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Image via Ben Revere on Twitter.
There are some days when it just seems as though baseball does not matter much. Yesterday was one of those days. Hours after multiple explosions went off near the finish line at the Boston Marathon, killing three (and rising in all likelihood) and inuring many more, the Phillies opened a three-game road series in Cincinnati, hoping to build off of a winning series in Miami over the weekend.
Baseball has served this country as a release, an escape from the tortures of real life and the sadness that can come with it. Baseball generally is there for us in troubled times. That was the case yesterday as the Phillies and Reds went on with a sense of normalcy.
Cliff Lee was once again in command throughout most of the night. Ben Revere made a catch worthy of play of the year consideration. Chase Utley hit a two-run home run off the bench to tie the game up before the bullpen struggled to keep the game within reach before the bats had to face Aro...
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Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Ben Revere had a very memorable night on Monday. For starters, he made one of the most spectacular catches we will see all season in the second inning of a loss to the Cincinnati Reds. As you can see from the video above, Revere went full extension on a line drive to center field to rob extra bases and double...
This is easily the defensive play of the year so far in this young MLB season. Watch as Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Ben Revere gets a great jump on a well-hit ball and makes a spectacular catch in the outfield. Thanks to Blacksportsonline for the footage.
Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Ben Revere made perhaps the best catch so far of the early MLB season on Monday during the second inning of the team’s game against the Cincinnati Reds at the Great American Ball Park.
With the game scoreless, Revere traced a liner — although he appears to misjudge the trajectory of the ball for a moment — off the bat of Cincinnati third baseman...
The Philadelphia Phillies acquired Ben Revere from the Minnesota Twins in part because of his amazing defense. On Monday night against the Reds, Revere made an amazing diving catch *going towards the wall* to rob Todd Frazier of what would have been a run-scoring double or triple and keep the Reds off the board. Revere even was able to fire the ball into the infield and double Jay...
Phillies center fielder Ben Revere took away at least a double from Reds’ Ryan Hanigan during the 3rd inning of Monday’s game with this amazing full-extension catch. Catch-of-the-year so far in the MLB.
Tweet After spending the first three seasons of his major league career with the Minnesota Twins Ben Revere was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies this past winter to patrol center field. Against the Cincinnati Reds on Monday Revere did just that about as well as you possibly can, making this unbelievable play in the [...]
The Phillies might have lost a tough game to the Reds after getting great starting pitching from Cliff Lee but the biggest story from this Reds vs Phillies game was the catch by Ben Revere. In the bottom of the 2nd inning with a man on 1st and no outs, Todd Frazier hit a bullet to dead center, and Revere ran it down and made an unbelievable full extension diving catch towards...
The Phils are unable to take advantage of the fifth straight quailty start by one of their starters, as they lose the opener of their series with the Reds, 4-2.
The Phils and Reds were involved in a pitchers’ due between Phils’ starter Cliff Lee and Reds’ starter Bronson Arroyo for the first six plus innings, as Lee gives up just three hits and a walk in his first six innings...
First, we would to give all of our thoughts and prayers to the victims in Boston. We are a sports blog, but the events that happened on Monday is more important than any sporting event. Again our thoughts and prayers are with Boston, and anyone involved.
The Phillies fell to the Cincinnati Reds on Monday, 4-2 in a classic pitchers duel. (Buzz on Broad)
Ben Revere made the potential...
Philadelphia Phillies (6-6) at Cincinnati Reds (5-7)
Cliff Lee (2-0, 1.08) vs. Bronson Arroyo (1-1, 5.25)
Time: 7:10 pm, Great American Ballpark
TV: ESPN, PHL 17
Weather: Partly Cloudy, 68
Media: Twitter and Facebook
First, let us send out thoughts and prayers to the people who may have been affected by the heinous bombings at the Boston Marathon. We certainly hope that if you have...
The Phillies are coming off of their second-straight series win of the year after the Roy Halladay of old returned against the Marlins yesterday. The Good Doctor threw 8 strong innings, allowing an earned run on five hits while walking one and striking out two to notch his 200th career...
Actually, I should say that most baseball teams (if not all) and fans were class acts last night, as moments of silence were held in honor of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing at ballparks across the country. More specifically, a number of parks played “Sweet Caroline” as well, as the song, of course, is a staple of Boston Red Sox and Fenway Park tradition.But because...
After a slow start, the Philadelphia Phillies appear to hitting their stride as they open a three-game road series against the slumping Cincinnati Reds.
The Phillies will try for their fifth win in six games on Monday night when Cliff Lee takes the mound hoping to hand the Reds a sixth straight loss.
Roy Halladay tossed eight strong innings to earn his 200th career victory and...
Phillies (6-6) at Cincinnati Reds (5-7)Matchups: Monday - 7:00 - Cliff Lee v. Bronson ArroyoTuesday - 7:10 - Oh No, It's KK v. Homer BaileyWednesday - 7:00 - John Lannan v. Mike LeakePitching:The Phils will miss the Reds' two top starters, Mat Latos (3.26 ERA) and Johnny Cueto (2.60 ERA). Instead, they'll see the three mediocre arms listed above. All three have ERA'...
On a day filled with sadness for so many, baseball played on. On Jackie Robinson Day, and only a few hours after the horrifying explosions in Boston, the Phillies and Reds’ starters went toe-to-toe in a terrific pitcher’s duel. Unfortunately, the Phillies came up on the losing end of a 4-2 outing to the Reds.
To your right is one of the greatest catches I have ever...