Everything Clicks In Character-Building Win

Phillies 9, Cubs 2 WP – Jose Contreras (1-0, 8.00) LP – Shawn Camp (2-2, 3.43) CHICAGO — The Phillies played a complete, team game… and it may have been the type of game that could very well change the mindset of the team. A 9-2 character win over the Cubs in Chicago did more … Continue reading Everything Clicks In Character-Building Win

Game 38: Worley Scratched; Kendrick Starting

It’s up to Kyle Kendrick to keep the winning ways of the Phillies rolling. The Phillies are going to get an emergency start from Kendrick tonight after slated starter Vance Worley was scratched with soreness in his right elbow. Worley was then placed on the DL this morning, dampening the winning ways the Phillies have gotten used … Continue reading Game 38: Worley Scratched; Kendrick Starting

Bullpen Blows Third Straight Against Mets

New day, same result. The Phillies got swept by the Mets, blowing leads in all three games. The Phillies blew a 2-0 lead in the 6th on Monday, a 4-1 lead in the 7th on Tuesday and a 4-2 lead in the 6th tonight, losing 10-6. It is the first time since May 9, 2007 … Continue reading Bullpen Blows Third Straight Against Mets

Series Preview: at Washington Nationals

PHI: 13-13, 4th in NL East; WAS: 16-9, 1st in NL East When: May 4-6 Where: Nationals Park (Washington D.C.) Probable Pitchers Friday: Kyle Kendrick (0-2, 6.59) vs Stephen Strasberg (2-0, 1.13) Saturday: Vance Worley (2-1, 1.97) vs Gio Gonzalez (2-1, 1.82) Sunday: Cole Hamels (3-1, 2.78) vs Jordan Zimmerman (1-2, 1.89) Broadcast Info Friday, 7:05, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Washington Nationals

Pierre, Podsednik highlight this spring’s battles

Even championship-caliber teams have position battles during Spring Training. With a good idea of who the 25 men making the Opening Day roster, a few position and roster battles loom heading into this season. With a place on the team is set, John Mayberry, Laynce Nix and Ty Wigginton are all battling it out for … Continue reading Pierre, Podsednik highlight this spring’s battles

The Curious Case of Kyle Kendrick

Lets talk starting pitching. Everyone loves it, everyone needs it. For the Phillies, they have an overabundance of it. From established veterans like Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, and Cole Hamels to and up and coming star in Vance Worley. That fills the first four spots in the rotation, and assuming Roy Oswalt isn’t coming back, … Continue reading The Curious Case of Kyle Kendrick

Kendrick inks two-year extension

The Phillies have signed Kyle Kendrick to a two-year, $7.5 million extension to open the first official day of Spring Training. The deal will start this season. Kendrick previously signed a deal worth $3.585 million to avoid arbitration and this one will supersede that previous deal. Kendrick was invaluable to the Phillies last season. Bouncing … Continue reading Kendrick inks two-year extension

Kendrick, Phils avoid arbitration

The Phillies and reliever/starter Kyle Kendrick have agreed on a one-year deal that will enable the two parties to avoid arbitration. Kendrick was signed to a one-year deal worth $3.585. In the Phillies press release, they had this to add: Kendrick, 27, went 8-6 with a 3.22 ERA in 34 games (15 starts) for the … Continue reading Kendrick, Phils avoid arbitration

Phils tender their four arbitration-eligible players

The Phillies tendered their four arbitration eligible players at midnight on Tuesday. Cole Hamels, Hunter Pence, Kyle Kendrick and Wilson Valdez will all have contracts for the 2012 season because all four are arbitration eligible. Many believe that Hamels will have a nice fat contract extension before the start of next season. Pence could find … Continue reading Phils tender their four arbitration-eligible players

The Hangover 3: Zimmerman’s PH wins it for Nats

Your 2011 NL East Phillies are 0-3 when playing meaningless baseball. Ryan Zimmerman’s pinch-hit single in the top of the 10th drove in the winning run on Michael Stutes to give the Nationals a 4-3 lead and win. The result took away from an impressive start from Kyle Kendrick, who may just take Vance Worley’s … Continue reading The Hangover 3: Zimmerman’s PH wins it for Nats