Rocky Mountain Sweep: Phillies Hammer Rockies; Sweep Doubleheader, Series

Phillies 7, Rockies 4 WP – BJ Rosenberg (1-2, 11.37) LP – Josh Roenicke (4-2, 2.83) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (32) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies are rolling, breathing new hope into their season that seemed lost a month ago. The Phillies won the night-cap of the day/night doubleheader, sweeping the Rockies in the series with … Continue reading Rocky Mountain Sweep: Phillies Hammer Rockies; Sweep Doubleheader, Series

Phillies Walk-Off Again vs Rockies

Phillies 3, Rockies 2 WP – Jonathan Papelbon (5-6, 2.56) LP – Matt Belisle (3-6, 3.08) PHILADELPHIA — Late-inning drama has become the Phillies forte as of late, and it’s become a bit of a pest to the Rockies. For the second time this series, the Rockies blew an early 2-0 lead, only to be … Continue reading Phillies Walk-Off Again vs Rockies

Cole As the Rockies: Hamels Leads Phils To Series Win

Phillies 5, Rockies 1 WP – Cole Hamels (11-5, 3.07) LP – Drew Pomeranz (1-4, 3.79) DENVER — The Phillies got their second half off to a good start with a series win in Colorado. Backed by Hunter Pence’s three-run homer and Cole Hamels’ eight innings of brilliance, the Phillies beat the Rockies, 5-1, Sunday … Continue reading Cole As the Rockies: Hamels Leads Phils To Series Win

Late Offense Leads Rockies Past Phillies

Rockies 6, Phillies 2 WP – Christian Friedrich (5-6, 5.60) LP – Cliff Lee (1-6, 3.92) DENVER — The second half of the season didn’t get off exactly the way the Phillies were hoping. A dismal offensive showing mixed in with a flustered Cliff Lee led to a 6-2 loss to the Rockies on Friday. … Continue reading Late Offense Leads Rockies Past Phillies

Nelson’s 7th Inning Blast Wins It for Rox

Rockies 4, Phillies 1 WP – Josh Roenicke (2-0, 2.76) LP – Vance Worley (4-3, 2.78) SV – Rafael Betancourt (11) PHILADELPHIA — A wasted effort at the dish cost the Phillies of their first three-game sweep of the season. Besides that fact, it was also Chris Nelson’s two-run blast in the 7th inning that … Continue reading Nelson’s 7th Inning Blast Wins It for Rox

Phils Earn Whacky Walk-Off Win

Phillies 7, Rockies 6 WP – Jonathan Papelbon (1-2, 2.28) LP – Rafael Batencourt (1-3, 3.28) PHIADELPHIA — Twice Rafael Batencourt produced two ground balls but twice his infield failed to get the batters out on them. Back-to-back infield hits, the second being on a catching error by Todd Helton, resulted in the Phillies 7-6 … Continue reading Phils Earn Whacky Walk-Off Win

Game 70: Making Up Ground

PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies find themselves in a position they haven’t been in for a very long time: last place in June. Sitting five games under .500 (32-37) and eight games behind the first place Nationals, the Phillies are looking to gain some ground heading into the All-Star Break. Talking with one of the TTB … Continue reading Game 70: Making Up Ground

High Note: Phils Cap Off Bad Day With Win

Phillies 7, Rockies 2 WP – Cole Hamels (10-3, 3.25) LP – Josh Outman (0-3, 8.41) PHILADELPHIA — As posted earlier, injury and suspension news started off what was looking to be another bleak day in an already awful season for the Phillies. But the team put all of that stuff behind them as well … Continue reading High Note: Phils Cap Off Bad Day With Win

Series Preview: vs Colorado Rockies

PHI: 31-37, 5th in NL East;┬áCOL: 25-40, 4th in NL West When: June 19-21 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Tuesday: Cole Hamels (9-3, 3.34) vs Josh Outman (0-2, 8.44) Wednesday: Joe Blanton (6-6, 4.93) vs Alex White (2-5, 5.56) Thursday: Vance Worley (3-3, 2.80) vs Jeff Francis (0-1, 12.46) Broadcast Info Tuesday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Colorado Rockies

Season Preview: NL West

Expectations: San Francisco’s payroll may top $130 million in order to pay for Brian Wilson’s beard dye. Key Addition: OF Melky Cabrera (acquired from Kansas City) Key Loss: SP Jonathan Sanchez (traded to Kansas City) Projected Record: 93-69 Summary: The Giants are looking to get back on top of the National League after a disappointing … Continue reading Season Preview: NL West