The effective double play combination in this baseball-themed drama is an edgy father-daughter relationship and another old-vs.-new debate about our national pastime.
Chipper Jones hit a three-run homer off Jonathan Papelbon with two outs in the ninth inning, capping a five-run rally that sent the Atlanta Braves over the Philadelphia Phillies 8-7 on Sunday.
The Philadelphia Phillies have recalled relief pitchers Justin De Fratus and Jake Diekman from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Cliff Lee took advantage of some rare run support, throwing seven scoreless innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the slumping Atlanta Braves 5-1 on Saturday.
Dan Uggla hit a tiebreaking three-run double in the seventh after Tim Hudson blew a five-run lead and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 12-6 Wednesday night.
Jason Heyward and Chipper Jones homered off Roy Halladay, and the Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep of the last-place Philadelphia Phillies with a 6-2 victory Sunday.
Mike Minor struck out nine and combined with Craig Kimbrel on a four-hitter, Jason Heyward had two hits and drove in a run, and the Atlanta Braves edged Joe Blanton and the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 Saturday night.
The five-time NL East champion Phillies are staggering heading into the All-Star break. They have lost 10 of 11 games and are 13 games under .500 (37-50) and 14 games behind first-place Washington. The Phillies lost 60 games all of last season.
Brian McCann homered for the third straight game in the series and Dan Uggla hit a two-run shot to lead the Atlanta Braves to a three-game sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies in a 4-3 win on Sunday.
Tommy Hanson pitched effectively into the eighth, Brian McCann homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the struggling Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 Saturday night.
5:48 The Davie-Brown Index released a list of America’s favorite sports mascots yesterday…naming “Mr. Met” #1…despite popular belief that the Phillie Phanatic would remain America’s all time favorite. 6:13 Junior Seau was found dead in […]
John Mayberry Jr. doubled and scored the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 4-2 on Tuesday night in the first meeting of the season between the NL East rivals.
Cliff Lee allowed one run over four innings in his final Grapefruit League start, and the Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves played to a 7-7 tie in nine innings on Sunday.
The Philadelphia Phillies never let up, even in a game they didn’t need to win. Now, it’s on to the playoffs for the games that really matter.
The Atlanta Braves are doing their best to give away what looked like a certain playoff berth just a few weeks ago.