Cody Asche, Jimmy Rollins, Wil Nieves and Marlon Byrd all homered Sunday.
The Phillies return home and return to interleague play tonight as they open a quick two-game series with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
The Phillies will finally get back to work tonight at Citizens Bank Park as they welcome the Washington Nationals to town for the opener of a three game series.
Pinch hitter Cody Asche hit a two-run double in Philadelphia’s four-run eighth inning and the Phillies rallied after a shaky start by Cliff Lee to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 on Saturday night.
Domonic Brown doubled home the go-ahead run in the 10th, and the Phillies beat the L.A. Dodgers 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Chris discusses a Main Line drug bust, Attorney General Eric Holder offering drug clemency, and the Boston Marathon, one year later. He also talks to Chaka Fattah Jr. about the federal investigations in which he is targeted and the countersuit he has filed.
Cliff Lee scattered four hits over eight innings and struck out 10 to lead the Phillies to a 7-0 in L.A.
Philadelphia wasted an excellent outing by Cliff Lee (2-2). The ace left-hander struck out 13 and pitched around 11 hits, throwing a career-high 128 pitches.
I wonder when the last opening day to a baseball season was cancelled. It happened to the Phillies this week.
Chase Utley went 3-for-3 and homered for the second day in a row to lead the Phillies to a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
CLiff Lee starts Monday for Philadelphia in an interleague season opener against the Rangers, his first game in Arlington since pitching for Texas in the 2010 World Series.
The Opening Day roster includes 12 pitchers, two catchers, six infielders and five outfielders.
“For us, we’ve got all the confidence in the world,” Lee told reporters, “and expect to win and win the division and get to the World Series and win that ultimately. That’s what we’re expecting to do.”
Philadelphia’s Cliff Lee struck out six over six innings in his next-to-last tuneup for opening day, helping the Phillies to a 2-2, 10-inning tie against the Boston Red Sox on Friday.
Cole Hamels will not be available to pitch opening day for the Phillies. Their backup plan isn’t half bad.