Worley finishes 3rd in NL ROY voting

It was an excellent rookie season for Phillies surprise starter Vance Worley. But was his 10-3 record and 3.01 ERA enough to topple Atlanta’s two incredible rookies? That answer was a no. In a unanimous decision, Atlanta closer Craig Kimbrel took home the National League Rookie of the Year award with first baseman Freddie Freeman … Continue reading Worley finishes 3rd in NL ROY voting

The greatest night of baseball: Phils, Manuel set franchise records

How do you recap such an incredible night of baseball? Records, drama, comebacks, chokes. It’s all a part of what makes the game of baseball special, and that all happened in one night. Atlanta, GA: The Philadelphia Phillies trail the Braves, 3-2, in the top of the 9th. Rookie closer Craig Kimbrel was three strikes … Continue reading The greatest night of baseball: Phils, Manuel set franchise records

Series Preview: vs Atlanta Braves

PHI: 55-33, 1st in NL East; ATL: 53-36, 2nd in NL East When: July 8-10 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philly, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Roy Halladay (11-3, 2.44)¬†vs Brandon Beachy (3-1, 3.23) Saturday: Cliff Lee (9-6, 2.92) vs Tommy Hanson (10-4, 2.52) Sunday: Cole Hamels¬†(10-4, 2.40) vs Derek Lowe (5-6, 4.21) Broadcast Info Friday, 7:05, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Atlanta Braves