Around the MLB 7/27/11

METS, GIANTS CLOSE ON BELTRAN –Well, I think it’s time to let go of the possibility of trading for Carlos Beltran. That’s not so much of a bad thing seeing as the Phils didn’t want to part with any good prospects for a 2 1/2 months rental player. The New York Mets and San Francisco … Continue reading Around the MLB 7/27/11

Phils tame wild Bucs

James McDonald was wild, plain and simple. His awful fifth inning, mired by wild pitches, passed balls and hit batters, was his undoing as the Phils went on to win, 7-3. But the day belonged to Roy Halladay. He allowed two runs on six hits and a walk while striking out six in seven innings … Continue reading Phils tame wild Bucs

Phils waste gem by Hamels

Cole Hamels did it all. He pitched eight fantastic innings and even out-hit the Pirates while he was in the line up. But as to no surprise, that was not enough. The Phillies fielded their full line up for the first time all season but managed one run, losing 2-1 in 12 innings to the … Continue reading Phils waste gem by Hamels