Conrad’s 4 RBIs help bury Phils

Cliff Lee’s winless streak seems destined to never end. Lee got behind the eight-ball after a horrific three-run second inning and never recovered as the Phillies lost their second game of the day to the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3. The Rays received big RBI hits from Sean Rodriguez and Brooks Conrad during their second inning … Continue reading Conrad’s 4 RBIs help bury Phils

Update on Nix, Stutes, & Herndon

UPDATE — Herndon underwent Tommy John surgery today. ORGINAL — Keeping with the trend of bad news, the Phillies received more of it today in addition to the Galvis news. Laynce Nix, who is suffering from a strained left calf, said he felt a pull in his calf when he was running the bases on … Continue reading Update on Nix, Stutes, & Herndon

Jays complete sweep of struggling Phils

Blue Jays 6, Phillies 2 WP – Brent Cecil (1-0, 3.60) LP – Kyle Kendrick (2-7, 5.29) TORONTO –Kyle Kendrick certainly didn’t quite get off to the start he was looking for. And the Phillies never seemed to recover. Brett Lawrie doubled to lead off the game and scored on an RBI double by Colby Rasmus. Kelly Johnson … Continue reading Jays complete sweep of struggling Phils

Phils drop another one in extras

Blue Jays 5, Phillies 4 (10 innings) WP – Francisco Cordero (2-4, 5.47) LP – Joe Savery (0-2, 4.43) TORONTO — Extra innings have not been kind to the Phillies this season. With the game tied at 5 in the 10th inning, Rajai Davis connected on a two-out RBI double to plate Yunel Escobar to … Continue reading Phils drop another one in extras

Jays shut out Phils 3-0

TORONTO –With Blue Jays starter Drew Hutchison leaving the game in the first inning due to injury, the Phillies looked poised to take control of the game. Unfortunately that never happened. The lineup could only  muster five hits off the Jays bullpen as the Phillies fell 3-0 on the road. Vance Worley was solid once … Continue reading Jays shut out Phils 3-0

Phillies struggle with RISP, fall to Nats

Nationals 5, Phillies 2 WP – Jordan Zimmerman (3-4, 2.47) LP – Roy Halladay (4-4, 3.58) SV – Tyler Clippard (1) PHILADELPHIA — Hitting with runners in scoring position has been an area that has plagued the Phillies all season. The Phillies were 1-for-7 with runners in scoring position and left nine runners on base Tuesday … Continue reading Phillies struggle with RISP, fall to Nats

Hamels suspended five games

According to Phillies beat writer Matt Gelb, Cole Hamels has been suspended five games for admitting to plunking Bryce Harper during Sunday night’s game 9-3 win. Hamels will begin serving the suspension tonight which means he won’t miss any starts. It is unknown when Hamels will make his next start. It could be Sunday with … Continue reading Hamels suspended five games

Padres rout Phillies as offense remains stagnant

Luck just wasn’t on the Phillies side from the very beginning on Sunday afternoon. Juan Pierre drew a leadoff walk but then was picked off by Padres starter Anthony Bass. The Phillies ended up putting runners on second and third base so Pierre most likely would’ve scored the game’s first run. In the bottom half … Continue reading Padres rout Phillies as offense remains stagnant

Luebke dominates Phils as offense struggles

It’s been that type of week for the Phillies. Just days after Cliff Lee pitches 10 shutout innings and gets zero run support, Roy Halladay suffered the very same fate on Saturday night. Padres starter Cory Luebke stifled the Phillies lineup, only allowing two hits in eight innings in a 5-1 Padres win. The loss … Continue reading Luebke dominates Phils as offense struggles