Phillies Snap Out of Funk; Beat Mets

Phillies 3, Mets 1 WP – Cliff Lee (6-7, 3.27) LP – R.A. Dickey (18-6, 2.67) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (35) QUEENS, NY — Things were starting to get a little worrisome for the Phillies after dropping three games in Houston. But they snapped out of it, and continued on their way to a historical … Continue reading Phillies Snap Out of Funk; Beat Mets

Utley Ready to Play Third; Needs Two Things to Happen

Phillies second baseman Chase Utley made waves in the past few weeks with his new found interest in playing third base. But before the Phillies plan to experiment with Utley’s interest in third base in a real-game scenario, two things need to occur. First, Utley needs to go to Charlie Manuel and say that he … Continue reading Utley Ready to Play Third; Needs Two Things to Happen

Mayberry’s Three-RBI Night Paces Phils

Phillies 12, Astros 6 WP – Cole Hamels (15-6, 3.06) LP – Edgar Gonzalez (2-1, 4.40) HOUSTON — A night after blowing a 4-0 lead, the Phillies made sure that they didn’t suffer a similar fate against the Astros this time around. After the Astros cut the Phillies lead to 5-3 courtesy of a Matt Downs two-run home run, … Continue reading Mayberry’s Three-RBI Night Paces Phils

Phillies Hang On to Win 6th Straight; Get Back to .500

Phillies 9, Marlins 7 WP – Roy Halladay (10-7, 4.01) LP – Nathan Eovaldi (4-12, 4.71) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (33) PHILADELPHIA — After a span of low-scoring, good pitching efforts, the Phillies offense bailed out a weak night on the hill to keep the team rolling. On a night where Roy Halladay and the … Continue reading Phillies Hang On to Win 6th Straight; Get Back to .500

Rocky Mountain Sweep: Phillies Hammer Rockies; Sweep Doubleheader, Series

Phillies 7, Rockies 4 WP – BJ Rosenberg (1-2, 11.37) LP – Josh Roenicke (4-2, 2.83) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (32) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies are rolling, breathing new hope into their season that seemed lost a month ago. The Phillies won the night-cap of the day/night doubleheader, sweeping the Rockies in the series with … Continue reading Rocky Mountain Sweep: Phillies Hammer Rockies; Sweep Doubleheader, Series

Phillies Walk-Off Again vs Rockies

Phillies 3, Rockies 2 WP – Jonathan Papelbon (5-6, 2.56) LP – Matt Belisle (3-6, 3.08) PHILADELPHIA — Late-inning drama has become the Phillies forte as of late, and it’s become a bit of a pest to the Rockies. For the second time this series, the Rockies blew an early 2-0 lead, only to be … Continue reading Phillies Walk-Off Again vs Rockies

Kratz, Utley Homers Sets Early Tone in Phillies Win

Phillies 6, Reds 2 WP – Roy Halladay (9-7, 3.87) LP – Mike Leake (7-9, 4.23) CINCINNATI — Getting to Reds starting pitcher Mike Leake early and often was the goal for Philadelphia. They did so in the 2nd inning. After a Domonic Brown RBI single, Erik Kratz hit a three-run homer that blew the … Continue reading Kratz, Utley Homers Sets Early Tone in Phillies Win

Hang ‘Em and Bang ‘Em: Kendrick Surrender’s Huge Homer to Bruce in 6th

Reds 2, Phillies 1 WP – Mat Latos (12-4, 3.69) LP – Kyle Kendrick (8-10, 3.96) SV – Aroldis Chapman (35) CINCINNATI — All Kyle Kendrick had to do was keep his pitches down against Jay Bruce. But one pitch stayed up and Bruce sent it over the right field wall, giving Cincinnati a 2-1 … Continue reading Hang ‘Em and Bang ‘Em: Kendrick Surrender’s Huge Homer to Bruce in 6th

Lee cruises in Phillies win

Phillies 5, Braves 1 WP – Cliff Lee (4-7, 3.52) LP – Tim Hudson (13-5, 3.76) ATLANTA —  Cliff Lee has shown glimpses of the pitcher he once was throughout this season. Lee pitched his third consecutive gem as he struck out five in a 5-1 Phillies win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday afternoon. The Phillies southpaw … Continue reading Lee cruises in Phillies win

Utley Approached Amaro About Playing 3B; Polanco Weighs In

PHILADELPHIA — If Chase Utley couldn’t get any cooler… The Phillies second baseman approached general manager Ruben Amaro today and brought up the idea of playing some third base. Utley wanted to take some grounders and try out a new position to create some flexibility. “Chase is one of those guys, if he puts his … Continue reading Utley Approached Amaro About Playing 3B; Polanco Weighs In