Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley sparked an eight-run first inning, Ryan Howard added a late grand slam and the Philadelphia Phillies routed the inept New York Mets 16-1 before a few hundred fans Thursday night at quiet Citi Field.
Tonight the Phillies will go for a sweep of the Mets behind rookie right-hander Tyler Cloyd.
Ryan Howard hit a go-ahead homer with two outs in the ninth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied to beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Wednesday night, adding a dramatic victory to their late-season playoff push.
The Tuesday night Phillies game in New York has been postponed due to weather. The Phils will continue their series Wednesday as they look for a second straight win over the Mets.
The Phillies are hot, and Peter Gammons thinks they’re legitimate playoff contenders.
Phillies star Jimmy Rollins was benched after a pair of baserunning blunders Thursday in Philadelphia’s 3-2 win over the New York Mets.
Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer, Matt Harvey had another sharp outing and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.
The Phillies have announced that Cole Hamels will miss his start tonight against the Mets, and will be replaced on the mound by Tyler Cloyd.
Ike Davis hit a tiebreaking double during a four-run 10th inning, Kelly Shoppach had a two-run homer and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-5 Tuesday night for their third straight victory.
Phillies send Vance Worley to the mound in the first of three against the Mets.
The number of games between interleague rivals such as the Yankees and Mets, Cubs and White Sox, and Dodgers and Angels will be reduced under Major League Baseball’s new schedule format for 2013.
David Wright singled off Jonathan Papelbon with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the New York Mets to a 6-5 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night that preserved R.A. Dickey’s 11-game winning streak.
Cliff Lee finally posted his first win of the season and the Philadelphia Phillies hit three late homers, breaking past the New York Mets 9-2 Wednesday and stopping a six-game losing streak.
Jonathon Niese had a two-run single to back his fine performance on the mound Tuesday night and David Wright hit a three-run homer to break open the New York Mets’ 11-1 romp over the reeling Philadelphia Phillies.
After a Monday off day, the Phillies are in New York tonight to open a three-game series with the Mets.