Hamels Dazzles; Phils Sweep

The Phillies only needed nine innings to beat the Reds today. They also only needed one run as they shut out Cincinnati, backed by a stellar effort by Cole Hamels, in another pitchers duel by a score of 1-0. The Phillies completed the four-game sweep, their first against Cincy since 1975, and gave them some … Continue reading Hamels Dazzles; Phils Sweep

Big Brown Caps 8-Run Rally

The Phillies may have found their swagger. Tonight’s game was one of those games that changes a season and the Phillies breaking out of their funk could possibly start tonight. After erasing a six-run deficit in the bottom of the ninth, Ryan Howard hit a two-run bomb to left-center in the bottom of the 10th … Continue reading Big Brown Caps 8-Run Rally

Series Preview: Reds

Phillies (43-30; 3rd in NL East) vs. Cincinnati Reds (49-37; 1st in NL Central) Where: Citizens Banks Park Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Thursday: Kyle Kendrick (5-3, 4.70) vs. Johnny Cueto (8-2, 3.56) Friday: Joe Blanton (3-5, 6.27) vs. Mike Leake (6-1, 3.38) Saturday: Roy Halladay (10-7, 2.33) vs. Travis Wood* (0-0, 3.86) Sunday: … Continue reading Series Preview: Reds

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