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

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Chooch’s Three-Hit Day Leads Phillies Past Marlins

Phillies 4, Marlins 1 WP – Cole Hamels (17-6, 3.05) LP – Nathan Eovaldi (4-13, 4.30) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (38) MIAMI — The Phillies are on a mission to end their season on a high note. With a 4-1 win over the Marlins, the Phillies put themselves at one game above .500. If they … Continue reading Chooch’s Three-Hit Day Leads Phillies Past Marlins

Howard’s Power Pushes Phillies Past Mets

Phillies 3, Mets 2 WP – Jeremy Horst (2-0, 1.11) LP – Josh Edgin (3-6, 3.86) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (36) QUEENS, NY — Ryan Howard knew it. Josh Edgin knew it. Heck, everyone in the stadium knew it. Howard’s two-run blast off Edgin in the 9th inning gave the Phillies a 3-2 lead and … Continue reading Howard’s Power Pushes Phillies Past Mets

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 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

Phillis Epically Collapse In 9th

Braves 8, Phillies 7 WP – Peter Moylan (1-0, 0.00) LP – Jonathan Papelbon (3-6, 3.02) ATLANTA — Words still can’t describe what happened to the Phillies Sunday evening. In a season filled with lows and late-inning collapses, the lowest point hit Sunday. The Phillies bullpen coughed up a four-run lead in the 9th inning, … Continue reading Phillis Epically Collapse In 9th

Hamels Scratched From Start; Tyler Cloyd To Debut

PHILADELPHIA — Phillies left-handed ace Cole Hamels has a gastrointestinal illness and will not be able to start tonight for the Phillies against the Mets. The Phillies selected the contract of right-hander Tyler Cloyd from Lehigh and he will make his Major League debut tonight. Cloyd, 25, is 12-1 with a 2.35 ERA and a league-best … Continue reading Hamels Scratched From Start; Tyler Cloyd To Debut

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

Hamels Gets Enough Support In Win

Phillies 4, Brewers 3 WP – Cole Hamels (14-6, 2.94) LP – Mike Fiers (6-6, 2.90) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (27) MILWAUKEE — Ryan Braun’s two-out, two-run homer in the 8th inning pulled the Brewers to within one. But it was not enough for a comeback as Jonathan Papelbon nailed down a four-out save to … Continue reading Hamels Gets Enough Support In Win