Pence’s 8th Inning Two-Run Single Gives Phillies Comeback Win

Phillies 3, Dodgers 2 WP – Kyle Kendrick (3-8, 4.71) LP – Ronald Belasario (3-1, 2.18) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (21) LOS ANGELES — Ronald Belisario had a fun 8th inning that enabled a dramatic come-from-behind win for the Phillies. After walking Chase Utley and hitting Ryan Howard and Carlos Ruiz to load the bases with two … Continue reading Pence’s 8th Inning Two-Run Single Gives Phillies Comeback Win

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Phillis SP Roy Halladay Returns to Face Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — The last month has been about the returns that could change the Phillies fortunes this season. First it was Chase Utley to spark the lineup. Then came Ryan Howard to complete the lineup. Finally, Roy Halladay is back in the Phillies rotation. Halladay will return from the disabled list on Tuesday evening … Continue reading Phillis SP Roy Halladay Returns to Face Dodgers

Series Preview: vs Atlanta Braves

PHI: 37-47, 5th in NL East; ATL: 43-39, 3rd in NL East When: July 6-8 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Kyle Kendrick (2-8, 5.35) vs Tim Hudson (6-4, 3.87) Saturday: Joe Blanton (7-7, 4.85) vs Tommy Hanson (9-5, 3.70) Sunday: Vance Worley (4-5, 3.46) vs Jair Jurrjens (2-2, 5.19) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Atlanta Braves

Ryan Howard Will Be Activated Friday

Excited to be back in Philly tomorrow. — Ryan Howard (@ryanhoward) July 6, 2012   PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies will be getting back their star slugger. Ryan Howard tweeted that he will be back in Philadelphia tomorrow. General manager Ruben Amaro said Howard will likely start against the Braves Friday night. It will be the … Continue reading Ryan Howard Will Be Activated Friday

Amaro: Ryan Howard Could Return to Phils By Weekend

PHILADELPHIA — Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro was on Daily News Live earlier today and he talked about a few things. The one thing that stood out the most was the status of Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard. Howard, who is with AAA Lehigh and starting at first base tonight, could return to the Phillies … Continue reading Amaro: Ryan Howard Could Return to Phils By Weekend

Series Preview: vs Los Angeles Dodgers

PHI: 28-27, 5th in NL East; LAD: 33-21, 1st in NL West When: June 4-7 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Monday: Vance Worley (3-2, 3.07) vs Clayton Kershaw (4-3, 2.32) Tuesday: Cliff Lee (0-2, 3.00) vs Chad Billingsley (2-4, 4.09) Wednesday: Kyle Kendrick (2-4, 4.02) vs Chris Capuano (7-2, 2.50) Thursday: Cole Hamels (8-2, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Los Angeles Dodgers

Thome: “Dreaming of celebrating on Broad Street”

There has been something missing in Jim Thome’s career. And those who haven’t followed his career as closely as the people in Cleveland, Philadelphia, Chicago, LA and Minnesota would ask, “what could possibly be missing in the future Hall of Famer’s career. Sure Thome became the sixth player to slug 600 home runs and is … Continue reading Thome: “Dreaming of celebrating on Broad Street”

Series Preview: at Houston Astros

PHI: 94-49, 1st in NL East; HOU: 49-97, 1st in NL Central When: September 12-14 Where: Minute Maid Park (Houston, TX) Probable Pitchers Monday: Roy Oswalt (7-8, 3.72) vs Brett Myers (4-13, 4.66) Tuesday: Cole Hamels (14-7, 2.60) vs J.A. Happ (5-15, 5.77) Wednesday: Roy Halladay (17-5, 2.44) vs Bud Norris (6-9, 3.78) Broadcast Info … Continue reading Series Preview: at Houston Astros

Blanton, Kendrick activated

Starting pitcher Joe Blanton and starter/reliever Kyle Kendrick have both been activated, reported Todd Zolecki. Blanton was on the 60-day DL and was activated after one rehab appearance with the Single-A Lakewood Blueclaws. He was supposed to pitch today, said Matt Gelb, but the Phillie figured he would be of better use in their bull … Continue reading Blanton, Kendrick activated