Polanco Hits 2,000th in Phillies 5-1 Win

Phillies 5, Astros 1 WP – Joe Blanton (4-3, 2.96) LP – Lucas Harrell (2-3, 4.40) PHILADELPHIA — It was a historic night for Placido Polanco. Polanco got his 2,000th career hit in the 8th inning, and helped the Phillies to a 5-1 win by scoring three times on the game. His 2,000th hit was a … Continue reading Polanco Hits 2,000th in Phillies 5-1 Win

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Game 34: Polly Chasing A Milestone

With his 2-for-4 night (two doubles), Placido Polanco inched closer to the 2,000 hits milestone. 268 players currently have reached the 2,000-hit mark and Polanco could become the 269th very soon, needing only two more hits for 2,000. Polanco has been swinging a hot bat this months, hitting .341 (14-for-41) with four doubles the last … Continue reading Game 34: Polly Chasing A Milestone

Howard stays hot; Phils sweep again

There is a runaway train running through the majors called the Philadelphia Phillies and it is not about to stop. And the conductor of that train is the home run hitting first baseman Ryan Howard. The Big Piece knocked another home run out this series, his third in the last two games, as he had … Continue reading Howard stays hot; Phils sweep again