Phillies Can’t Climb Out of Early Hole; Drop to Nationals

Nationals 8, Phillies 4 WP – John Lannan (4-0, 4.23) LP – Kyle Kendrick (10-12, 4.08) PHILADELPHIA — Three home runs and five runs was just big enough of a lead for Washington to hold off the Phillies. Tapping Kyle Kendrick early, the Nationals were able to beat Philadelphia, 8-4. Kendrick was done after two … Continue reading Phillies Can’t Climb Out of Early Hole; Drop to Nationals

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Series Preview: at Washington Nationals

PHI: 45-57, 5th in NL East; WAS: 61-40, 1st in NL East When: July 31-August 2 Where: Nationals Park (Washington D.C.) Probable Pitchers Tuesday: Cliff Lee (1-6, 3.95) vs Stephen Strasburg (11-4, 2.76) Wednesday: Vance Worley (5-6, 3.88) vs Edwin Jackson (6-6, 3.52) Thursday: Cole Hamels (11-5, 3.31) vs Ross Detwiler (5-4, 3.24) Broadcast Info Tuesday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Washington Nationals

Nats Bomb Worley, Phils

It could be a long season for the Phillies. Washington took Phillies pitching deep three times, taking the second game of the series, 7-1, Saturday afternoon. The Nationals have won seven straight against the Phillies for the first time since they were the Montreal Expos in 1989. Jayson Werth made a statement in the 5th … Continue reading Nats Bomb Worley, Phils

Lidge plunks Gomes with bases loaded; Phils lose

It was a slider that just wouldn’t break. Brad Lidge came inside on Jonny Gomes with the slider but the breaking ball hung, hitting Gomes. The only problem with that was the fact it was the bottom of the 10th and the bases were loaded. Ryan Zimmerman, Friday night’s hero with a walk-off grand slam, … Continue reading Lidge plunks Gomes with bases loaded; Phils lose

Whacky 3rd dooms Lannan, Nats

The last time John Lannan faced the Phillies, he finally snapped a 13-game winless spell against Philadelphia with his first winning decision on June 1. But things were back to normal tonight as Lanna, 1-10 in his career against the Phils, struggled again. Lannan’s night was highlighted by a miserable 3rd inning as the Phils … Continue reading Whacky 3rd dooms Lannan, Nats

Rally Time!: The Phils overcome two Nats leads

The late inning offense has officially arrived for the 2011 campaign. Ryan Howard and Raul Ibanez twice came through in the clutch for the Phils as they combined for four RBIs in the Phils 5-4 win. It was the third time in four games the Phillies offense surged to take a late lead in the … Continue reading Rally Time!: The Phils overcome two Nats leads

Series Preview: vs Washington Nationals

PHI: 18-9, 1st in NL East; WAS: 14-14, 4th in NL East When: May 3-5 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philly, PA) Probable Pitchers Tuesday: Cole Hamels (3-1, 3.13) vs. Livan Hernandez (3-2, 3.23) Wednesday: Vance Worley (1-0, 0.00) vs Jason Marquis (3-0, 2.62) Thursday: Roy Halladay (4-1, 2.14) vs John Lannan (2-3, 3.78) Broadcast Info … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Washington Nationals

Hamels Shaky in Win

This was an important start for Cole Hamels. Though he racked up his first W of 2010, Hamels was not impressive in the Phillies 8-4 win over the Nationals Wednesday. He was fine through two innings until the Nationals put up two in the third and one in the fourth. Hamels wound up only lasting five innings, … Continue reading Hamels Shaky in Win