Phillies In the Running for B.J. Upton

The Phillies are one of three teams that will most likely land free agent outfielder B.J. Upton. According to Jim Bowden of ESPN, the Phillies and Atlanta Braves are the top two candidates to land Upton, with a mystery team also involved. The mystery team could be either Cincinnati or Washington. The Braves are said … Continue reading Phillies In the Running for B.J. Upton

Misunderstood: Scott Rolen Left a Lasting Impression On Philadelphia

Perhaps it was the clashing of personalities with manager Larry Bowa. Or maybe it was the comment made by front office member Dallas Green. Or maybe it was the desire to win that ended it all in Philadelphia. Whatever the reason was, Scott Rolen wanted out in 2002. For the next decade, Philadelphia fans would … Continue reading Misunderstood: Scott Rolen Left a Lasting Impression On Philadelphia

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

Phillies Cloyd, Aumont Earn First Win, Save; Beat Reds

Phillies 4, Reds 2 WP – Tyler Cloyd (1-1, 2.77) LP – Johnny Cueto (18-6, 2.58) SV – Phillippe Aumont (1) CINCINNATI — It was an afternoon of firsts for a pair of young Phillies right-handers. Tyler Cloyd never would have guessed his first Major League win would come on the road against the best … Continue reading Phillies Cloyd, Aumont Earn First Win, Save; Beat Reds

Yayberry: Mayberry Jr Walks It Off In the 11th

By Chris Bengel and John Russo Phillies 4, Reds 3 (11 innings) WP – Raul Valdes (3-2, 3.14) LP – Alfredo Simon (2-2, 2.49) PHILADELPHIA — Three times were a charm for the Phillies. After failing to bring home the winning run in the 9th and 10th innings with runners in scoring positon, the Phillies … Continue reading Yayberry: Mayberry Jr Walks It Off In the 11th

Phillies Honor 90’s Night; Lose to Reds

Red 3, Phillies 2 WP – Bronson Arroyo (10-7, 3.87) LP – Vance Worley (6-9, 4.06) SV – Aroldis Chapman (31) PHILADELPHIA — On a night where the Phillies honored a dismal decade for baseball, they treated the fans to a bunch of 90’s memories. Complete with scoreboard pictures that represented 90’s characters, 90’s music … Continue reading Phillies Honor 90’s Night; Lose to Reds