Kendrick, Phillies Overcome Early Runs

Phillies 3, Mets 2 WP – Kyle Kendrick (8-9, 4.01) LP – Jon Niese (10-8, 3.55) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (30) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies managed to prevent a sweep of the Mets with their 3-2 victory Thursday afternoon. Kendrick overcame a rocky start in the first two innings as his offense backed him for … Continue reading Kendrick, Phillies Overcome Early Runs

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Rosenberg Yields Four in 10th; Phillies Lose

Mets 9 , Phillies 5 (10 innings) WP – Bobby Parnell (4-3, 3.02) LP – BJ Rosenberg (0-2, 12.66) PHILADELPHIA — Extra innings have not been kind to BJ Rosenberg. The Phillies reliever gave up four runs in the 10th inning including a two-run home run by catcher Kelly Shoppach to give the Mets a 9-5 win. Shoppach … Continue reading Rosenberg Yields Four in 10th; Phillies Lose

Game 129: Lineup Sees More Frandsen; Brown Returns

FRANDSEN OPENING EYES — Despite Placido Polanco being healthy, Kevin Frandsen is still getting the lion’s share of the starts at third base. Frandsen will get the call at third base once again on Tuesday night against the New York Mets. It is his ninth start in the past 11 games. Frandsen has given Charlie Manuel … Continue reading Game 129: Lineup Sees More Frandsen; Brown Returns

Third Base Wide Open For Next Season

There is a big question mark stamped next to the third baseman’s name for the 2013 season. It’s a position that hasn’t had a consistent inhabitant since Scott Rolen was traded in 2002. A few guys like David Bell, Pedro Feliz and Placido Polanco were supposed to be main-stays. But only Polanco managed to make an … Continue reading Third Base Wide Open For Next Season

Phillies Take Second Straight From Nationals

Phillies 4, Nationals 2 WP – Roy Halladay (8-7, 3.88) LP – Gio Gonzalez (16-7, 3.28) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (29) PHILADELPHIA — Only twice have the Nationals dropped a series after the All-Star break and twice did it come at the hands of the Phillies. Playing for pride and the up-hill climb out of … Continue reading Phillies Take Second Straight From Nationals

Phillies Honor 90’s Night; Lose to Reds

Red 3, Phillies 2 WP – Bronson Arroyo (10-7, 3.87) LP – Vance Worley (6-9, 4.06) SV – Aroldis Chapman (31) PHILADELPHIA — On a night where the Phillies honored a dismal decade for baseball, they treated the fans to a bunch of 90’s memories. Complete with scoreboard pictures that represented 90’s characters, 90’s music … Continue reading Phillies Honor 90’s Night; Lose to Reds

Cozart’s 9th Inning Homer Leads Reds Past Phillies

Reds 5, Phillies 4 WP – Jonathan Broxton (3-3, 3.02) LP – Jonathan Papelbon (3-5, 2.86) SV – Aroldis Chapman (30) PHILADELPHIA — It was Cincinnati that prevailed in the see-saw game. A Zack Cozart solo home run to lead off the top of the 9th spoiled not one, but two comeback attempts by the … Continue reading Cozart’s 9th Inning Homer Leads Reds Past Phillies

Shot Through the Hart: 8th Inning Slam By Hart Leads Brewers Over Phillies

Brewers 7, Phillies 4 WP – Livan Hernandez (4-1, 5.06) LP – Josh Lindlbom (2-3, 3.76) SV – Jim Henderson (3) MILWAUKEE — Cliff Lee was in line for the win. Instead, he took a no-decision thanks to another late-game meltdown by the bullpen. Corey Hart’s grand slam off Josh Lindblom in the 8th gave … Continue reading Shot Through the Hart: 8th Inning Slam By Hart Leads Brewers Over Phillies

Bastardo’s Implosion Spoils Comeback

Braves 12, Phillies 6 WP – Chad Durbin (4-1, 3.07) LP – Antonio Bastardo (2-4, 5.45) PHILADELPHIA — With the swing of a bat, Ryan Howard capped a five-run comeback in the 5th inning to give the Phillies new life. But the rally was lost in the 7th and Antonio Bastardo on the mound. Melting … Continue reading Bastardo’s Implosion Spoils Comeback

Schierholtz Stars In Debut; Phils Win

Phillies 3, Nationals 2 WP – Vance Worley (6-6, 3.63) LP – Edwin Jackson (6-7, 3.57) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (23) WASHINGTON — Nate Schierholtz expressed that he was happy to get a fresh start in Philadelphia. If he plays like he did in the Phillies 3-2 win on a regular basis, his leash will … Continue reading Schierholtz Stars In Debut; Phils Win