Hamels, Pence Lead Phillies Past NationalsCole Hamels gave up five hits over eight innings and Hunter Pence hit a pair of two-run home runs to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 9-3 win against the Washington Nationals on Sunday night.
Phillies Beat NL East Rival Atlanta Braves, 4-2John Mayberry Jr. doubled and scored the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 4-2 on Tuesday night in the first meeting of the season between the NL East rivals.
Phillies Beat The Cubs, 6-4Placido Polanco hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the eighth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night.
Utley's Playing Style Diminished His Playing ChancesChase Utley's style of play may have contributed to his injury problems.
Polanco Sidelined With Sprained FingerPhillies third baseman Placido Polanco is day to day because of a sprained left ring finger.
Blanton, Phillies Defeat Yankees, 9-3 Right-hander Joe Blanton threw two shutout innings and third baseman Placido Polanco drove home the game's first run as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Yankees 9-3 in exhibition play on Monday.
Placido Polanco Says He's Pain FreePlacido Polanco is pain free, and ready to win the World Series.
Phillies Issue Medical Updates On PlayersAt the top of the list is first baseman Ryan Howard, who suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon on the final swing of the NLDS against the Cardinals.
Phillies Clinch Playoff Berth Behind HalladayRoy Halladay pitched his 20th career shutout and the Philadelphia Phillies became the first team to reach the playoffs this season with a 1-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday.
Rollins To Disabled List With Groin Strain, Polanco ActivatedThe Philadelphia Phillies placed shortstop Jimmy Rollins on the 15-day disabled list on Monday with a right groin strain.
Phillies: Polanco to DL, Schwimer Recalled from AAAThe Phillies have placed third baseman Placido Polanco on the disabled list. To take his place on the roster, righthanded reliever Michael Schwimer is expected to be recalled from AAA Lehigh Valley.