Jordany Valdespin had a pinch-hit three-run homer off Jonathan Papelbon in the ninth inning for his first major league hit, leading the New York Mets to a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night.
The Phillies are back home tonight to open an eight-game homestand with the the first of three against the Mets.
Many people remember where they were and what they were doing when news of Osama Bin Laden’s death broke one year ago. For 45,000 Phillies fans, the story is the same.
Former Phillies outfielder Lenny Dykstra has been sentenced to nine months in jail after pleading no contest to charges he exposed himself to women he met on Craigslist and assaulted one.
Jonathon Niese and two relievers combined on a six-hitter, David Wright homered despite a broken finger and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-0 on Saturday.
Lenny Dykstra is going back to jail on a grand theft auto charge.
The Phillies Nationa League East competition is tougher this year.
Hall Of Fame catcher Gary Carter has died at the age of 57.
R.A. Dickey took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning, David Wright hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth and the New York Mets beat the slumping Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 Saturday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader, sending the NL East champions to their seventh consecutive loss.
Philadelphia’s series opener Friday night against the New York Mets was postponed before it started and will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader Saturday—though rain is in the forecast again.
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.
While I put most of the blame on Giants catcher Eli Whiteside, Darryl tells me how MLB would look at Shane Victorino, and how he deserves a lion’s share of the blame.
Domonic Brown grounded a tiebreaking single under the glove of first baseman Daniel Murphy in the ninth inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies scored three runs off star closer Francisco Rodriguez to beat the sinking New York Mets 6-4 on Friday night.
Former New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Lenny Dykstra has been charged with embezzling from a bankruptcy estate.
As spring training turns into the regular season, the MLB app lets you follow the every move of your favorite team.