Injury Update: Galvis In A Brace For Three Weeks

The final word is in for Freddy Galvis, and of course, it isn’t good news. The rookie second baseman will be in a back brace for the next three weeks, being diagnosed with a pars fracture in his lower back. “We’re going to reexamine him and see where we’re at,” Phillies head athletic trainer Scott Sheridan said … Continue reading Injury Update: Galvis In A Brace For Three Weeks

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Hamels Coughes Up Lead in 6th; Phils Swept

Dodgers 8, Phillies 3 WP – Aaron Harang (5-3 , 3.95) LP – Cole Hamels (8-3, 2.93) PHILADELPHIA — Nothing is going right for the Phillies, and it’s starting to look ugly. The Phillies dropped a season worst sixth straight time, getting swept in the four-game series to the Dodgers with their 8-3 loss this … Continue reading Hamels Coughes Up Lead in 6th; Phils Swept

Galvis is Latest Phillie to Land on DL

The injury bug bites again. Second baseman Freddy Galvis injured his back swinging during last night’s 6-5 loss to the Dodgers, landing him on the DL with lower back soreness. The Phillies called up Michael Martinez to take his place on the roster, with Mike Fontenot likely starting the majority of the games at second. … Continue reading Galvis is Latest Phillie to Land on DL

Flash Gordon: Dee Gives Dodgers Go-Ahead RBIs

Dodgers 6, Phillies 5 WP – Chris Capuano (8-2, 2.82) LP – Kyle Kendrick (2-5, 4.44) SV – Kenley Jansen (9) PHILADELPHIA — For the entire series, little Dee Gordon has been a thorn in the side of the Phillies. The son of former Phillies reliever Tom Gordon made himself a part of the Dodgers’ … Continue reading Flash Gordon: Dee Gives Dodgers Go-Ahead RBIs

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

Kickin’ It Old School: Hamels Shuts Out Nats

Phillies 4, Nationals 0 WP – Cole Hamels (7-1, 2.17) LP – Edwin Jackson (1-2, 3.38) PHILADELPHIA — The only Phillies pitcher that can seem to beat Washington this season is Cole Hamels. Enjoying a career season in which Hamels is looking to get paid, he shut down the Nationals for the second time this … Continue reading Kickin’ It Old School: Hamels Shuts Out Nats

Bowden (ESPN): Phils sign Fontenot

UPDATE — #Phillies make it official: Mike Fontenot has inked a minor-league deal. — David Hale (@DavidHaleTNJ) April 13, 2012   ORIGINAL — The Phillies are still stocking up on middle infield help, this time adding another player to the mix. The Phils are reportedly going to sign free agent utility infielder Mike Fontenot to … Continue reading Bowden (ESPN): Phils sign Fontenot

Late Inning Heroics

The birthday may have belonged to Jayson Werth but the day itself belonged to another outfielder. Raul Ibanez’s RBI single in the bottom of the eighth gave the Phillies the 5-4 lead and victory Thursday afternoon to split the two-game series with the Cubs. Jose Contreras fought off a ninth-inning threat by Chicago to preserve … Continue reading Late Inning Heroics