Lee’s Record-Breaking Outing Not Good Enough For Win

Braves 2, Phillies 1 WP – Tim Hudson (18-6, 3.61) LP – Cliff Lee (6-8, 3.18) SV – Craig Kimbrel (39) PHILADELPHIA — Cliff Lee set a Major League record today in the Phillies 2-1 loss to Atlanta. Despite no offense, Lee pitched at least six innings while allowing only one walk for the 15th … Continue reading Lee’s Record-Breaking Outing Not Good Enough For Win

Kratz Ties It and Mayberry Ends In It Comeback Win

Phillies 8, Braves 5 WP – Josh Lindblom (3-3, 3.58) LP – Christhian Martinez (5-4, 4.39) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (31) ATLANTA — Erik Kratz may have won the backup catcher spot for the 2013 season. The 31-year-old catcher, getting plenty of time during Carlos Ruiz’s injury, hit a towering home run in the top … Continue reading Kratz Ties It and Mayberry Ends In It Comeback Win

Braves Sweep Phillies With 6-2 Win

Braves 6, Phillies 2 WP – Tim Hudson (10-4, 3.68) LP – Roy Halladay (4-6, 4.33) ATLANTA — The lack of consistency in the second half is killing the Phillies. The Phils followed up a four-game winning streak, and sweep of the Brewers, by getting swept by division foe Atlanta Braves. Again the offense couldn’t … Continue reading Braves Sweep Phillies With 6-2 Win

Series Preview: vs Atlanta Braves

PHI: 37-47, 5th in NL East; ATL: 43-39, 3rd in NL East When: July 6-8 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Kyle Kendrick (2-8, 5.35) vs Tim Hudson (6-4, 3.87) Saturday: Joe Blanton (7-7, 4.85) vs Tommy Hanson (9-5, 3.70) Sunday: Vance Worley (4-5, 3.46) vs Jair Jurrjens (2-2, 5.19) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Atlanta Braves

Werewolf in Philly: Raul’s blast wins it in walk-off fashion

“I saw a werewolf drinking a piña colada at McFadden’s, his hair was perfect… Raaaaaaauuuuuul.” Raul Ibanez absolutely smoked a baseball in the bottom of the 10th as he propelled the Phillies over the Atlanta Braves, 3-2, with a walk-off home run. Ibanez’s shot came with one out in the bottom of the 10th off … Continue reading Werewolf in Philly: Raul’s blast wins it in walk-off fashion

Uggla Outscores Phils, 3-2

And the struggles against the Braves continue… Dan Uggla’s line drive home run to left field in the bottom of the eighth broke the 2-2 tie and gave the Braves the 3-2 win on Civil Rights Day. The Phillies have now lost the last two series against the Braves and trail th season series, 5-4. … Continue reading Uggla Outscores Phils, 3-2

Luck on the Phils side

Everybody at Turner Field knew. Everyone sitting at home knew. Shane Victorino knew. Brian McCann knews and Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez knew. It was strike three. It was the pitch that would end the Phillies 7th inning scoring threat and keep them behind Atlanta heading into the bottom half. But home plate umpire Dave Rackley … Continue reading Luck on the Phils side

Series Preview: Atlanta Braves

PHI: 5-1; ATL: 3-4 When: April 8-10 Where: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cliff Lee (1-0, 3.86) vs. Tim Hudson (1-0, 1.29) Saturday: Roy Oswalt (1-0, 3.00) vs. Brandon Beachy (1-0, 1.50) Sunday: Cole Hamels (0-1, 20.25) vs. Derek Lowe (1-1, 0.77) Broadcast Info Friday, 7:05, PHL 17 Saturday, 1:10, FOX Sunday, 1:35, … Continue reading Series Preview: Atlanta Braves

Hamels Fans 13 in Win

I hate to break it to you Cole but you’re only going to get two runs of support tonight. Is that cool? What’s that? You said that isn’t a problem? Sounds good to me. Cole Hamels struck out a career high 13 batters en route to a 2-1 Phillies win. His 25 1/3 scoreless innings … Continue reading Hamels Fans 13 in Win

Fish Fried

Joe Blanton has struggled early in the ballgames this season.  But he didn’t even have a chance to get behind due to the Phillies huge offensive outburst in rout to a 11-4 win. Everyone got into the act hitting the ball tonight.  Carlos Ruiz led the charge going three-for-four with a home run and four … Continue reading Fish Fried