Domonic Brown doubled and drove in two runs for Philadelphia, which matched its longest winning streak of the season. It has been a surprising run for the Phillies, who had lost 13 of 16 before a four-game sweep of the NL Central-leading Brewers in Milwaukee.
Jeff Locke gave up just three hits and a walk in eight innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates completed their first series sweep of the season with a 6-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
Andrew McCutchen went 4 for 5 to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-2 rout of the Phillies on Friday.
Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. appears set to keep the core somewhat intact in fairness to the fans.
The Braves 3-2 victory over the Phillies Sunday gave them their first four-game sweep in Philadelphia in 50 years.
Jimmy Rollins says the Phillies should have won three Championships.
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.
Is Jimmy Rollins under-appreciated in Philadelphia?
Chris covers the developing crisis in Iraq, President Obama’s intervention to halt the SEPTA strike, and Jimmy Rollins becoming the Phillies all-time hits leaders. He talks to Ryne Sandberg and Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup.
The Chicago Cubs beat the Phillies 3-0 Sunday to win a road series for the first time this season.
Jimmy Rollins singled in the fifth to become the Phillies’ hits leader as Philadelphia scored a 7-4 win over the Chicago Cubs Saturday.
Jimmy Rollins passed Mike Schmidt Saturday afternoon to become the Phillies all-time leader in hits.
Phillies pitcher Roberto Hernandez has been ejected in the sixth inning after hitting Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro with a pitch.
The Phillies couldn’t capitalize enough Sunday to avoid their eighth loss in nine games.
The Reds overcame homers by Marlon Byrd, Carlos Ruiz and Jimmy Rollins, sending the Phillies to their seventh loss in eight games.