Zolecki: Reports Indicate Braves Sign B.J. Upton

In a tweet by Todd Zolecki, “Numerous reports B.J. Upton has agreed to a five-year deal with Braves.” The Braves were said to be in the running for Upton, who the Phillies and a mystery team were interested in as well. Reports say that Upton will receive between $14-15 million per year. For those hoping … Continue reading Zolecki: Reports Indicate Braves Sign B.J. Upton

Phillies In the Running for B.J. Upton

The Phillies are one of three teams that will most likely land free agent outfielder B.J. Upton. According to Jim Bowden of ESPN, the Phillies and Atlanta Braves are the top two candidates to land Upton, with a mystery team also involved. The mystery team could be either Cincinnati or Washington. The Braves are said … Continue reading Phillies In the Running for B.J. Upton

Lee’s Record-Breaking Outing Not Good Enough For Win

Braves 2, Phillies 1 WP – Tim Hudson (18-6, 3.61) LP – Cliff Lee (6-8, 3.18) SV – Craig Kimbrel (39) PHILADELPHIA — Cliff Lee set a Major League record today in the Phillies 2-1 loss to Atlanta. Despite no offense, Lee pitched at least six innings while allowing only one walk for the 15th … Continue reading Lee’s Record-Breaking Outing Not Good Enough For Win

Halladay Knocked Out in 2nd; Braves Win

Braves 8, Phillies 2 WP -Mike Minor (10-10, 4.27) LP – Roy Halladay (10-8, 4.40) PHILADELPHIA — Roy Halladay hasn’t had a start this bad since September 10, 2006. Halladay was knocked out in the 2nd inning, his shortest start in over six years. A Freddie Freeman three-run homer in the 1st and Jason Heyward’s … Continue reading Halladay Knocked Out in 2nd; Braves Win

Phillies Sit Three Games Back With Win

Phillies 6, Braves 2 WP – Kyle Kendrick (10-11, 3.89) LP – Tommy Hanson (12-9, 4.46) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies knew they needed a win with St. Louis losing earlier in the day. They capitalized, hitting four home runs en route to a 6-2 win over the Braves Friday night in Philadelphia. It was their … Continue reading Phillies Sit Three Games Back With Win

Phillies to Honor Atlanta’s Chipper Jones on Friday

The Philadelphia Phillies will honor a rival who has terrorized them for nearly two decades. On Friday before their series with the Atlanta Braves, the Phillies will honor Chipper Jones, who plans on retiring at the end of the season. The Phillies join a handful of teams who already have honored Jones for his illustrious … Continue reading Phillies to Honor Atlanta’s Chipper Jones on Friday

Phillis Epically Collapse In 9th

Braves 8, Phillies 7 WP – Peter Moylan (1-0, 0.00) LP – Jonathan Papelbon (3-6, 3.02) ATLANTA — Words still can’t describe what happened to the Phillies Sunday evening. In a season filled with lows and late-inning collapses, the lowest point hit Sunday. The Phillies bullpen coughed up a four-run lead in the 9th inning, … Continue reading Phillis Epically Collapse In 9th