Phils Land Pence

After months of talk about adding a right-handed bat, the Phillies have finally added the piece that will put them over the top. Reports are saying that the Phillies have landed Houston Astros outfielder Hunter Pence. In exchange for Pence, the team will be sending pitching prospect Jarred Cosart and first baseman Jonathan Singleton and … Continue reading Phils Land Pence

Five teams to watch in the 2nd half

With the second half of the 2011 season underway yesterday, division races, Wild Card races and the push for the best record in baseball begin to heat up. With just under 100 games out of the way, five teams jump out as the favorites to make the playoffs and do some serious damage in their … Continue reading Five teams to watch in the 2nd half

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

Series Preview: vs Atlanta Braves

PHI: 21-9, 1st in NL East; ATL: 18-15, 3rd in NL East When: April May 6-8 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philly, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cliff Lee (2-2, 3.66) vs. Derek Lowe (2-3, 3.72) Saturday: Kyle Kendrick (1-2, 2.08) vs. Julio Teheran (0-0, -.–) Sunday: Cole Hamels (4-1, 2.66) vs. Jair Jurrjens (3-0, 1.52) Broadcast … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Atlanta Braves

Lee rocked in loss

It was Cliff Lee’s turn. Only days after Cole Hamels and Joe Blanton were blown up in early exits, Lee got bounced in the fourth as the Atlanta Braves took the first of many meetings between the two teams, 6-3. The wheels for Lee quickly fell off. Atlanta scored three runs in the second inning … Continue reading Lee rocked in loss

Series Preview: Atlanta Braves

PHI: 5-1; ATL: 3-4 When: April 8-10 Where: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cliff Lee (1-0, 3.86) vs. Tim Hudson (1-0, 1.29) Saturday: Roy Oswalt (1-0, 3.00) vs. Brandon Beachy (1-0, 1.50) Sunday: Cole Hamels (0-1, 20.25) vs. Derek Lowe (1-1, 0.77) Broadcast Info Friday, 7:05, PHL 17 Saturday, 1:10, FOX Sunday, 1:35, … Continue reading Series Preview: Atlanta Braves