Hang ‘Em and Bang ‘Em: Kendrick Surrender’s Huge Homer to Bruce in 6th

Reds 2, Phillies 1 WP – Mat Latos (12-4, 3.69) LP – Kyle Kendrick (8-10, 3.96) SV – Aroldis Chapman (35) CINCINNATI — All Kyle Kendrick had to do was keep his pitches down against Jay Bruce. But one pitch stayed up and Bruce sent it over the right field wall, giving Cincinnati a 2-1 … Continue reading Hang ‘Em and Bang ‘Em: Kendrick Surrender’s Huge Homer to Bruce in 6th

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Cozart’s 9th Inning Homer Leads Reds Past Phillies

Reds 5, Phillies 4 WP – Jonathan Broxton (3-3, 3.02) LP – Jonathan Papelbon (3-5, 2.86) SV – Aroldis Chapman (30) PHILADELPHIA — It was Cincinnati that prevailed in the see-saw game. A Zack Cozart solo home run to lead off the top of the 9th spoiled not one, but two comeback attempts by the … Continue reading Cozart’s 9th Inning Homer Leads Reds Past Phillies

Mayberry, Howard Lead Phillies In Offensive Outburst

Phillies 12, Reds 5 WP – Roy Halladay (7-7, 3.95) LP – Mike Leake (5-8, 4.59) PHILADELPHIA — On a day where Roy Halladay didn’t have his best stuff, the offense provided him with enough so he didn’t have to be. Big days by John Mayberry and Ryan Howard fueled a 12-5 romp of the … Continue reading Mayberry, Howard Lead Phillies In Offensive Outburst

Series Preview: at Cincinnati Reds

PHI: 83-46, 1st in NL East; CIN: 67-66, 3rd in NL Central When: August 29-September 1 Where: Great American Ballpark (Cincy, OH) Probable Pitchers Monday: Cole Hamels (13-7, 2.62) vs Homer Bailey (7-5, 4.44) Tuesday: Roy Halladay (15-5, 2.56) vs Bronson Arroyo (8-10, 5.02) Wednesday: Cliff Lee (14-7, 2.71) vs Dontrelle Willis (0-3, 4.10) Thursday: … Continue reading Series Preview: at Cincinnati Reds

He Val-does it all!

The game went 19 innings. Wilson Valdez and Danys Baez look like heroes. Write a script better than this one. I dare you. In a game that seemed as though it would never end, Raul Ibanez sent Phillies fans home happy. With the bases loaded with one out in the 19th inning, Ibanez connected on … Continue reading He Val-does it all!

Bruce’d ego: Madson blows up in 9th

Ryan Madson has the mind of a closer. Too bad he lost the mentality of a middle reliever in the process. Madson loaded the bases and handed the game over to Cincinnati in the 9th inning as the Reds won, 6-3. Raul Ibanez has continued his incredible hot run since snapping is 0-for-35 slump. His … Continue reading Bruce’d ego: Madson blows up in 9th

The Offense Lives

This was the type of game that the Phillies’ offense has been looking for. Behind 14 hits, the Phillies routed the Cincinnati Reds 10-3, snapping a nine-game run of scoring three runs or less. When scoring at least four runs, the Phils are 18-2. It was a monumental night in Philadelphia. The announced crowd of … Continue reading The Offense Lives

Jay’s Day

After the spectacular catch he made in the top of the second inning in which he followed-up with a base hit in the bottom half, it seemed like it was going to be Jay Bruce’s day. Bruce went 2-for-4, including the two-run blast that ultimately won the game for the Reds by a score of … Continue reading Jay’s Day