Found June 08, 2013 on
Baseball News Source:
Los Angeles Dodgers
Aramis Ramirez was 0 for 4 in a game the Philadelphia Phillies jumped out to a 4-0 lead and hit a game winning single in the ninth to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 5-4 victory over the Phillies.For Ramirez, it was his only hit of the night but a clutch performance with one out and runners in the corners against Phillies’ reliever, Jeremy Horst. Brewers’ reliever, Francisco Rodriguez, picked up his first win of the year and lowered his ERA to just 0.96 in 2013.Jimmy Rollins got things started for Cliff Lee and the Phils in the opening frame, delivering an RBI single to make it 1-0. Delmon Young would single and Eric Kratz would hit a two run home run to make it 4-0 Philadelphia into the bottom of the fourth, when the Brewer’s bats would awaken.A Yuniesky Betancourt single and a groundout from Brewer’s starter, Alfredo Figaro would cut the lead in half and Milwaukee would come all the way back in the seventh inning on a two-run triple by Jean Segura.With the win, the Brewers improve to 23-37 but remain two games behind the Chicago Cubs and in last place in the NL Central. For the Phillies, it was a no-decision for Cliff Lee who went seven innings and gave up three earned runs. Philadelphia remains a half game ahead of the Washington Nationals (who were postponed on Friday) and good for second place in the NL East. The Phillies fell to 31-31 but did not lose ground to the first place Atlanta Braves, who were defeated in 10 innings by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
BEST OF MAXIM
MILWAUKEE Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun left Sunday's game against Philadelphia in the bottom of the third inning with right thumb soreness.
With the Brewers leading 4-0, Logan Schafer pinch hit for Braun in the third inning. Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said before the game that Braun's right thumb injury is really bothering him.
"We've got to figure...
Ryan Braun was lifted from the Milwaukee Brewers' game Sunday for a pinch-hitter in the third inning because of persistent trouble with his sore right thumb.
Braun struck out in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies. Logan Schaefer batted for him in the third and took his spot in left field.
Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said before the game he hoped to avoid putting...
Offense was the primary focus early in this year’s draft for the Phillies. With their each of their first five selections and eight of 11 picks to start the draft focused on position players, the Phillies seem to be realizing that the core of home grown talent that helped the team achieve all of their success in recent years is aging and the time has come to focus on filling...
Round 2, pick 54 RHP Devin Williams (6-3, 165), Hazelwood West (Mo.) H.S.: Long, athletic pitcher with tremendous upside and a projectable frame. Williams was ranked as the 20th overall prospect in the draft by ESPN.com, and many feel the Brewers got a first-round talent with Williams falling to them. His fastball sits in the 88-92 mph range, but has increased in the past year....
With the 16th pick in the 2013 MLB First Year Player Draft the Philadelphia Phillies select J.P. Crawford, shortstop, Lakewood High School, California. Crawford is the cousin of Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford. Lakewood has its history of many MLB players coming out of there and so do the Phillies as it is the second year in a row that the Phillies have taken a...
Philadelphia Phillies (31-31) vs Milwaukee Brewers (23-37)
Kyle Kendrick (6-3, 3.12) vs Tom Gorzelanny (1-0, 2.01)
TIME: 7:15 CT, Miller Park
Weather: 63, some clouds
Media: Twitter and Facebook
The Phillies will attempt to get back over the .500 mark this evening in the third game of their four game set with the Milwaukee Brewers. The Phillies win streak ended at five...
Father’s Day is June 16th and let’s face it, you probably haven’t gotten dear old dad anything yet. If you’re a Phillies fan, there’s a good chance you can thank your dad for that. That’s why we’re making it easy for you to get him a quality present and get 20% off your order. And you know he’ll appreciate that deal!
We’ve totally revamped the Phillies Nation store...
Carlos Gomez hit a two-run homer on his bobblehead day, Scooter Gennett had a two-run triple and Kyle Lohse pitched eight strong innings for his first win in eight starts to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-1 on Sunday.
Milwaukee slugger Ryan Braun left after the third inning with a sore right thumb, which has been a lingering problem for him. Still, the...
Tyler Thornburg, a top prospect for the Brewers coming into this season, picked up his first major-league victory by throwing two scoreless innings of relief Saturday night.
He was rewarded after the game with a plane ticket back to the minors.
Jean Segura homered and Jonathan Lucroy hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the sixth inning, lifting the Brewers to a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia...
BY ANDREI GRESKA
Tucker Neuhaus was unlucky in high school. There's no two ways around it.
His 19-year-old brother Tyler, a catcher at Hillsborough Community College, was killed in a single-car accident on November 30, 2012.
The first time the Brewers were scouting him, a routine ground ball took an errant hop and punctured his ear drum.
The next time...
Courtesy J.P. Crawford's Twitter The Phillies used their first round pick in the 2013 amateur draft to select shortstop J.P. Crawford. Crawford hails from Lakewood High School in California. Crawford is a lefty hitter who throws right-handed (not that any shortstop throws left-handed). The Phillies picked sixteenth overall. Crawford is...
There is a witch hunt going on in the MLB and it involves our favorite son, Ryan Braun. I don't know why, but there is. The mainstream media is a big part of it because they want to get the scoop, they want to break the story and they want to get the page views. They learned from the Melky Cabrera situation that he just doesn't get the clicks anymore. They've learned...
Replacing Roy Halladay in the Phillies’ rotation is a huge task, but Tyler Cloyd certainly is handling it well. Cloyd scattered four hits over 6 2/3 shutout innings and the Phillies won their fifth consecutive game to push above .500 for the first time this year with a 5-1 win over the Brewers on Thursday [...]
Ryan Howard’s first inning sac fly started the scoring for the Phils. (Photo: AP)
It’s June 6, and the Phillies are finally over .500.
Soak that in for a little while. It’s the first time the Phils are above water this season, and it took five straight wins to get there. It feels good. A win streak like this is exactly what this teams needs, and they continued to roll tonight...