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

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

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

Early lead propels D’Backs to win

Diamondbacks 4, Phillies 2 WP – Ian Kennedy (10-8, 4.15) LP – Kyle Kendrick (4-9, 4.45) SV – JJ Putz (20) PHILADELPHIA — When Joe Blanton was traded to the Dodgers before the game, Kyle Kendrick was given the spot start. Unfortunately for Kendrick, he fell behind early and the Phillies never could recover in a 4-2 loss to … Continue reading Early lead propels D’Backs to win

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

Phils Walk-Off Again, Sweep Brewers

Phillies 7, Brewers 6 WP – Michael Schwimer (2-1, 3.86) LP – Francisco Rodriguez (2-6, 4.80) PHILADELPHIA —  On the day that Cole Hamels signed a six-year contract extension, there was a lot to be excited about at Citizens Bank Park. After coughing up a 5-1 lead in the eighth inning, the Phillies came back from behind once … Continue reading Phils Walk-Off Again, Sweep Brewers

Kemp’s Walkoff Homer Beats Phils

Dodgers 5, Phillies 3 (12 innings) WP – Jamey Wright (4-2, 3.58) LP – Jake Diekman (1-1, 5.03) LOS ANGELES – Hunter Pence was the Phillies hero last night. Matt Kemp was the Dodgers hero today. Just when it looked like the Phillies had the game won due to Pence’s heroics, it all turned. After Pence knocked in … Continue reading Kemp’s Walkoff Homer Beats Phils

Papelbon saves Phils in win

Phillies 8, Rockies 5 WP – Vance Worley (5-5, 3.47) LP – Jeremy Guthrie (3-9, 6.14) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (19) DENVER — With the Phillies leading the Colorado Rockies 6-2, the game looked to be well in hand. But that was before Wilin Rosario connected on a three-run home run to cut the lead to one. Jonathan Papelbon entered the game … Continue reading Papelbon saves Phils in win

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

Rally falls short for Phils

Pirates 11, Phillies 7 WP –  James McDonald(7-3, 2.44) LP – Raul Valdes (2-1, 3.24) On a night that marked the return of Philadelphia’s favorite son Chase Utley, the Phillies bullpen had a tall task ahead of them. Despite a solo home run in his first at-bat, Utley couldn’t even overcompensate for the pitching woes as the … Continue reading Rally falls short for Phils