2012 World Series Preview: Detroit Tigers vs San Francisco Giants

Detroit: 88-74; 1st in AL Central San Francisco: 94-68; 1st in NL West Schedule – 8 PM, EST; FOX Game 1: Oct. 24: Justin Verlander (17-8, 2.64) at Barry Zito (15-8, 4.15) Game 2: Oct. 25: Doug Fister (10-10, 3.45) at Madison Bumgarner (16-11, 3.37) Game 3: Oct. 27: Anibal Sanchez (9-13, 3.86 vs Ryan Vogelsong (14-9, 3.37) … Continue reading 2012 World Series Preview: Detroit Tigers vs San Francisco Giants

Game 104: New Faces

WASHINGTON — If you’re looking at tonight’s lineup for the Phillies in Washington, there will be a handful of unfamiliar names. Kevin Frandsen has been hitting well in his short time up with the Phillies while Erik Kratz is in tonight’s lineup to spell Carlos Ruiz. Then there is the outfield. Domonic Brown is making … Continue reading Game 104: New Faces

IronPigs, R-Phils Shuffle Includes Sanches, Valle

ALLENTOWN, PA — The Phillies weren’t the only team in their organization that did a little bit of shuffling at the trade deadline. With the addition of some prospects, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and Reading Phillies moved some guys around to make room for the return the Phillies got for Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino. … Continue reading IronPigs, R-Phils Shuffle Includes Sanches, Valle

Phillies Trade Hunter Pence to Giants

hunter pence on way to #SFGiants. details up soon on CBSSports.com — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 31, 2012 The Phillies are in fire sale mode. 30 minutes after officially sending Shane Victorino to the Dodgers, the Phillies have traded right fielder Hunter Pence to the Giants. The report comes via Jon Heyman of CBS. San … Continue reading Phillies Trade Hunter Pence to Giants

Giants Interested in Phillies OF Hunter Pence

According to CBS’s Jon Heyman, the San Francisco Giants have a deal in place for Phillies outfielder Hunter Pence. Heyman writes: Phillies GM Ruben Amaro acknowledged in a recent interview that sometimes plans change. The Giants weren’t believed to have much money to spend. But it appears they are considering spending some here. The Phillies … Continue reading Giants Interested in Phillies OF Hunter Pence

Phils Walk-Off Again, Sweep Brewers

Phillies 7, Brewers 6 WP – Michael Schwimer (2-1, 3.86) LP – Francisco Rodriguez (2-6, 4.80) PHILADELPHIA —  On the day that Cole Hamels signed a six-year contract extension, there was a lot to be excited about at Citizens Bank Park. After coughing up a 5-1 lead in the eighth inning, the Phillies came back from behind once … Continue reading Phils Walk-Off Again, Sweep Brewers

Phillies Score Four in the 9th to Comeback Against Brewers

Phillies 7, Brewers 6 WP – Joe Savery (1-2, 5.63) LP – Francisco Rodriguez (2-5, 4.47) PHILADELPHIA — There is some life left in this 2012 Phillies team and they showed it tonight. Trailing 6-3 heading into the 9th, Ty Wigginton’s one-out sacrifice fly capped off a come-from-behind win for the Phillies, a 7-6 win … Continue reading Phillies Score Four in the 9th to Comeback Against Brewers