Rollins’ Lead-Off Homer Leads Phillies Past Marlins

Phillies 1, Marlins 0 WP – Kyle Kendrick (5-9, 4.53) LP – Josh Johnson (7-9, 3.73) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (26) MIAMI — Jimmy Rollins led off the game with a solo home run for the 41st time in his career. It turned out to be the only run scored in the game. Kyle Kendrick … Continue reading Rollins’ Lead-Off Homer Leads Phillies Past Marlins

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

Series Preview: vs Arizona Diamondbacks

PHI: 47-58, 5th in NL East; ARI: 54-51, 3rd in NL Central When: August 3-5 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Kyle Kendrick (4-8, 4.45) vs Ian Kennedy (9-8, 4.20) Saturday: Roy Halladay (4-6, 4.33) vs Joe Saunders (5-7, 3.62) Sunday: Cliff Lee (2-6, 3.73) vs Trevor Cahill (9-9, 3.75) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Arizona Diamondbacks

Phillis SP Roy Halladay Returns to Face Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — The last month has been about the returns that could change the Phillies fortunes this season. First it was Chase Utley to spark the lineup. Then came Ryan Howard to complete the lineup. Finally, Roy Halladay is back in the Phillies rotation. Halladay will return from the disabled list on Tuesday evening … Continue reading Phillis SP Roy Halladay Returns to Face Dodgers

This Sucks: Bastardo Implodes In 8th; Lose 5-0

Some guy turned around and yelled at the pressbox. “Headline: THIS SUCKS.” You got it, dude. — Matt Gelb (@magelb) July 7, 2012 Mets 5, Phillies 0 WP – Tim Hudson (7-4, 3.56) LP – Antonio Bastardo (2-3, 5.34) PHILADELPHIA — The above tweet says it all. The Phillies of 2012 are finding newer and … Continue reading This Sucks: Bastardo Implodes In 8th; Lose 5-0

KK Hit Early In Loss

Pirates 5, Phillies 4 WP – A.J. Burnett (9-2, 3.31) LP – Kyle Kendrick (2-8, 5.35) SV – Joel Hanrahan (20) PHILADELPHIA — Kyle Kendrick settled in, but it was after he gave up five early runs. That early hole was too deep for the Phillies to climb out of and they lost, 5-4. They … Continue reading KK Hit Early In Loss

Series Preview: vs Tampa Bay Rays

PHI: 33-38, 5th in NL East; TB: 38-31, 3rd in AL East When: June 22-24 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cliff Lee (0-3, 3.48) vs James Shields (7-4, 3.72) Saturday: Kyle Kendrick (2-7, 5.29) vs Alex Cobb (3-3, 3.82) Sunday: Cole Hamels (10-3, 3.25) vs David Price (9-4, 3.08) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Tampa Bay Rays

State of the Phillies: A State of Panic?

Going into this post, I really didn’t know what I wanted to write. So a fair warning: this is me babbling incoherently about how awful the Phillies are and how the fact the sky is falling. Ready, Go! I want to panic with the Phillies 31-37 record following a sweep in Toronto and 3-6 road … Continue reading State of the Phillies: A State of Panic?

Phillies Bullpen Kills Two Rallies in 11-7 Loss

Twins 11, Phillies 7 WP – Nick Blackburn (3-4, 7.68) LP – Kyle Kendrick (2-6, 5.08) MINNEAPOLIS — The worst bullpen in baseball ruined a good offensive showing yet again. With a pair of come backs within reach for the Phillies, twice the bullpen let it slip away as the Phillies dropped their third straight, … Continue reading Phillies Bullpen Kills Two Rallies in 11-7 Loss

Runs Come After Delay In Phils Win

Phillies 6, Marlins 4 WP – Kyle Kendrick (2-4, 4.02) LP – Mark Buehrle (5-5, 3.53) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (15) PHILADELPHIA — With the rain came runs for the Phillies. Following up a rain delay in which the Phillies led 2-1, the Phillies scored four runs in the final half of the game to … Continue reading Runs Come After Delay In Phils Win