Found July 15, 2012 on
Photo: Philliedelphia/Kevin Durso
Roy Halladay is back and he is ready to take the hill and he will do so on Tuesday night against the Dodgers. The Phils' ace has been out of action for over a month after a right lat strain back on May 27th. When originally diagnosed, Halladay was given 6-8 weeks recovery time plus rehab time.
If my math is on track, he's been gone for exactly seven weeks today. So if you take the one away from the eight and subtract the possible two weeks for reha- AH WHO CARES DOC IS BACK!
Sorry, I got a little carried away there. But yes, Roy Halladay will make his first start since May 27th and will hope to operate on the funk that this team has had since he left. Since May 28th, when Halladay officially went on the DL, the Phillies are a major league worst 13-27. Yikes. Hopefully the good doctor can perform some surgery to help this team get their heads out of their asses (pardon my French).
Anyway, the Phillies will open up a three-ga...
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Roy Halladay will need to lead the Phillies to 7 out of 10 wins for the rest of the season for the Phils to have a shot at the playoffs. I'd be sweating, too, Roy. Photo: AP
With the Phillies’ win today against the struggling Rockies, the Fightins moved to 11 games behind co-Wild Card Leaders Atlanta and Pittsburgh with six teams in between. At this point, the Phils need to...
Phillies outfielder Juan Pierre has never been a power hitter in his career. With just 17 career home runs in his 13-year career, Pierre has always been noted as a singles hitter and speed demon on the base paths. Pierre played at the height of his career during the steroid era of baseball. In an interview with the Philadelphia Inquirer, Pierre talked about how he has played the...
Pitching deep into almost every game, Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies is among the best. How does Miami compare after their ace has worked? 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...
Well, the Phillies are still in last place, but Cole Hamels, with scouts in the stands, was the real deal on Sunday in a 5-1 win over the Colorado Rockies.
It was their first series win in a month.
Hamels (11-4) went eight innings, giving up six hits, one run, one walk and seven strikeouts.
With a tentative 2-0 lead in the fourth, Hunter Pence hit a three-run bomb...
Hard to not see this one coming.
According to FOX Sports' Jon Morosi, Phillies centerfielder Shane Victorino has a lot of teams who have interest in his services. According to him, Victorino may be the first to go this season.
Something that should grab your attention: A high-ranking executive with one club predicted that Victorino will be the first of the big-name players...
DENVER - Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels is facing an uncertain future. His struggling team might trade him by the July 31 deadline. Or by then, they might re-sign Hamels to a lucrative contract to keep him from becoming a free agent. Then again, Hamels might leave as a free agent after the season, once he sizes up his market. With business matters swirling about him, Hamels...
Final: Phillies 8, Rockies 5.
WP: Vance Worley (5-5, 3.47 ERA)
LP: Jeremy Guthrie (3-9, 6.14 ERA)
SV: Jonathan Papelbon (19)
For just the second time in the month of July, the Philadelphia Phillies have won a baseball game. Starter Vance Worley lasted six and two-thirds innings, as he gave up eight hits and just two earned runs.
Jonathan Papelbon came into the game in the eight...
Philadelphia Phillies (37-51) vs. Colorado Rockies (34-52)
Vance Worley (4-5, 3.54) vs. Jeremy Guthrie (3-8, 6.05)
Time: 8:10, Coors Field
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Vance Worley will try to get the Phillies their first win after the All Star break when he takes the mound tonight in Colorado. Though Worley has excellent career numbers against the Rockies (2.25...
Vance Worley pitched into the seventh inning and hit a two-run double, Carlos Ruiz added a three-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies hung on to beat the Colorado Rockies 8-5 Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
Worley (5-5) allowed two runs on eight hits in 6 2-3 innings. He struck out two and walked two, worked out of a bases-loaded jam in the fifth and benefited...
Perhaps the Dodgers were sending some sort of message by deciding to hold their annual “Blogger Night” on Friday, the 13th. Although that date is associated with ominous events, the evening’s festivities created nothing but terrific memories.
This marked the fifth year in a row the Dodgers sent out invites to all of us in the “blog-o-sphere” who attempt...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Pinch-runner Everth Cabrera stole home to tie the game with two out in the ninth inning and Will Venable came around with the winning run when closer Kenley Jansen threw the ball past catcher A.J. Ellis, leading the San Diego Padres to a 7-6 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.
Alex Hinshaw (1-1) recorded two outs to get the victory, ending...
The Phillies and Dodgers have a long history of key meetings with each other. The one they're about to play in Los Angeles is interesting not because of its meaning in the standings, but because of the pending trade deadlines and how the two teams matchup.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are sitting just outside the playoff picture, but are playing like a team near the bottom of the standings.
The Philadelphia Phillies may fit that description, but they're trying to stay positive.
The struggling Dodgers look to put a few brutal games behind