The mayor says Allen was an idol to kids growing up in West Philly.
The 32-year-old went 4-2 with a 2.83 ERA in nine starts for the Phillies after being claimed off waivers from the Texas Rangers on August 10.
Friends, family, sports dignitaries, and average fans gathered at Christ the King Church, in Haddonfield, NJ, to remember the life of Bill Campbell, the longtime voice of Philadelphia sports.
The Phillies are nudging their 17,500 season ticket holders to renew with e-tickets next year, as opposed to a delivery of paper tickets.
The high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.
Chris covered the latest on the Ebola case, President Obama’s statements on the economy and immigration, and a potential shakeup in the management of the Phillies. He talked to Dr. Walter Schubert on Finance Friday at 7:00 and Ray Didinger to preview the Eagles matchup with St. Louis at 8:00.
Papelbon, who completed a seven-game suspension Sunday, earned his 38th save in 42 chances with a scoreless ninth. Major League Baseball penalized Papelbon because he made a lewd gesture and then bumped an umpire after blowing a save against the Marlins on Sept. 14.
Chris discussed the beginning of the bombing campaign against Syria, President Obama and Leonardo DiCaprio addressing climate change at the United Nations, and the charges filed against three members of a group that assaulted a gay couple in Center City. He talked to John Hayward from Human Events at 7:00, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00.
Hamels (9-8) allowed seven hits and two runs in seven innings. He struck out four and walked one.
Cole Hamels felt right at home on Wednesday night. And that’s never good for the Padres.
The Phillies have dropped three straight games, including the first two games of their series in San Diego. Last night A.J. Burnett suffered his 17th loss of the season as the Phillies fell, 5-4.
Chris discussed Rihanna pulling her performance from the CBS Thursday Night Football open, John McCain accusing Rand Paul of doing somersaults over ISIL beheadings, and Anheuser-Busch voicing concerns over the NFL’s handling of recent domestic abuse issues. He also talked to Eagles General Manager Howie Roseman at 8:00.
Alexi Amarista had three hits, including a go-ahead two-run homer, to lead the San Diego Padres to a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
Marlon Byrd hit an RBI double leading Kyle Kendrick and the Phillies over the Miami Marlins 2-1 Saturday night.
Phillies star Chase Utley and his wife, Jen, have been honored with the Jamie Moyer Legends Award for their work off the field.