Phillies Snap Out of Funk; Beat Mets

Phillies 3, Mets 1 WP – Cliff Lee (6-7, 3.27) LP – R.A. Dickey (18-6, 2.67) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (35) QUEENS, NY — Things were starting to get a little worrisome for the Phillies after dropping three games in Houston. But they snapped out of it, and continued on their way to a historical … Continue reading Phillies Snap Out of Funk; Beat Mets

NL Demolishes AL in All-Star Romp

KANSAS CITY — The lineup was more dominant on paper. The pitching was more dominant on paper. And they had the crowd to their back. Unfortunately for the American League, the National League stole the show in KC. Backed by a bases-clearing triple in the 1st by Pablo Sandoval, the NL squashed AL starting pitcher … Continue reading NL Demolishes AL in All-Star Romp

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

Phils Baffled By Knuckler Again

The amazing story of R.A. Dickey is definitely one worth reading (shameless Dickey autobiography plug). That story, circa 2012, makes its first trip to Philadelphia of the season and he made his presence known with that flutter ball of his. Dickey used his knuckleball effectively through seven innings, shutting down the Phillies in the Mets … Continue reading Phils Baffled By Knuckler Again

Mets sweep in doubleheader

The Phillies losing streak dropped to eight games, a feat they haven’t managed since the 2000 Phillies. Yea, this streak is on par with THAT era of Phillies baseball. The Mets jumped all over a five-run 3rd inning in which all five runs were unearned thanks to a Hunter Pence error and the Mets went … Continue reading Mets sweep in doubleheader

Phils open 2nd half with bang

The Phillies took a five-day hiatus with the All-Star Break. But the layoff didn’t seem to phase John Mayberry, Jr. The 27-year-old, fresh off a four-RBI day last Sunday, drove in five runs in the Phils 7-2 win over the Mets to start the second half of the season. Mayberry is trying to keep himself … Continue reading Phils open 2nd half with bang

Series Preview: New York Mets

PHI: 3-0; NYM: 2-1 When: April 5-7 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Tuesday: Cole Hamels (0-0, 0.00) vs. Chris Young (0-0, 0.00) Wednesday: Joe Blanton (0-0, 0.00) vs. Mike Pelfrey (0-1, 10.38) Thursday: Roy Halladay (0-0, 1.50) vs. Jon Niese (0-0, 2.57) Broadcast Info Tuesday, 7:05, MyPHL 17 Wednesday, 7:05, TCN Thursday, 3:05, … Continue reading Series Preview: New York Mets

Phillies Win 11th Straight

The starting pitching has kept up its great play as the season winds down. Joe Blanton kept the Mets at bay as the Phillies beat New York, 3-2, Friday night. With the Braves’ 8-3 loss to Washington, the Phillies’ magic number dropped to two games. A win tomorrow and another Braves loss will win them … Continue reading Phillies Win 11th Straight

Series Preview: Mets

PHI: 92-61, 1st in NL East NYM: 74-68, 4th in NL East Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philly, PA) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable pitchers Fri: R.A. Dickey (11-7, 2.92) vs. Joe Blanton (7-6, 5.04) Sat: Dillon Gee (1-1, 1.80) vs. Cole Hamels (12-10, 2.93) Sun: Pat Misch (0-4, 4.44) vs. Roy Halladay (20-10, 2.53) Broadcast … Continue reading Series Preview: Mets

Dickey Tosses One-Hitter

Is there a pitcher that gets less run support than Cole Hamels?  Once again the Phillies offense failed to show up in support of their star pitcher.  Hamels pitched another great game only giving up one run over eight innings of work.  The Phillies were one hit by Mets starter R.A. Dickey in a 1-0 … Continue reading Dickey Tosses One-Hitter