Jimmy Rollins homered with two outs in the 10th inning Saturday night, and the Philadelphia Phillies overcame two home runs by Giancarlo Stanton to beat the Miami Marlins 5-4.
The Phillies got a strong outing by Cole Hamels, leading them to a 3-2 victory and three-game sweep over the Atlanta Braves Sunday.
I think I’ve spent some time on this subject in the past: money. With each year, it becomes clearer that almost everyone who is involved in sports is in it for the money. Since the money is so plentiful, I thought it was worth at least one more commentary.
Rosenberg was 1-2 with a 6.12 ERA in 22 relief appearances for Philadelphia last season. He was 1-3 and had a 4.30 ERA in seven starts at Lehigh this season.
The Tampa Bay Rays beat the Phillies 15-7 Saturday.
Brooks Conrad hit a pair of two-run doubles off winless Cliff Lee and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 Sunday night to complete a day-night doubleheader sweep.
Adam Jones hit a two-run homer in the 12th and the Baltimore Orioles won their eighth straight extra-inning game, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4 Saturday and spoiling B.J. Rosenberg’s major league debut.