Lenny Dykstra arrested; won't participate in 1993 Phillies celebration next month

Former Phillies standout Lenny Dykstra was arrested early Wednesday morning in Linden, New Jersey, after allegedly threatening an Uber driver while in possession of ecstasy and cocaine. Dykstra, 55, was taken into custody around 3:30 a.m. after the driver sped into a parking lot adjacent to the Linden Police Headquarters. According to the driver, Dykstra wished to change the destination of his trip and when he refused the three-time All-Star…

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Phillies former All-Star Lenny Dykstra arrested for threatening Uber driver

A former Phillies star continues to find himself in trouble with the law Former Phillies outfielder Lenny Dykstra was arrested early Wednesday morning on drug charges and for allegedly threatening an Uber driver in New Jersey. According to NJ.com, the 55-year-old Dykstra asked his Uber driver to change the destination in the middle of his […] Phillies former All-Star Lenny Dykstra arrested for threatening Uber driver – That Balls Outta…

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Notes and stuff

Vince Velasquez (Miles Kennedy photo) Familiar pitching foes . . . Alumni Honors . . . Minor League honors . . . Just wondering Tonight is the last time the Phillies will see the Braves for a while. Something like 102 games for the Phillies before they go to Atlanta for four games starting September 20. They two teams close out the season at Citizens Bank Park the following weekend. The two teams met 12 times in the Phillies first…

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Defensive miscues cost Phillies chance at NL East lead; fall to Braves

If a baseball team is to excel it needs a potent offense and quality pitching, but a competitive club also must have a strong defense with the ability to not just make the easy plays, but ultimately save runs. Maybe it’s a growing pain, but defensively the Phillies are doing the opposite of saving runs; they’re giving advantages to the opponent. That was the story Tuesday night as the Braves…

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Phillies highlight: Cesar Hernandez pulls a Chase Utley on Ronald Acuna

It wasn’t the Chase Utley play at the plate in the 2008 World Series, but Cesar Hernandez came close on a throw to home for the Philadelphia Phillies Phillies fans had flashbacks to Chase Utley in the 2008 World Series on Tuesday night when Cesar Hernandez pulled a web gem of a play. Quick set […] Phillies highlight: Cesar Hernandez pulls a Chase Utley on Ronald Acuna – That Balls…

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Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves live stream: How to watch online, TV, lineups, and more

Phillies fans could see a first place ballclub for the first time in over a year Your Philadelphia Phillies are just a half game behind tonight’s opponent, the Atlanta Braves, for first place in the National League East. Philadelphia hasn’t been in first since the early weeks of the 2017 season and has played just […] Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves live stream: How to watch online, TV, lineups, and…

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Pivetta and Phillies take down Braves, trim deficit to a half-game

It’s doubtful during Spring Training that anybody circled a May match-up between the Braves and Phillies to be a battle for first place in the NL East, but that’s the situation we find ourselves in right now. Two teams stocked with young talent that won’t meet again until September, both silencing critics and outperforming prognosticators through the first quarter of the season. Baseball can be a funny game. The Braves…

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Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves: How to watch online, TV, and more

One of the most important series in recent memory for the Phillies No series has been as crucial in recent memory for the Phillies as the series against Atlanta this week. Since the rebuilding era began in 2013 the Phillies have been in first place for three games, approximately .003% of their games over the […] Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves: How to watch online, TV, and more – That…

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Phillies: Jerad Eickhoff injured in rehab start with Lehigh Valley

Another injury has hit one of the Phillies more promising starters A lat injury late in spring training put Phillies righty Jerad Eickhoff on the disabled list, and he’s not coming back any time soon. Phillies manager Gabe Kapler told reporters Monday that Eickhoff felt a twinge in his right index and middle fingers during […] Phillies: Jerad Eickhoff injured in rehab start with Lehigh Valley – That Balls Outta…

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Meaningful baseball to be played in Philadelphia tonight; Phils host Braves

It’s weird to think of a late-May series as pivotal, but if the Phillies expect to play meaningful baseball come September, they’ll have to have an answer for the Atlanta Braves. The two clubs have met nine times already this year, the Braves winning six times while outscoring the Phillies 54-30. No, nothing will be won or lost this week, but you have to believe if the Phillies falter to…

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