Kratz, Utley Homers Sets Early Tone in Phillies Win

Phillies 6, Reds 2 WP – Roy Halladay (9-7, 3.87) LP – Mike Leake (7-9, 4.23) CINCINNATI — Getting to Reds starting pitcher Mike Leake early and often was the goal for Philadelphia. They did so in the 2nd inning. After a Domonic Brown RBI single, Erik Kratz hit a three-run homer that blew the … Continue reading Kratz, Utley Homers Sets Early Tone in Phillies Win

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Mayberry, Howard Lead Phillies In Offensive Outburst

Phillies 12, Reds 5 WP – Roy Halladay (7-7, 3.95) LP – Mike Leake (5-8, 4.59) PHILADELPHIA — On a day where Roy Halladay didn’t have his best stuff, the offense provided him with enough so he didn’t have to be. Big days by John Mayberry and Ryan Howard fueled a 12-5 romp of the … Continue reading Mayberry, Howard Lead Phillies In Offensive Outburst

Big Brown Caps 8-Run Rally

The Phillies may have found their swagger. Tonight’s game was one of those games that changes a season and the Phillies breaking out of their funk could possibly start tonight. After erasing a six-run deficit in the bottom of the ninth, Ryan Howard hit a two-run bomb to left-center in the bottom of the 10th … Continue reading Big Brown Caps 8-Run Rally

Series Preview: Reds

Phillies (40-33; 3rd in NL East) at Cincinnati Reds (42-34; 1st in NL Central) Where: Great American Ball Park (Cincy, OH) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Mon: Kyle Kendrick (4-2, 4.71) vs. Johnny Cueto (7-2, 3.97) Tues: Joe Blanton (3-5, 6.53) vs. Mike Leake (5-1, 2.92) Wed: Roy Halladay (9-6, 2.29) vs. Aaron Harang … Continue reading Series Preview: Reds