Phillies Take Rubber-Match; Lee Winless Again

Phillies 10, Mets 6 WP – Antonio Bastardo (2-1, 1.84) LP – Jon Rauch (3-4, 4.09) NEW YORK — Cliff Lee will enter the month of June without a win. But despite that fact, the Phillies pulled another late-inning rally with Lee on the hill to beat the Mets 10-5, winning the series two games to … Continue reading Phillies Take Rubber-Match; Lee Winless Again

Blanton Roughed-Up Again; Phils Lose

Mets 6, Phillies 3 WP – Jeremy Hefner (1-2, 5.60) LP – Joe Blanton (4-5, 5.05) SV – Frank Francisco (14) NEW YORK — Joe Blanton has found himself in a rough patch that has the Phillies even more worried about their starting rotation. While Roy Halladay and Vance Worley sit on the DL, the … Continue reading Blanton Roughed-Up Again; Phils Lose

Pence’s 10th-Inning Blast Wins It For Phils

Phillies 5, Cardinals 3 (10 innings) WP – Raul Valdes (2-0, 0.00) LP – Jason Motte (3-2, 2.70) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (14) ST. LOUIS — Chasing that first win for Cliff Lee will have to wait another day. But more importantly, the Phillies as a team got the win and that is what matters … Continue reading Pence’s 10th-Inning Blast Wins It For Phils

Kickin’ It Old School: Hamels Shuts Out Nats

Phillies 4, Nationals 0 WP – Cole Hamels (7-1, 2.17) LP – Edwin Jackson (1-2, 3.38) PHILADELPHIA — The only Phillies pitcher that can seem to beat Washington this season is Cole Hamels. Enjoying a career season in which Hamels is looking to get paid, he shut down the Nationals for the second time this … Continue reading Kickin’ It Old School: Hamels Shuts Out Nats

Game 41: Chooch está en fuego!

PHILADELPHIA — There isn’t a single catcher in Major League Baseball hotter than the one they call “Chooch.” Carlos Ruiz is on a hitting tear that hasn’t been done in almost 20 years. Chooch’s .363 average through the first 39 games is the highest by a Phillie at this point in the season since Jim Eisenreich … Continue reading Game 41: Chooch está en fuego!

Series Preview: vs Boston Red Sox

PHI: 20-19, 5th in NL East; BOS: 18-20, 5th in AL East When: May 18-20 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cole Hamels (5-1, 2.28) vs Daniel Bard (3-4, 4.30) Saturday: Joe Blanton (4-3, 2.96) vs Jon Lester (2-3, 3.71) Sunday: Cliff Lee (0-1, 1.95) vs Josh Beckett (3-4, 4.97) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Boston Red Sox

Phils Above .500 With 5th Straight Win

Phillies 8, Cubs 7 WP – Roy Halladay (4-3, 3.22) LP – Chris Volstad (0-6, 7.46) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (11) CHICAGO — The Phillies are over .500 for the first time since being 1-0, a weight that has finally been lifted off their collective shoulders. They extended their winning streak to five games with … Continue reading Phils Above .500 With 5th Straight Win

Series Preview: at Chicago Cubs

PHI: 18-19, 5th in NL East; CHC: 15-21, 5th in NL Central When: May 16-17 Where: Wrigley Field (Chicago, IL) Probable Pitchers Wednesday: Kyle Kendrick (0-3, 7.32) vs Matt Garza (2-1, 2.36) Thursday: Roy Halladay (3-3, 3.20) vs Chris Volstad (0-5, 6.92) Broadcast Info Wednesday, 8:05, CSN Thursday, 8:05, PHL 17 All Games on 94.1 FM

Polanco Hits 2,000th in Phillies 5-1 Win

Phillies 5, Astros 1 WP – Joe Blanton (4-3, 2.96) LP – Lucas Harrell (2-3, 4.40) PHILADELPHIA — It was a historic night for Placido Polanco. Polanco got his 2,000th career hit in the 8th inning, and helped the Phillies to a 5-1 win by scoring three times on the game. His 2,000th hit was a … Continue reading Polanco Hits 2,000th in Phillies 5-1 Win

Series Preview: vs Houston Astros

PHI: 16-19, 5th in NL East; HOU: 15-19, 4th in NL Central When: May 14-15 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Monday: Joe Blanton (3-3, 3.24) vs Lucas Harrell (2-2, 4.58) Tuesday: Cliff Lee (0-1, 2.17) vs TBD Broadcast Info Monday, 7:05, CSN Tuesday, 1:05, CSN All Games on 94.1 FM