A report says the Phillies tried to trade Shane Victorino to the Reds.
There are new reports about the Phillies contract offer to Cole Hamels, and Jimmy Rollins as a potential trade chip.
Cole Hamels pitched eight innings of one-run ball, Hunter Pence hit a three-run home run and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Colorado Rockies 5-1 Sunday for their first series victory in nearly a month.
Vance Worley pitched into the seventh inning and hit a two-run double, Carlos Ruiz added a three-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies hung on to beat the Colorado Rockies 8-5 Saturday night.
Chris is covering Major League Baseball’s All Star Game festivities in Kansas City. He talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about the state of the team and yesterday’s decision not to play Shane Victorino. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup about last week’s job report, the state of the campaign for both President Obama and Mitt Romney, and the political fallout from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s altercation with a heckler on the boardwalk in Seaside Heights.
The five-time NL East champion Phillies are staggering heading into the All-Star break. They have lost 10 of 11 games and are 13 games under .500 (37-50) and 14 games behind first-place Washington. The Phillies lost 60 games all of last season.
Brian McCann homered for the third straight game in the series and Dan Uggla hit a two-run shot to lead the Atlanta Braves to a three-game sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies in a 4-3 win on Sunday.
Ruben Amaro talked about the Phillies trade plans, and Ryan Howard’s health.
A report says the Phillies are considering trading Cole Hamels and Shane Victorino.
The Phillies lost to the Miami Marlins 3-2 Saturday giving Philadelphia their 4th straight loss.
Jim Thome broke loose in a big way, Shane Victorino homered and drove in five runs, and the Philadelphia Phillies emphatically ended a season-worst six-game losing streak by beating the Baltimore Orioles 9-6 on Friday night.
Chris is left speechless at the latest attack on Mitt Romney. He discusses the ouster of Joe Banner from the Eagles and a black bear loose in New Jersey. He talks to Bob Ingle and Michael Symon about their new book on Chris Christie and to Matt Brouillette of the Commonwealth Foundation about about food stamp fraud and a union contract that could end privatization hope of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.
Like many in his generation, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel is unfamiliar with Twitter.
Joe Blanton gave up a home run to Miami pitcher Carlos Zambrano and was pulled after six-plus innings Sunday as the Philadelphia Phillies fell to the Marlins 5-1.
Kyle Kendrick threw a seven-hitter for his first career shutout, winning his first game of the season and putting the Philadelphia Phillies on the verge of their first four-game sweep in St. Louis in 26 years with a 4-0 victory on Saturday night.