Phillies Walkoff Indians on Ryan Howard Blast

The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Cleveland Indians on Friday night at Citizens Bank Park in the opener of a weekend series. It was 2016, not their 2007-11 heyday. But for one night at least, Ryan Howard and Carlos Ruiz turned back the clock. The Big Piece and Chooch gave fans a thrill and some new […] Phillies Walkoff Indians on Ryan Howard Blast – That Balls Outta Here – That…

April 30, 2016
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Phillies Updates

Stat Attack:The Phillies pitching staff leads Major League Baseball with 240 strikeouts in 207.1 innings pitched and their WHIP (1.17) is ranked 6th. The Phillies offense has posted an OPS of .661, which ranks 28th in baseball. That needs to improve, as they’ve only scored 76 runs, which ranks 27th. Odubel Herrera has now walked 23 times this season after only getting a free pass 28 times last year. The…

April 30, 2016
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Phils set eyes on the Indians at home

Embed from Getty Images Jason Kipnis is a tough player for this Indians team, managed by Terry Francona The Phillies pulled off a rare sweep of a series against Washington on the road. Even more rare for the Phillies (and this one, I didn’t even quite believe just how bad things have gone for the team in the past few years) rose two games above .500 baseball for the first…

April 29, 2016
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Phillies Sweep Away the Nationals

The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the host Washington Nationals on Thursday to sweep a three-game road series. As the series opened in our Nation’s Capital on Tuesday evening, the Phillies were a losing team, struggling to score runs, and entering the lion’s den of Nationals Park, home to the first place Washington Nationals. The Nationals were […] Phillies Sweep Away the Nationals – That Balls Outta Here – That Balls Outta…

April 29, 2016
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Phillies Officially Promote Adam Morgan; Garcia to AAA

The Phillies made it official today and called up Adam Morgan to replace the injured Charlie Morton in the rotation. #Phillies have optioned RHP Luis Garcia to Lehigh Valley (AAA) and recalled LHP Adam Morgan. Morgan will start tonight vs Cleveland. — Phillies (@Phillies) April 29, 2016 Relief pitcher Dalier Hinojosa was pulled from yesterday’s game after taking a comebacker off his pitching hand in the eighth inning, so the…

April 29, 2016
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Nola’s Curveball Was An Absolute Monster Yesterday

Yesterday marked the third time in Jonathan Papelbon‘s last 11 outings that his performance has resulted in the Phillies taking an ultimately insurmountable lead in dramatic fashion. It’s glorious and, as Papelbon’s former teammate freely admitted, it’s not only the fans who think so: Is the win even better that it came against Papelbon?“Absolutely,” said Cameron Rupp. — Matt Breen (@matt_breen) April 29, 2016 That the result of the game…

April 29, 2016
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Series Preview: Indians at Phillies

If this isn’t the highpoint of the season, this is going to be a better year than anyone anticipated.Twenty-two games into the season, the Phillies sit at 12-10 as they come off a sweep of Bryce Harper and the Washington Nationals. They even touched up Jonathan Papelbon en route.It was a glorious series that reminded you how fun baseball can be when you beat a rival.Now the Phillies get to battle…

April 29, 2016
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How Often Did The 2015 Phillies Go 11-10?

With the Phillies win yesterday, the team is now 11-10 which you may have heard makes today the latest in the season the franchise has been over .500 since they were 15-14 on May 4th, 2014. It’s a moral victory worth celebrating if only because it means today is likely the last time I will ever look at the box score from that May 2014 game in which the starting…

April 28, 2016
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Phillies Shut Down Nationals

The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Washington Nationals for a second straight night in our Nation’s Capital. At least for the time being, this is starting to get a bit interesting, folks. The Phillies shut down the NL East-leading Washington Nationals by a score of 3-0 last night at Nationals Park. With the win, the Phils […] Phillies Shut Down Nationals – That Balls Outta Here – That Balls Outta Here…

April 28, 2016
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Make it two against the Nats

Embed from Getty Images Werth has had a tough year at the plate, he is batting .180 so far    The Phils picked up another ‘W’ last night against the first place, Washington Nationals. The Nationals couldn’t get their offensive machine in gear again as the Phils broke a 0-0 tie into the 6th inning with a run to take the lead, the Phils also scored one run in the…

April 28, 2016
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