Papelbon Sounds Off After Tough Loss

Dodgers 4, Phillies 3 WP – Ronals Belisario (1-0, 1.26) LP – Jonathan Papelbon (0-2, 2.31) SV – Kenley Jansen (7) PHILADELPHIA — Poor umpiring had a lot to do with the Phillies dropping a third straight game. It also had a lot to do with why Jonathan Papelbon was upset in the 9th inning … Continue reading Papelbon Sounds Off After Tough Loss

Utley Heading to Florida; Will Play In Games

Utley will begin playing in extended spring games tomorrow. — Matt Gelb (@magelb) June 3, 2012 Finally some good news has officially surfaced for Chase Utley and his injured left knee. Rehabbing with the team for the past month, Utley’s knee looked strong enough for him to head down to Clearwater. Utley will go there … Continue reading Utley Heading to Florida; Will Play In Games

Ramirez’s Two Dingers Leads Fish Past Phils

Marlins 5, Phillies 4 WP – Ricky Nolasco (6-3, 4.35) LP – Cole Hamels (8-2, 2.81) SV – Heath Bell (11) PHILADELPHIA — The run of dominance was sure to run out for Cole Hamels. Hamels was roughed up, allowing at least five runs in a start for the first time since July of last … Continue reading Ramirez’s Two Dingers Leads Fish Past Phils

Kendrick Pitches First Career Shutout

Phillies 4, Cardinals 0WP – Kyle Kendrick (1-4, 4.10) LP – Jaime Garcia 3-3, 3.78) ST. LOUIS — Last season, the Phillies had seven individual complete game shutouts, six by Cliff Lee and one by Roy Halladay. This season they have two, and none of them belong to Lee, Halladay, Cole Hamels or Vance Worley. Instead, Joe … Continue reading Kendrick Pitches First Career Shutout

Pence’s 10th-Inning Blast Wins It For Phils

Phillies 5, Cardinals 3 (10 innings) WP – Raul Valdes (2-0, 0.00) LP – Jason Motte (3-2, 2.70) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (14) ST. LOUIS — Chasing that first win for Cliff Lee will have to wait another day. But more importantly, the Phillies as a team got the win and that is what matters … Continue reading Pence’s 10th-Inning Blast Wins It For Phils

Phils Out-Slug Cards

Phillies 10, Cardinals 9 WP – Raul Valdes (1-0, 0.00) LP – Fernando Salas (0-3, 6.32) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (13) ST. LOUIS — The bats came alive for the Phillies in St. Louis and it was much needed. With the pitchers doing nothing more than throwing batting practice, the Phillies offense needed to be … Continue reading Phils Out-Slug Cards

Papelbon Closes Door On Former Team

Phillies 6, Red Sox 4 WP: Cole Hamels (6-1, 2.48) LP: Daniel Bard (3-5, 4.85) SV: Jonathan Papelbon (12) PHILADELPHIA — Boston is used to the look in Jonathan Papelbon’s eyes. They know it all too well, usually meaning a win is in sight. But now, they have to associate the look with a loss … Continue reading Papelbon Closes Door On Former Team

Everything Clicks In Character-Building Win

Phillies 9, Cubs 2 WP – Jose Contreras (1-0, 8.00) LP – Shawn Camp (2-2, 3.43) CHICAGO — The Phillies played a complete, team game… and it may have been the type of game that could very well change the mindset of the team. A 9-2 character win over the Cubs in Chicago did more … Continue reading Everything Clicks In Character-Building Win

Polanco Hits 2,000th in Phillies 5-1 Win

Phillies 5, Astros 1 WP – Joe Blanton (4-3, 2.96) LP – Lucas Harrell (2-3, 4.40) PHILADELPHIA — It was a historic night for Placido Polanco. Polanco got his 2,000th career hit in the 8th inning, and helped the Phillies to a 5-1 win by scoring three times on the game. His 2,000th hit was a … Continue reading Polanco Hits 2,000th in Phillies 5-1 Win

Halladay Strong; Phils Offense Fails to Support

Padres 2, Phillies 1 WP – Edinson Volquez (2-2, 2.79) LP – Roy Halladay (3-3, 3.20) SV – Dale Thayer (3) PHILADELPHIA — Tonight, Roy Halladay was out to prove he was indeed not in a slump, hoping to end the four-game losing streak in games he’s pitched. Unfortunately Edinson Volquez was out to prove … Continue reading Halladay Strong; Phils Offense Fails to Support