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.
Andrew McCutchen hit the first inside-the-park home run of his career and the Pittsburgh Pirates protected their lead in the NL wild-card race, beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 Wednesday night.
Chris discussed the release of the new Apple iPhones and smart watch. He talked to Pam Cornworth from the Ronald McDonald House in Delaware at 6:20, LaSalle Professor William Weaver at 7:00, Author of ‘Reefer Sanity,’ Kevin Sabet at 7:20, Philadelphia Magazine’s Tom McGrath at 8:00, and Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg at 8:20.
Freddy Galvis homered, doubled and scored the go-ahead run after an infield single and a stolen base. Justin De Fratus (3-1) pitched a scoreless inning for the win. Jonathan Papelbon finished for his 36th save in 39 chances.
Kyle Kendrick allowed only three hits in seven scoreless innings, Carlos Ruiz homered and drove in two runs, and the Philadelphia Phillies shut out the struggling Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Tuesday night.
The Phillies have traded outfielder John Mayberry Jr. to the Toronto Blue Jays for a minor league infielder.