Ben Francisco

Phillies Likely Made A Mistake Dumping Wilson Valdez And Ben FranciscoTrading Ben Francisco and Wilson Valdez might come back to haunt the Phillies
Phillies Acquire Philadelphia Native Frank Gailey for Ben FranciscoOutfielder Ben Francisco was sent north of the border, and in exchange the Phillies have acquired minor league lefthander Frank Gailey.
Francisco's Homer Lifts Phillies Past Cardinals, Lead Series 2-1 Pinch-hitter Ben Francisco and closer Ryan Madson made manager Charlie Manuel's moves look smart, and the Philadelphia Phillies held off the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in their NL playoff series.
Howard's 2-Run Single Lifts Phillies By Blue JaysRyan Howard hit a go-ahead two-run single in the ninth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied past the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 Friday.
Halladay, Rollins Lead Phillies Over AthleticsRoy Halladay pitched his NL-leading fifth complete game and Jimmy Rollins went 4 for 4, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-1 win over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
Phillies Get By A's 1-0 As Worley Logs Another Strong OutingExcuse the cap, which is sometimes slightly skewed to a side, and the funky Mohawk haircut and new-wave frames. Vance Worley has shown he can pitch in the majors. It’s too bad the Phillies have shown—<em>at times</em>—they can’t hit.
Francisco, Ibanez Go Deep As Phillies Top Rangers 3-2Ben Francisco and Raul Ibanez homered, and Roy Halladay threw eight strong innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night.
Halladay Shuts Down Mets As Phillies Win 2-1Roy Halladay pitched a seven-hitter to help the Philadelphia set a club record with its 18th victory in April as the Phillies beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Saturday.
Halladay Dominant As Phillies Sweep Padres Roy Halladay tied his career high with 14 strikeouts and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Sunday, coming within one out of their third shutout during a four-game sweep.
Howard, Polanco Lead Phillies Past Mets 10-7Ryan Howard tied a career high with four hits and fell a triple short of the cycle, Ben Francisco also homered and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 10-7 Wednesday night after wasting a 7-0 lead.
Phillies Sweep AstrosRoy Oswalt pitched six strong innings against his former team and Ryan Howard homered and drove in four runs to help the Philadelphia Phillies complete a season-opening, three-game sweep with a 7-3 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday.
Victorino Injures Left CalfPhillies center fielder Shane Victorino left Saturday's game against Houston with soreness in his left calf.