Utley’s 8th Inning Homer Backs Masterful Outing By Halladay

Phillies 3, Cardinals 1 WP – Roy Halladay (6-6, 3.80) LP – Barret Browning (0-1, 4.11) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (25) PHILADELPHIA — A bit of small ball and long ball propelled the Phillies past the Cardinals in the 8th inning. Juan Pierre laid down a beautiful sacrifice bunt to move Jimmy Rollins over to … Continue reading Utley’s 8th Inning Homer Backs Masterful Outing By Halladay

Kratz Steps Up In Ruiz’s Absence; Phillies Win

Phillies 3, Diamondbacks 0 WP – Roy Halladay (5-6, 4.02) LP – Joe Saunders (6-7, 3.57) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (24) PHILADELPHIA — Bad news soured an already bad season for the Phillies earlier today when they learned All-Star catcher Carlos Ruiz would be out until the middle of September with plantar fasciitis. 32-year-old Erik … Continue reading Kratz Steps Up In Ruiz’s Absence; Phillies Win

Series Preview: vs Arizona Diamondbacks

PHI: 47-58, 5th in NL East; ARI: 54-51, 3rd in NL Central When: August 3-5 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Kyle Kendrick (4-8, 4.45) vs Ian Kennedy (9-8, 4.20) Saturday: Roy Halladay (4-6, 4.33) vs Joe Saunders (5-7, 3.62) Sunday: Cliff Lee (2-6, 3.73) vs Trevor Cahill (9-9, 3.75) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Arizona Diamondbacks

Braves Sweep Phillies With 6-2 Win

Braves 6, Phillies 2 WP – Tim Hudson (10-4, 3.68) LP – Roy Halladay (4-6, 4.33) ATLANTA — The lack of consistency in the second half is killing the Phillies. The Phils followed up a four-game winning streak, and sweep of the Brewers, by getting swept by division foe Atlanta Braves. Again the offense couldn’t … Continue reading Braves Sweep Phillies With 6-2 Win

Series Preview: at Atlanta Braves

PHI: 45-54, 5th in NL East; ATL: 54-44, 2nd in NL East When: July 27-29 Where: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cole Hamels (11-4, 3.23) vs Ben Sheets (2-0, 0.00) Saturday: Joe Blanton (8-8, 4.70) vs Mike Minor (5-7, 5.49) Sunday: Roy Halladay (4-5, 4.32) vs Tim Hudson (9-4, 3.71) Broadcast Info Friday, 7:35, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Atlanta Braves

Phillies Score Four in the 9th to Comeback Against Brewers

Phillies 7, Brewers 6 WP – Joe Savery (1-2, 5.63) LP – Francisco Rodriguez (2-5, 4.47) PHILADELPHIA — There is some life left in this 2012 Phillies team and they showed it tonight. Trailing 6-3 heading into the 9th, Ty Wigginton’s one-out sacrifice fly capped off a come-from-behind win for the Phillies, a 7-6 win … Continue reading Phillies Score Four in the 9th to Comeback Against Brewers

Pence’s 8th Inning Two-Run Single Gives Phillies Comeback Win

Phillies 3, Dodgers 2 WP – Kyle Kendrick (3-8, 4.71) LP – Ronald Belasario (3-1, 2.18) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (21) LOS ANGELES — Ronald Belisario had a fun 8th inning that enabled a dramatic come-from-behind win for the Phillies. After walking Chase Utley and hitting Ryan Howard and Carlos Ruiz to load the bases with two … Continue reading Pence’s 8th Inning Two-Run Single Gives Phillies Comeback Win

Phillis SP Roy Halladay Returns to Face Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — The last month has been about the returns that could change the Phillies fortunes this season. First it was Chase Utley to spark the lineup. Then came Ryan Howard to complete the lineup. Finally, Roy Halladay is back in the Phillies rotation. Halladay will return from the disabled list on Tuesday evening … Continue reading Phillis SP Roy Halladay Returns to Face Dodgers

Series Preview: at Los Angeles Dodgers

PHI: 39-51, 5th in NL East; LAD: 48-42, 1st in NL West When: July 16-18 Where: Dodgers Stadium (Los Angeles, CA) Probable Pitchers Monday: Joe Blanton (7-8, 4.98) vs Nathan Eovaldi (1-5, 4.21) Tuesday: Roy Halladay (4-5, 3.98) vs TBA Wednesday: Cliff Lee (1-6, 3.92) vs Clayton Kershaw (7-5, 2.84) Broadcast Info Monday, 10:10, CSN Tuesday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Los Angeles Dodgers

Singleton, d’Arnaud, Gose Among Amaro’s Mistakes

Hindsight is and always will be 20/20 for the viewer. A look back at four of the biggest trades Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro has made will raise two opinions: 1) Amaro pulled some seriously big names from Cleveland, Toronto and Houston; 2) Amaro also depleted the Phillies farm system so much that it ranks … Continue reading Singleton, d’Arnaud, Gose Among Amaro’s Mistakes