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Phillies Offense Continue to Struggle

Since the 8th inning Monday night when Dominic Brown ripped a 3 run homer, the Phillies offense has gone into hibernation. Despite finishing the three game series vs Atlanta by plating only one run, the Phillies stole a game 1-0 behind a solid outing from first year Phillie AJ Burnett’s on the bump. The Phillies […]
Via Philly Sports Live
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phillies top Atlanta, 1-0

For the second straight game, the Phillies received a top-notch performance from their starting pitcher. This day, however, the Phillies did not let it go to waste. Ben Revere slapped a RBI single up the middle off Alex Wood — who had been fantastic up that point — in the eighth to plate Domonic Brown, which ended up being the game-winning run in a 1-0 Phillies win Thursday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Phils outlast the Braves in their second straight pitchers’ duel, as the pitching staff blank Atlanta, 1-0.

The Phils outlasted the Braves in the two team’s second straight pitchers’ duel, as they defeat Atlanta, 1-0. The Phils and the Braves would be unable to score for the first seven innings, as both starters would pitch well, with Phils’ starter A.J. Burnett staying out of trouble, as he gave up just three hits, […]
Via MyTeamRivals.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 15: Braves vs. Phillies

Atlanta Braves (10-4) at Philadelphia Phillies (6-8) Starting Pitchers: PHI: AJ Burnett vs. ATL: Alex Wood Time: 1:05, Citizens Bank Park TV: CSN Weather: Sunny, 52 Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Tonight: Plain and simple, the Phillies need a win today on getaway day. They’ve had some brutal losses recently. Keep an eye on AJ Burnett in the later innings to see how that...
Via Phillies Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Game Picks - Thursday: April 17, 2014

Yesterday wasn't a bad day but the Game of the Day feature is struggling so far this season. Since that feature endeavors to pick the one game that seems like a lock, that's pretty bad. I should have used either of the Yankee games it seems. And gosh, do the Diamondbacks stink or what? And my guy, Jose Fernandez, had a 3-0 lead and was cruising along at home. What happened...
Via The Flagrant Fan
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tonights Game has been Postponed

Tonight’s game between the Phillies and Braves has been postponed due to rain. No makeup game has been announced yet. The Phillies are scheduled to take on the Braves tomorrow at 7:05. Cliff Lee, who was scheduled to pitch today, will pitch tomorrow. AJ Burnett will now pitch Thursday.
Via Phillies Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies' A.J. Burnett to pitch despite hernia

Veteran right-handed starter A.J. Burnett, who signed a one-year $16 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, isn't planning to spend that year on the disabled list. Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports Burnett received a cortisone shot to treat  a "small inguinal hernia" which will require surgery in the off-season. He will make his scheduled start...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Burnett will pitch through hernia injury

A.J. Burnett admitted last week he is no "spry chicken," but the 37-year-old righthander will attempt to pitch the rest of this season with a small inguinal hernia. Burnett was diagnosed with the injury Monday morning and received a corticosteroid injection. He will make his scheduled start Wednesday. "It's not a sports hernia," Phillies assistant general...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies' A.J. Burnett to get ultrasound on injured groin

The Philadelphia Phillies finished a three-game sweep of the Miami Marlins with a 4-3 victory on Sunday. Chase Utley hit what proved to be the game-winning home run in the bottom of the eighth off of Mike Dunn. Utley went 3-for-4 to raise his batting average to .500 on the season. Kyle Kendrick allowed two earned runs in six innings while striking out seven. Antonio Bastardo...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies' A.J. Burnett still sore, status for next start is uncertain

The Philadelphia Phillies snapped a four-game losing streak last night with a 6-3 victory over the Miami Marlins. The win improved the Phillies to 4-6 on the season. Jake Diekman got the win in relief and Jonathan Papelbon recorded his second save. Chase Utley continued his hot hitting, going 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored. Marlon Byrd and Domonic Brown also had...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies beat Marlins, but A.J. Burnett might be hurt

After absorbing three days of heavy bombing from Ryan Braun and the Milwaukee Brewers, life didn’t figure to be much easier for the Phillies as Friday night meant a date with the Miami Marlins and Jose Fernandez’s power arm. Fernandez, already one of baseball’s best at the age of 21, faced the Phillies three times in 2013 and held them to one run in 18 innings on his way to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Burnett exits start in the fifth inning with groin soreness

The Phillies may be in danger of losing another starting pitcher to injury. A.J. Burnett winced after throwing a pitch to Casey McGehee in the top of the fifth inning during Friday night’s start against the Marlins. After walking McGehee to load the bases, the Phillies’ trainer visited Burnett and the right-hander left the game, giving way to reliever Jake Diekman. Diekman was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J Burnett leaves game with groin soreness

getty images Philadelphia Phillies pitcher A.J. Burnett left Friday’s start after experiencing groin soreness during the fifth inning. Burnett left the game after 4 1/3 innings of work. Prior to departing he had already thrown 106 pitches of which 54 were for strikes. He allowed two runs on five hits and six walks while striking out four. A.J. Burnett left the game because he...
Via Tireball.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Phillies' A.J. Burnett leaves game with injury

