Infante Homers Twice As New-Look Fish Beat Phils

No Giancarlo Stanton? No problem says Miami, who found their power source elsewhere Monday afternoon. Spoiling the home opener for the Phillies, Miami went into Philadelphia without their most dangerous hitter against one of the division’s premier aces and dominated. It was Omar Infante who was the unlikely power source in the Marlins 6-2 win. … Continue reading Infante Homers Twice As New-Look Fish Beat Phils

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Longball powers Phils past Fish

For one night, Cole Hamels knew what it was like to get run support. For one night, the Phillies knew what it was like to absolutely explode with the long ball. For one night, the fans could relax and enjoy a game without the worry of a come back or close game. Tonight was that … Continue reading Longball powers Phils past Fish

Series Preview: vs Florida Marlins

PHI: 40-26, 1st in NL East; FLA: 32-32, 3rd in NL East When: June 14-16 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philly, PA) Probable Pitchers Tuesday: Cole Hames (8-2, 2.58) vs Chris Volstad (2-6, 5.51) Wednesday 1: Kyle Kendrick (3-4, 3.47) vs Elih Villanueava (0-0, -.–) Wednesday 2: Roy Halladay (9-3, 2.39) vs Anibal Sanchez (6-1, 3.06) … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Florida Marlins

Blanton’s First Victory

It’s baby steps for Joe Blanton. In his return from the disabled list, Blanton allowed three runs in the first two innings. He settled down as he scattered eight hits over five innings along with two strikeouts and two walks as the Phils beat the Marlins, 6-4, Monday night. Blanton also forced four double play … Continue reading Blanton’s First Victory

Series Preview: at Florida Marlins

PHI: 22-11, 1st in NL East; FLA: 20-13, 2nd in NL East When: May 9-11 Where: Pick-A-Name Stadium (Miami, FL) Probable Pitchers Monday: Joe Blanton (0-1, 5.92) vs. Javier Vazquez (2-2, 6.39) Tuesday: Roy Halladay (5-1, 2.19) vs. Josh Johnson (3-1, 1.68) Wednesday: Cliff Lee (2-3, 3.69) vs Ricky Nolasco (3-0, 3.23) Broadcast Info Monday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Florida Marlins

Series Preview: vs. Florida Marlins

PHI: 9-3, 1st in NL East; FLA: 7-5, 2nd in NL East When: April 15-17 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philly, PA) Probable Pitchers (UPDATED 4/16) Friday: Roy Oswalt (2-0, 2.25) vs. Javier Vazquez (1-1, 8.64) Saturday: PPD Sunday: Cole Hamels (1-1, 5.59) vs. Anibal Sanchez (0-1, 6.97) Broadcast Info Friday, 7:05, CSN Saturday, 7:05, TCN Sunday, 1:35, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs. Florida Marlins

Series Preview: Marlins

PHI: 78-59, 2nd in NL East FLA: 66-69, 3rd in NL East Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philly, PA) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Monday 1: Vance Worley (0-0, 0.00) vs. Adalberto Mendez (0-0, -.–) Monday 2: Roy Oswalt (10-13, 3.01) vs. Anibal Sanchez (11-8, 3.14) Tuesday: Joe Blanton (6-6, 5.25) vs. Chris Volstad (9-9, … Continue reading Series Preview: Marlins

Phils Triumph In High-Scoring Affair

Usually when an opposing team has scored at least eight runs on the Phillies, it was a wrap. But that wasn’t the case Tuesday night as the Phillies beat Florida 10-8 to snap a two-game skid and hopefully a span of low-scoring efforts. Pitching was not a factor at all in this game for either … Continue reading Phils Triumph In High-Scoring Affair

Pen Nearly Collapses; Doc 3-0

David Herndon knows the chance of him getting sent to the minors once Joe Blanton, J.C. Romero, and Brad Lidge get healthy is very high. He didn’t do a good job of helping keep a lasting impression as he got smoked in the ninth inning but the Phillies held on to win 8-6 over Florida on … Continue reading Pen Nearly Collapses; Doc 3-0