Hamels Gets Enough Support In Win

Phillies 4, Brewers 3 WP – Cole Hamels (14-6, 2.94) LP – Mike Fiers (6-6, 2.90) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (27) MILWAUKEE — Ryan Braun’s two-out, two-run homer in the 8th inning pulled the Brewers to within one. But it was not enough for a comeback as Jonathan Papelbon nailed down a four-out save to … Continue reading Hamels Gets Enough Support In Win

Phillies Trounced In Milwaukee

By Chris Bengel and John Russo Brewers 6, Phillies 2 WP – Yovany Gallardo (12-8, 3.69) LP – Vance Worley (6-8, 4.11) MILWAUKEE — Fielding has never been Domonic Brown’s strong point and that was made evident again. The Phillies right fielder made another mistake on a well-hit ball, factoring into a poor pitching night … Continue reading Phillies Trounced In Milwaukee

2013 Is on Manuel’s Mind the Rest of the Way

MILWAUKEE — Everybody wants to win, even managaer Charlie Manuel. But Manual and the Phillies find themselves in a different situation this year that has yet to be accepted by the fan base. I get it, there is still a glimmer of hope on this season with 44 games to play and their being an … Continue reading 2013 Is on Manuel’s Mind the Rest of the Way

Shot Through the Hart: 8th Inning Slam By Hart Leads Brewers Over Phillies

Brewers 7, Phillies 4 WP – Livan Hernandez (4-1, 5.06) LP – Josh Lindlbom (2-3, 3.76) SV – Jim Henderson (3) MILWAUKEE — Cliff Lee was in line for the win. Instead, he took a no-decision thanks to another late-game meltdown by the bullpen. Corey Hart’s grand slam off Josh Lindblom in the 8th gave … Continue reading Shot Through the Hart: 8th Inning Slam By Hart Leads Brewers Over Phillies

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

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

Series Preview: vs Milwaukee Brewers

PHI: 42-54, 5th in NL East; MIL: 44-50, 4th in NL Central When: July 23-25 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Monday: Roy Halladay (4-5, 3.96) vs Randy Wolf (3-6, 5.60) Tuesday: Cliff Lee (1-6, 3.72) vs Zach Grienke (9-3, 3.57) Wednesday: Vance Worley (5-6, 3.82) vs Marco Estrada (0-4, 4.10) Broadcast Info Monday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Milwaukee Brewers

Braun’s positive test brings up the same questions

Just when you think the dust has finally settled, another player takes a fall in the game’s biggest scandal to this day. Ryan Braun, who was recently named the National League MVP, tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. With the league still down from the BALCO age, this is a blow to the collective gut … Continue reading Braun’s positive test brings up the same questions

Series Preview: at Milwaukee Brewers

PHI: 91-48, 1st in NL East; MIL: 85-59, 1st in NL Central When: September 8-11 Where: Miller Park (Milwaukee, WI) Probable Pitchers Thursday: Cole Hamels (13-7, 2.63) vs Chris Narveson (10-6, 4.26) Friday: Roy Halladay (16-5, 2.49) vs Shaun Marcum (12-5, 3.11) Saturday: Cliff Lee (16-7, 2.47) vs Randy Wolf (12-7, 3.47) Sunday: Vance Worley … Continue reading Series Preview: at Milwaukee Brewers

Five teams to watch in the 2nd half

With the second half of the 2011 season underway yesterday, division races, Wild Card races and the push for the best record in baseball begin to heat up. With just under 100 games out of the way, five teams jump out as the favorites to make the playoffs and do some serious damage in their … Continue reading Five teams to watch in the 2nd half