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Philadelphia Phillies v San Francisco Giants, Game 4

This Will Be Oldest Regular Lineup In Phillies History

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–Before thinking about booking that hotel room in October for the World Series, before making plans to get those mid-weekdays off for another autumn championship parade, before you get all Phillied-up and canonize this […]


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Francisco, Phils Reach New Deal

The Philadelphia Phillies have avoided arbitration with outfielder Ben Francisco, agreeing to a $1,175,000, one-year contract.


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Phillies’ Fans Look For Recipe To Help Team Recover Momentum

So, what would you do if you were Charlie Manuel? Everyone seems to have an opinion on what the skipper should do to get his team back on track.



Phillies Hit 4 Homers In 7-1 Win Over Nationals

Ben Francisco hit two of Philadelphia’s four homers Wednesday night, and a lineup filled with reserves led the NL East champion Phillies to a 7-1 victory over the last-place Nationals in Washington’s home finale.


Roy Halladay and the Phillies Dominate the Marlins

Roy Halladay threw 7 innings giving up just 1 run while K’ing 9 Marlins, as the Phils blasted the Marlins 6-1 in South Florida. Ben Francisco and Carlos Ruiz went back to back in the […]


Kendrick pitches CG; Phillies pound Pirates

  Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) – Jimmy Rollins went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer, three RBI and three runs scored, and Kyle Kendrick pitched his first career complete game as Philadelphia blitzed Pittsburgh, 12-4, in […]


Philly Bats Back to Life

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) – Ben Francisco’s two-run single in the eighth proved to be the game-winner as the Philadelphia bats finally awoke with a 10-8 win over Florida in the first of a three-game […]