Atlanta got the win it had to have before heading to Los Angeles.
Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and had an RBI in his postseason debut, Pedro Alvarez homered for the second straight day and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 Friday to even their NL division series at a game apiece.
Alex Rodriguez has sued Major League Baseball and its commissioner, saying they are trying to destroy his reputation and career.
Phillies announce their 2014 Spring Training schedule, which starts February 26th against Toronto.
Billy Wagner did not have a good relationship with Phillies fans, and that’s putting it lightly.
Alex Cobb dodged trouble for nearly seven innings and the Tampa Bay Rays pitched their way to another must-have win on the road, beating the Cleveland Indians 4-0 on Wednesday night in the AL wild-card game.
Russell Martin homered twice, Francisco Liriano was dominant for seven innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates roared past Cincinnati for a 6-2 victory in the NL wild-card game Tuesday night.
Price pitched his fourth complete game this year, Longoria hit a two-run homer and the Rays beat the Texas Rangers 5-2 in the AL wild-card tiebreaker game Monday night, the 163rd game for both teams.
The Phillies have decided not to renew the contract of pitching coach Rich Dubee.
Chris Johnson led off the eighth inning with a homer to spoil an otherwise dominant start by Cliff Lee, Kris Medlen allowed only two hits in eight innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 on Friday night.
Phillies rookie Tyler Cloyd (2-7) had been struggling, surrendering 17 runs in 13 innings in his previous three September starts, and the right-hander did not see a turnaround against the Braves.
The Phillies are now faced with the question of what Domonic Brown will show up in 2014.
It hasn’t been a good week for Philadelphia sports franchises in the national media. ESPN The Magazine ranked all 122 franchises in the four major sports, and all four Philadelphia teams scored poorly. GQ magazine just took it one step further.
With the Red Sox and Dodgers both finishing the season atop their division with 90+ wins, which of these two has the best chance to finish the season as champions?
Phillies starter Cole Hamels pitched six innings and allowed two runs. He struck out six as he reached 200 strikeouts (202) in a season for the third time in his career and the second consecutive season.