Papelbon saves Phils in win

Phillies 8, Rockies 5 WP – Vance Worley (5-5, 3.47) LP – Jeremy Guthrie (3-9, 6.14) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (19) DENVER — With the Phillies leading the Colorado Rockies 6-2, the game looked to be well in hand. But that was before Wilin Rosario connected on a three-run home run to cut the lead to one. Jonathan Papelbon entered the game … Continue reading Papelbon saves Phils in win

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

Worley Pummeled; Phillies Fall to Mets 11-1

Mets 11, Phillies 1 WP – Jon Niese (7-3, 3.35) LP – Vance Worley (4-5, 3.46) CORONA, NY — Jon Niese made only one mistake to Carlos Ruiz. After that, he and his offense and defense tightened up to play flawless baseball. The Mets combined a great outing by Niese with some stellar defense and … Continue reading Worley Pummeled; Phillies Fall to Mets 11-1

Phillies Win, 5-4, Over Pirates

Phillies 5, Pirates 4 WP – Vance Worley (4-4, 2.92) LP – Erik Bedard (4-8, 4.27) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (18) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies managed to pull off another important win against a good team. Behind the bat of Carlos Ruiz and the injured arm of Vance Worley, the Phils held onto a 5-4 … Continue reading Phillies Win, 5-4, Over Pirates

Nelson’s 7th Inning Blast Wins It for Rox

Rockies 4, Phillies 1 WP – Josh Roenicke (2-0, 2.76) LP – Vance Worley (4-3, 2.78) SV – Rafael Betancourt (11) PHILADELPHIA — A wasted effort at the dish cost the Phillies of their first three-game sweep of the season. Besides that fact, it was also Chris Nelson’s two-run blast in the 7th inning that … Continue reading Nelson’s 7th Inning Blast Wins It for Rox

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?

O’s Win On Jones Walk-Off

Orioles 6, Phillies 4 (12 innings) WP – Luis Ayala (2-1, 1.93) LP – B.J. Rosenberg (0-1, 18.00) BALTIMORE — B.J. Rosenberg didn’t expect his welcome to the Big Leagues to turn out quite like that. Adam Jones did the honors, sending Rosenberg 0-1 slider into centerfield for a walk-off, two-run homer to give the … Continue reading O’s Win On Jones Walk-Off

Papelbon Sounds Off After Tough Loss

Dodgers 4, Phillies 3 WP – Ronals Belisario (1-0, 1.26) LP – Jonathan Papelbon (0-2, 2.31) SV – Kenley Jansen (7) PHILADELPHIA — Poor umpiring had a lot to do with the Phillies dropping a third straight game. It also had a lot to do with why Jonathan Papelbon was upset in the 9th inning … Continue reading Papelbon Sounds Off After Tough Loss

Phils Get Good News On Worley

The Phillies rotation took a hit last week when Roy Halladay went on the DL. All eyes turned to Vance Worley to get healthy and it looks like the young right-hander will be ready to rejoin the rotation by Monday. Worley threw a second bullpen session today, and said his session went well. He felt no … Continue reading Phils Get Good News On Worley

Phillies Place Halladay On DL

The Phillies have placed starting pitching Roy Halladay on DL this afternoon according to Todd Zolecki. It’s a Grade 1/2 strain in the lat muscle (on the back under the shoulder). Halladay hopes to be back in 6-8 weeks. Pitching coach Rich Dubee said he thought Halladay had an issue since spring training. Dubee said … Continue reading Phillies Place Halladay On DL