Phillies End Season at .500 With 5-1 Loss to Nationals

Nationals 5, Phillies 1 WP – Edwin Jackson (10-11, 4.03) LP – Cliff Lee (6-9, 3.16) SV – Michael Gonzalez (1) WASHINGTON — The Phillies 2012 season ended in fitting fashion: in Washington to the NL East champs with a loss. Cliff Lee went six innings, allowing three runs on eight hits and seven strikeouts. … Continue reading Phillies End Season at .500 With 5-1 Loss to Nationals

Like It Ruf: AA Prospect’s Two-Run Triple in 2nd Leads Phillies Past Nats

Phillies 2, Nationals 0 WP – Kyle Kendrick ( LP – John Lannan ( SV – Phillippe Aumont (2) WASHINGTON — “That’s the first time I ever won and got beat.” Those were the words Charlie Manuel used to describe the Phillies 2-0 win over the Nationals Monday night. Despite Philadelphia’s win, the Braves’ 2-1 … Continue reading Like It Ruf: AA Prospect’s Two-Run Triple in 2nd Leads Phillies Past Nats

Phillies Drop Final Home Game of Season to Nats

Nationals 7, Phillies 3 WP – Gio Gonzalez (21-8, 2.89) LP – Tyler Cloyd (2-2, 4.91) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies fell to Washington in their final home game of the season, a season that they will soon long to forget. In his last start of the season, Tyler Cloyd was less-than-impressive again and the Nationals … Continue reading Phillies Drop Final Home Game of Season to Nats

Ruf’s First Major League Homer Sparks Phillies Win Over Nationals

Phillies 6, Nationals 3 WP – Cole Hamels (16-6, 3-11) LP – Ross Detwiler (10-7, 3.28) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (37) PHILADELPHIA — Seeing his name penciled into the starting line up for the first time as a Major Leaguer had to have felt good for Darin Ruf. Blasting a solo homer in the 2nd … Continue reading Ruf’s First Major League Homer Sparks Phillies Win Over Nationals

Game 145: Playing Time For Ruf?

HOUSTON — Nearly a week has passed and the Phillies have yet to turn Double-A outfield prospect Darin Ruf loose on Major League hitting. The fans on Twitter have been growing a bit restless at this notion, and┬ádeservedly┬áso. But they also have to remember that Ruf, despite being 26, has never faced hitting above the … Continue reading Game 145: Playing Time For Ruf?