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

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