Cole Hamels pitched his second consecutive shutout for the Philadelphia Phillies in a 4-0 win over the Miami Marlins on Monday night.
The Phillies begin a seven-game roadtrip tonight with the first of three in Miami against the Marlins.
Josh Johnson pitched six strong innings to help the Miami Marlins win consecutive games for the first time in nearly a month and keep Cliff Lee winless with a 6-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.
After two months have passed in the 2012 season, the first thing most will note when glancing at the NL East is, all teams are playing above .500.
Hanley Ramirez hit two homers and drove in three runs to help the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 on Saturday.
Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer, Hector Luna had three RBIs and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 on Friday night.
After a very successful 5-2 road trip through St. Louis and New York, the Phillies now begin a seven-game homestand tonight with the first of three against the Miami Marlins.
Former Phillies player Mike Sweeney thinks Bobby Valentine has already lost the Red Sox.
Miami spoiled the Phillies’ home opener, behind the solid pitching of starter Anibal Sanchez and the power hitting of Omar Infante, with a 6-2 victory.
Dontrelle Willis is in Clearwater, hoping to make the Phillies roster as a left-handed specialist out of the bullpen. For him, being on the same professional team as Jimmy Rollins is a dream come true.
The Phillies Nationa League East competition is tougher this year.
As the baseball offseason continues to roll on, the teams that have spent the past several years chasing the Phillies in the National League East have been keeping quite busy.
Mike Cameron homered twice and Gaby Sanchez belted a go-ahead three-run shot in the eighth to lift the Florida Marlins over the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4 on Saturday night.
John Mayberry drove in three runs with a homer and a sacrifice fly Friday, and the Philadelphia Phillies climbed 42 games above .500 for the first time in franchise’s 129-year history by beating the Florida Marlins 5-3.
The Phillies haven’t played in a little under 3 days. As they get set to battle the upstart Arizona Diamondbacks, the teams they battle an average of 19 times a year have had some of the most bizarre controversies in baseball.