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

Phillies, Giants Save Best For Last

The pitching probables looked like a fight card heading into the Phillies, Giants series. There was the big aces duel between Roy Halladay and Tim Lincecum which Halladay took handedly. Then there was the mismatched battle between Joe Blanton and Madison Bumgarner which the Giants righty took with ease. The main event: Cliff Lee and … Continue reading Phillies, Giants Save Best For Last

Phils Beat Up Lincecum Early In Win

On a crisp evening in the Bay Area, the Philadelphia Phillies brought their bats in their series opener against the San Francisco Giants. Opposing pitcher Tim Lincecum came into tonight’s matchup opposite Roy Halladay with an 0-1 record and an 12.91 earned run average. The two time Cy-Young award winner’s early season woes continued as … Continue reading Phils Beat Up Lincecum Early In Win

Halladay, Lincecum Meet For First Time Since 2010 NLCS

The 4-5 starts may not be an indication of how good the Phillies and Giants really are. But slow starts aside, they are the National League’s two best teams and tonight they will be throwing their best out on the hill to face each other. It will be the first of a three-game series out … Continue reading Halladay, Lincecum Meet For First Time Since 2010 NLCS

Oswalt hit hard as Phils fall

Roy Oswalt’s return from the disabled list wasn’t quite what the Phillies envisioned. Oswalt was hammered for three runs on 12 hits in six innings in the Phils 3-1 loss to the Giants in their sweep bid. Oswalt also issued two walks and struck out four. Oswalt started off doing superb. He got the Giants … Continue reading Oswalt hit hard as Phils fall

Phils suffer back-to-back losses; drop series to Giants

For the first time in 54-days, the Phillies lost back-t0-back games while snapping their streak of nine straight series wins. Tim Lincecum battled the stomach virus and the Giants got four runs off Kyle Kendrick as they beat the Phils, 4-1, and took the NLCS rematch. Kendrick was strong in his outing but the Phillies … Continue reading Phils suffer back-to-back losses; drop series to Giants

Worley pitches first career CG

Ever since I blogged about Vance Worley being a mirage last week, he has turned up his game to a whole new level. Hey, keep reading the blog, Vance, we’ll say nice things about you now. No, I really don’t believe he reads TTB but I do believe that he is starting to improve. And … Continue reading Worley pitches first career CG