Phillies Probably Done Making Moves

The Phillies are still without their power-hitting corner outfielder and they are most likely going to leave it that way. General manager Ruben Amaro said today that the Phillies are likely done making moves, especially in their search to add a corner outfielder. They will rely on Domonic Brown, Ben Revere, Darin Ruf, John Mayberry … Continue reading Phillies Probably Done Making Moves

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Natitude: Lee Earns First Win At Home; Phils Sweep

Phillies 4, Nationals 1 WP – Cliff Lee (3-7, 3.67) LP – Jordan Zimmerman (9-8, 2.63) SV – Josh Lindblom (1) PHILADELPHIA — It took until August 26 for Cliff Lee to earn a winning decision at Citizens Bank Park this season. For only his third win on the year, Lee shut down the Nationals … Continue reading Natitude: Lee Earns First Win At Home; Phils Sweep

Yayberry: Mayberry Jr Walks It Off In the 11th

By Chris Bengel and John Russo Phillies 4, Reds 3 (11 innings) WP – Raul Valdes (3-2, 3.14) LP – Alfredo Simon (2-2, 2.49) PHILADELPHIA — Three times were a charm for the Phillies. After failing to bring home the winning run in the 9th and 10th innings with runners in scoring positon, the Phillies … Continue reading Yayberry: Mayberry Jr Walks It Off In the 11th

Phillies Climb Out of Cellar With Howard Walk-Off

Phillies 5, Diamondbacks 4 WP – Jonathan Papelbon (3-4, 3.00) LP – Josh Colmentor (4-3, 4.23) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies are in first place in the NL East. A Ryan Howard RBI single drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 9th, giving the Phillies a comeback 5-4 walk-off win. Juan Pierre led … Continue reading Phillies Climb Out of Cellar With Howard Walk-Off

Game 100: Finding Starts For Nix

ATLANTA — The Phillies are fortunate enough to have Ryan Howard and Chase Utley back in their lineup every day. But unfortunately it squashes out guys like Laynce Nix who can provide offense every day. Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said that he wants to get Nix in the lineup more often, be it at first … Continue reading Game 100: Finding Starts For Nix

Phillies Win With Jimmy Rollins Walk-Off In 12th

Phillies 4, Giants 4 (12 innings) WP – Kyle Kendrick (4-8, 4.57) LP – Brad Penny (0-1, 3.88) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies had a little bit of extra-innings magic in them this afternoon. Jimmy Rollins’ RBI single in the bottom of the 12th drove home the winning run as the Phillies prevented the sweep with … Continue reading Phillies Win With Jimmy Rollins Walk-Off In 12th

Update on Nix, Stutes, & Herndon

UPDATE — Herndon underwent Tommy John surgery today. ORGINAL — Keeping with the trend of bad news, the Phillies received more of it today in addition to the Galvis news. Laynce Nix, who is suffering from a strained left calf, said he felt a pull in his calf when he was running the bases on … Continue reading Update on Nix, Stutes, & Herndon

Phillies Call Up Three From LHV

Congrats to diekman, valdes, and luna for being called up! — michael schwimer (@mschwimer) May 10, 2012 Since Michael Schwimer can’t do much as a pitcher right now, he’s taking up a job in journalism. Going by that tweet, the Phillies will be making a ton of moves regarding their bullpen and the injury to … Continue reading Phillies Call Up Three From LHV

Phillies Could Play With Short Bench Tonight

The Phillies bench could be a little short tonight. Carlos Ruiz, Laynce Nix and Ty Wigginton have all been left out of the lineup tonight and may not be available for the game tonight. All three have minor injuries and could get some rest time. Ruiz jammed his hand, Wigginton has soreness in his side … Continue reading Phillies Could Play With Short Bench Tonight

Game 32: Lee Returns… But Will the Offense?

The Phillies will have Cliff Lee on the hill tonight, hoping the left-hander can prevent the Phillies from a sweep at the hands of the Mets and to fall to four games under .500 for the first time since May 2007. In order to make room for Lee on the roster, the Phillies sent reliever … Continue reading Game 32: Lee Returns… But Will the Offense?