Series Preview: at Minnesota Twins

PHI: 29-33, 5th in NL East; MIN: 24-35, 5th in AL Central When: June 12-14 Where: Target Field (Minneapolis, MN) Probable Pitchers Tuesday: Kyle Kendrick (2-5, 4.44) vs Nick Blackburn (2-4, 7.75) Wednesday: Cole Hamels (8-3, 2.93) vs P.J. Walters (2-1, 4.42) Thursday: Joe Blanton (5-6, 5.40) vs Scott Diamond (5-1, 1.61) Broadcast Info Tuesday, 8:10, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Minnesota Twins

O’s Win On Jones Walk-Off

Orioles 6, Phillies 4 (12 innings) WP – Luis Ayala (2-1, 1.93) LP – B.J. Rosenberg (0-1, 18.00) BALTIMORE — B.J. Rosenberg didn’t expect his welcome to the Big Leagues to turn out quite like that. Adam Jones did the honors, sending Rosenberg 0-1 slider into centerfield for a walk-off, two-run homer to give the … Continue reading O’s Win On Jones Walk-Off

O My Offense!: Phillies Bats Snap Skid

Phillies 9, Orioles 6 WP – Joe Blanton (5-6, 5.40) LP – Jake Arrieta (2-8, 6.32) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (16) BALTIMORE — The Phillies offense couldn’t be stopped, and it had to be that way with Joe Blanton on the hill. Despite giving up at least five runs for the fifth straight start, the … Continue reading O My Offense!: Phillies Bats Snap Skid

Series Preview: at Baltimore Orioles

PHI: 28-31, 5th in NL East; BAL: 32-25, 1st in AL East When: June 8-10 Where: Oriole Park at Camden Yards (Baltimore, MD) Probable Pitchers Friday: Joe Blanton (4-6, 5.27) vs Jake Arriete (2-7, 5.53) Saturday: Vance Worley (3-2, 3.38) vs Tommy Hunter (2-3, 5.59) Sunday: Cliff Lee (0-3, 2.92) vs Jason Hammel (6-2, 2.67) Broadcast … Continue reading Series Preview: at Baltimore Orioles

Flash Gordon: Dee Gives Dodgers Go-Ahead RBIs

Dodgers 6, Phillies 5 WP – Chris Capuano (8-2, 2.82) LP – Kyle Kendrick (2-5, 4.44) SV – Kenley Jansen (9) PHILADELPHIA — For the entire series, little Dee Gordon has been a thorn in the side of the Phillies. The son of former Phillies reliever Tom Gordon made himself a part of the Dodgers’ … Continue reading Flash Gordon: Dee Gives Dodgers Go-Ahead RBIs

Phillies Activate Thome

The Phillies have activated first baseman Jim Thome from the DL today. To make room for Thome, the Phils optioned infielder Pete Orr to Lehigh Valley. Yesterday, Matt Gelb did a short post about Thome’s future with the Phillies this season. After the Phillies next two games against the Dodgers, they go on a nine-game … Continue reading Phillies Activate Thome

Phils Get Good News On Worley

The Phillies rotation took a hit last week when Roy Halladay went on the DL. All eyes turned to Vance Worley to get healthy and it looks like the young right-hander will be ready to rejoin the rotation by Monday. Worley threw a second bullpen session today, and said his session went well. He felt no … Continue reading Phils Get Good News On Worley

Injury Updates: Herndon, Thome, Utley

The Phillies had recently put David Herndon on the DL yesterday. Today he was diagnosed with a flexor pronator strain in his right elbow. Herndon will be shelved for three weeks. Surgery isn’t in his immediate future but that could change if his elbow doesn’t get any better in that time. He is currently on … Continue reading Injury Updates: Herndon, Thome, Utley

Phils Call Up Catcher Kratz

#Phillies have called up catcher Erik Kratz. — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) May 2, 2012 The Phillies have made a move, adding a right-handed bat to their bench now. Erik Kratz has been called up by the Phillies, meaning someone will be heading to the DL very shortly. A betting man would put his money on … Continue reading Phils Call Up Catcher Kratz

Phils Back Blanton; Beat Cubs

The runs needed to come for Joe Blanton and that they did. Making his fourth start of the season, Blanton went out and did his job while the offense did theirs, leading the Phillies to a 5-2 win Saturday night. The win evened the four-game weekend series up at one apiece. It was the fourth … Continue reading Phils Back Blanton; Beat Cubs