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San Diego Padres
Roy Halladay needs some offensive relief from the scoring drought of the Philadelphia Phillies. Who should Rube Amaro trade for, and what should he offer to acquire him? Is there an in-house remedy?
TAL'S HANDY CAPS
Penthouse Occupancy for the 2-1 setback: 1
The Crystal Champagne Toast is a salute to the Doctor.
He mowed down the Friars with 10 K’s over a solid 7 complete.
Doc Quiets The Padres At The Bank
Greenhouse Cholley had to wait until after Doc left for a pair of visitors. Juan Pierre (infield) and Jimmy Rollins (bunt) initiated the 7th with singles, but the speedsters perished on the vine.
I will publish after every battle that is not washed out. The Phillies finished last summer 42 games over .500, which equaled a year of many positives. I will have many season-long highlights of puzzle pieces, especially important after drubbings and defeats.
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BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Why worry about next year when the Phillies are mired in last place at 16-19, six games behind Atlanta?
Because of the core.
You, know: The Ryan Howard, Chase Utley, Jimmy Rollins, Cole Hamels, core.
We all knew that age would crack the core of the Phillies, but now money is rearing its ugly head.
Cole Hamels is a gamer.
Anybody who knows anything about baseball knows that the pitcher...
Mayberry and Ruiz were a 1-2 punch on Friday. (AP)The Phillies opened up their series with the worst team in the National League and calmly dispatched them with a solid all-around showing, winning game one of the series, 7-3.WORLEY NOT BAD -The line: 6 innings, 6 hits, 3 runs (all earned), 2 walks, 9 strikeouts (93 pitches/58 strikes). Overall a very good outing.-His trouble spot...
Jonathan Papelbon was acquired by the Philadelphia Phillies to protect the victories for the Apocalyptic Horsemen. However, it wasn’t long before fate intervened. When you watch these 4 studs, do you completely understand this wealth of talent?
TAL'S HANDY CAPS
Penthouse Occupancy for the 3-2 triumph: 5
The Crystal Champagne Toast is a salute...
Vance Worley of the Philadelphia Phillies is the youngster in the rotation. How do other young divisional studs match-up with him? The Apocalyptic Horsemen Stats are in my recent coverage linked below.
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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 number...
Falling behind fast in the NL East, the Phillies were more than due for a team shake up which began on Thursday. Over the course of almost 3 days here is who is in and who is out:
COMING IN FROM LEHIGH VALLEY:
LHP Jake Diekman, 25 years old (no major league experience), LHP Raul Valdes, 34 years old (2 years in majors, 6 in minors), Third baseman Hector Luna, 32 years old (parts...
Cole Hamels has been a bring spot for the Phillies this season.Cole Hamels finished off the week with his fifth win in a row and leads the Phillies staff with those five wins. Hamels is the third guy in a rotation behindRoy Halladay and Cliff Lee, but its the lefty thats been confusing hitters all season.Hamels recent domination has people talking; and calling. Fox Sports’...
Carlos Ruiz went 3-for-3 with a homer and three RBIs and John Mayberry Jr. homered and drove in three runs to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-3 win over the San Diego Padres on Friday night.
Vance Worley (3-2) allowed three runs on six hits, striking out nine, in six innings to help the Phillies snap a three-game losing streak.
Placido Polanco had a pair of doubles for Philadelphia...
Before Friday’s opening of a three-game series with the San Diego Padres, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel was asked what it would take for Carlos Ruiz to become an all-star.
“If Chooch keeps hitting the way he is and catching the way he is, I think he stands a good chance of the all-star game,” Manuel said.
In a season sapped by a struggling offense, Ruiz...
The Red Sox have acquired some outfield help in the form of Scott Podsednik. Podsednik has been acquired by the Red Sox from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for cash, according to the team. While it's unclear whether Podsednik will join the Red Sox or remain in the minor leagues, the speedster will help shore up an outfield looking for help while Jacoby Ellsbury and Carl...
PHILADELPHIA -- Cole Hamels threw seven strong innings in his first start back from suspension, Jimmy Rollins ended a long homerless drought and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 3-2 on Sunday. Hamels (5-1) allowed one run and five hits, striking out five. The two-time All-Star left-hander was suspended five games by Major League Baseball after admitting he intentionally...
After getting blown out in the first game, the Padres fought back and won beat one of the best pitchers in baseball to tie the series Saturday. But San Diego native and nemesis Cole Hamels pitched well enough in the rubber game to give the Phillies another series win over San Diego. The Padres saw a couple streaks end on Sunday when Jeff Suppan lost after winning his first two starts...
Houston Astros (15-19) at Philadelphia Phillies (16-19)Lucas Harrell (2-2, 4.58) vs. Joe Blanton (3-3, 3.24)Time: 7:05, Citizens Bank Park TV: CSN Weather: Showers, 68 Media: Twitter and Facebook2012 hasn’t started the way fans had hoped, but the Phillies’ schedule seems to be in their favor this week. The Phillies were able to win the series against the Padres, who currently...
Hunter Pence is mired in a difficult slump for a Philadelphia Phillies club that hasn't won consecutive games in two weeks.
Facing his former team may help get him - and the Phillies - back on track.
Philadelphia seeks its fifth win in the last seven meetings with the Houston Astros when it hosts the opener of a two-game set Monday night.
Pence was acquired in a trade from...
This week's featured Major League Baseball game pits the Boston Red Sox at the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies have been a dominant team for years, due in most part to one of the most balanced squads in the majors. With outstanding pitching and enough run support, the Phillies have been one of the top teams in the game. But this year's Philadelphia squad may have some...
The Phils’ offense once again spoil another good start by Roy Halladay as they drop a close one to the Padres, 1-0.
The Phils took the lead in the second as, with one man on, and with one man out, Freddy Galvis hits an RBI double, scoring John Mayberry, Jr., who had earlier doubled, givjng the Phils a 1-0 lead. The Padres tied the game up at one-all in the third as, with one...