Late night baseball is always a burden on baseball fans. Luckily for the Phils, when they are out west, it’s just another day at the park for the Phils. And by another day, I mean the winning part. The Phils won again (yawn) as Roy Halladay shut down the Dodgers, 5-3. It was Halladay’s 15th … Continue reading Back to business: Offense backs Doc for 15th win
To the Phillies fans, it was a game to remember. For Dodgers closer Jonathan Broxton, it was a night from hell. First there was Matt Stairs, who crushed the go-ahead homer in Game 4 of the 2008 NLCS in Los Angeles off Broxton that eventually helped them win the series. Then in Game 4 of … Continue reading 2010 Moment: #6 Broxton Meltdown Part III
Roy Oswalt’s hot August carried into September as the right-hander kept the Dodgers bats cold on a hot SoCal day. Oswalt allowed one hit in his outing and Chase Utley hit three doubles in the Phillies 5-1 win Wednesday day. The Dodgers didn’t get their only hit off Oswalt until the sixth inning when Casey … Continue reading Chasing Doubles
Hiroki Kuroda was close to a no-no. But Shane Victorino thwarted the Japanese righty’s no-hit bid with only five outs to go in the game. Kuroda still got the last laugh, shutting down the Phillies and leading the Dodgers to a 3-0 win Monday night. Kuroda was damn-near unhittable until Victorino’s single in the eighth. … Continue reading Oh Where, Oh Where Were the Bats?
What do Matt Stairs, Jimmy Rollins, and Carlos Ruiz all have in common? They have all made a mental mess out of Jonathon Broxton. Ruiz ripped Broxton’s no-out fastball off the top of the right-centerfield wall to drive in both Jayson Werth and Ben Francisco to lead the Phillies to a 10-9-come-back win over the … Continue reading Broxton Melts Down Again