Phillies Open Four Game Set With Braves Behind HernandezAfter sweeping a weekend series from Miami to get back to .500 (6-6), the Phillies welcome the Atlanta Braves to town for a four game set, starting Monday night with Roberto Hernandez.
With The 2014 Phillies, Should We Be Counting Down the Days Till July? Phils’ general manager Ruben Amaro says the Phillies have to score between 650 and 700 runs this season to be contenders and make the playoffs—all with the second-highest payroll in the National League, an estimated $159-million, behind the $216-million bankroll of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Howard's Big Hit Leads Hamels, Phillies Over MetsRyan Howard snapped a seventh-inning tie with a pinch-hit double, Cole Hamels earned his first win of the season and the Philadelphia Phillies took advantage of a crucial Mets error to beat New York 5-1 on Sunday and finish a three-game sweep.
Brown, Mayberry Power Phillies Past Mets 9-4 Domonic Brown and John Mayberry Jr. hit consecutive home runs to break open a close game and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 9-4 on Saturday, sending Jonathan Pettibone to his first major league win.
Reaction To Papelbon's Comments Saying 2012 Phillies Lacked LeadershipPhillies closer Jonathan Papelbon feels his team lacked leadership last season, and made it known to reporters on Friday.
Phillies Fall To Braves 6-2 To Cap Another SweepJason Heyward and Chipper Jones homered off Roy Halladay, and the Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep of the last-place Philadelphia Phillies with a 6-2 victory Sunday.
Phillies Lose Game One Of Doubleheader With Rays 3-2Carlos Pena hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning, leading David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays over the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Sunday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.
Lesley's Last Word: Phillies Are Fading FastWhat is wrong with the Phillies? Well, we can't say "it's early" anymore. We're almost half way through the season and I don't know how much worse it can get.
Hamels, Wigginton Rally Phillies Past MetsCole Hamels pitched seven strong innings and Ty Wigginton drove in four runs, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to an 8-2 win over the New York Mets on Sunday.
Phillies, National League East PredictionsWill the Phillies win another National League East title in spite of injury problems?
Phillies Play To 7-7 Tie With Braves In Florida FinaleCliff Lee allowed one run over four innings in his final Grapefruit League start, and the Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves played to a 7-7 tie in nine innings on Sunday.
Utley News Is Worrisome, But Phillies Aren't Done YetBefore we predict the demise of the Phillies, let's remember that Chase Utley missed nearly two months of the 2011 season and they still won 102 games.