Kemp’s Walkoff Homer Beats Phils

Dodgers 5, Phillies 3 (12 innings) WP – Jamey Wright (4-2, 3.58) LP – Jake Diekman (1-1, 5.03) LOS ANGELES – Hunter Pence was the Phillies hero last night. Matt Kemp was the Dodgers hero today. Just when it looked like the Phillies had the game won due to Pence’s heroics, it all turned. After Pence knocked in … Continue reading Kemp’s Walkoff Homer Beats Phils

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Pence’s 8th Inning Two-Run Single Gives Phillies Comeback Win

Phillies 3, Dodgers 2 WP – Kyle Kendrick (3-8, 4.71) LP – Ronald Belasario (3-1, 2.18) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (21) LOS ANGELES — Ronald Belisario had a fun 8th inning that enabled a dramatic come-from-behind win for the Phillies. After walking Chase Utley and hitting Ryan Howard and Carlos Ruiz to load the bases with two … Continue reading Pence’s 8th Inning Two-Run Single Gives Phillies Comeback Win

Phillies Get A Huge Start Out of Blanton to Beat Dodgers

Phillies 3, Dodgers 2 WP – Joe Blanton (8-8, 4.79) LP – Nathan Eovaldi (1-6, 4.33) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (20) LOS ANGELES — If the Phillies want to make a comeback on a season that appears to be lost, it’ll have to continue through Hollywood. Joe Blanton got the Phils off to a great … Continue reading Phillies Get A Huge Start Out of Blanton to Beat Dodgers

Series Preview: at Los Angeles Dodgers

PHI: 39-51, 5th in NL East; LAD: 48-42, 1st in NL West When: July 16-18 Where: Dodgers Stadium (Los Angeles, CA) Probable Pitchers Monday: Joe Blanton (7-8, 4.98) vs Nathan Eovaldi (1-5, 4.21) Tuesday: Roy Halladay (4-5, 3.98) vs TBA Wednesday: Cliff Lee (1-6, 3.92) vs Clayton Kershaw (7-5, 2.84) Broadcast Info Monday, 10:10, CSN Tuesday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Los Angeles Dodgers

One-on-one battles highlight MVP and Cy Young races

NL MVP Matt Kemp: There have been two bright spots for the Dodgers this season, who are in the middle of a financial rut and baseball abyss. One of those bright spots is Matt Kemp (the other is in the Cy Young race). Kemp is having a Willie Mays-ian season (yes, I compared him to … Continue reading One-on-one battles highlight MVP and Cy Young races

Just Another Day in LA

If there is one thing that hasn’t changed between the Dodgers and Phillies the past four years, it’s that each trip to LA must include some dramatic form of a comeback win that devastates Dodgers fans. This time, Chase Utley and Ryan Howard combined for a four-run 6th inning to complete the Phils comeback in … Continue reading Just Another Day in LA

Series Preview: at Los Angeles Dodgers

PHI: 74-40, 1st in NL East; LAD: 52-61, 4th in NL West When: August 8-10 Where: Dodger Stadium (LA, CA) Probable Pitchers Monday: Roy Halladay (14-4, 2.55) vs Hiroki Kuroda (7-13, 2.96) Tuesday: Cliff Lee (11-7, 2.96) vs Ted Lilly (7-11, 4.86) Wednesday: Vance Worley (8-1, 2.35) vs Chad Billingsly (10-9, 4.17) Broadcast Info Monday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Los Angeles Dodgers

Phils in the run for Dodgers Kemp

July 19, 3:35 PM – TTB has a source that also said the Phils are in on Kemp but doesn’t think the Dodgers would want to part with a 26-year-old who is one of the top hitters in baseball. Remember, the Dodgers are having financial problems and Kemp is up for arbitration after this season. … Continue reading Phils in the run for Dodgers Kemp

Oswalt continues to struggle

It either has to be the back issues or just plain ole getting old. Whatever it is, Roy Oswalt is completely hittable now and it’s hurting him. For the sixth straight time, Oswalt failed to strike out more than three hitters. With his ineffectiveness, Oswalt was on the losing side of the decision once again … Continue reading Oswalt continues to struggle

Phils top Dodgers, 3-1

It was a comforting night for Cliff Lee. The left-hander had been having a roller coaster season so far, showing signs of being human despite pitching incredibly well. His seven innings of shut out ball were only his second stint of one run or less since the beginning of May as the Phils beat the … Continue reading Phils top Dodgers, 3-1