Jonathan Pettibone pitched neatly into the sixth inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped the Pittsburgh Pirates’ nine-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory Tuesday night.
Ryan Howard went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs and Domonic Brown had a pair of doubles with an RBI for the Phillies, who have lost three straight and eight of 11.
Pinch hitter Brandon Inge hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 Wednesday night.
Jeff Locke pitched six innings of two-hit ball and Gaby Sanchez homered off Cole Hamels to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 on Tuesday night.
Jimmy Rollins hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the sixth, Jonathan Pettibone had an impressive major league debut and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Monday night.
With a little time, Starling Marte and the Pirates could make waves throughout baseball.
Joe Blanton threw seven effective innings, Jimmy Rollins homered for the fourth time in five games and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-3 on Monday night.
Andrew McCutchen capped a Pittsburgh rally with a single off the wall in center with two outs in the ninth to lift the Pirates to a 5-4 victory on Sunday, their second walkoff win against the Phillies in less than 24 hours.
I was in Pittsburgh yesterday for the Phillies opener in front of a record crowd at PNC Park. It was a record crowd in large part thanks to Phillies fans who made the trip.
Opening day is like a national holiday for Phillies fans. So they were sure to adjust their work schedules to make sure they got to watch today’s season opening win in Pittsburgh.
The Phillies may have opened their season on the road on Thursday, but in many respects they should’ve felt right at home in Pittsburgh.
After the way last season ended, with Ryan Howard in a crumpled heap in the Division Series, Phillies fans have been eagerly awaiting 2012.
Jimmy Rollins drove in two runs, Freddy Galvis hit a tiebreaking triple in the seventh inning and the Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Monday night in their first of two exhibition games back home
Cole Hamels pitched four-hit ball into the fourth inning and Luis Montanez homered in the 10th inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.
Telford, Pa. native Erik Kratz on Friday got the call to serve as the Phillies’ third catcher for the remainder of the regular season.