Misunderstood: Scott Rolen Left a Lasting Impression On Philadelphia

Perhaps it was the clashing of personalities with manager Larry Bowa. Or maybe it was the comment made by front office member Dallas Green. Or maybe it was the desire to win that ended it all in Philadelphia. Whatever the reason was, Scott Rolen wanted out in 2002. For the next decade, Philadelphia fans would … Continue reading Misunderstood: Scott Rolen Left a Lasting Impression On Philadelphia

2012 NLCS: St. Louis Cardinals vs San Francisco Giants

St. Louis: 88-74; 2nd in NL Central (2nd Wild Card) San Francisco: 9468-74; 1st in NL West Schedule Game 1: Oct. 14, 8:00 – (Lance Lynn vs Madison Bumgarner) Game 2: Oct. 15, 8:00 PM – (TBA vs Ryan Vogelson) Game 3: Oct. 17, 4:00 PM – (Adam Wainwright vs Matt Cain) Game 4: Oct. 18, 8:00 PM … Continue reading 2012 NLCS: St. Louis Cardinals vs San Francisco Giants

Pierre Legs Out Infield Single For 11th Inning Walk Off Win

Phillies 8, Cardinals 7 (11 innings) WP – Jeremy Horst (1-0, 1.13) LP – Barret Browning (0-2, 4.24) PHILADELPHIA — “You can’t teach speed” was the call by Phillies broadcaster Tom McCarthy. Juan Pierre used his speed to leg out an infield single in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Phillies an … Continue reading Pierre Legs Out Infield Single For 11th Inning Walk Off Win

Westbrook Deals Phillies a Losing Hand

Cardinals 4, Phillies 1 WP – Jake Westbrook (12-8, 3.62) LP – Cliff Lee (2-7, 3.85) SV – Jason Motte (26) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies manufactured an early first inning run, a good start for Cliff Lee. In fact, Lee was dealing a spectacular outing against the Cards, having retired 12 straight batters through innings … Continue reading Westbrook Deals Phillies a Losing Hand

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

Series Preview: vs St. Louis Cardinals

PHI: 51-60, 5th in NL East; STL: 61-51, 3rd in NL Central When: August 10-12 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Roy Halladay (5-6, 4.02) vs Kyle Lohse (12-2, 2.79) Saturday: Cliff Lee (2-6, 3.78) vs Jake Westbrook (11-8, 3.76) Sunday: Vance Worley (6-7, 3.83) vs Laynce Lynn (13-5, 3.52) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs St. Louis Cardinals

Halladay Injured; Exits Early In Loss

Cardinals 8, Phillies 3 WP – Adam Wainwright (4-5, 4.45) LP – Roy Halladay (4-5, 3.98) ST. LOUIS — After Roy Halladay gave up a two-out grand slam to Yadier Molina in the 1st inning, something had to be wrong with the two-time Cy Young award winner. In fact there was. Halladay left after pitching … Continue reading Halladay Injured; Exits Early In Loss