Phillies Sign Ex-Nat John Lannan

  The Phillies have agreed to a one-year, $2.5 million deal with left-handed starter John Lannan. Lannan is a “low-risk, high-reward” move for Ruben Amaro, who said that was the type of player he was pursuing for his fifth starter. Kyle Kendrick will most likely be the fourth starter in the rotation now. Lannan, 28, … Continue reading Phillies Sign Ex-Nat John Lannan

Pig Report: Tyler Cloyd

Position: Starting pitcher Age: 25 Prospect Level: Mid-level prospect. 2012 Major League Stats: 6 starts, 2-2, 4.91 ERA, 33 IP, 30 K. 2012 Minor League Stats: (Reading & Lehigh) 26 starts, 15-1, 2.26 ERA, 167 IP, 113 K. Season in Review: Tyler Cloyd is one of the most interesting pitching prospects to come up through … Continue reading Pig Report: Tyler Cloyd

Like It Ruf: AA Prospect’s Two-Run Triple in 2nd Leads Phillies Past Nats

Phillies 2, Nationals 0 WP – Kyle Kendrick ( LP – John Lannan ( SV – Phillippe Aumont (2) WASHINGTON — “That’s the first time I ever won and got beat.” Those were the words Charlie Manuel used to describe the Phillies 2-0 win over the Nationals Monday night. Despite Philadelphia’s win, the Braves’ 2-1 … Continue reading Like It Ruf: AA Prospect’s Two-Run Triple in 2nd Leads Phillies Past Nats

Phillies Can’t Climb Out of Early Hole; Drop to Nationals

Nationals 8, Phillies 4 WP – John Lannan (4-0, 4.23) LP – Kyle Kendrick (10-12, 4.08) PHILADELPHIA — Three home runs and five runs was just big enough of a lead for Washington to hold off the Phillies. Tapping Kyle Kendrick early, the Nationals were able to beat Philadelphia, 8-4. Kendrick was done after two … Continue reading Phillies Can’t Climb Out of Early Hole; Drop to Nationals

Phillies Sit Three Games Back With Win

Phillies 6, Braves 2 WP – Kyle Kendrick (10-11, 3.89) LP – Tommy Hanson (12-9, 4.46) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies knew they needed a win with St. Louis losing earlier in the day. They capitalized, hitting four home runs en route to a 6-2 win over the Braves Friday night in Philadelphia. It was their … Continue reading Phillies Sit Three Games Back With Win

Phillies Blanked By Astros In Houston

Astros 5, Phillies 0 WP – Dallas Keuchel (2-7, 4.97) LP – Kyle Kendrick (9-11, 3.65) HOUSTON — The Phillies are playing inconsistent ball at the worst possible time. A dat after lighting up the Astros, the bats went quiet. Houston went on to score five runs, beating Philadelphia 5-0 Saturday night. The Phillies had … Continue reading Phillies Blanked By Astros In Houston

Phillies Win Fifth Straight On Arm of Kendrick

Phillies 3, Marlins 1 WP – Kyle Kendrick (9-10, 3.83) LP – Wade Leblanc (2-4, 2.95) SV – Antonio Bastardo (1) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies are going streaking. Kyle Kendrick took a no-hitter into the 6th inning and the offense produced just enough in the Phillies 3-1 win over the Marlins, Monday night. Kendrick lasted … Continue reading Phillies Win Fifth Straight On Arm of Kendrick