Phillies Snap Out of Funk; Beat Mets

Phillies 3, Mets 1 WP – Cliff Lee (6-7, 3.27) LP – R.A. Dickey (18-6, 2.67) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (35) QUEENS, NY — Things were starting to get a little worrisome for the Phillies after dropping three games in Houston. But they snapped out of it, and continued on their way to a historical … Continue reading Phillies Snap Out of Funk; Beat Mets

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Mets Shut Out Phils

The return of David Wright sparked the Mets offense in a big way. Their star third baseman had a three-hit day, including a solo home run in the first inning in the Mets 5-0 shut out win backed by starter Jon Niese. The left-handed Niese breezed through the Phillies order, pitching 6 2/3 shut out … Continue reading Mets Shut Out Phils

Series Preview: vs New York Mets

PHI: 81-44, 1st in NL East; NYM: 60-66, 4th in NL East When: August 22-24 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philly, PA) Probable Pitchers Monday: Cliff Lee (13-7, 2,82) vs Dillon Gee (11-4, 3.92) Tuesday: Vance Worley (8-1, 2.76) vs Jon Niese (11-10, 4.05) Wednesday: Kyle Kendrick (7-5, 3.24) vs Mike Pelfrey (6-10, 4.61) Broadcast Info … Continue reading Series Preview: vs New York Mets

Hairston’s five RBIs fuel Mets

For one brief moment, Cole Hamels, one of the three big All-Star arms for the Phils, came crashing back to earth. The left-hander, whose fall from grace was a rarity all season, got roughed up by the New York Mets for seven runs en route to the 11-2 loss suffered in Queens on Saturday afternoon. … Continue reading Hairston’s five RBIs fuel Mets

Series Preview: at New York Mets

PHI: 57-34, 1st in NL East; NYM: 46-45, 3rd in NL East When: July 15-17 Where: Citi Field (Queens, NY) Probable Pitchers Friday: Vance Worley (4-1, 2.20) vs RA Dickey (4-7, 3.61) Saturday: Cole Hamels (11-4, 2.32) vs Jon Niese (8-7, 3.88) Sunday: Kyle Kendrick (4-4, 3.58) vs. Mike Pelfrey (5-8, 4.55) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at New York Mets

Off Day: Mets take advantage of Phils bench

Chase Utley, Ryan Howard, Carlos Ruiz and Domonic Brown enjoyed the day off while their back-ups took charge today. Unfortunately, the only team taking charge was the New York Mets. Phillies starter Vance Worley couldn’t overcome an unfortunate 1st inning full of errors as the Mets went on to win, 9-5. A misplay by Raul … Continue reading Off Day: Mets take advantage of Phils bench

2009 Phillies Moment #8: Bruntlett’s Unassisted Triple Play

Eric Bruntlett. Two words that make Phillies fans cringe. On August 23rd though, he made history. Not just Phillies history, baseball history. Only fifteen times has an unassisted triple play occurred, and only twice has it ended a game. Eric Bruntlett is now part of that group. As much as we all like to pile … Continue reading 2009 Phillies Moment #8: Bruntlett’s Unassisted Triple Play

Turning Three

Eric Bruntlett’s unassisted triple play was something to witness. After being robbed of a base hit in the eighth by Jeff Francoeur, Bruntlett returned the favor, snaring Francoeur’s no-out line drive up the middle, stepping on second, and tagging Daniel Murphy for the unassisted triple play to win the game for the Phillies. It has … Continue reading Turning Three