Wild 1st Sets Tone In Phillies Rout

Phillies 16, Mets 1 WP – Tyler Cloyd (2-1, 3.86) LP – Jeremy Hefner (2-7, 5.79) QUEENS, NY — The Phillies were held to six scoreless innings. Fortunately for them, the other three innings provided a lot of damage. An eight-run 1st inning and a seven-run 9th propelled the Phillies to a 16-1 pounding of … Continue reading Wild 1st Sets Tone In Phillies Rout

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Howard’s Power Pushes Phillies Past Mets

Phillies 3, Mets 2 WP – Jeremy Horst (2-0, 1.11) LP – Josh Edgin (3-6, 3.86) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (36) QUEENS, NY — Ryan Howard knew it. Josh Edgin knew it. Heck, everyone in the stadium knew it. Howard’s two-run blast off Edgin in the 9th inning gave the Phillies a 3-2 lead and … Continue reading Howard’s Power Pushes Phillies Past Mets

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

Series Preview: at New York Mets

PHI: 73-74, 3rd in NL East; NYM: 66-80, 4th in NL East When: September 17-19 Where: Citi Field (New York, NY) Probable Pitchers Monday: Cliff Lee (5-7, 3.36) vs R.A. Dickey (18-5, 2.68) Tuesday: Tyler Cloyd (1-1, 4.95) vs Matt Harvey (3-5, 2.92) Wednesday: Cole Hamels (15-6, 3.06) vs TBA Broadcast Info Monday, 7:10, CSN Tuesday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at New York Mets

Kendrick, Phillies Overcome Early Runs

Phillies 3, Mets 2 WP – Kyle Kendrick (8-9, 4.01) LP – Jon Niese (10-8, 3.55) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (30) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies managed to prevent a sweep of the Mets with their 3-2 victory Thursday afternoon. Kendrick overcame a rocky start in the first two innings as his offense backed him for … Continue reading Kendrick, Phillies Overcome Early Runs

Phillies Shut Down Vance Worley For Season

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies have shut down right-handed starting pitcher Vance Worley. Worley, who had been pitching with a bone chip in his right elbow for the last three months, will have surgery on his right elbow in 7-10 days. Worley was pulled with one out in the 5th inning of yesterday’s 9-5 loss … Continue reading Phillies Shut Down Vance Worley For Season

Hamels Scratched From Start; Tyler Cloyd To Debut

PHILADELPHIA — Phillies left-handed ace Cole Hamels has a gastrointestinal illness and will not be able to start tonight for the Phillies against the Mets. The Phillies selected the contract of right-hander Tyler Cloyd from Lehigh and he will make his Major League debut tonight. Cloyd, 25, is 12-1 with a 2.35 ERA and a league-best … Continue reading Hamels Scratched From Start; Tyler Cloyd To Debut

Rosenberg Yields Four in 10th; Phillies Lose

Mets 9 , Phillies 5 (10 innings) WP – Bobby Parnell (4-3, 3.02) LP – BJ Rosenberg (0-2, 12.66) PHILADELPHIA — Extra innings have not been kind to BJ Rosenberg. The Phillies reliever gave up four runs in the 10th inning including a two-run home run by catcher Kelly Shoppach to give the Mets a 9-5 win. Shoppach … Continue reading Rosenberg Yields Four in 10th; Phillies Lose

Game 129: Lineup Sees More Frandsen; Brown Returns

FRANDSEN OPENING EYES — Despite Placido Polanco being healthy, Kevin Frandsen is still getting the lion’s share of the starts at third base. Frandsen will get the call at third base once again on Tuesday night against the New York Mets. It is his ninth start in the past 11 games. Frandsen has given Charlie Manuel … Continue reading Game 129: Lineup Sees More Frandsen; Brown Returns