Ryan Howard hit his 30th homer, Vance Worley pitched six effective innings and the Philadelphia Phillies completed an historic four-game sweep in Cincinnati with a 6-4 win on Thursday.
Hunter Pence homered for the second straight game, and Cliff Lee got his sixth straight win Wednesday night, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds that took them to a new high point.
Roy Halladay allowed a pair of hits in seven innings and drove in three runs with the second double of his career on Tuesday night, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 9-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
For the first time since 1979, two St. Joe’s Hawks have been selected in the MLB Draft.
McMyne’s dominance caught the attention of a lot of pro scouts, but it was the Cincinnati Reds that were most impressed, as they picked McMyne in the fourth round of the draft.
While many times, rookie arms on good teams are relegated to mop-up duty, Stutes has stepped right in to get key 7th and 8th inning outs for the Phils since being called up from AAA in late April.
Cliff Lee drove in three runs and worked eight effective innings, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 10-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday afternoon.
Jay Bruce hit a tiebreaking, three-run double in the ninth inning and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
Jimmy Rollins, Placido Polanco and Raul Ibanez homered to back Cole Hamels, and the Philadelphia Phillies handed the Cincinnati Reds their sixth straight loss, 10-3 on Monday night.
Phillies second baseman Chase Utley will be activated off the 15-day disabled list before Monday’s game against Cincinnati.
The Phillies will place right-hander Joe Blanton on the disabled list and will recall righty Vance Worley before Monday night’s game against the Cincinnati Reds.
Spraying champagne in the visitors’ clubhouse after completing the first postseason sweep in franchise history was merely a ritual for the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Phillies have a chance to complete the sweep tonight in Cincinnati with Cole Hamels on the mound.
Charlie Manuel and the Philadelphia Phillies need just one more win to return to the NL championship series.
Taking their lumps in Philadelphia City Council today were two members of Cincinnati’s city council who had suffered through the Phillies’ win last night in the playoff opener.