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

Papelbon Sounds Off After Tough Loss

Dodgers 4, Phillies 3 WP – Ronals Belisario (1-0, 1.26) LP – Jonathan Papelbon (0-2, 2.31) SV – Kenley Jansen (7) PHILADELPHIA — Poor umpiring had a lot to do with the Phillies dropping a third straight game. It also had a lot to do with why Jonathan Papelbon was upset in the 9th inning … Continue reading Papelbon Sounds Off After Tough Loss

Ramirez’s Two Dingers Leads Fish Past Phils

Marlins 5, Phillies 4 WP – Ricky Nolasco (6-3, 4.35) LP – Cole Hamels (8-2, 2.81) SV – Heath Bell (11) PHILADELPHIA — The run of dominance was sure to run out for Cole Hamels. Hamels was roughed up, allowing at least five runs in a start for the first time since July of last … Continue reading Ramirez’s Two Dingers Leads Fish Past Phils

Runs Come After Delay In Phils Win

Phillies 6, Marlins 4 WP – Kyle Kendrick (2-4, 4.02) LP – Mark Buehrle (5-5, 3.53) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (15) PHILADELPHIA — With the rain came runs for the Phillies. Following up a rain delay in which the Phillies led 2-1, the Phillies scored four runs in the final half of the game to … Continue reading Runs Come After Delay In Phils Win

Phils Out-Slug Cards

Phillies 10, Cardinals 9 WP – Raul Valdes (1-0, 0.00) LP – Fernando Salas (0-3, 6.32) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (13) ST. LOUIS — The bats came alive for the Phillies in St. Louis and it was much needed. With the pitchers doing nothing more than throwing batting practice, the Phillies offense needed to be … Continue reading Phils Out-Slug Cards

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

Phils Strand Too Many; Sink Below .500

Nationals 2, Phillies 0 WP – Gio Gonzalez (6-1, 1.98) LP – Kyle Kendrick (0-4, 5.23) SV – Sean Burnett (2) PHILADELPHIA — The life above .500 was short-lived for the Phillies. They fell back under .500 with their 2-0 loss to Washington, a loss that should be pitted on a pitiful display by the … Continue reading Phils Strand Too Many; Sink Below .500

Sox Own Lee; Take Series In Philly

Red Sox 5, Phillies 1 WP – Josh Beckett (4-4, 4.38) LP – Cliff Lee (0-2, 2.66) PHILADELPHIA — From the very first batter the Red Sox owned Cliff Lee and the offense, both at the plate and on the mound respectively. A pair of big home runs and a dominant pitching performance from Josh … Continue reading Sox Own Lee; Take Series In Philly

Game 40: Boston Tea Party

PHILADELPHIA — Interleague play is here! It’s a weekend series in Philly between the Phillies and Red Sox. A year ago when the two teams met up, it was dubbed a World Series preview. A year later, the two teams fell up short in the post season (Boston missed the playoffs on the last day) … Continue reading Game 40: Boston Tea Party