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The Philadelphia Phillies wait at home plate for Reid Brignac #17 of the Philadelphia Phillies after he hit a walk off three run home run in the ninth inning against the San Diego Padres at Citizens Bank Park on June 11, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 3-0. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Brignac’s HR In 9th Lifts Phillies Over Padres

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.

06/11/2014

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Burnett, Byrd Lead Phillies Over Padres, 5-2

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.

06/10/2014

Cole Hamels #35 of the Philadelphia Phillies delivers a pitch against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning in a game at Citizens Bank Park. (Credit:  Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Offense Comes Alive To Help Hamels Earn 100th Career Win, 12-1 Over Reds

Cole Hamels threw seven sharp innings to earn his 100th career win and the Phillies beat the Cincinnati Reds 12-1 on Saturday night.

05/17/2014

Jonathan Papelbon (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

94WIP Winners And Weasels For May 16, 2014

The 94WIP Morning Show announced their Winners and Weasels for the week of May 16th, 2014.

05/16/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 17: Closer Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Philadelphia Phillies reacts after earning a save against the Atlanta Braves on April 17, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Papelbon Defends His Decision To Miss Sunday’s Game

Jonathan Papelbon missed Sunday’s game due to “general soreness” after throwing only 21 combined pitches in two games on Friday and Saturday night.

05/13/2014

Pittsburgh Pirates v Philadelphia Phillies

Ruben Amaro: ‘Pap Will Take The Ball When He’s Able To Take The Ball’

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.”

05/13/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 10: Pitcher Jonathan  (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Sandberg: “This Generation Has A Hard Time Of Pitching Or Playing With Some Soreness”

Phillies closer, Jonathan Papelbon, is in the midst of 11 straight saves and has not allowed a run since April 2nd in Texas.

05/12/2014

Roberto Hernandez came in in the 9th inning Sunday against the Mets (Credit:  Al Bello/Getty Images)

Minus Papelbon, Phils Can’t Close; Mets Win In 11

The Phillies improvised bullpen gave up three runs in the 9th and lost to the New York Mets 5-4 in 11 innings Sunday.

05/11/2014

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Hernandez Outduels Gonzalez As Phillies Edge Nats 1-0

Roberto Hernandez pitched four-hit ball over 7 1/3 innings leading the Phillies past the Washington Nationals 1-0 Sunday.

05/04/2014

Relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Philadelphia Phillies reacts after defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks in the MLB game at Chase Field on April 27, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Phillies defeating the Diamondbacks 2-0. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Phils Shut Down Dbacks 2-0

The Phillies ended a 10-game road trip with a 2-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.

04/27/2014

Jonathan Papelbon #58 and Carlos Ruiz #51 of the Philadelphia Phillies celebrate a 6-5 win against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on April 26, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Phillies Rally For 6-5 Win Over Arizona

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.

04/27/2014

Domonic Brown #9 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits an RBI single in the 10th inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. (Credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Brown Lifts Phils Over Dodgers, 3-2 In 10th

Domonic Brown doubled home the go-ahead run in the 10th, and the Phillies beat the L.A. Dodgers 3-2 on Tuesday night.

04/23/2014

Jonathan Papelbon (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Giglio: Papelbon Is Right, Choose Results Over The Radar Gun

Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon is capable of causing a stir, both on and off the field. He did just that in the aftermath of Thursday afternoon’s victory over the Atlanta Braves by questioning the media’s obsession with his velocity.

04/18/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 17: Closer Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Philadelphia Phillies reacts after earning a save against the Atlanta Braves on April 17, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Papelbon: “Why Do You Guys Care About Velo So Much, Man?”

Jonathan Papelbon got his fourth save in five opportunities on Thursday afternoon, in a 1-0 Phillies win over the Braves. The Phils avoided the sweep and improved to 7-8 on the season with the win.

04/18/2014

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No More Tantrums

There are new rules in baseball this year that threaten to take some of the excitement out of the game. The expanded replay rules allow a manager to exit the dugout and walk to the umpire and ask for a replay if a disputed call occurs. It’s all very civilized.

04/17/2014

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