Phils get a little literal with the not hitting thing

Two hits for the Phils this afternoon, both singles and neither before the seventh inning, as the Braves topped them 9-1. They have an official spring training record, but I’m not going to tell you what it is. Partly because it’s depressing and partly because it involves ties. The line has to be drawn somewhere. Okay, 2-10 with two ties. They’ve been outscored 17-2 over the last two days. Not…

March 11, 2014
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Phillie pitchers don’t manage a lot of O’s against the Orioles

One, actually. You know who they might have asked about that? Baltimore pitchers. I’m sure they would be happy to help. Cause when we work together, everybody wins. Everybody didn’t literally win today. Just the Orioles. Baltimore 15, Phillies 4. Burnett allowed four in the third and Gonzalez followed that up by allowing four in the fourth. Those weren’t good moments, but to suggest they were all that went wrong…

March 7, 2014
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Seven angels apparently either didn’t have his number or did and are just really big Rays fans

The Phillies got great pitching early this afternoon, but Michael Stutes was charged with five runs in an ugly seventh and the Rays went on to top them 6-1. Roberto Hernandez started the game for the Phils and pitched well after being hit hard his first time out. He allowed one hit, a single, in three scoreless frames and struck out three. He got three ground outs in a 1-2-3…

March 3, 2014
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Take two

Wasn’t a lot better than the first one. The Phils fell to Toronto for the second straight day this afternoon, losing 7-5. Cliff Lee started the game, coming off of a 2013 campaign in which he was the best Phillie by a wide margin. He went two innings in the game, allowing a run on two hits while striking out three. He allowed a run on back-to-back doubles to righties…

February 27, 2014
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