9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale ScottAside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.
Cardinals Beat Pirates 6-1 In Game 5 To Win NLDS Adam Wainwright pitched a complete game and the St. Louis Cardinals got two-run homers from David Freese and Matt Adams to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 on Wednesday night and advance to the NL championship series.
Pirates Edge Cardinals 5-3, Take 2-1 Lead in NLDSThe Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in best-of-five NL division series.
Phillies Acquire Philadelphia Native Frank Gailey for Ben FranciscoOutfielder Ben Francisco was sent north of the border, and in exchange the Phillies have acquired minor league lefthander Frank Gailey.
Phillies Issue Medical Updates On PlayersAt the top of the list is first baseman Ryan Howard, who suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon on the final swing of the NLDS against the Cardinals.
Ryan Howard Needs 5-6 Months To Recover From SurgeryRyan Howard could miss the start of next season after the Phillies' slugger had surgery Wednesday to repair his torn Achilles' tendon.
Phillies Reflect on 2011, Look Ahead to 2012As the wounds of the Phillies' loss in five games to the St. Louis Cardinals in the NLDS begin to heal, some key Phillies took time to reflect and look ahead at Citizens Bank Park.
Phillies Ponder Future After Falling Way ShortAn all-or-nothing season in which only a World Series title would be considered a success turned out to be an abysmal failure. The Phillies didn't even make it out of the first round of the NL playoffs.
Phillies Say Ryan Howard Has Torn Achilles TendonPhillies first baseman Ryan Howard might miss the start of spring training and possibly part of the regular season after tearing an Achilles tendon.
Phillies 'Rally Trolley' Fires Up Philadelphia Ahead Of Crucial Game 5The trolley, with a police escort, made its way through city streets for about and hour and a half as beads, bracelets, cheer cards, and rally towels were tossed to pedestrians.
Squirrel Caught On Tape Sneaking Into Citizens Bank ParkMove over St. Louis, Philadelphia has a rally squirrel of its own and it was caught on camera entering Citizens Bank Park Friday ahead of the decisive Game 5.
Francisco's Homer Lifts Phillies Past Cardinals, Lead Series 2-1 Pinch-hitter Ben Francisco and closer Ryan Madson made manager Charlie Manuel's moves look smart, and the Philadelphia Phillies held off the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in their NL playoff series.