Philadelphia: 102-60; 1st in NL East St. Louis: 90-72; 2nd in NL Central (Wild Card winner) Schedule Game 1: Oct. 1, 5:07 PM – (Roy Halladay vs Kyle Lohse) Game 2: Oct. 2, 8:07 PM (Cliff Lee vs Chris Carpenter) Game 3: Oct. 4, _ PM (Cole Hamels vs Edwin Jackson) Game 4*: Oct. 5, _ PM (TBD … Continue reading NLDS Preview: Phillies vs St. Louis Cardinals
The Phillies hangover from their division clinching win on Saturday carried over another game. In another meaningless game, Roy Halladay and the offense looked rusty as they went on to lose 4-3 to the Cards, helping St. Louis in their pursuit to a return to the post season. It was the first time all season … Continue reading The Hangover 2: Halladay, Phils fall to Cards
Cardinals outfielder Lance Berkman cleared waivers today. So now the question becomes: should the Phillies be interested? After a down year splitting time between the Astros and Yankees, Berkman has re-emerged as the power hitter that he once was. He is hitting .289 with 30 home runs and 81 RBIs in 118 games. The Phillies … Continue reading Bengel: Should the Phillies pursue Berkman?
PHI: 45-28, 1st in NL East; STL: 40-33, 1st in NL Central When: June 21-23 Where: Busch Stadium (St. Louis, MO) Probable Pitchers Tuesday: Roy Halladay (9-3, 2.56) vs Kyle McClellan (6-3, 3.96) Wednesday: Cliff Lee (7-5, 3.12) vs Kyle Lohse (7-3, 2.88) Thursday: Roy Oswalt (4-5, 3.38) vs Chris Carpenter (1-7, 4.47) Broadcast Info … Continue reading Series Preview: at St. Louis Cardinals
The end was inevitable as it unfolded before our eyes. Danys Baez loaded the bases and got one out in the bottom of the 9th before being replaced by J.C. Romero. But with Lance Berkman’s RBI single, the Cards pulled off the two-game sweep with a 2-1 win. The loss extended the Phillies’ losing streak … Continue reading Berkman walks-off Phils