First-Place Mets Clobber Phillies

The New York Mets, riding high atop the National League East, spotted the host Phillies a 7-2 lead at Citizens Bank Park in the opener of a 4-game series. The visitors then roared back, bashing a franchise-record eight home runs in pulling past and away from the Phils by a 16-7 final. The game featured […] First-Place Mets Clobber Phillies Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

August 25, 2015
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Phillies Chase-Watch, and Losing, Continue

As numerous trade rumors continued to swirl around Chase Utley, the Phillies 2nd baseman had yet another strong game, but the Phillies lost once again. After coming out of the MLB All-Star break on fire, winning 12 of their first 14 at the end of July, the Phils have cooled off noticeably. They have gone […] Phillies Chase-Watch, and Losing, Continue Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

August 16, 2015
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Phillies Snake-Bit in the Desert

The Phillies wandered out to the desert of Arizona, and were bitten hard by the host Diamondbacks in a 13-3 drubbing at Chase Field in the opener of a 3-game set on Monday night. Phils’ starter Aaron Harang was roped around again, yielding a dozen hits and 8 earned runs before being chased with one […] Phillies Snake-Bit in the Desert Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

August 11, 2015
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Braves Avoid Sweep in Finale

The Braves and Phillies spent a Sunday afternoon blowing opportunities at Citizens Bank Park. But the visitors cashed in a few more than the hosts, avoiding a sweep in the four-game series with a 6-2 win in the finale. Phils’ rookie Adam Morgan continued his inconsistent pitching, yielding 4 earned runs on 7 hits and […] Braves Avoid Sweep in Finale Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

August 3, 2015
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Braves Tomahawk Correia, Phillies

The host Atlanta Braves used the occasion of the 4th of July to set off some fireworks of their own on the field, exploding for four first-inning runs and then rocketing to a 9-5 victory over the Phillies. Phils’ starter Kevin Correia was tomahawked by the Braves to the tune of 9 earned runs on […] Braves Tomahawk Correia, Phillies Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

July 5, 2015
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Plenty of Fireworks, But Another Phils Loss

The Milwaukee Brewers, with the second-worst record in all of Major League Baseball, defeated the Phillies, the team with baseball’s worst overall record, by a score of 8-7 in 11 innings on Thursday night. The victory gave the Brew Crew a sweep of the four-game series, which pushes the Phillies “lead” in the race for the […] Plenty of Fireworks, But Another Phils Loss Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered…

July 3, 2015
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Brewers Take “Cellar Dwellers Series” Opener

The Milwaukee Brewers rallied from an early deficit to take down the host Phillies in the opener of a 4-game series between a pair of last place clubs at Citizens Bank Park. The Brew Crew, buried at the bottom of the National League Central, and the Phils, similarly buried at the bottom of the NL […] Brewers Take “Cellar Dwellers Series” Opener Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by…

June 30, 2015
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Phillies in a New York State of Mind

For the 3rd straight game, the Phillies broke out their bats to score 9+ runs. And for the 2nd straight night in The Big Apple, the offensive onslaught was led by rookie 3rd baseman Maikel Franco in a 10-6 victory over the host New York Yankees. The Yanks broke out to an early lead in […] Phillies in a New York State of Mind Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/…

June 24, 2015
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Cardinals Show Difference Between Best and Worst

The Saint Louis Cardinals came into a weekend series at Citizens Bank Park with the best record in the National League. The Phillies entered the series with the worst record in all of Major League Baseball. The result was a fairly predictable 12-4 Cards shelling of the hosts. The Phils started Phillippe Aumont on the […] Cardinals Show Difference Between Best and Worst Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered…

June 19, 2015
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Phillies Epic Collapse Continues

The Philadelphia Phillies were not expected to be a very good baseball team in this 2015 season, but the epic collapse that has occurred over the past month is likely nothing of a level that anyone, at least on the team, could have seen coming. The Phils lost (again) yesterday afternoon to the host Pittsburgh […] Phillies Epic Collapse Continues Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

June 14, 2015
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