A week after the big trade that brought Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett, Shane Victorino and five other players to Los Angeles, the Dodgers are still struggling to win games.
Slumping slugger Ryan Howard singled home the winning run in the ninth to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 5-4 comeback victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Roy Halladay gave up three hits over seven innings and Erik Kratz homered and drove in a pair, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.
Cole Hamels pitched eight strong innings and also hit a two-run single Wednesday as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-2.
The Phillies’ eight runs were their most since an 8-2 win April 15 against the New York Mets. Philadelphia entered the game next-to-last in the majors with 48 runs scored.
The team has signed veteran righthanded reliever Chad Qualls to a one-year deal worth $1.15 million.
What looked like a meaningless series just a few weeks ago has turned into quite a significant three games for the National League East rivals.
John Mayberry Jr. hit a two-run homer, David Herndon tossed three scoreless innings in relief and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Thursday night in a matchup of division leaders.
Cliff Lee threw seven impressive innings, Wilson Valdez hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the seventh, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Arizona 9-2 Wednesday night to snap the Diamondbacks’ seven-game winning streak.
The Phillies have placed third baseman Placido Polanco on the disabled list. To take his place on the roster, righthanded reliever Michael Schwimer is expected to be recalled from AAA Lehigh Valley.
Lyle Overbay lined a two-RBI double off Roy Halladay in the ninth inning to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
Roy Halladay will get a little extra rest after the Philadelphia Phillies’ game against the Washington Nationals was rained out Sunday.
The game between the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies scheduled for Sunday has been postponed because of rain. It will be made up on September 20 as part of a split doubleheader.
Jimmy Rollins homered and had three RBIs, Cole Hamels pitched seven solid innings and the Philadelphia Phillies avoided a three-game sweep with an 8-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday.
On Tuesday night, Roy Oswalt was far from his best, and the Diamondbacks took advantage for a 7-5 win over the Phillies.