Phillies In Talks With Cubs; Interested in a Brown-for-Soriano Swap

CBS’ Jon Heyman reported that the Phillies are in talks with the Chicago Cubs about 36-year-old outfielder Alfonso Soriano. The Phillies would send Domonic Brown to Chicago for Soriano, and the Cubs would have to pay a significant amount of Soriano’s salary. The Cubs are willing to pay up to $26 million of the $36 … Continue reading Phillies In Talks With Cubs; Interested in a Brown-for-Soriano Swap

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Phillies Trade Victorino to Dodgers

UPDATE — Shane Victorino has officially been traded to the Dodgers for reliever Josh Lindblom and Minor League pitcher Ethan Martin. ORIGINAL — Shane Victorino’s tenure as a Phillie may officially end by 4 PM today. The Los Angeles Dodgers are working on a deal with the Phillies that will send Victorino to Hollywood. In Jayson … Continue reading Phillies Trade Victorino to Dodgers

Phils Above .500 With 5th Straight Win

Phillies 8, Cubs 7 WP – Roy Halladay (4-3, 3.22) LP – Chris Volstad (0-6, 7.46) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (11) CHICAGO — The Phillies are over .500 for the first time since being 1-0, a weight that has finally been lifted off their collective shoulders. They extended their winning streak to five games with … Continue reading Phils Above .500 With 5th Straight Win

Game 39: Get Doc A Win

CHICAGO — It’s been five starts since Roy Halladay’s last win. Never thought you’d read those words in one sentence since Halladay (3-3, 3.20) joined the Phillies in the offseason before 2010. Well you just did, so let it soak in for a bit. Halladay’s last winning decision came on April 16 against the San … Continue reading Game 39: Get Doc A Win

Everything Clicks In Character-Building Win

Phillies 9, Cubs 2 WP – Jose Contreras (1-0, 8.00) LP – Shawn Camp (2-2, 3.43) CHICAGO — The Phillies played a complete, team game… and it may have been the type of game that could very well change the mindset of the team. A 9-2 character win over the Cubs in Chicago did more … Continue reading Everything Clicks In Character-Building Win

Game 38: Worley Scratched; Kendrick Starting

It’s up to Kyle Kendrick to keep the winning ways of the Phillies rolling. The Phillies are going to get an emergency start from Kendrick tonight after slated starter Vance Worley was scratched with soreness in his right elbow. Worley was then placed on the DL this morning, dampening the winning ways the Phillies have gotten used … Continue reading Game 38: Worley Scratched; Kendrick Starting

Series Preview: at Chicago Cubs

PHI: 18-19, 5th in NL East; CHC: 15-21, 5th in NL Central When: May 16-17 Where: Wrigley Field (Chicago, IL) Probable Pitchers Wednesday: Kyle Kendrick (0-3, 7.32) vs Matt Garza (2-1, 2.36) Thursday: Roy Halladay (3-3, 3.20) vs Chris Volstad (0-5, 6.92) Broadcast Info Wednesday, 8:05, CSN Thursday, 8:05, PHL 17 All Games on 94.1 FM

Polanco’s Two-Run Double Wins It in 8th

Late inning heroics: these are the Phillies of old that everyone has missed. A two-run double by Placido Polanco in the 8th inning gave the Phils a 6-4 win over the Cubs. Juan Pierre, pinch hitting in the pitcher’s spot, was hit by a pitch. He got to third on a Jimmy Rollins single that … Continue reading Polanco’s Two-Run Double Wins It in 8th

Game 23: Breaking Even

The Phillies (10-12) will attempt to even up the series with the Cubs (8-14) tonight, capping off a four-game set. After dropping the first game on Friday, 5-1, they bounced back with a nice offensive showing in a 5-2 win. But the bats went ice cold again, mustering only two hits in a 5-1 loss … Continue reading Game 23: Breaking Even

Garza Stymies Phillies

Matt Garza was darn-near unhittable for the Cubs. One hit, one walk and 10 strike outs; that was the final line for Garza through seven scoreless innings, shutting down the Philles in the Cubs 5-1 win Sunday afternoon. Philadelphia got 1-2-3 inning out of Kyle Kendrick to start the game and a lead-off single from … Continue reading Garza Stymies Phillies