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Domonic Brown and Chase Utley homered in a five-run first, Kyle Kendrick threw six effective innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 7-3 Wednesday night.
Pinch-hitter Laynce Nix also went deep for the Phillies, who took two straight from the Mets to earn their first series win of the year.
John Buck homered for the third straight game and Lucas Duda had two solo shots for New York. The Mets set a club record by hitting at least one homer in their first nine games.
Kendrick (1-1) allowed two runs and eight hits to become the first Philadelphia starter other than Cliff Lee to get a win.
Mets starter Jeremy Hefner (0-2) gave up five runs and six hits in three innings.
A rain delay halted the game for 27 minutes in the bottom of the fourth, and strong winds and a heavy downpour late in the game left the field littered with trash during the final inning.
A night after hitting three homers off Dillon Gee in the third inning, the Phillies used the long ball in th...
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It’s a side of Chase Utley we very rarely get to see. The side where he talks of his love of animals, where he grew up, what he is like when he’s not focused on baseball.
Utley opened up in an interview with Philadelphia Magazine for their April edition. The article takes a peek at Utley’s life inside and outside the game, plus the decision to take his knee rehab to Arizona...
It felt like "hittin' season" early Wednesday night as Chase Utley hit a two-run home run to dead center field for the second time this season and Domonic Brown launched a massive three-run home run to the 300 level down the right field line at Citizens Bank Park. The five-run outburst against Mets starter Jeremy Hefner was enough for the Phillies to pick up 7-3 victory...
Brown mashed a Hefner pitch into the second deck in the first. Photo: AP
Tonight’s game had all the makings of a disaster: Kyle Kendrick on the hill, up 5-1 in the second, with bases loaded immediately following a John Buck HR. It felt like what is now a too familiar story to the 2013 Phillies: a big early lead surrendered almost as quick. But then something remarkable happened...
In what started out as a really warm night, became cool, then turned rainy, the Phillies bats remained hot as the Phillies took on Jeremy Hefner and the New York Mets. The Phillies continued a strong offensive output with three home runs amid 10 hits. Kyle Kendrick was effective, allowing...
New York Mets (5-3) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (3-5)
Jeremy Hefner (RHP) vs. Kyle Kendrick (RHP)
Time: 7:05 PM, Citizens Bank Park
TV: TCN, Home of Phillies Nation TV
Weather: Chance of Storms, 72
Media: Twitter and Facebook
Can they put together two in a row? Will they get the game in?! These are the questions facing the Kyle Kendrick-led Phillies tonight as they do battle with...
MIAMI (AP) -- Chase Utley hit a go-ahead triple in the 10th inning off Jon Rauch, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Miami 3-1 Friday night and dropped the Marlins to 1-9.
Miami is off to the poorest start by a big league team since Baltimore and Houston lost nine of their first 10 games in 2010, according to STATS.
Revere singled with one out in the 10th and Utley tripled into...
The Philadelphia Phillies look to win their first series of the year against the Mets behind Kyle Kendrick.
Here is tonight’s Phillies lineup:
The Phillies whooped some Mets a** last night. With Cliff Lee on the mound and a wholloping set of home runs, the Phillies were able to even this three-game series at one-a-piece. Cliff Lee was spectacular once again last night. Nearly going the distance, but falling short at 8 2/3...
Kyle Kendrick is no ace yet he’s pitched well against the Mets. He’s got a lifetime 3.56 ERA against the Mets. Last year that would have been the 17th-best ERA in the National League. He’s a punching bag for the rest of the league and turns into a #2 SP against New York. Hopefully the Mets can beat him tonight and win their third straight series.
To get started just...
Final: Phillies 3, Marlins 1.
WP: Phillippe Aumont (1-0, 0.00 ERA) LP: Jon Rauch (0-1, 6.23 ERA) SV: Jonathan Papelbon (2)
Going into extra innings tonight tied at one run a piece, for the first-time of the season, not much had occured prior in tonight's game. For one thing, John Lannan continued his great effectiveness as a fifth starter in the rotation, as he went six innings...
Final: Mets 3, Phillies 7.
WP: Kyle Kendrick (1-1, 5.40 ERA) LP: Jeremy Hefner (0-2, 6.00 ERA)
After Kyle Kendrick escaped the first inning with no damage done, Chase Utley made the Mets pay by hitting his second home run of the season, a two-run shot, to deep center field. After Ryan Howard singled and Michael Young walked, Domonic Brown hit a moon-shot to the second-deck of...
The Phillies won their first series of the season by beating the Mets on Wednesday night by a 7-3 score. It was certainly hitting weather; all 10 runs scored in the game came from home runs. The real difference in the game was that the Phillies hit with men on base and the Mets did not.
The other big bangs of the night came from the thunder and lightning in the sky, which delayed...
Three bombs by the Phils’ offense help to propel the Phils over the Mets, 8-3.
The Phils took the lead in the bottom of the first as, with a runner on second, and with one man out, Chase Utley hits a two-run home run, his second home run of the season, scoring Jimmy Rollins, who had just doubled, giving the Phils a 2-0 lead. Three batters later, with two men on, and with still...
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With the Flyers fighting for their dear lives, the Sixers are trying to keep games close, and are failing. The Phillies are coming off a win on Wednesday night, and have now won their first series of the 2013 season.
The Phillies took the field at Citizens Bank Park for the rubber game versus the New York Mets. Kyle Kendrick and the Phillies defeated...