Phillies Colon-ized by Mets

42-year old Bartolo Colon may not be in the running for the NL Cy Young Award in 2015. But the innings that he has eaten up for the NL East-leading New York Mets have been invaluable. On Monday night at Citi Field, Colon was sensational, shutting out the Phillies over 8 innings, pacing the home […] Phillies Colon-ized by Mets Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

September 1, 2015
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Mets Sweep Away Phillies

The New York Mets were the visitors in this week’s 4-game series with the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. But it sure didn’t look or feel like it, as the NL East leaders were backed by thousands of their fans in the stands and swept the Phils, taking all four games and outscoring their hosts by […] Mets Sweep Away Phillies Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

August 28, 2015
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Mets Continue Domination of Phillies

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies. It’s an old joke, I know. For fans of the Fightin’ Phils, it’s getting to be an old, tired joke. Unfortunately, it’s one that shows no signs of getting old for the comedians in blue and orange, who keep […] Mets Continue Domination of Phillies Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

August 27, 2015
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Phillies Bats Chase Jays Out of Town

On a night when a key piece of the Phillies glorious recent past sat in the dugout, waiting for final word on a hotly rumored trade, the team’s future was on display on the field in a 7-4 thumping of the high-powered Toronto Blue Jays at Citizens Bank Park. Rumors began to break in the […] Phillies Bats Chase Jays Out of Town Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered…

August 20, 2015
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Phils Can’t Keep Up With Big Jays Bats

The Toronto Blue Jays had a powerful lineup before the MLB trade deadline, and since that time they bolstered their attack even further. That big attack came to Philly last night and overpowered the Phillies by an 8-5 score at Citizens Bank Park. The Jays got a pair of homeruns from AL MVP candidate 3rd […] Phils Can’t Keep Up With Big Jays Bats Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/…

August 19, 2015
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Cameron’s E-Rupp-tion Paces Phils

The Phillies used a huge 3-run homer by catcher Cameron Rupp and a clutch 4-out Save from closer Ken Giles to escape the desert of Arizona with a 7-6 win over the host Diamondbacks, avoiding a sweep in the series at Chase Field. While the afternoon temperatures in Phoenix soared past 100 steamy degrees for […] Cameron’s E-Rupp-tion Paces Phils Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

August 13, 2015
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Francoeur Does It Again!

The Phillies rallied for a run in the 9th inning to tie, and then watched Jeff Francoeur deliver at yet another clutch moment to win it in the 10th. Frenchy’s 9th homerun of the season, a 2-run blast, provided the winning runs in the Phils’ 5-3 series opening victory on Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field. For […] Francoeur Does It Again! Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

July 25, 2015
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Nola Lives Up, Phils Offense Down, to Reputation

In the eagerly anticipated MLB debut by the Phillies top-ranked pitching prospect, Aaron Nola, the young man lived up to all expectations. Unfortunately for him and the 28,000+ fans who showed up at Citizens Bank Park for “Nola Night”, the team’s offense lived down to 2015 expectations as well. The result was a 1-0 defeat […] Nola Lives Up, Phils Offense Down, to Reputation Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/…

July 22, 2015
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Buchanan, Bullpen Keep Phils Streaking in the Heat

David Buchanan earned his first victory of the season in his 7th start, the bullpen was perfect, and the Phillies won their 4th straight game by a 5-3 score on a steamy mid-summer night at Citizens Bank Park. Buchanan (1-5) went 6.1 innings, allowing 3 earned runs on 6 hits, striking out 4 and walking […] Buchanan, Bullpen Keep Phils Streaking in the Heat Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/…

July 21, 2015
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Phillies Bats Explode for Late Win

The Phillies broke up a tie game, exploding for four runs in the bottom of the 8th, and held on for a 6-3 win over the visiting Miami Marlins in the opener of a 3-game weekend series at Citizens Bank Park. The late rally put an end to what had been a pitcher’s duel to that point, […] Phillies Bats Explode for Late Win Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by…

July 18, 2015
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