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

Phillies Snap Out of Funk; Beat Mets

Phillies 3, Mets 1 WP – Cliff Lee (6-7, 3.27) LP – R.A. Dickey (18-6, 2.67) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (35) QUEENS, NY — Things were starting to get a little worrisome for the Phillies after dropping three games in Houston. But they snapped out of it, and continued on their way to a historical … Continue reading Phillies Snap Out of Funk; Beat Mets

Rollins Erases Error; Sparks Phillies 7th Straight Win

Phillies 3, Marlins 1 WP – Cliff Lee (5-7, 3.36) LP – Josh Johnson (8-12, 3.81) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (34) PHILADELPHIA — The month of September has been kind to Jimmy Rollins, and in turn, it’s been kind to the Phillies. The Fightins kept on fighting, battling against a seemingly unhittable Josh Johnson. They … Continue reading Rollins Erases Error; Sparks Phillies 7th Straight Win

Phillies Cloyd, Aumont Earn First Win, Save; Beat Reds

Phillies 4, Reds 2 WP – Tyler Cloyd (1-1, 2.77) LP – Johnny Cueto (18-6, 2.58) SV – Phillippe Aumont (1) CINCINNATI — It was an afternoon of firsts for a pair of young Phillies right-handers. Tyler Cloyd never would have guessed his first Major League win would come on the road against the best … Continue reading Phillies Cloyd, Aumont Earn First Win, Save; Beat Reds

Lee cruises in Phillies win

Phillies 5, Braves 1 WP – Cliff Lee (4-7, 3.52) LP – Tim Hudson (13-5, 3.76) ATLANTA —  Cliff Lee has shown glimpses of the pitcher he once was throughout this season. Lee pitched his third consecutive gem as he struck out five in a 5-1 Phillies win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday afternoon. The Phillies southpaw … Continue reading Lee cruises in Phillies win

Natitude: Lee Earns First Win At Home; Phils Sweep

Phillies 4, Nationals 1 WP – Cliff Lee (3-7, 3.67) LP – Jordan Zimmerman (9-8, 2.63) SV – Josh Lindblom (1) PHILADELPHIA — It took until August 26 for Cliff Lee to earn a winning decision at Citizens Bank Park this season. For only his third win on the year, Lee shut down the Nationals … Continue reading Natitude: Lee Earns First Win At Home; Phils Sweep

Rollins’ Lead-Off Homer Leads Phillies Past Marlins

Phillies 1, Marlins 0 WP – Kyle Kendrick (5-9, 4.53) LP – Josh Johnson (7-9, 3.73) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (26) MIAMI — Jimmy Rollins led off the game with a solo home run for the 41st time in his career. It turned out to be the only run scored in the game. Kyle Kendrick … Continue reading Rollins’ Lead-Off Homer Leads Phillies Past Marlins

Schierholtz Stars In Debut; Phils Win

Phillies 3, Nationals 2 WP – Vance Worley (6-6, 3.63) LP – Edwin Jackson (6-7, 3.57) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (23) WASHINGTON — Nate Schierholtz expressed that he was happy to get a fresh start in Philadelphia. If he plays like he did in the Phillies 3-2 win on a regular basis, his leash will … Continue reading Schierholtz Stars In Debut; Phils Win

Phils Walk-Off Again, Sweep Brewers

Phillies 7, Brewers 6 WP – Michael Schwimer (2-1, 3.86) LP – Francisco Rodriguez (2-6, 4.80) PHILADELPHIA —  On the day that Cole Hamels signed a six-year contract extension, there was a lot to be excited about at Citizens Bank Park. After coughing up a 5-1 lead in the eighth inning, the Phillies came back from behind once … Continue reading Phils Walk-Off Again, Sweep Brewers

Knobler: Dodgers Eyeing Phillies Jimmy Rollins

As if today hasn’t already been filled with a lot of news regarding the trade deadline, Danny Knobler of CBS Sports reports that the Los Angeles Dodgers are targeting Phillies short stop Jimmy Rollins for offensive help. The Dodgers are without their own short stop Dee Gordon and would look to fill a hole. They … Continue reading Knobler: Dodgers Eyeing Phillies Jimmy Rollins