Phillis Epically Collapse In 9th

Braves 8, Phillies 7 WP – Peter Moylan (1-0, 0.00) LP – Jonathan Papelbon (3-6, 3.02) ATLANTA — Words still can’t describe what happened to the Phillies Sunday evening. In a season filled with lows and late-inning collapses, the lowest point hit Sunday. The Phillies bullpen coughed up a four-run lead in the 9th inning, … Continue reading Phillis Epically Collapse In 9th

Doc gets snake bit in 9th

Roy Halladay should have started the 9th. But at one point, he should not have been left in. After allowing back-to-back singles to start the 9th, Charlie Manuel let Halladay pitch to the left-handed hitting Lyle Overbay, who drove in all three of Arizona’s runs on the night. Overbay smacked Halladay’s first offering into the … Continue reading Doc gets snake bit in 9th

Ibanez’s big day leads Phils to sweep

Hunter Pence is in Philadelphia and he is making his presence known. The right-hander’s one-out double in the 10th set up Raul Ibanez’s game-winning hit as the Phils won in come-from-behind fashion, 6-5, to complete the sweep of Pittsburgh. Pence doubled to right field, his first hit of the game and his first extra base … Continue reading Ibanez’s big day leads Phils to sweep

Phils fall on bull pen night

Kyle Kendrick’s unbeaten streak in Pittsburgh has finally come to an end. The right-hander, who was 4-0 heading into today’s game against the Pirates, surrendered four runs in his five innings of work as the Pirates held off the Phils late surge, 6-3. The Phillies have lost four straight games against incredible mediocre teams. Lyle … Continue reading Phils fall on bull pen night

Season Preview: NL Central

Cincinnati Reds Expectations: Aroldis Chapman throw a 373 MPH fastball. Key addition: Edgar Renteria Key loss: Orlando Cabrera Projected record: 92-70 Summary: The Cincinnati Reds were among one of the biggest surprises in baseball. In 2010, the young Reds overtook the reigning NL Central champion Cardinals and made their first postseason appearance since 1995. They … Continue reading Season Preview: NL Central