UPDATE: Halladay Will Make Next Start

Roy Halladay’s last start posed the question yesterday on whether or not he should be shut down for his final two starts of the season. After the speculation, the Phillies will not shut down Halladay and he is in line to make his next start Thursday against Washington in the Phillies final home game. Halladay … Continue reading UPDATE: Halladay Will Make Next Start

Phillies Face Dilema Of Shutting Down Halladay

PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies find themselves four games back of the Cardinals with 10 games remaining after their 8-2 loss to the Braves yesterday. And after Roy Halladay’s awful outing against the Braves in which he was clearly being bothered physically, it’s about time the Phillies consider shutting down the ace two weeks early and … Continue reading Phillies Face Dilema Of Shutting Down Halladay

Phillies Hang On to Win 6th Straight; Get Back to .500

Phillies 9, Marlins 7 WP – Roy Halladay (10-7, 4.01) LP – Nathan Eovaldi (4-12, 4.71) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (33) PHILADELPHIA — After a span of low-scoring, good pitching efforts, the Phillies offense bailed out a weak night on the hill to keep the team rolling. On a night where Roy Halladay and the … Continue reading Phillies Hang On to Win 6th Straight; Get Back to .500

Kratz, Utley Homers Sets Early Tone in Phillies Win

Phillies 6, Reds 2 WP – Roy Halladay (9-7, 3.87) LP – Mike Leake (7-9, 4.23) CINCINNATI — Getting to Reds starting pitcher Mike Leake early and often was the goal for Philadelphia. They did so in the 2nd inning. After a Domonic Brown RBI single, Erik Kratz hit a three-run homer that blew the … Continue reading Kratz, Utley Homers Sets Early Tone in Phillies Win

Phillies Take Second Straight From Nationals

Phillies 4, Nationals 2 WP – Roy Halladay (8-7, 3.88) LP – Gio Gonzalez (16-7, 3.28) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (29) PHILADELPHIA — Only twice have the Nationals dropped a series after the All-Star break and twice did it come at the hands of the Phillies. Playing for pride and the up-hill climb out of … Continue reading Phillies Take Second Straight From Nationals

Utley’s 8th Inning Homer Backs Masterful Outing By Halladay

Phillies 3, Cardinals 1 WP – Roy Halladay (6-6, 3.80) LP – Barret Browning (0-1, 4.11) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (25) PHILADELPHIA — A bit of small ball and long ball propelled the Phillies past the Cardinals in the 8th inning. Juan Pierre laid down a beautiful sacrifice bunt to move Jimmy Rollins over to … Continue reading Utley’s 8th Inning Homer Backs Masterful Outing By Halladay

Kratz Steps Up In Ruiz’s Absence; Phillies Win

Phillies 3, Diamondbacks 0 WP – Roy Halladay (5-6, 4.02) LP – Joe Saunders (6-7, 3.57) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (24) PHILADELPHIA — Bad news soured an already bad season for the Phillies earlier today when they learned All-Star catcher Carlos Ruiz would be out until the middle of September with plantar fasciitis. 32-year-old Erik … Continue reading Kratz Steps Up In Ruiz’s Absence; Phillies Win

Braves Sweep Phillies With 6-2 Win

Braves 6, Phillies 2 WP – Tim Hudson (10-4, 3.68) LP – Roy Halladay (4-6, 4.33) ATLANTA — The lack of consistency in the second half is killing the Phillies. The Phils followed up a four-game winning streak, and sweep of the Brewers, by getting swept by division foe Atlanta Braves. Again the offense couldn’t … Continue reading Braves Sweep Phillies With 6-2 Win

Series Preview: at Atlanta Braves

PHI: 45-54, 5th in NL East;¬†ATL: 54-44, 2nd in NL East When: July 27-29 Where: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cole Hamels (11-4, 3.23) vs Ben Sheets (2-0, 0.00) Saturday: Joe Blanton (8-8, 4.70) vs Mike Minor (5-7, 5.49) Sunday: Roy Halladay (4-5, 4.32) vs Tim Hudson (9-4, 3.71) Broadcast Info Friday, 7:35, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Atlanta Braves

Phillies Score Four in the 9th to Comeback Against Brewers

Phillies 7, Brewers 6 WP – Joe Savery (1-2, 5.63) LP – Francisco Rodriguez (2-5, 4.47) PHILADELPHIA — There is some life left in this 2012 Phillies team and they showed it tonight. Trailing 6-3 heading into the 9th, Ty Wigginton’s one-out sacrifice fly capped off a come-from-behind win for the Phillies, a 7-6 win … Continue reading Phillies Score Four in the 9th to Comeback Against Brewers