Phillies Acquire O’Sullivan As PTBNL From Dodgers

The Phillies have acquired RHP Ryan O’Sullivan from Dodgers as the player to be named later in the Joe Blanton trade from last week. O’Sullivan, 21, was a 4th round pick in 2011 and is in the Single-A. He will likely head to Clearwater. In 29 games with the Great Lakes Loons and Rancho Cucamonga … Continue reading Phillies Acquire O’Sullivan As PTBNL From Dodgers

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Joe Blanton Claimed Off Waivers; Traded to Dodgers

Joe Blanton has been claimed off waivers and traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named later and cash. Taking Blanton’s roster spot is reliever B.J. Rosenberg. Kyle Kendrick will move to the rotation and take Blanton’s spot. Blanton was scheduled to pitch tonight against the Diamondbacks. Kendrick will make the … Continue reading Joe Blanton Claimed Off Waivers; Traded to Dodgers

Series Preview: vs Arizona Diamondbacks

PHI: 47-58, 5th in NL East; ARI: 54-51, 3rd in NL Central When: August 3-5 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Kyle Kendrick (4-8, 4.45) vs Ian Kennedy (9-8, 4.20) Saturday: Roy Halladay (4-6, 4.33) vs Joe Saunders (5-7, 3.62) Sunday: Cliff Lee (2-6, 3.73) vs Trevor Cahill (9-9, 3.75) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Arizona Diamondbacks

Phillies SP Joe Blanton Available; Orioles Want Him

The Phillies haven’t made it clear if they are buyers or sellers at the deadline just yet, but one thing made clear is the availability of starting pitcher Joe Blanton. The Phillies said that Blanton is available in a potential trade, and that the team with the most interest in him right now is Baltimore.

Series Preview: at Atlanta Braves

PHI: 45-54, 5th in NL East; ATL: 54-44, 2nd in NL East When: July 27-29 Where: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cole Hamels (11-4, 3.23) vs Ben Sheets (2-0, 0.00) Saturday: Joe Blanton (8-8, 4.70) vs Mike Minor (5-7, 5.49) Sunday: Roy Halladay (4-5, 4.32) vs Tim Hudson (9-4, 3.71) Broadcast Info Friday, 7:35, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Atlanta Braves

Phillies Win With Jimmy Rollins Walk-Off In 12th

Phillies 4, Giants 4 (12 innings) WP – Kyle Kendrick (4-8, 4.57) LP – Brad Penny (0-1, 3.88) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies had a little bit of extra-innings magic in them this afternoon. Jimmy Rollins’ RBI single in the bottom of the 12th drove home the winning run as the Phillies prevented the sweep with … Continue reading Phillies Win With Jimmy Rollins Walk-Off In 12th

Phillies Get A Huge Start Out of Blanton to Beat Dodgers

Phillies 3, Dodgers 2 WP – Joe Blanton (8-8, 4.79) LP – Nathan Eovaldi (1-6, 4.33) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (20) LOS ANGELES — If the Phillies want to make a comeback on a season that appears to be lost, it’ll have to continue through Hollywood. Joe Blanton got the Phils off to a great … Continue reading Phillies Get A Huge Start Out of Blanton to Beat Dodgers

Blanton Struggles in Phils Loss

Braves 6, Phillies 3 WP – Tommy Hanson (10-5, 3.71) LP – Joe Blanton (7-8, 4.98) SV – Craig Kimbrel (24) PHILADELPHIA — It seems as though a lead is never safe with this year’s Phillies team. After trailing 1-0 early in the game, the Phillies took a 3-1 lead in the second inning only … Continue reading Blanton Struggles in Phils Loss

Phillies Swept By Marlins With 5-2 Loss

Marlins 5, Phillies 2 WP – Ricky Nolasco (7-6, 4.62) LP – Joe Blanton (7-7, 4.85) SV – Heath Bell (17) MIAMI — The Marlins pulled out the brooms and successfully swept the Phillies in their home park. Philadelphia, making its first trip to Miami’s new stadium, fell again, 5-2, and were swept but the … Continue reading Phillies Swept By Marlins With 5-2 Loss

Series Preview: at Miami Marlins

PHI: 36-42, 5th in NL East; MIA: 35-40, 4th in NL East When: June 29-July 1 Where: Sunlife Stadium (Miami, FL) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cliff Lee (0-4, 3.72) vs Josh Johnson (4-5, 3.96) Saturday: Cole Hamels (10-3, 3.03) vs Mark Buehrle (6-8, 3.55) Sunday: Joe Blanton (7-6, 4.87) vs Ricky Nolasco (6-6, 4.78) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Miami Marlins