Arrieta and Kingery star as Phillies take down D-backs

June 12, 2019

The Phillies needed a solid outing from Jake Arrieta on Tuesday night and that’s exactly what he provided, leading the Phils to a 7-4 victory over the Diamondbacks at Citizens Bank Park. The veteran tossed six innings, allowing three runs on six hits. It wasn’t anything spectacular, but his performance saved the bullpen from being taxed again following Monday’s debacle. Hector Neris tossed a perfect ninth to secure his 14th…

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Phillies give up 8 homers; now share division lead with Braves

June 11, 2019

The Phillies found themselves on the wrong side of history on Monday night at Citizens Bank Park. The club, along with the visiting Diamondbacks, combined to set a Major League record with 13 home runs in a game in a DBacks 13-8 victory. Things were ugly for the Phillies from the outset as the first three Diamondbacks that came to the plate went deep off Phillies hurler Jerad Eickhoff. Eduardo…

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Is the ball Juiced this year? Phils and Dbacks hit combined 13 HR in a game

Embed from Getty ImagesKingery hits 2 HR for the Phillies last night, Eduardo Escobar hit 2 HR for the Dbacks – 9 other HR’s are hit for the record in 1 game The weather around Citizens Bank Park can sometimes influence the home run ball. Humidity and heat and some wind is what is needed to produce a bumper crop of home runs. We saw an MLB record last night…

June 11, 2019
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Phillies let series finale with Reds slip away, win streak snapped at four

June 9, 2019

Aggressiveness is usually a good thing on the baseball diamond, but there’s a fine line between that and over aggressiveness. Unfortunately, the Phillies and Bryce Harper stumbled on that line on Sunday afternoon. Ahead 3-1 in the fifth with two outs and Rhys Hoskins at the plate, Harper attempted to steal home but was thrown out on a close play. At the time, it just seemed to be a questionable…

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Phillies go for sweep in Philadelphia of Reds behind Aaron Nola

June 9, 2019

The Phillies go for a three-game sweep of the Reds this afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. The Phils, led by a stellar outing from Nick Pivetta, shut down the Reds on Saturday, 4-1. Pivetta tossed a complete game in the win, the first of his career. Jay Bruce also contributed in the victory and is now the third player with at least four homers and 11 RBIs through his first…

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Phillies return home to Philly, host Reds for a three-game weekend set

June 7, 2019

It was a tough trip west, but the Phillies come back to Philadelphia and Citizens Bank Park riding back-to-back wins over the Padres to stretch their lead in the NL East to two games. The club welcomes the Reds for a three-game weekend set. Tyler Mahle will make the start in the series opener for the Reds, fresh off holding the Nationals to three runs in five innings in a…

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Phillies Honor Late Team Chairman David Montgomery With Celebration Of Life Service At Citizens Bank Park – CBS Philly

Phillies Honor Late Team Chairman David Montgomery With Celebration Of Life Service At Citizens Bank Park  CBS Philly PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Phillies honored the legacy of late team chairman David Montgomery on Thursday. A celebration of life was held at … Phillies Honor Late Team Chairman David Montgomery With Celebration Of Life Service At Citizens Bank Park – CBS Philly Author: From Feed: https://news.google.com/news/feeds?pz=1&cf=all&ned=us&hl=en&q=Philadelphia+Phillies&output=rss Powered by WPeMatico

June 6, 2019
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Phillies aim to turn things around against the Padres

June 3, 2019

The Phillies head south on their West Coast swing and open a three-game set tonight at Petco Park with the San Diego Padres. The Phillies are coming off a weekend sweep a the hands of the Dodgers and have lost four straight. “I think we bumped up against a red-hot team,” manager Gabe Kapler told reporters following Sunday’s 8-0 loss. “They outplayed us. I think I said from the beginning…

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Phillies embark on a big weekend test in Los Angeles with the Dodgers

May 31, 2019

The Phillies open a west coast swing tonight in Los Angeles with a three-game set against the Dodgers. The two clubs enter the weekend as legitimate contenders to face off against each other in the postseason, each leading their respective division as the winningest teams in the National League. The Dodgers, however, have a slight advantage this weekend as the home team – posting a 22-7 record this year at…

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Pivetta shines in return to Citizens Bank Park; Phillies trump Cards behind Hernandez blast

May 29, 2019

Nick Pivetta struggled in the first inning, surrendering homers to two of the first four batters he faced, but settled down to retire the next ten hitters en route to a 4-3 victory over the Cardinals. Pivetta was optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley in mid-April following four starts and posting an 8.35 ERA. His effort on Tuesday night may have earned him another start later this week when the Phillies…

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