Polanco’s Two-Run Double Wins It in 8th

Late inning heroics: these are the Phillies of old that everyone has missed. A two-run double by Placido Polanco in the 8th inning gave the Phils a 6-4 win over the Cubs. Juan Pierre, pinch hitting in the pitcher’s spot, was hit by a pitch. He got to third on a Jimmy Rollins single that … Continue reading Polanco’s Two-Run Double Wins It in 8th

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Werewolf in Philly: Raul’s blast wins it in walk-off fashion

“I saw a werewolf drinking a piƱa colada at McFadden’s, his hair was perfect… Raaaaaaauuuuuul.” Raul Ibanez absolutely smoked a baseball in the bottom of the 10th as he propelled the Phillies over the Atlanta Braves, 3-2, with a walk-off home run. Ibanez’s shot came with one out in the bottom of the 10th off … Continue reading Werewolf in Philly: Raul’s blast wins it in walk-off fashion

Surprising hero walks it off for Phils

The love/hate relationship the fans have with Ben Francisco turned to all love for one night. Francisco, who found himself an almost permanent spot on the bench with Domonic Brown an everyday player, had the game-winning hit in the Phils 1-0 win Saturday night. His hit was only the fourth hit for the Phils and … Continue reading Surprising hero walks it off for Phils

Contreras goes on DL with right forearm strain

The Phillies placed right-handed reliever Jose Contreras on the 15-day DL with a right forearm strain. They called up left-hander Juan Perez from AAA Lehigh Valley in his place. This is Contreras’ second stint on the DL this season. He had spent almost a month on the DL from the beginning of May with elbow … Continue reading Contreras goes on DL with right forearm strain

Hamels is fantastic

Cole Hamels is more than just a #4 starter on in this rotation. He was sharp and efficient as he was able to get four innings of stellar pitching in before he gave way to the bull pen in the Phillies 2-0 win today against the Red Sox Hamels left the game with a 2-0 … Continue reading Hamels is fantastic