Series Preview: Diamondbacks

Phillies (53-46, 2nd in NL East) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (37-62, 5th in NL West) Where: Citizens Bank Park Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Tue: Rodrigo Lopez (5-9, 4.58) at Cole Hamels (7-7, 3.40) Wed: Edwin Jackson (6-9, 5.01) at Roy Halladay (11-8, 2.28) Thu: Joe Saunders (6-10, 4.62) at Kyle Kendrick (6-4, 4.60) Broadcast … Continue reading Series Preview: Diamondbacks

Pitching Non-Existent in Loss

Kyle Kendrick, Danys Baez, or David Herndon: take your pick on who was the goat in the Phillies 8-6 loss to Arizona, ultimately losing the series in the desert. Kendrick lasted five innings in the no-decision, allowing five runs on eight hits, four walks, and striking out four. Kendrick started pitching very well through the first four … Continue reading Pitching Non-Existent in Loss

Five HRs Power D’backs

Mark Reynolds is always a threat to hit a home run. Unfortunately for Cole Hamels, his two-run shot in the fourth fueled a five-run inning that led to a 7-4 win for the Diamondbacks. Arizona hit five home runs on the night. Hamels (2-2, 5.11) was out-pitched by Kris Benson. Hamels went six innings, allowing six runs on eight … Continue reading Five HRs Power D’backs

Series Preview: Diamondbacks

Phillies (10-5) at Arizona Diamondbacks (6-9)   Where: Chase Field Pitching Probables Fri: Cole Hamels (2-1, 3.86) vs. Kris Benson (0-1, 3.00) Sat: Nelson Gigueroa (1-1, 2.45) vs. Ian Kennedy (0-1, 5.65) Sun: Kyle Kendrick (0-0, 7.24) vs. Rodrigo Lopez (1-0, 3.50) Broadcast Fri: 9:40, CSN Sat: 8:10, MyPHL17 Sun: 4:10, MyPHL17 Hot (last 7 games) – Juan Castro: .423 (11-for-26), 2 … Continue reading Series Preview: Diamondbacks

It’s All in the Cards

The red birds were left feeling blue after their little visit to Philly. After being swept by the Astros, the Cardinals came into this big series a little hungry. They even gained a big bat in Matt Holliday in a trade prior to the series. They also took command of game one, beating up JA … Continue reading It’s All in the Cards