Cliff Lee Can’t Find Command in Philadelphia Phillies Loss

Cliff Lee Philadelphia Phillies

Every once in a while, Cliff Lee has one of those “Cliff Lee innings”. It’s usually an inning that has a hit or a walk to kick it off, then five minutes later there are four runs on the board […]

Is the Philadelphia Phillies’ Bullpen Good Enough?

Jonathan Papelbon Philadelphia Phillies

Despite the fact that they did not have to use their bullpen on Friday night in a seven-inning, abbreviated affair against the St. Louis Cardinals, the Philadelphia Phillies have had to use their bullpen plenty so far in 2013. And […]

Freddy Galvis Gets His Chance In Left Field for Philadelphia Phillies

Freddy Galvis Philadelphia Phillies

Freddy Galvis did not pick up a hit on a rainy Friday night at Citizens Bank Park. The Philadelphia Phillies’ jack-of-all-trades showed his defensive prowess in left field with a sliding catch that helped to answer a question. Can Galvis […]

Philadelphia Phillies’ Roy Halladay Delivers Pleasing Performance at Home

Roy Halladay Philadelphia Phillies

It wasn’t nine innings, but Roy Halladay won’t mind having a complete game to go along with his win Friday night. The Philadelphia Phillies’ right-hander threw seven innings in a rain-shortened victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at Citizens Bank Park. After two dismal starts […]

Philadelphia Phillies Struggling Against Left-Handers

Ryan Howard Philadelphia Phillies

It is sadly, for the Philadelphia Phillies, not a misprint, error, or mistake. Entering play Friday, the Phillies were hitting .131 against left-handed pitching, a truly astonishing statistic that is almost hard to imagine a team doing. That .131 average is […]

Philadelphia Phillies Searching for Offense

Charlie Manuel Philadelphia Phillies

Score ten runs in a six-game road trip and you can expect to come home with a worse record than when you left home. Almost miraculously, the Philadelphia Phillies managed to win two games, and they return home 6-9 with […]

Philadelphia Phillies Must Reach to Minors to Replace Injured John Lannan

John Lannan Philadelphia Phillies

After two strong outings, John Lannan simply didn’t have his best stuff on Wednesday night in Cincinnati. As a result, the Philadelphia Phillies found themselves at the receiving end of a sweep by the Reds and a series that they […]

Philadelphia Phillies Have Little Use for Backups Thus Far

Kevin Frandsen Freddy Galvis Philadelphia Phillies

Through their first ten games, the Philadelphia Phillies have had almost no variance in their starting lineup. Besides having three different starters in right field (which they expected anyway heading into the year) and swapping catchers, the one-through-six has stayed […]

Philadelphia Phillies’ Carlos Ruiz Inching Closer to Return

Carlos Ruiz Philadelphia Phillies

Carlos Ruiz’s tearful mea culpa at the beginning of spring training was another painful reminder that the Philadelphia Phillies would be without their starting catcher for the first 25 games of the 2013 season. Now ten games into the year, […]

Philadelphia Phillies May Have Different Lineup in Near Future

Delmon Young Philadelphia Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies are in Miami for game two of their three-game series tonight, and although they’re very happy they don’t have the Miami Marlins’ league-worst total of 17 runs, their offense is just in the middle of the pack […]

Cole Hamels Hoping to Turn Things Around for Philadelphia Phillies

Cole Hamels Philadelphia Phillies

When Cole Hamels steps onto the mound for the Philadelphia Phillies tonight against the Miami Marlins, he will be trying to prevent something from happening that he has never had to deal with in his Major League career. Even with […]

Do Philadelphia Phillies Need Delmon Young?

Delmon Young Philadelphia Phillies

Although the 2013 season is now in full swing, the Philadelphia Phillies are closely watching what is happening in Clearwater, Florida. Although they left the facility a couple of weeks ago to head north, outfielder Delmon Young has stayed behind […]