Ryan Howard homered in his second game since a three-game benching and scored the go-ahead run on an overturned call at the plate in the Philadelphia Phillies’ 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
A group backing Allen for the Hall of Fame kicked off their effort Friday at Ashburn Field at FDR Park in South Philadelphia. The group has prepared a 55-page presentation aimed at convincing baseball’s Golden Era Committee that the 1964 Rookie of the Year and ’72 MVP belongs in the Hall.
Martin Prado doubled, homered and drove in five runs, including a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 10-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.
Chris discusses a plan by Pennsylvania Senate Republicans to sue Governor Tom Corbett over line item vetoes in next year’s budget, a man arrested for selling crack at a McDonalds, and takes calls on raising the speed limits on certain highways. He talks to Lt. Governor Jim Cawley at 8:20.
Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer to spoil Lee’s return from the disabled list and the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4 on Monday night.
Chris Stigall spoke with Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about his All-Star break and the team’s philosophy heading into the second half.
Chris discusses the happenings over the weekend regarding Russia’s involvement in a rocket attack that downed a Malaysian Airlines plane last week and Israel’s invasion into Gaza, as well as Rory McIlroy stating he is “proud of himself” following his win at the British Open. He talks to Jeff Roe and Chaka Fattah Jr. on the Monday Morning Matchup at 7:00 and Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg at 8:20.
Tommy La Stella drove in three runs and Chris Johnson hit a two-run homer to back a strong start by Alex Wood and help the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 Sunday.
Cole Hamels was dominate, Jimmy Rollins hit a two-run homer, and the Phillies beat Atlanta 2-1 on Saturday night.
The Phillies are last in the NL East and headed toward their second straight losing season.
Returning from the All-Star break, the Braves moved one game ahead of Washington in the NL East. Last-place Philadelphia dropped 11 games behind Atlanta.
Jayson Werth homered and drove in four runs, and Tanner Roark pitched seven strong innings to lead the Washington Nationals to a 10-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
The Phillies five-game winning streak came to an end Saturday night in extras against the Nationals.
Domonic Brown doubled and drove in two runs for Philadelphia, which matched its longest winning streak of the season. It has been a surprising run for the Phillies, who had lost 13 of 16 before a four-game sweep of the NL Central-leading Brewers in Milwaukee.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.