Chris says goodbye to Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino and discusses the Phillies trade deadline moves with radio Play-by-Play Announcer Scott Franzke. He discusses Mitt Romney’s trip to Israel and the consternation among the press and also chats with Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
Twitter reaction to the big Phillies trades.
Cliff Lee threw seven innings and scored on Jimmy Rollins’ inside-the-park home run to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to an 8-0 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.
Comedians Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakas were in Philadelphia Tuesday to promote their new movie, “The Campaign.”
The Phillies will bring up Dom Brown to the major league club.
Vote on which Phillies players you think should be traded.
Jason Heyward and Chipper Jones homered off Roy Halladay, and the Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep of the last-place Philadelphia Phillies with a 6-2 victory Sunday.
Mike Minor struck out nine and combined with Craig Kimbrel on a four-hitter, Jason Heyward had two hits and drove in a run, and the Atlanta Braves edged Joe Blanton and the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 Saturday night.
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.