Giants Win in Extras; Beat Phillies In Possibly Hamels’ Last Start At Home

Giants 6, Phillies 5 WP – Sergio Romo (3-1, 0.64) LP – Jonathan Papelbon (2-4, .349) SV – Santiago Casilla (24) PHILADELPHIA — Gregor Blanco knew he messed up the suicide squeeze. What could have been the go-ahead run, Blanco whiffed on a suicide squeeze that could have scored Buster Posey and given the Giants … Continue reading Giants Win in Extras; Beat Phillies In Possibly Hamels’ Last Start At Home

Series Preview: vs San Francisco Giants

PHI: 41-52, 5th in NL East; SF: 51-41, 1st in NL West When: July 20-22 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Vance Worley (5-5, 3.47) vs Tim Lincecum (3-10, 5.93) Saturday: Cole Hamels (11-4, 3.07) vs Matt Cain (10-3, 2.56) Sunday: Joe Blanton (8-8, 4.79) vs TBA Broadcast Info Friday, 7:05, PHL 17 … Continue reading Series Preview: vs San Francisco Giants

Giants Pitching Out-Duels Phillies in 11

The rubber match of the Giants and Phillies series featured an outstanding pitcher’s duel between the Phillies Cliff Lee and the Giants Matt Cain. The duel would not see a winner between the two aces but the Giants as a team took the rubber match, beating the Phillies 1-0 in an 11-inning pitcher’s duel. Double … Continue reading Giants Pitching Out-Duels Phillies in 11

5 Teams to Watch in the AL

Yankees – They’re the 2009 World Series champions and still kept intact the solid nucleus that got them there. They traded top prospects to land centerfielder Curtis Granderson, a much better defensive asset than Johnny Damon. They also traded Melky Cabrera to the Braves for Javier Vazquez to bolster the starting rotation. With guys like … Continue reading 5 Teams to Watch in the AL

Phils Take 2 in the Bronx

The Phillies capped a 10 game road trip with a series win at Yankee Stadium. They went 8-2, starting the trip with a 4-game sweep of Washington. They won Friday night 7-3, lost 5-4 on Saturday, and won 4-3 on Sunday. Friday’s game featured a slug fest as the Phillies used 4 home runs to … Continue reading Phils Take 2 in the Bronx