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


This Sucks: Bastardo Implodes In 8th; Lose 5-0

Some guy turned around and yelled at the pressbox. “Headline: THIS SUCKS.” You got it, dude. — Matt Gelb (@magelb) July 7, 2012 Mets 5, Phillies 0 WP – Tim Hudson (7-4, 3.56) LP – Antonio Bastardo (2-3, 5.34) PHILADELPHIA — The above tweet says it all. The Phillies of 2012 are finding newer and … Continue reading This Sucks: Bastardo Implodes In 8th; Lose 5-0

Phils, rain help to drown out Braves’ division hopes

When it rains, it pours. And in the Braves’ case, that isn’t a good thing. In front of a rain soaked crowd that patiently waited out a near two-hour delay, the Phils handled the Braves once again, increasing their division lead to 9.5 games and pretty much ending all hopes for the Braves in taking … Continue reading Phils, rain help to drown out Braves’ division hopes

Uggla Outscores Phils, 3-2

And the struggles against the Braves continue… Dan Uggla’s line drive home run to left field in the bottom of the eighth broke the 2-2 tie and gave the Braves the 3-2 win on Civil Rights Day. The Phillies have now lost the last two series against the Braves and trail th season series, 5-4. … Continue reading Uggla Outscores Phils, 3-2

Halladay’s Season

When the trade went down back in December, Phillies fans were left with two questions. The first was why would they trade away Cliff Lee? There was never a clear answer other than they wouldn’t be able to sign him and it was a move to restock the farm system. The second question was how … Continue reading Halladay’s Season

Phillies Fall Before Delay

The Braves seemingly got three free runs prior to the second inning rain delay. They carried the momentum after the hour-long break to win it 7-3 over Philly and expand their lead in the division to 1.5 games. Tim Hudson remained in after the delay and allowed only a two-run homer to Ryan Howard in … Continue reading Phillies Fall Before Delay

Series Preview: Braves

Phillies (28-21; 1st in NL East) at Atlanta Braves (28-22; 2nd in NL East) Where: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Monday: Joe Blanton (1-3, 5.63) vs. Tommy Hanson (4-3, 4.06) Tuesday: Cole Hamels* (5-3, 3.82) vs. Tim Hudson (5-1, 2.24) Wednesday: Kyle Kendrick (3-2, 5.04) vs. Derek Lowe (7-4, 4.86) … Continue reading Series Preview: Braves

Braves Shut Out Phillies

The Braves’ Brian McCann hit a pair of homers and Tim Hudson pitched six shut-out innings en route to an 8-0 route of the Phillies. J.A. Happ took the mound for the Phillies, going five innings, allowing four runs on six hits and three walks while striking out three. He allowed three homers, both to … Continue reading Braves Shut Out Phillies