Phillies Drop Final Home Game of Season to Nats

Nationals 7, Phillies 3 WP – Gio Gonzalez (21-8, 2.89) LP – Tyler Cloyd (2-2, 4.91) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies fell to Washington in their final home game of the season, a season that they will soon long to forget. In his last start of the season, Tyler Cloyd was less-than-impressive again and the Nationals … Continue reading Phillies Drop Final Home Game of Season to Nats

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Five Teams to Watch In the Second Half

The second half is underway and there are a handful of teams looking to get back to the post season, some waiting longer than others. The National League features a pair of teams who find themselves shockingly in first place. Meanwhile, the American League has an early three-team race for the Wild Card with one … Continue reading Five Teams to Watch In the Second Half

Phils skid reaches six games

2011 has been a season of making history for the Phils. But tonight marked a rare type of history. Their 6-1 loss marked the first time since the 104 New York Giants that a team won 98+ games in a season and suffered a six-game losing streak. Ironically, those Giants suffered their skid after the … Continue reading Phils skid reaches six games

Whacky 3rd dooms Lannan, Nats

The last time John Lannan faced the Phillies, he finally snapped a 13-game winless spell against Philadelphia with his first winning decision on June 1. But things were back to normal tonight as Lanna, 1-10 in his career against the Phils, struggled again. Lannan’s night was highlighted by a miserable 3rd inning as the Phils … Continue reading Whacky 3rd dooms Lannan, Nats

Series Preview: vs Washington Nationals

PHI: 77-40, 1st in NL East; WAS: 56-61, 4th in NL East When: August 12-14 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philly, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cole Hamels (13-6, 2.53) vs Livan Hernandez (6-11, 4.41) Saturday: Roy Oswalt (4-7, 3.84) vs John Lannan (8-7, 3.56) Sunday: Roy Halladay (15-4, 2.51) vs TBA Broadcast Info Friday, 7:05, CSN … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Washington Nationals

For What It’s Werth

If you were on Twitter around 4:30 and follow the same people I do, you would notice a lot of sad tweets about this game. But, only 15 minutes later were there tweets of “WEEEEEERRRRTTTTTHH,” which I found amusing. Jayson Werth hit a two-run walk-off homer to cap a four-run ninth inning as the Phillies … Continue reading For What It’s Werth

Lidge Blows the Comeback

Phillies fans thought they had it bad in 1993 with closer Mitch Williams.  Brad Lidge is taking the term “wild” to a whole different level.  Once again Lidge had a rocky ninth inning and couldn’t shut the door.  Lidge spoiled the Phillies comeback by allowing a three-run walkoff home run to Ryan Zimmerman. The Phillies … Continue reading Lidge Blows the Comeback