Bats Stay Hot As Phils Finish Off D’Backs

The Phillies’ offense is on a roll, words that have been dying to be uttered through the first three weeks of the season. Philadelphia (8-9) tacked on seven more runs in the series finale, beating Arizona 7-2. They finished their 10-game western road trip with a 5-5 record. Cole Hamels didn’t have to worry about … Continue reading Bats Stay Hot As Phils Finish Off D’Backs

Phils Win On 4th-Inning Bombs

The five-run 9th inning of Tuesday’s 9-5 loss to the Diamondbacks may have sparked the offense. Feeding off the meaningless outburst, the Phillies powered their way past Arizona with three home runs, winning 8-5 and snapping a three-game losing streak. It all started with Hunter Pence, who many thought wouldn’t have even been in tonight’s … Continue reading Phils Win On 4th-Inning Bombs

Phillies Embarrassed in Arizona

This young Phillies season has reached a new low. In a game that was missing both Cliff Lee and Hunter Pence to injuries, the Phillies dropped the series opener to the Diamondbacks, 9-5. Arizona got the Kyle Kendrick early and often, tapping into the spot starter for seven runs on 11 hits in three-plus innings. … Continue reading Phillies Embarrassed in Arizona

Pence Not In Tonight’s Lineup Due to Arm Injury

Charlie said Pence said “his arm is bothering him.” Felt like he couldn’t play. #PHILLIES — Ryan Lawrence (@ryanlawrence21) April 23, 2012 Let the next wave of injuries continue for the Phillies. Hunter Pence was left out of tonight’s line up in Arizona after telling manager Charlie Manuel that his right arm is bothering him. … Continue reading Pence Not In Tonight’s Lineup Due to Arm Injury

Series Preview: at Arizona Diamondbacks

PHI: 7-9, 5th in NL East; ARI: 8-8, 3rd in NL West When: April 23-25 Where: Chase Field (Phoenix, AR) Probable Pitchers Monday: Kyle Kendrick (0-0, 1.93) vs Wade Miley (1-0, 1.93) Tuesday: Vance Worley (1-1, 2.37) vs Josh Collmenter (0-1, 10.22) Wednesday: Cole Hamels (2-1, 2.95) vs Trevor Cahill (1-1, 284) Broadcast Info Monday, 9:40, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Arizona Diamondbacks

Season Preview: NL West

Expectations: San Francisco’s payroll may top $130 million in order to pay for Brian Wilson’s beard dye. Key Addition: OF Melky Cabrera (acquired from Kansas City) Key Loss: SP Jonathan Sanchez (traded to Kansas City) Projected Record: 93-69 Summary: The Giants are looking to get back on top of the National League after a disappointing … Continue reading Season Preview: NL West

Game 5 Mayhem

The Texas Rangers, fresh off an elimination of the Rays, can sit at home while six teams fight to move onto the League Championship Series. The Yanks forced a fifth game on Tuesday while the Cardinals and Diamondbacks, with their backs seemingly on the ropes, punched back at the Phillies and Brewers respectively. The NLDS … Continue reading Game 5 Mayhem