Adam Wainwright tossed eight strong innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-1 win over Philadelphia that snapped the Phillies’ season-high five-game winning streak on Saturday.
Phils begin a road trip tonight in Atlanta against the Braves.
Reid Brignac hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-0 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night.
Left-hander Cole Hamels pitched into the eighth inning as he stayed unbeaten against Cincinnati, and Jimmy Rollins moved closer to the Phillies’ hit record with a solo homer, leading Philadelphia to an 8-0 victory Friday night.
After getting swept in Washington, the Phillies tonight open a three game series in Cincinnati against the Reds.
The Phillies scouting director, Marti Wolever, said he thinks the organization has been successful in the scouting department.
Sandberg said pitching has not been the problem recently, including from starter Cole Hamels.
Students at West Philadelphia High erupted in cheers as Heidi Hamels announced the $8,700 grant to their school, one of six new Hamels Foundation gifts — totaling $51,000 — to area schools.
Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg is attempting to juggle a difficult task during his first full season as a big league manager: Learning on the job while keeping an older, flawed roster in contention.
Cole Hamels threw seven sharp innings to earn his 100th career win and the Phillies beat the Cincinnati Reds 12-1 on Saturday night.
The Phillies improvised bullpen gave up three runs in the 9th and lost to the New York Mets 5-4 in 11 innings Sunday.
They will look to get back in the win column tonight as they host Toronto again.
The Phillies open a seven game homestand tonight, as they begin a quick two-game series with the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park.
Philadelphia manager Ryne Sandberg liked what he saw from Cole Hamels in his long-awaited season debut. A better job by the bullpen would have helped, along with a few more runs against Zack Greinke.
I wonder when the last opening day to a baseball season was cancelled. It happened to the Phillies this week.