Series Preview: vs Boston Red Sox

PHI: 20-19, 5th in NL East;┬áBOS: 18-20, 5th in AL East When: May 18-20 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cole Hamels (5-1, 2.28) vs Daniel Bard (3-4, 4.30) Saturday: Joe Blanton (4-3, 2.96) vs Jon Lester (2-3, 3.71) Sunday: Cliff Lee (0-1, 1.95) vs Josh Beckett (3-4, 4.97) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Boston Red Sox

Spring Training: Red Sox 6, Phillies 0

Jon Lester has himself ready for the regular season. Boston’s ace cruised through seven innings of two-hit balls, striking out 10 in the Red Sox’s 6-0 win over the Phillies. Joe Blanton got the start in Clearwater. He was solid through the first four innings but for hit for another three runs in the 5th, … Continue reading Spring Training: Red Sox 6, Phillies 0

Bull pen falls apart after Hamels’ early exit

Cole Hamels and Jon Lester were cruising through what appeared to be a pitchers duel. But a line drive off the bat of Adrian Gonzalez changed the pace of the game, ending Hamels’ day. The rest was history as Boston won, 5-2, and prevented the sweep in Philadelphia. Gonzalez’s liner rocketed off Hamels’ glove hand. … Continue reading Bull pen falls apart after Hamels’ early exit