The Philadelphia Phillies had to remove A.J. Burnett from their game Friday night against the Miami Marlins.  Burnett had tossed 106 pitches through four & a third innings when he motioned for the trainers.  Todd Zolecki of MLB.com tweets it out:Athletic trainer Scott Sheridan to the mound after Burnett hurt himself throwing a pitch to McGehee. Burnett leaves the field....
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Burnett Kicks Off Three-Game Series With Marlins, Jose Fernandez

The Phillies (3-6) are currently playing like crap. After coming into their first homestand of the season with a 3-3 record, they have exited their first series at home with a 3-6 record after falling to the Milwaukee Brewers three times in a row. With a looming chance that they...
Via Philliedelphia
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Phils are unable to sweep the Cubs as A.J. Burnett is pounded for eight runs, as the Phils lose to the Cubs, 8-3.

A.J. Burnett give up eight runs as the Phils are unable to sweep the series in Chicago, as they lose to the Cubs 8-3. The Cubs took the lead in the bottom of the first as, with a man on first, and with nobody out, Ryan Kalish hits an RBI triple, knocking in Emilio Bonifacio, […]
Via MyTeamRivals.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Burnett Struggles Early, Cubs Blowout Phillies 8-3

Chase Utley gets hit by a pitch for the 157th time in his career After outscoring the Cubs 9-2 in the first two games of the series, the Phillies were outscored 8-3 on Sunday afternoon as they failed to sweep the Cubs in Chicago for the first time since 2009. Burnett Struggles Early -AJ Burnett struggled early in this ball game. Burnett faced eight batters in the first inning, walking...
Via Phillies Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubby Hole

Today’s rubber match at Wrigley Field saw A.J. Burnett make his second start in red pinstripes. Burnett was looking to build on his strong first outing in Texas where he allowed only one run. Today was a different story. Burnett walked three Cub hitters in the first inning, frequently falling behind in the count. It […]
Via Philly Sports Live
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Defense, Burnett Cost Phillies in 8-3 Loss to Cubs

AJ Burnett and the Phillies (3-3) could not climb out of an early hole, eventually losing to the Cubs (2-4) by a score of 8-3. Burnett struggled early. The offense couldn't hit with runners in scoring position. That along with defensive lapses by Ben Revere and Jimmy Rollins proved to...
Via Philliedelphia
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 6: Phillies vs. Cubs

Philadelphia Phillies (3-2) at Chicago Cubs (1-4) Starting Pitchers: PHI: RHP A.J. Burnett (0-0, 1.50) vs. CHI: RHP Carlos Villanueva (0-2, 13.50) Time: 2:20, Wrigley Field TV: CSN Weather: Partly Cloudy, 54 Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Tonight: The Phillies will be looking to bring out the brooms on Sunday afternoon, as they attempt to sweep the Chicago Cubs in Wrigley...
Via Phillies Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Burnett Leads Phils In Attempt to Sweep Cubs In Sunday Finale

Chase Utley led the Phillies offense yet again yesterday afternoon, foing 3-3 with a HR and two runs scored. Cliff Lee manned the mound well and was back to "normal". After allowing 8 ER in his first start of the year last Monday, Lee held the Cubbies scoreless through seven...
Via Philliedelphia
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Let's Get It On- Cub Series Preview (Lil' Late)

Philadelphia Phillies (2-2) @ Chicago Cubs (1-3)Pitching Match-Ups:Friday, 2:20 Phillies won, 7-2Saturday, 2:20 Cliff Lee vs. Jeff suh-MAR-jahSunday, 2:20 AJ Burnett vs. Carlos VillanuevaThe Curse of the Goat's Bats:Emilio Bonerface (.579/1.303) is off to a hot start, but honestly this team is void of any real offensive threat.The Curse of the Goat's Arms:They have some decent...
Via We Should Be GM's
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Waste Two-Run Lead, Fall 3-2 to Rangers

Hollands made his debut in the 9th. (MLB Photo) Adrian Beltre’s walk-off single in the ninth inning gave the Rangers a 3-2, come-from-behind victory over the Phillies. Burnett Solid, Yet Unspectacular in Debut -A.J. Burnett wasn’t great, but certainly wasn’t bad. He finished six innings, allowing one run on seven hits while striking out three and walking two. Burnett looked...
Via Phillies Nation
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 2: Phillies vs. Rangers

Philadelphia Phillies (1-0) at Texas Rangers (0-1) Starting Pitchers: PHI: A.J. Burnett vs. TEX: Martin Perez Time: 8:05, The Ballpark in Arlington TV: CSN Weather: Sunny, 81 Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Tonight: What an opener. How about an encore? The Phillies will face off against left-hander Martin Perez following their 14-run outburst on Monday. One thing to keep...
Via Phillies Nation
19 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Burnett Makes Phillies Debut As Phils Look To Resume Explosive Hitting

(Photo: Andrew Shipotofsky/Philliedelphia.com) The Phillies (1-0) opened up the season yesterday with an explosive offensive performance in their 14-10 win over the Texas Rangers. With a grand slam from Jimmy Rollins and Cody Asche going 3-for-4 with 2 RBI, 4 runs scored, and a HR, the Phillies defeated their opponent...
Via Philliedelphia
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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