Zambrano Shuts Down Phillies

Marlins 5, Phillies 1 WP – Carlos Zambrano (4-3, 2.81) LP – Joe Blanton (4-6, 5.27) PHILADELPHIA — Carlos Zambrano dominated and embarrassed the Phillies every possible way he could Sunday afternoon. He pitched beautifully, homered and singled a bunt in the Marlins 5-1 win over the Phillies. Zambrano went 7 2/3 innings, allowing only … Continue reading Zambrano Shuts Down Phillies

Pen nearly collapses in Phils win

7-0 leads are almost insurmountable in the game of baseball. But if it were men’s recreation softball, a 7-run defecit can erase rather easily. And the Phillies bull pen damn near served up the game like a 12-foot arcing lob pitch. The bull pen’s leaking finally stopped and the Phillies held on to win, 7-5, … Continue reading Pen nearly collapses in Phils win

Five Teams to Watch in the NL

Philadelphia Phillies – The Phillies actually got better. With a busy off season that saw playoff hero Cliff Lee traded and Roy Halladay brought and the signings of Placido Polanco, Danys Baez, and Jose Contreras to improve the line up and pen, the Phillies are back in the driver’s seat of the NL to become … Continue reading Five Teams to Watch in the NL