Lee cruises in Phillies win

Phillies 5, Braves 1 WP – Cliff Lee (4-7, 3.52) LP – Tim Hudson (13-5, 3.76) ATLANTA —  Cliff Lee has shown glimpses of the pitcher he once was throughout this season. Lee pitched his third consecutive gem as he struck out five in a 5-1 Phillies win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday afternoon. The Phillies southpaw … Continue reading Lee cruises in Phillies win

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Rosenberg Yields Four in 10th; Phillies Lose

Mets 9 , Phillies 5 (10 innings) WP – Bobby Parnell (4-3, 3.02) LP – BJ Rosenberg (0-2, 12.66) PHILADELPHIA — Extra innings have not been kind to BJ Rosenberg. The Phillies reliever gave up four runs in the 10th inning including a two-run home run by catcher Kelly Shoppach to give the Mets a 9-5 win. Shoppach … Continue reading Rosenberg Yields Four in 10th; Phillies Lose

Detwiler Stifles Phils Offense In Shutout

Nationals 3, Phillies 0 WP – Ross Detwiler (6-4, 3.02) LP – Cole Hamels (11-6, 3.34) SV – Tyler Clippard (21) WASHINGTON — From the first pitch to the time he left in the seventh inning, Ross Detwiler was nothing short of masterful. Detwiler stifled the Phillies lineup as he only allowed three hits en route to a 3-0 Nationals … Continue reading Detwiler Stifles Phils Offense In Shutout

Blanton Struggles in Phils Loss

Braves 6, Phillies 3 WP – Tommy Hanson (10-5, 3.71) LP – Joe Blanton (7-8, 4.98) SV – Craig Kimbrel (24) PHILADELPHIA — It seems as though a lead is never safe with this year’s Phillies team. After trailing 1-0 early in the game, the Phillies took a 3-1 lead in the second inning only … Continue reading Blanton Struggles in Phils Loss

Season Preview: NL East

Before I begin my NL East season preview, I’d like to take a few sentences to thank John Russo for not assigning me the AL West this year. That division is almost as exciting as a glass of milk. Key word being “almost.” Milk can spoil and that’s exciting. Expectations: Will lead the league in … Continue reading Season Preview: NL East

The Quest For Six: The Phillies are still favorites this season, but the competition is steeper than ever

I don’t have a lot in common with the Philadelphia Phillies. I can’t throw a 90 MPH fastball. I can’t hit a homerun. I can’t even hit the ball.But for all our differences, there is one thing the Phillies and I have in common – we’re both going to die. Gives you a warm, fuzzy … Continue reading The Quest For Six: The Phillies are still favorites this season, but the competition is steeper than ever