Pivotal series in the Capital between the Phillies and Nationals

Based on their record alone, the Phillies are justly regarded as one of baseball’s better teams, and good teams are supposed to defeat those that aren’t so good. Unfortunately, that’s been an issue as of late for the Phillies. Presented with an opportunity to make a run in the NL East standings, the Phillies won just three of eight over the last two weeks against the woeful Mets and Padres….

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Little League Classic: How to watch the Phillies vs the Mets

The Phillies and Mets meet in Williamsport for the Little League Classic For the second consecutive year, a Major League Baseball game will be played in Williamsport during the Little League World Series. Dubbed the Little League Classic, the Phillies and Mets will face off at the home of the Phillies minor league affiliate, the […] Little League Classic: How to watch the Phillies vs the Mets – That Balls…

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Phillies trounced by Mets, but close out doubleheader with a win

Disgraceful. That’s the first word that came to mind Thursday afternoon as the Mets put up a 10-spot in the fifth inning against the Phillies in the first game of a doubleheader at Citizens Bank Park. In the end, the Mets clobbered the Phillies 24-4 and set a franchise record for runs scored in a game. Things were so far out of hand for the Phillies that reserves Roman Quinn…

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Phillies welcome Mets to Philadelphia for twin bill to open a five-game series

Fresh off one of the biggest wins of the season, the Phillies turn their sights to a rare five-game set with the New York Mets that opens with a single-admission doubleheader this afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. Rookie Ranger Suarez will start the first game for the Phils, making his second career big league start. He surrendered four runs over five innings in his debut on July 26 in Cincinnati….

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Ramos lifts Phillies to impressive win in Philly debut

Wilson Ramos pieced together a rousing debut for the Phillies on Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park, collecting three extra-base hits and three RBIs, helping the Phillies beat the Red Sox 7-4. It was a crucial win for Philadelphia as Atlanta opened the day with a two-game lead in the NL East standings. Ramos hit his second career triple to open the bottom of the sixth inning and later scored…

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Phillies newcomers Wilson Ramos, Justin Bour shine in win over Red Sox

The Phillies broke out of their offensive slump Wednesday for a strong win over the Red Sox thanks to several recent acquisitions. The Phillies snapped an ugly string of losses Wednesday night with a confidence-boosting 7-4 win over the historically good Red Sox. The game featured strong performances from their recent acquisitions, most notably Justin Bour […] Phillies newcomers Wilson Ramos, Justin Bour shine in win over Red Sox – That…

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Phillies have tough week ahead, host Boston for a pair

You don’t want to say the coming week is do-or-die for the Phillies with more than a month and a half remaining in the regular season, but a poor showing at Citizens Bank Park this week could spell something close to doom for their postseason chances. Things kick off Tuesday night as Philadelphia hosts Boston to open a quick two-game series. A strong start is imperative as the Phillies attempt…

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Phillies v. Padres: How to watch, stream, lineups, and more

Jake Arrieta takes the ball for the Phillies in the rubber match out west Coming off a 5-1 victory in San Diego the Phillies send ace number two to the mound in an attempt to salvage this road trip. Jake Arrieta had an impressive month of July, going 4-0 with a 2.28 ERA for Philadelphia. […] Phillies v. Padres: How to watch, stream, lineups, and more – That Balls Outta…

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Early runs pace Phillies in 5-1 win over Padres

The Phillies snapped a 19 inning scoreless streak on Saturday night en route to a 5-1 victory over the Padres at Petco Park. The win, coupled, with a Braves loss, put the Phillies back in the top spot of the NL East standings. The Phillies jumped ahead early, with Cesar Hernandez reaching via a leadoff walk to open the contest while Nick Williams tripled later in the opening frame to…

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Phillies activate Justin Bour, temporarily option Zach Eflin

The Phillies did some roster manipulation to make room for their latest addition After surprisingly trading for first baseman Justin Bour on Friday the Phillies made a corresponding move that drew some questions. To make room for Bour on the 25-man roster the Phillies optioned reliever Zach Eflin to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Eflin pitched Friday […] Phillies activate Justin Bour, temporarily option Zach Eflin – That Balls Outta Here –…

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