McCann Homers Against the Phillies Again; Braves Win 6-1

Braves 6, Phillies 1 WP – Ben Sheets (3-0, 0.50) LP – Cole Hamels (10-5, 3.31) ATLANTA — Brian McCann has played in six games against the Phillies.¬†McCann has also homered in all six games against the Phillies. A three-run blast in the 5th inning gave the Braves a commanding 5-1 lead, enabling starter Ben … Continue reading McCann Homers Against the Phillies Again; Braves Win 6-1

Game 100: Finding Starts For Nix

ATLANTA — The Phillies are fortunate enough to have Ryan Howard and Chase Utley back in their lineup every day. But unfortunately it squashes out guys like Laynce Nix who can provide offense every day. Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said that he wants to get Nix in the lineup more often, be it at first … Continue reading Game 100: Finding Starts For Nix

Phillies Have Interest In SP Sheets

Of all the problems the Phillies have been having this season, starting pitching (or pitching in general) has thrown itself to the top of the list. With Roy Halladay out for at least two more months and the rest of the staff struggling (even Cole Hamels), the Phillies are looking for a temporary fix in … Continue reading Phillies Have Interest In SP Sheets