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Good series, let’s go call the Giants about Pence?
Think back to your days in high school or college, to the girls or fellas that you dated. There were the ones that made you stay up at night, heart racing. You may have even written poetry or songs for them. Then, there was the moment that things got weird and you parted. You fell in love again, usually with someone new, married, and your former flame is long forgotten.
For a lot of fans, Hunter Pence was the player that got their palms sweaty and blood pumping. He was a handsome-yet-clumsy throwback to the 1970′s – a player whom writers used words reserved only for the most awkward-yet-talented, and oddly usually Caucasian, players. Writers called him a gritty gym rat and a hustler. Last year, the Phillies fell well out of contention and, frankly, things got weird. Pence and his penchant for eating after scoring game winning runs were sent to San Francisco where he won a World Series.
Since then, Domonic Brown has become an All-Sta...
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Back in January, Giants RP Chad Gaudin was arrested for lewd behavior in one of the weirder stories you'll read in some time.
So, Chad Gaudin had himself quite a night in Vegas earlier this year.
The Giants pitcher is charged with open and gross lewdness, a misdemeanor, after he was arrested back in January for allegedly groping a woman in an ER lobby.
It’s a story that’s just downright bizarre and creepy.
Police say it all went down at 4:30 a.m. at the Desert Springs Hospital three miles off the...
As the Giants’ 2013 season spirals rapidly out of control, it’s time to start wondering whether or not they should be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline. On the one hand, there is still enough time left in the season to turn things around, and a key mid-season acquisition or two just might be what the team needs to get re-energized (uh, something other than Jeff Francoeur...
Ben Revere has never hit a major-league home run, and that much you probably already knew. Or maybe you knew it before, and didn’t know *today*, with Revere at his highest plate-appearance total ever. He’s only 25, and he’s got a long career ahead of him, but he’s coming up on some records and more and more people are aware of that. The ESPN Home Run Tracker has no record...
On July 1 former Philadelphia Phillies catcher Darren Daulton had two tumors removed from his brain. On Wednesday Philadelphia radio station 97.5 FM The Fanatic released a statement saying that the player affectionately known as “Dutch” had brain cancer.
“[Daulton] has returned to his Clearwater, [Fla.]-area home to continue recuperating amongst his immediate family and friends...
Did the Phillies Learn the Wrong Lesson from the Red Sox? From 2006 to 2011 the Philadelphia Phillies won more games each season than the season previous, raising their win total from a modest 85 to an outstanding 102. Their front office built a starting rotation headed by a trio of Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, and Cole Hamels that teams and fans around the sport would drool over...
We've seen several great fan catches at ballparks all across Major League Baseball this year, but, by and large, there's a reason that the fans are the fans and the players are the players.
For evidence of this, I point you to the Washington Nationals' 5-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park.
Nats rookie Anthony Rendon stepped to...
Kendrick out-dealt Zimmermann to lead the Phillies to a 3-1 game and series win. Photo: AP
Kendrick Bends, Doesn’t Break in Face of Errors by Utley
Chase Utley became the first Phillie since David Bell in 2005 to commit three errors in a game, but that did not phase Kyle Kendrick. Kendrick picked up his eighth win of the season, pitching seven innings, giving up only five hits...
Kyle Kendrick got a tough assignment tonight. He was handed a sloppy defense that made four errors (three on an especially not sharp Chase Utley) and for the most part didn't really hit much either. Yet over seven frames, Kendrick held the Nationals to five hits and one run. He...
Phils should consider moving Ruiz, even if they want to win next season. (Photo: AP)
Tonight’s Phillies game versus the White Sox has been called due to torrential downpours that have turned Philadelphia into one giant puddle.
They have scheduled a doubleheader for tomorrow. Tomorrow’s game, originally with a 4:05 p.m. start time, has been moved up an hour, starting instead at...
If there’s one thing we’re learning a few weeks before the trade deadline, it’s that the Red Sox are fishing for bullpen help. Their excursion stems from coast to coast.
According to FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi, the Red Sox and Tigers have checked in with the Giants about relievers in case San Francisco decides to sell.
The Giants enter Thursday with a 40-50 record, and although...
The San Francisco Giants, fresh off of a World Series title, have struggled mightily this year due to inconistencies in hitting, spotty starting pitching and injuries. They pretty much kept their World Series team intact, but have just fallen off track, due to those things. Since the Giants are struggling, could that make them potential sellers? It definitely could and they already...
The Phillies are currently 4-2 on this home stand - two from Atlanta and two from Washington. With last night's loss the Phillies fell back to 44-47 and remained 7 1/2 games out of first in the NL East. Cliff Lee was suprisingly hittable last night, allowing four solo home...
Kyle Kendrick outpitched All-Star Jordan Zimmermann, pinch-hitter Kevin Frandsen hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 Thursday night.
Kendrick (8-6) allowed one run and five hits in seven innings to help Philadelphia take three of four from the defending NL East champions.
The Phillies are 7-3 since July 2, including...
Philadelphia Phillies (45-47) vs Washington Nationals (47-44)
Kyle Kendrick (7-6, 3.90) v. Jordan Zimmerman (12-3, 2.57)
TIME: 7:05, Citizens Bank Park
Weather: 80′s chance of showers/t-storms
Media: Twitter and Facebook
The Phillies will try to win their third straight series tonight, as this is the fourth and final game of this four game set with the Nationals...