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Philadelphia Phillies (63-69) at Atlanta Braves (74-58)
Cliff Lee (3-7, 3.67) vs. Tim Hudson (13-4, 3.57)
Time: 4:05, Turner Field
Weather: Partly Cloudy, 88
Media: Twitter and Facebook
After pulling out a very impressive win against a tough Atlanta bullpen last night, the Phillies now find themselves eight games back of the second Wild Card spot. Wins like last night’s make it difficult to push away those thoughts in the back of your mind–the ones that tell you, “Sure it’s a long shot, but this team has had miracle runs in September before. Why not this year?” The thoughts you know you shouldn’t be having, but that you can’t quite help. A long shot, for sure. But an impossibility? Not quite.
Those slight tinges of hope could become a fully-developed feeling should the Phillies continue to find magic in this Braves series like they did last night. The Phils will have to win around 24 of their last 30 games to have a chance, and sweeping the Braves would be a good start. ...
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Cliff Lee won his fourth game of the season this evening against the Atlanta Braves. Lee pitched a masterful outing of seven innings, allowing just five hits, walking one, and striking out five.
Lee was taken out after seven after reporting a tight hamstring. Lee later said it was not anything serious, just a cramp.
The Phillies provided plenty of offense to back up the...
Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies is the best 3 in the NL East. Our immediate rivals have what level of strength behind their 1-slot hurler? The Apocalyptic Horsemen Stats are in my daily coverage.
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I am alternating a game-day 2012 ERA For The NL East and a 2012 ERA For The MLB 5. See link section below. In each publication, the...
Cliff Lee took advantage of some rare run support, throwing seven scoreless innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the slumping Atlanta Braves 5-1 on Saturday.
Jimmy Rollins hit his 16th homer for the Phillies, who got off to a good September start after a strong August. The wild card-leading Braves are heading in the opposite direction with three straight losses and only...
Cliff Lee won back to back starts for the first time this season by allowing no runs over 7 innings yesterday as the Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves 5-1. The win gets the Phillies to within 5 games of .500 and Cliff Lee to 4-7 on the year.
News trickled out before yesterday’s game that Catcher Carlos Ruiz, hands down the team’s MVP this season, is not a lock to rejoin the...
ATLANTA – Cliff Lee pitched seven shutout innings and drew a bases-loaded walk in the sixth to chase Tim Hudson from the game and lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday. Martin Prado’s lead-off home run in the eighth inning off reliever B.J. Rosenberg provided the Braves’ only run. “I felt like I was locating pretty good,”...
Cliff Lee wins his second straight start as the Phils beat the Braves, 5-1.
The Phils took the lead in the first as, with two men on, and with two men out, John Mayberry, Jr. hits an RBI single, knocking in Juan Pierre, who had earlier been safe at first on a force out, 4-unassisted, as Jimmy Rollins, who had started the game off with a single, is tagged out for the inning’s...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Cliff Lee took advantage of some rare run support, throwing seven scoreless innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the slumping Atlanta Braves 5-1 on Saturday.
Jimmy Rollins hit his 16th homer for the Phillies, who got off to a good September start after a strong August. The wild card-leading Braves are heading in the opposite direction with three straight...
Final: Phillies 5, Braves 1.
WP: Cliff Lee (4-7, 3.52 ERA) LP: Tim Hudson (13-5, 3.76 ERA)
Offensively, the Phillies picked up right where they left off in last night's extra-innings thriller. John Mayberry got things going with a RBI single to center field, giving the Phils a 1-0 lead. Two innings later, Jimmy Rollins hit a solo-shot to right field, his 16th home...
The Phillies certainly built some momentum last night after succeeding against Braves closer Craig Kimbrel. Kimbrel had only blown two saves all season before succumbing to the bat of Erik Kratz last night. Cliff Lee, last night's pinch hitter in the bottom of the ninth will take the mound and looks to build off the momentum of his last start, a home victory on Sunday...
Friday, 7:35 - Roy Halladay v. Mike MinorSaturday, 4:05 - Unluck-Lee v. Tim HudsonSunday, 5:05 - Don't Know v. Paul MaholmAtlanta is currently in "first place" in the Wild Card standing, three games up on St. Louis and 3.5 up on Pittsburgh. So let's hope the Phils can pull off a sweep (ROFLMFAO) and help them Buccos!!!!What I'm Parodying:Friday - Meaningless...
Philadelphia Phillies (64-69) at Atlanta Braves (74-59)
Cole Hamels(14-6, 2.99) vs. Paul Maholm (2-3, 2.45)
Time: 5:05, Turner Field
Weather: Isolated Thunderstorms, 86
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The Phils look to make it four in a row today. After two abysmal games against the Mets earlier in the week, they’ve been playing much better ball in their last few, especially...