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
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
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
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
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!
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
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
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