Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. appears set to keep the core somewhat intact in fairness to the fans.
Cliff Lee is close to returning to the mound and the Phillies are playing better baseball lately. Lee took a measurable step toward getting back in stride early this week.
Ruben Amaro Jr. continues to evaluate his club as the trade deadline nears.
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.
Jonathan Papelbon left the bases loaded in a scoreless ninth to record his 300th career save, becoming the 26th pitcher to reach that mark. He has 14 consecutive saves after blowing his first try.
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 94WIP Morning Show announced their Winners and Weasels for the week of May 16th, 2014.
Jonathan Papelbon missed Sunday’s game due to “general soreness” after throwing only 21 combined pitches in two games on Friday and Saturday night.
Jonathan Papelbon, in the midst of saving 11 straight games, declared himself unable to pitch before Sunday’s series finale against the Mets due to “general soreness.”
Phillies closer, Jonathan Papelbon, is in the midst of 11 straight saves and has not allowed a run since April 2nd in Texas.
The Phillies improvised bullpen gave up three runs in the 9th and lost to the New York Mets 5-4 in 11 innings Sunday.
Roberto Hernandez pitched four-hit ball over 7 1/3 innings leading the Phillies past the Washington Nationals 1-0 Sunday.
The Phillies ended a 10-game road trip with a 2-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
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.