Halladay Knocked Out in 2nd; Braves Win

Braves 8, Phillies 2 WP -Mike Minor (10-10, 4.27) LP – Roy Halladay (10-8, 4.40) PHILADELPHIA — Roy Halladay hasn’t had a start this bad since September 10, 2006. Halladay was knocked out in the 2nd inning, his shortest start in over six years. A Freddie Freeman three-run homer in the 1st and Jason Heyward’s … Continue reading Halladay Knocked Out in 2nd; Braves Win

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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

Sell Out Streak Ends For Phillies in 6-1 Loss to Braves

Braves 6, Phillies 1 WP – Ben Sheets (4-1, 1.41) LP – Vance Worley (6-7, 3.83) PHILADELPHIA — After 257 sell outs, the Phillies impressive streak comes to end. In a season mired by injuries, losing and a mini fire sale, the final piece to an unsuccessful season was inserted into the puzzle. With that … Continue reading Sell Out Streak Ends For Phillies in 6-1 Loss to Braves

Series Preview: at Atlanta Braves

PHI: 45-54, 5th in NL East; ATL: 54-44, 2nd in NL East When: July 27-29 Where: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cole Hamels (11-4, 3.23) vs Ben Sheets (2-0, 0.00) Saturday: Joe Blanton (8-8, 4.70) vs Mike Minor (5-7, 5.49) Sunday: Roy Halladay (4-5, 4.32) vs Tim Hudson (9-4, 3.71) Broadcast Info Friday, 7:35, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Atlanta Braves

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

Series Preview: at Atlanta Braves

PHI: 11-12, 4th in NL East; ATL: 14-9, 2nd in NL East When: May 1-3 Where: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Probable Pitchers Tuesday: Cole Hamels (3-1, 2.73) vs Brandon Beachy (2-1, 1.05) Wednesday: Roy Halladay (3-2, 1.95) vs Tommy Hanson (3-2, 3.00) Thursday: Joe Blanton (2-3, 3.81) vs Randall Delgado (2-2, 6.30) Broadcast Info Tuesday, 7:10, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Atlanta Braves

Worley finishes 3rd in NL ROY voting

It was an excellent rookie season for Phillies surprise starter Vance Worley. But was his 10-3 record and 3.01 ERA enough to topple Atlanta’s two incredible rookies? That answer was a no. In a unanimous decision, Atlanta closer Craig Kimbrel took home the National League Rookie of the Year award with first baseman Freddie Freeman … Continue reading Worley finishes 3rd in NL ROY voting

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

Braves power past Phils

The frustration could be felt throughout the entire stadium. It started with Cole Hamels, then drifted to the offense, found its way to the bull pen and left the fans feeling hung out to dry. Hamels couldn’t catch any breaks and the Braves used three homers to take the rubber match, 5-2, and beat the … Continue reading Braves power past Phils