PHILS SCOUTING BELTRAN — Carlos Beltran is one of a handful of right-handed hitting outfielders on the Phillies radar as we head into the final week of the trade deadline. Though Hunter Pence is the player the Phils prefer, it’s now doubtful that Houston would want to move the 28-year-old All-Star. Instead, it seems the … Continue reading Pregame Notes 7/25/11