Game 129: Lineup Sees More Frandsen; Brown Returns

FRANDSEN OPENING EYES — Despite Placido Polanco being healthy, Kevin Frandsen is still getting the lion’s share of the starts at third base. Frandsen will get the call at third base once again on Tuesday night against the New York Mets. It is his ninth start in the past 11 games. Frandsen has given Charlie Manuel … Continue reading Game 129: Lineup Sees More Frandsen; Brown Returns

Series Preview: vs New York Mets

PHI: 61-67, 3rd in NL East; NYM: 59-69, 4th in NL East When: August 28-30 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Tuesday: Vance Worley (6-9, 4.06) vs Chris Young (3-7, 4.33) Wednesday: Cole Hamels (14-6, 2.99) vs Matt Harvey (2-3, 2.75) Thursday: Kyle Kendrick (7-9, 4.12) vs Jon Niese (10-7, 3.51) Broadcast Info Tuesday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs New York Mets

Wright Walks-Off Papelbon In 9th

Mets 6, Phillies 5 WP – Bobby Parnell (2-1, 2.91) LP – Jonathan Papelbon (2-3, 3.45) CORONA, NY — The Phillies were able to get to R.A. Dickey but the Mets were able to get to Jonathan Papelbon. The Phillies closer was enable to hold a one-run lead in the 9th, surrendering the tying and … Continue reading Wright Walks-Off Papelbon In 9th

Lee Earns First Win; Beats Mets 9-2

Phillies 9, Mets 2 WP – Cliff Lee (1-5, 3.98) LP – Chris Young (2-2, 3.41) CORONA, NY — Take a load off, Cliff Lee. The weight has finally been lifted off Lee’s shoulders. The Phillies left-hander earned his first win of the season on his 14th start, a 9-2 win over the Mets that … Continue reading Lee Earns First Win; Beats Mets 9-2

Worley Pummeled; Phillies Fall to Mets 11-1

Mets 11, Phillies 1 WP – Jon Niese (7-3, 3.35) LP – Vance Worley (4-5, 3.46) CORONA, NY — Jon Niese made only one mistake to Carlos Ruiz. After that, he and his offense and defense tightened up to play flawless baseball. The Mets combined a great outing by Niese with some stellar defense and … Continue reading Worley Pummeled; Phillies Fall to Mets 11-1

Series Preview: at New York Mets

PHI: 36-45, 5th in NL East; NYM: 43-37, 2nd in NL East When: July 3-5 Where: Citi Field Probable Pitchers Tuesday: Vance Worley (4-4, 2.92) vs Jon Niese (6-3, 3.55) Wednesday: Cliff Lee (0-5, 4.13) vs Chris Young (2-1, 3.30) Thursday: Cole Hamels (10-4, 3.08) vs R.A. Dickey (12-1, 2.15) Broadcast Info Tuesday, 7:10, CSN Wednesday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at New York Mets

Phillies Take Rubber-Match; Lee Winless Again

Phillies 10, Mets 6 WP – Antonio Bastardo (2-1, 1.84) LP – Jon Rauch (3-4, 4.09) NEW YORK — Cliff Lee will enter the month of June without a win. But despite that fact, the Phillies pulled another late-inning rally with Lee on the hill to beat the Mets 10-5, winning the series two games to … Continue reading Phillies Take Rubber-Match; Lee Winless Again

Blanton Roughed-Up Again; Phils Lose

Mets 6, Phillies 3 WP – Jeremy Hefner (1-2, 5.60) LP – Joe Blanton (4-5, 5.05) SV – Frank Francisco (14) NEW YORK — Joe Blanton has found himself in a rough patch that has the Phillies even more worried about their starting rotation. While Roy Halladay and Vance Worley sit on the DL, the … Continue reading Blanton Roughed-Up Again; Phils Lose

Wigginton’s Big Day Knocks Off Former Team

Phillies 8, Mets 4 WP – Cole Hamels (8-1, 2.43) LP – Jon Niese (3-3, 4.55) NEW YORK — If Billy Beane was the general manager of the Phillies he would have been proud of Ty Wigginton’s game. Wigginton was on base five times, driving in three runs on an RBI double and single in … Continue reading Wigginton’s Big Day Knocks Off Former Team

Series Preview: at New York Mets

PHI: 25-24, 5th in NL East; NYM: 27-21, 2nd in NL Central When: May 28-30 Where: Citi Field (New York, NY) Probable Pitchers Monday: Cole Hamels (7-1, 2.17) vs Jon Niese (3-2, 4.29) Tuesday: Joe Blanton (4-4, 4.55) vs Jeremy Hefner (0-2, 6.17) Wednesday: Cliff Lee (0-2, 2.82) vs Dillon Gee (4-3, 4.92) Broadcast Info Monday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at New York Mets