Phillies Bullpen Kills Two Rallies in 11-7 Loss

Twins 11, Phillies 7 WP – Nick Blackburn (3-4, 7.68) LP – Kyle Kendrick (2-6, 5.08) MINNEAPOLIS — The worst bullpen in baseball ruined a good offensive showing yet again. With a pair of come backs within reach for the Phillies, twice the bullpen let it slip away as the Phillies dropped their third straight, … Continue reading Phillies Bullpen Kills Two Rallies in 11-7 Loss

Wigginton’s Big Day Knocks Off Former Team

Phillies 8, Mets 4 WP – Cole Hamels (8-1, 2.43) LP – Jon Niese (3-3, 4.55) NEW YORK — If Billy Beane was the general manager of the Phillies he would have been proud of Ty Wigginton’s game. Wigginton was on base five times, driving in three runs on an RBI double and single in … Continue reading Wigginton’s Big Day Knocks Off Former Team

Kendrick Pitches First Career Shutout

Phillies 4, Cardinals 0WP – Kyle Kendrick (1-4, 4.10) LP – Jaime Garcia 3-3, 3.78) ST. LOUIS — Last season, the Phillies had seven¬†individual¬†complete game shutouts, six by Cliff Lee and one by Roy Halladay. This season they have two, and none of them belong to Lee, Halladay, Cole Hamels or Vance Worley. Instead, Joe … Continue reading Kendrick Pitches First Career Shutout

Papelbon Closes Door On Former Team

Phillies 6, Red Sox 4 WP: Cole Hamels (6-1, 2.48) LP: Daniel Bard (3-5, 4.85) SV: Jonathan Papelbon (12) PHILADELPHIA — Boston is used to the look in Jonathan Papelbon’s eyes. They know it all too well, usually meaning a win is in sight. But now, they have to associate the look with a loss … Continue reading Papelbon Closes Door On Former Team

Halladay Strong; Phils Offense Fails to Support

Padres 2, Phillies 1 WP – Edinson Volquez (2-2, 2.79) LP – Roy Halladay (3-3, 3.20) SV – Dale Thayer (3) PHILADELPHIA — Tonight, Roy Halladay was out to prove he was indeed not in a slump, hoping to end the four-game losing streak in games he’s pitched. Unfortunately Edinson Volquez was out to prove … Continue reading Halladay Strong; Phils Offense Fails to Support

Phillies Use Home Runs; Bullpen Holds Lead in Series Opener

Phillies 7, Padres 3 WP – Vance Worley (3-2, 3.07) LP – Clayton Richard (1-5, 5.32) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies started a game in similar fashion to the last three games played. They scored quickly and early, jumping out to a 2-0 lead in the 2nd inning thanks to John Mayberry Jr’s first home run … Continue reading Phillies Use Home Runs; Bullpen Holds Lead in Series Opener

Jones Walks Off A Wild One

Larry “Chipper” Jones has made a career killing the Phillies. He did it again. Jones hit a two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the 11th inning off of Brian Sanches in a wild 15-13 win by the Braves in a game that saw five lead changes. The Phillies entered the game at .500 … Continue reading Jones Walks Off A Wild One

Braves Hand Game to Phillies

The Phillies were hoping to go into Atlanta and take at least two games from the Braves. They got one so far and it was gift-wrapped by Braves reliever Johnny Venters in the 8th inning. Venters’ wild pitch on a swinging strike three by Placido Polanco enable John Mayberry to score from third, giving the … Continue reading Braves Hand Game to Phillies

Phillies Embarrassed in Arizona

This young Phillies season has reached a new low. In a game that was missing both Cliff Lee and Hunter Pence to injuries, the Phillies dropped the series opener to the Diamondbacks, 9-5. Arizona got the Kyle Kendrick early and often, tapping into the spot starter for seven runs on 11 hits in three-plus innings. … Continue reading Phillies Embarrassed in Arizona

Giants Pitching Out-Duels Phillies in 11

The rubber match of the Giants and Phillies series featured an outstanding pitcher’s duel between the Phillies Cliff Lee and the Giants Matt Cain. The duel would not see a winner between the two aces but the Giants as a team took the rubber match, beating the Phillies 1-0 in an 11-inning pitcher’s duel. Double … Continue reading Giants Pitching Out-Duels Phillies in 11