Phillies Could Possibly Worry About Worley

There is one name in all of baseball that is feared when it’s uttered: Dr. James Andrews. Phillies injured starting pitcher Vance Worley visited Dr. Andrews Monday afternoon, seeking a second opinion on his elbow. UPDATE (via Todd Zolecki): Worley back from 2nd opinion. Said same diagnosis as Phillies doctors. No Tommy John. Will have to … Continue reading Phillies Could Possibly Worry About Worley

Phils Place Worley On DL

Phillies place Vance Worley on the 15-day DL with right elbow inflammation. — Matt Gelb (@magelb) May 16, 2012 The Phillies have placed starting pitching Vance Worley on the 15-day DL with right elbow inflammation and could miss at least three starts. The move is retroactive to Worley’s last start on May 12, which means … Continue reading Phils Place Worley On DL

Game 38: Worley Scratched; Kendrick Starting

It’s up to Kyle Kendrick to keep the winning ways of the Phillies rolling. The Phillies are going to get an emergency start from Kendrick tonight after slated starter Vance Worley was scratched with soreness in his right elbow. Worley was then placed on the DL this morning, dampening the winning ways the Phillies have gotten used … Continue reading Game 38: Worley Scratched; Kendrick Starting

Series Preview: at Chicago Cubs

PHI: 18-19, 5th in NL East; CHC: 15-21, 5th in NL Central When: May 16-17 Where: Wrigley Field (Chicago, IL) Probable Pitchers Wednesday: Kyle Kendrick (0-3, 7.32) vs Matt Garza (2-1, 2.36) Thursday: Roy Halladay (3-3, 3.20) vs Chris Volstad (0-5, 6.92) Broadcast Info Wednesday, 8:05, CSN Thursday, 8:05, PHL 17 All Games on 94.1 FM

Game 34: Polly Chasing A Milestone

With his 2-for-4 night (two doubles), Placido Polanco inched closer to the 2,000 hits milestone. 268 players currently have reached the 2,000-hit mark and Polanco could become the 269th very soon, needing only two more hits for 2,000. Polanco has been swinging a hot bat this months, hitting .341 (14-for-41) with four doubles the last … Continue reading Game 34: Polly Chasing A Milestone

Phillies Use Home Runs; Bullpen Holds Lead in Series Opener

Phillies 7, Padres 3 WP – Vance Worley (3-2, 3.07) LP – Clayton Richard (1-5, 5.32) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies started a game in similar fashion to the last three games played. They scored quickly and early, jumping out to a 2-0 lead in the 2nd inning thanks to John Mayberry Jr’s first home run … Continue reading Phillies Use Home Runs; Bullpen Holds Lead in Series Opener

Nats Bomb Worley, Phils

It could be a long season for the Phillies. Washington took Phillies pitching deep three times, taking the second game of the series, 7-1, Saturday afternoon. The Nationals have won seven straight against the Phillies for the first time since they were the Montreal Expos in 1989. Jayson Werth made a statement in the 5th … Continue reading Nats Bomb Worley, Phils

Game 28: Chooch Moved Up

It took a month of baseball for Charlie Manuel to finally hit his best hitter higher than seventh in the line up. Carlos Ruiz, who has been on an absolute tear to start the season, will hit fifth in today’s line up, protecting Hunter Pence. The last time Ruiz hit fifth in the line up … Continue reading Game 28: Chooch Moved Up

Game 23: Breaking Even

The Phillies (10-12) will attempt to even up the series with the Cubs (8-14) tonight, capping off a four-game set. After dropping the first game on Friday, 5-1, they bounced back with a nice offensive showing in a 5-2 win. But the bats went ice cold again, mustering only two hits in a 5-1 loss … Continue reading Game 23: Breaking Even

Phils Win On 4th-Inning Bombs

The five-run 9th inning of Tuesday’s 9-5 loss to the Diamondbacks may have sparked the offense. Feeding off the meaningless outburst, the Phillies powered their way past Arizona with three home runs, winning 8-5 and snapping a three-game losing streak. It all started with Hunter Pence, who many thought wouldn’t have even been in tonight’s … Continue reading Phils Win On 4th-Inning Bombs