The giant Phillies cap that adorned the William Penn statue for the 1993 World Series can be yours. It’s being auctioned on eBay.
Rookie Taylor Jungmann (7-4) set a career high with nine strikeouts in 6 1-3 scoreless innings. Francisco Rodriguez converted his 29th save by getting out of two-out, bases-loaded jam in the ninth.
Jeff Bolton filled in for Chris and discussed Mayor Michael Nutter’s expanded plans for next month’s Papal visit, Governor Tom Wolf calling on Attorney General Kathleen Kane to resign, and NBC canceling a mayoral debate because of Jim Kenney’s demands. He talked with Economist Chris Butler on Finance Friday about the government’s record tax collections at 7:00 and Phillies Announcer Scott Franzke about Chase Utley’s future with the team at 8:00.
Cameron Rupp hit Philadelphia’s fourth home run of the game, a leadoff shot in the 12th inning that lifted the Phillies to a 4-3 victory against the skidding San Diego Padres.
Chris covered last night’s Republican presidential debate, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane being charged criminally, and Daily Show host Jon Stewart’s final show. He talked with economist Chris Butler on Finance Friday at 7:00 and political analyst John Hayward at 8:20 about the debate and Phillies announcer Scott Franzke at 8:00.
Chris Johnson, Jonny Gomes and Ryan Lavarnway all had an RBI for the Braves, who snapped a season-worst 6-game losing streak while winning for just the second time in the last 15 road games to avoid a four-game series sweep.
On the heels of his trade to the Texas Rangers, former Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels is thanking the fans in a full-page ad in the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Ryan Howard had three hits with a double and an RBI for the Phillies, who are a major league-best 12-2 since the All-Star break.
Franzke told Chris Stigall on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT that, all things considered, they maxed out Hamels’ value.
Chris discussed Donald Trumps turn to criticize Hillary Clinton, the latest on the indictment of Congressman Chaka Fattah, and the petition to extradite the dentist that killed Cecil the Lion, Walter Palmer. He talked to Chris Butler on Finance Friday about the housing market at 7:00 and Phillies Announcer Scott Franzke about the trade of Cole Hamels at 8:00.
Chris discussed the Phillies trade of Cole Hamels and the indictment of Congressman Chaka Fattah. He talked with Chaka Fattah Jr about his father’s indictment and his involvement in the investigation at 7:20 and comedian Wanda Sykes at 8:00
Chris details Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s trip to Pat’s and Geno’s in South Philly, the Phillies trade of Jonathan Papelbon, and National Lasagna Day. He talked with Author Ron Kessler about his book, The First Family Detail, at 7:20 and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine about their Best of Philly issue at 8:00.
Chris reviews Cole Hamels’ no-hitter from Saturday, President Obama’s trip to Kenya, and Texas Senator Ted Cruz’ attack on Senate Leadership. He talked with Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup about the re-authorization of the Import/Export Bank at 7:00 and Beasley Reece about the weekend in sports at 8:00.
Hamels struck out 13 at Wrigley Field in the first no-hitter versus the Cubs since Sandy Koufax pitched a perfect game in 1965.
Scott Franzke addressed the state of the Phillies as they come out of the All-Star break and approach next week’s trade deadline.