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

Utley’s 8th Inning Homer Backs Masterful Outing By Halladay

Phillies 3, Cardinals 1 WP – Roy Halladay (6-6, 3.80) LP – Barret Browning (0-1, 4.11) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (25) PHILADELPHIA — A bit of small ball and long ball propelled the Phillies past the Cardinals in the 8th inning. Juan Pierre laid down a beautiful sacrifice bunt to move Jimmy Rollins over to … Continue reading Utley’s 8th Inning Homer Backs Masterful Outing By Halladay

Bastardo’s Implosion Spoils Comeback

Braves 12, Phillies 6 WP – Chad Durbin (4-1, 3.07) LP – Antonio Bastardo (2-4, 5.45) PHILADELPHIA — With the swing of a bat, Ryan Howard capped a five-run comeback in the 5th inning to give the Phillies new life. But the rally was lost in the 7th and Antonio Bastardo on the mound. Melting … Continue reading Bastardo’s Implosion Spoils Comeback

Hamels, Phillies Shut Out Braves

Phillies 3, Braves 0 WP – Cole Hamels (12-6, 3.14) LP – Mike Minor (6-8, 4.95) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies scored three runs in the 1st inning, which is all the run support Cole Hamels would get and need. Hamels pitched his first shutout of the season in the Phillies 3-0 win over the Braves, … Continue reading Hamels, Phillies Shut Out Braves

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

Kratz Steps Up In Ruiz’s Absence; Phillies Win

Phillies 3, Diamondbacks 0 WP – Roy Halladay (5-6, 4.02) LP – Joe Saunders (6-7, 3.57) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (24) PHILADELPHIA — Bad news soured an already bad season for the Phillies earlier today when they learned All-Star catcher Carlos Ruiz would be out until the middle of September with plantar fasciitis. 32-year-old Erik … Continue reading Kratz Steps Up In Ruiz’s Absence; Phillies Win

Detwiler Stifles Phils Offense In Shutout

Nationals 3, Phillies 0 WP – Ross Detwiler (6-4, 3.02) LP – Cole Hamels (11-6, 3.34) SV – Tyler Clippard (21) WASHINGTON — From the first pitch to the time he left in the seventh inning, Ross Detwiler was nothing short of masterful. Detwiler stifled the Phillies lineup as he only allowed three hits en route to a 3-0 Nationals … Continue reading Detwiler Stifles Phils Offense In Shutout

Game 104: New Faces

WASHINGTON — If you’re looking at tonight’s lineup for the Phillies in Washington, there will be a handful of unfamiliar names. Kevin Frandsen has been hitting well in his short time up with the Phillies while Erik Kratz is in tonight’s lineup to spell Carlos Ruiz. Then there is the outfield. Domonic Brown is making … Continue reading Game 104: New Faces

Phillies Call Up Domonic Brown

With Shane Victorino on his way to Los Angeles, the Phillies have called up outfielder Domonic Brown from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Brown was scratched from today’s noon lineup and is currently on his way to Washington D.C. to meet up with the team. In 60 games with the IronPigs, Brown was hitting .286 with 13 … Continue reading Phillies Call Up Domonic Brown