Westbrook Deals Phillies a Losing Hand

Cardinals 4, Phillies 1 WP – Jake Westbrook (12-8, 3.62) LP – Cliff Lee (2-7, 3.85) SV – Jason Motte (26) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies manufactured an early first inning run, a good start for Cliff Lee. In fact, Lee was dealing a spectacular outing against the Cards, having retired 12 straight batters through innings … Continue reading Westbrook Deals Phillies a Losing Hand

Series Preview: vs St. Louis Cardinals

PHI: 51-60, 5th in NL East;┬áSTL: 61-51, 3rd in NL Central When: August 10-12 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Roy Halladay (5-6, 4.02) vs Kyle Lohse (12-2, 2.79) Saturday: Cliff Lee (2-6, 3.78) vs Jake Westbrook (11-8, 3.76) Sunday: Vance Worley (6-7, 3.83) vs Laynce Lynn (13-5, 3.52) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs St. Louis Cardinals

Pence’s 10th-Inning Blast Wins It For Phils

Phillies 5, Cardinals 3 (10 innings) WP – Raul Valdes (2-0, 0.00) LP – Jason Motte (3-2, 2.70) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (14) ST. LOUIS — Chasing that first win for Cliff Lee will have to wait another day. But more importantly, the Phillies as a team got the win and that is what matters … Continue reading Pence’s 10th-Inning Blast Wins It For Phils

Phils Out-Slug Cards

Phillies 10, Cardinals 9 WP – Raul Valdes (1-0, 0.00) LP – Fernando Salas (0-3, 6.32) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (13) ST. LOUIS — The bats came alive for the Phillies in St. Louis and it was much needed. With the pitchers doing nothing more than throwing batting practice, the Phillies offense needed to be … Continue reading Phils Out-Slug Cards

Series Preview: at St. Louis Cardinals

PHI: 22-23, 5th in NL East;┬áSTL: 25-19, 1st in NL Central When: May 24-27 Where: Busch Stadium (St. Louis, MO) Probable Pitchers Thursday: Joe Blanton (4-4, 3.74) vs Jake Westbrook (4-3, 2.41) Friday: Cliff Lee (0-2, 2.66) vs Kyle Lohse (5-1, 2.91) Saturday: Kyle Kendrick (0-4, 5.23) vs Jaime Garcia (3-2, 3.55) Sunday: Roy Halladay … Continue reading Series Preview: at St. Louis Cardinals

The stage is set: Cardinals to face Rangers in World Series

One team has unfinished business to settle. The other has destiny on it’s side. On Wednesday, those two teams will meet in the 2011 Fall Classic. The St. Louis Cardinals, who capped off a miraculous September run to steal the Wild Card from the Atlanta Braves. They will host the Texas Rangers, who are playing … Continue reading The stage is set: Cardinals to face Rangers in World Series

Francisco’s heroics put Cardinals on brink of elimination

The Phillies put their right-handed outfielder into tonight’s line up in hopes to solve Jaime Garcia. Except, that right-handed outfield wasn’t John Mayberry Jr., who was 0-for-3 through the first seven innings. Instead, it was little used Ben Francisco that came through in a big way against the Cardinals soft-throwing lefty. Prior to the 7th, … Continue reading Francisco’s heroics put Cardinals on brink of elimination

Series Preview: at St. Louis Cardinals

PHI: 45-28, 1st in NL East; STL: 40-33, 1st in NL Central When: June 21-23 Where: Busch Stadium (St. Louis, MO) Probable Pitchers Tuesday: Roy Halladay (9-3, 2.56) vs Kyle McClellan (6-3, 3.96) Wednesday: Cliff Lee (7-5, 3.12) vs Kyle Lohse (7-3, 2.88) Thursday: Roy Oswalt (4-5, 3.38) vs Chris Carpenter (1-7, 4.47) Broadcast Info … Continue reading Series Preview: at St. Louis Cardinals

Berkman walks-off Phils

The end was inevitable as it unfolded before our eyes. Danys Baez loaded the bases and got one out in the bottom of the 9th before being replaced by J.C. Romero. But with Lance Berkman’s RBI single, the Cards pulled off the two-game sweep with a 2-1 win. The loss extended the Phillies’ losing streak … Continue reading Berkman walks-off Phils

Series Preview: at St. Louis Cardinals

PHI: 25-14, 1st in NL East; STL: 22-19, 2nd in NL Central When: May 16-17 Where: Busch Stadium (St. Louis, MO) Probable Pitchers Monday: Cliff Lee (2-2, 3.78) vs Jake Westbrook (2-3, 6.92) Tuesday: Roy Oswalt (3-1, 3.33) vs. Jaime Garcia (5-1, 1.89) Broadcast Info Monday, 7:05, CSN Tuesday, 8:15, PHL 17 All Games on … Continue reading Series Preview: at St. Louis Cardinals