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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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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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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Bullpen Lets Phils Down Again

The New York Mets rallied late against the Phillies bullpen for a walkoff 4-3 victory, scoring single runs in the 8th to tie and the 9th to win on a Tuesday night in Queens. With the exception of Luis Garcia in the 7th, no Phils pitcher had a ‘clean’ night. Ken Giles came on for the 8th […] Bullpen Lets Phils Down Again Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

May 27, 2015
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Forgettable Memorial Day in Big Apple

On a sunny, windy Memorial Day afternoon in the Big Apple, the Phillies lost a 6-3 decision to the host New York Mets. It was the Phils 4th loss in 6 games following the 6-game win streak that raised false hope among some in the fan base. Bartolo Colon (7-3), the portly 42-year old pitching in his […] Forgettable Memorial Day in Big Apple Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by…

May 25, 2015
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Rockies Too Steep for Phils

The host Colorado Rockies beat up on Phillies starter Jerome Williams, gaining a split of the 4-game series at Coors Field with a 7-3 victory on Thursday afternoon. Williams (3-4) allowed 8 hits and walked 3 batters in his 5 innings of work, allowing 5 earned runs. He was followed to the mound by reliever […] Rockies Too Steep for Phils Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

May 21, 2015
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A Winning Streak: It Has Happened Before

The Phillies (14-23) earned their first winning streak of the 2015 season, beating the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks (15-19) by a 4-3 score on a near-perfect weather Friday night at Citizens Bank Park. The big story in Philly all day long and at the game’s outset was the season debut, and hopefully the permanent return, of […] A Winning Streak: It Has Happened Before Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered…

May 15, 2015
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Miller Time as Braves Crush Phils

Atlanta Braves (13-14) starter Shelby Miller was really, really good. Phillies (10-18) starter Chad Billingsley was as rusty as his two years out of Major League Baseball would leave us expecting. The result was an extremely ugly 9-0 shutout victory for the hosts. The story of this game is, for Phils fans, long and ugly, […] Miller Time as Braves Crush Phils Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by…

May 5, 2015
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Andy Oliver Makes Pitch for Phillies Pen

On December 11th, 2014 relief pitcher Andy Oliver was selected by the Phillies in the 2nd round of the MLB portion of the Rule 5 draft. The lefty came from the Pittsburgh Pirates organization with a solid reputation. Just a year ago in AAA, Oiver pitched 64 innings with a 2.53 ERA and 85 strikeouts. […] Andy Oliver Makes Pitch for Phillies Pen Author: David Mosemann From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered…

April 1, 2015
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