Papelbon Sounds Off After Tough Loss

Dodgers 4, Phillies 3 WP – Ronals Belisario (1-0, 1.26) LP – Jonathan Papelbon (0-2, 2.31) SV – Kenley Jansen (7) PHILADELPHIA — Poor umpiring had a lot to do with the Phillies dropping a third straight game. It also had a lot to do with why Jonathan Papelbon was upset in the 9th inning … Continue reading Papelbon Sounds Off After Tough Loss

Manuel Suspended One Game

Phillies manager Charlie Manuel was suspended one game for his altercation with home plate umpire Bob Davidson in the 8th inning on Tuesday’s game against Arizona. Manuel will serve his one-game suspension tonight against the Red Sox. Davidson was also┬ásuspended one game as well for his “repeated violations of the Office of the Commissioner’s standards … Continue reading Manuel Suspended One Game

Poor Umpiring Costs Phillies In 7th

The game never should have gone 11 innings because it should have been over after nine. An embarrassing display of umpiring in the 7th inning cost the Phillies an important fourth run. Instead, they wound up losing 4-3 in 11 innings, and dropping the first of a three-game series to Washington. The Phillies were robbed … Continue reading Poor Umpiring Costs Phillies In 7th