Utley Passes the Audition in Phils’ Loss

With incessant, pesky trade rumors buzzing around him like biting flies on a warm, breezy Jersey shore beach, Chase Utley put on a show last night at Miller Park in Milwaukee for scouts in attendance and a half-dozen contenders following him. Unfortunately for the Phillies, their beloved 2008 World Series hero was about the only one […] Utley Passes the Audition in Phils’ Loss Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered…

August 15, 2015
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Goodbye and Good Luck Cole Hamels

View image | gettyimages.com Cole’s last game with the Phillies as a starter will be forever remembered, a no-hitter and then he was gone Cole Hamels left out of Philadelphia today, but he left out with a lot of class. He talked about how this team drafted him many years ago, and how he will always be a part of the Phillies. Truer words have never been spoken. Cole has…

July 31, 2015
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Hamels Heaven

On a perfect midsummer Saturday afternoon in the friendly confines of venerable Wrigley Field in Chicago, Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels tossed the 13th no-hitter in the history of the franchise, beating the hosts 5-0. Hamels was coming off the worst back-to-back starts in his glorious career, and there were many questions about the ace […] Hamels Heaven Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

July 25, 2015
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Series Preview: Phillies at Cubs

The Phillies (34-63) have opened the 2nd half of the season red-hot (5-1), with their only loss the 1-0 defeat on Nola Day. The club now travels to Chicago to take on the Cubs (51-43), who have won four out of seven games since the All-Star break. They are a full nine games behind the Cardinals in […] Series Preview: Phillies at Cubs Author: David Mosemann From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

July 24, 2015
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Series Preview: Marlins at Phillies

After what may have seemed like a short break to some Phillies fans, but way too long for nearly everyone else, baseball is back! The Phillies (29-62) welcome a divisional foe in the Miami Marlins (38-51) for a three-game weekend set at Citizens Bank Park. Miami comes off a good series against the Reds last weekend in […] Series Preview: Marlins at Phillies Author: David Mosemann From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

July 17, 2015
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Phillies Hit All-Star Break With Another Loss

Things were not expected to go well for the Philadelphia Phillies baseball club in the 2015 season. But the rate at which they actually lost games over the last two months has proved stunning to many of their fans, still emotionally attached to a team that was a big winner not that long ago. The San […] Phillies Hit All-Star Break With Another Loss Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered…

July 13, 2015
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Giants Hammer Hamels

The pressure of trying to compete with zero support from teammates seemed to finally get to Cole Hamels last night, as the Phillies ace and relentless trade speculation target was driven to an early shower by the defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants. The GMen got to Hamels for 9 earned runs on 12 […] Giants Hammer Hamels Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

July 11, 2015
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Series Preview: Phillies at Giants

The defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants (43-43) have gone stone cold, which is what they do during an odd year, after all.  The GMen have lost 8 of their last 9 games, and have only scored 9 runs in their last 6 games. This abysmal stretch has seen them sink to 5.5 games behind the NL West-leading […] Series Preview: Phillies at Giants Author: David Mosemann From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

July 10, 2015
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Greinke Shows LA Hand: a Pair of Aces

One night after being shut out by Clayton Kershaw, the host Los Angeles Dodgers showed that their hand contains a 2nd ace in Zack Greinke. The righty half of that tandem, Greinke followed up by shutting out the Phillies last night, 6-0 at Dodger Stadium. Greinke (8-2) allowed just one hit, striking out 8 and walking no […] Greinke Shows LA Hand: a Pair of Aces Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/…

July 10, 2015
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Hamels Let Down Again in Phillies Victory

Once again the Phillies bats let down ace starting pitcher Cole Hamels, who pitched a gem. But for a rare time, it did not cost the lefty a loss. The Phils scored four times in the top of the 10th inning, salvaging a victory in the finale of their series at Turner Field with a […] Hamels Let Down Again in Phillies Victory Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered…

July 6, 2015
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