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

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 Climb Out of Cellar With Howard Walk-Off

Phillies 5, Diamondbacks 4 WP – Jonathan Papelbon (3-4, 3.00) LP – Josh Colmentor (4-3, 4.23) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies are in first place in the NL East. A Ryan Howard RBI single drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 9th, giving the Phillies a comeback 5-4 walk-off win. Juan Pierre led … Continue reading Phillies Climb Out of Cellar With Howard Walk-Off

Phillies Get A Huge Start Out of Blanton to Beat Dodgers

Phillies 3, Dodgers 2 WP – Joe Blanton (8-8, 4.79) LP – Nathan Eovaldi (1-6, 4.33) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (20) LOS ANGELES — If the Phillies want to make a comeback on a season that appears to be lost, it’ll have to continue through Hollywood. Joe Blanton got the Phils off to a great … Continue reading Phillies Get A Huge Start Out of Blanton to Beat 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

Howard Looks Good In First Rehab Start

LAKEWOOD, NJ — Lost in the excitement of Chase Utley’s return in a Phillies uniform is the first big step taken by the Big Piece in Lakewood. Ryan Howard was good in his first start with the Single-A BlueClaws, driving in three runs in their 7-6 win over West Virginia. Howard went 2-for-4, driving in … Continue reading Howard Looks Good In First Rehab Start

Howard Begins Rehab Tonight

The good news keeps rolling in on the injury front for the Phillies. A day after Chase Utley’s triumphant return in which he homered and went 3-for-5, Ryan Howard will begin an official rehab assignment with low Single-A Lakewood. He will be the designated hitter. With Howard beginning an official rehab, he will be back … Continue reading Howard Begins Rehab Tonight