Cozart’s 9th Inning Homer Leads Reds Past Phillies

Reds 5, Phillies 4 WP – Jonathan Broxton (3-3, 3.02) LP – Jonathan Papelbon (3-5, 2.86) SV – Aroldis Chapman (30) PHILADELPHIA — It was Cincinnati that prevailed in the see-saw game. A Zack Cozart solo home run to lead off the top of the 9th spoiled not one, but two comeback attempts by the … Continue reading Cozart’s 9th Inning Homer Leads Reds Past Phillies

Phillies Prospect Aumont Gets Call to The Show

PHILADELPHIA — Almost three years ago, Cliff Lee was traded to Seattle for a package of prospects. The move replenished the farm system after the Phillies dealt some of their top prospects to Toronto to acquire Roy Halladay. Three players were acquired for Lee: pitchers Phillippe Aumont and J.C. Ramirez as well as outfielder Tyson … Continue reading Phillies Prospect Aumont Gets Call to The Show

2013 Is on Manuel’s Mind the Rest of the Way

MILWAUKEE — Everybody wants to win, even managaer Charlie Manuel. But Manual and the Phillies find themselves in a different situation this year that has yet to be accepted by the fan base. I get it, there is still a glimmer of hope on this season with 44 games to play and their being an … Continue reading 2013 Is on Manuel’s Mind the Rest of the Way

Shot Through the Hart: 8th Inning Slam By Hart Leads Brewers Over Phillies

Brewers 7, Phillies 4 WP – Livan Hernandez (4-1, 5.06) LP – Josh Lindlbom (2-3, 3.76) SV – Jim Henderson (3) MILWAUKEE — Cliff Lee was in line for the win. Instead, he took a no-decision thanks to another late-game meltdown by the bullpen. Corey Hart’s grand slam off Josh Lindblom in the 8th gave … Continue reading Shot Through the Hart: 8th Inning Slam By Hart Leads Brewers Over Phillies

Westbrook Deals Phillies a Losing Hand

Cardinals 4, Phillies 1 WP – Jake Westbrook (12-8, 3.62) LP – Cliff Lee (2-7, 3.85) SV – Jason Motte (26) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies manufactured an early first inning run, a good start for Cliff Lee. In fact, Lee was dealing a spectacular outing against the Cards, having retired 12 straight batters through innings … Continue reading Westbrook Deals Phillies a Losing Hand

Phillies Climb Out of Cellar With Howard Walk-Off

Phillies 5, Diamondbacks 4 WP – Jonathan Papelbon (3-4, 3.00) LP – Josh Colmentor (4-3, 4.23) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies are in first place in the NL East. A Ryan Howard RBI single drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 9th, giving the Phillies a comeback 5-4 walk-off win. Juan Pierre led … Continue reading Phillies Climb Out of Cellar With Howard Walk-Off

Series Preview: vs Arizona Diamondbacks

PHI: 47-58, 5th in NL East; ARI: 54-51, 3rd in NL Central When: August 3-5 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Kyle Kendrick (4-8, 4.45) vs Ian Kennedy (9-8, 4.20) Saturday: Roy Halladay (4-6, 4.33) vs Joe Saunders (5-7, 3.62) Sunday: Cliff Lee (2-6, 3.73) vs Trevor Cahill (9-9, 3.75) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Arizona Diamondbacks

Cliff Lee Placed On Waivers By Philadelphia Phillies, According To Report

By Matt Brigidi Special to TTB Editor of TCL Flyers According to a report by Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports, the Philadelphia Phillies have placed left-handed pitcher Cliff Lee on waivers and expect him to clear on Friday afternoon making him trade eligible.  Due to the salary commitments owed to Lee over the next few seasons … Continue reading Cliff Lee Placed On Waivers By Philadelphia Phillies, According To Report

Phillies Demolish Strasburg, Nationals On Deadline Day

Phillies 8, Nationals 0 WP – Cliff Lee (2-6, 3.73) LP – Stephen Strasburg (11-5, 3.12) WASHINGTON — On the day the Phillies sent two of their starting outfielders to the NL West, the offense showed up against the 1st place Nats. A shell of the Phillies beat up Stephen Strasburg and Cliff Lee shutout … Continue reading Phillies Demolish Strasburg, Nationals On Deadline Day

Murphy: D’Backs Interested In Lee; Upton Could Be In Deal

Another possible suitor for Cliff Lee has surface, at it comes from the desert. The Arizona Diamondbacks are reportedly interested in Cliff Lee according to David Murphy of the Daily News. If the Diamondbacks want Lee, expect 24 year-old outfielder Justin Upton to be the centerpiece of that deal, especially with Shane Victorino likely out the … Continue reading Murphy: D’Backs Interested In Lee; Upton Could Be In Deal