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Michael Martinez is turning into the 2011 version of Wilson Valdez. Martinez’s two-out, two-run double in the top of the 9th gave the Phils a 4-2 lead and come-from-behind win over the Cubs Tuesday night. It was the second clutch hit for Martinez in the past week, slowly turning the groans to cheers in the … Continue reading Welcome to the Mini Mart

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Rare Polly blunder, Madson BS costs Phils the game

Phillies fans at the ball park and on the couch stayed up through the rain delay and through extra innings, hoping for another memorable extra-inning game. But a rare throwing error by Placido Polanco allowed Tyler Colvin to score in the 11th to give the Cubs a 4-3 win. Fans have named every fifth day, … Continue reading Rare Polly blunder, Madson BS costs Phils the game

Series Preview: vs Chicago Cubs

PHI: 37-25, 1st in NL East; CHI (N): 24-36, 5th in NL Central When: June 9-12 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philly, PA) Probable Pitchers Thursday: Kyle Kendrick (3-4, 3.78) vs Randy Wells (1-1, 5.74) Friday: Roy Halladay (8-3, 2.56) vs Carlos Zambrano (5-2, 3.98) Saturday: Cliff Lee (5-5, 3.92) vs Matt Garza (2-5, 4.07) Sunday: … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Chicago Cubs