6th Inning Slam Puts Giants Past Worley, Phillies

Giants 7, Phillies 2 WP – Tim Lincecum (4-10, 5.72) LP – Vance Worley (5-6, 3.82) PHILADELPHIA — Through five innings Vance Worley was nearly unhittable. With eight strikeouts and only a run and three hits allowed, Worley began the 6th inning. After loading the bases on a pair of singles and a walk, Worley … Continue reading 6th Inning Slam Puts Giants Past Worley, Phillies

Kemp’s Walkoff Homer Beats Phils

Dodgers 5, Phillies 3 (12 innings) WP – Jamey Wright (4-2, 3.58) LP – Jake Diekman (1-1, 5.03) LOS ANGELES – Hunter Pence was the Phillies hero last night. Matt Kemp was the Dodgers hero today. Just when it looked like the Phillies had the game won due to Pence’s heroics, it all turned. After Pence knocked in … Continue reading Kemp’s Walkoff Homer Beats Phils

Knobler: Dodgers Eyeing Phillies Jimmy Rollins

As if today hasn’t already been filled with a lot of news regarding the trade deadline, Danny Knobler of CBS Sports reports that the Los Angeles Dodgers are targeting Phillies short stop Jimmy Rollins for offensive help. The Dodgers are without their own short stop Dee Gordon and would look to fill a hole. They … Continue reading Knobler: Dodgers Eyeing Phillies Jimmy Rollins

Morosi: Phillies to Offer Cole Hamels $120 Million

The Phillies want to make sure Cole Hamels is wearing red pinstripes for a very long time. Jon Morosi of FOX, who reported earlier about Shane Victorino, said that the Phillies have a $120 million deal on the table for Hamels. But Morosi added that some people within the organization aren’t optimistic that Hamels will … Continue reading Morosi: Phillies to Offer Cole Hamels $120 Million

Morosi: Shane Victorino Will Likely Be Traded

With talks of Cole Hamels being traded taking the forefront of discussion this month, the likelihood that another Phillie gets shopped is starting to formulate. According to a report by FOX’s Jon Morosi, that Phillie is Shane Victorino. This isn’t really news, especially with Victorino’s contract situation and his performance this year. But Morosi feels … Continue reading Morosi: Shane Victorino Will Likely Be Traded

Cole As the Rockies: Hamels Leads Phils To Series Win

Phillies 5, Rockies 1 WP – Cole Hamels (11-5, 3.07) LP – Drew Pomeranz (1-4, 3.79) DENVER — The Phillies got their second half off to a good start with a series win in Colorado. Backed by Hunter Pence’s three-run homer and Cole Hamels’ eight innings of brilliance, the Phillies beat the Rockies, 5-1, Sunday … Continue reading Cole As the Rockies: Hamels Leads Phils To Series Win

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

Phillies Victorino Scratched From Start

PHILADELPHIA — Prior to the Phillies 4-3 loss to the Braves, centerfielder Shane Victorino was a late scratch from the lineup. Victorino, hitting seventh in the lineup originally, was replaced by Jason Pridie, who had a pair of hits including a two-run homer and RBI double that drove in all three of the Phillies runs. … Continue reading Phillies Victorino Scratched From Start

McCann Crush: Braves Win 4-3; Sweep Phillies

Braves 4, Phillies 3 WP – Jair Jurrjens (3-2, 4.97) LP – Raul Valdes (2-2, 3.80) SV – Craig Kimbrel (25) PHILADELPHIA — Brian McCann is heating up into a career-record pace. The Braves star catcher homered in his fourth straight game, this one proving to be the winning run in the Braves 4-3 victory … Continue reading McCann Crush: Braves Win 4-3; Sweep Phillies

State of the Phillies: A State of Panic?

Going into this post, I really didn’t know what I wanted to write. So a fair warning: this is me babbling incoherently about how awful the Phillies are and how the fact the sky is falling. Ready, Go! I want to panic with the Phillies 31-37 record following a sweep in Toronto and 3-6 road … Continue reading State of the Phillies: A State of Panic?