| Aug 12, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg decided to give Chase Utley a rest Monday afternoon against the New York Mets after the second baseman had played in 12 straight games.
The timing was a little strange, because after a horrible six-game...
| Aug 13, 2014
The Los Angeles Angels scored seven runs in the sixth inning, and it was all they needed — and all they got —in a 7-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday night at Angel Stadium.
Right fielder Kole Calhoun got the inning started with a...
| Aug 14, 2014
By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The sixth inning was a charm for the Los Angeles Angels for the second night in a row.
One night after scoring seven runs in the sixth in a win over the Philadelphia Phillies, the Angels...
| Aug 16, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Cody Asche belted a game-tying two-run homer in the eighth inning and scored the go-ahead run in the 10th as visiting Philadelphia edged San Francisco in the opener of a three-game series.
Javier Lopez loaded the bases by walking...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:06 PM
PHILADELPHIA — After helping the Phillies win the first game of this series against the Houston Astros, knocking in both runs Philadelphia scored, Ryan Howard was asked about the faith his manager, Ryne Sandberg, has had keeping him in the clean...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:25 PM
PHILADELPHIA — When Sean O'Sullivan woke up Thursday morning, he was a Lehigh Valley IronPig in Toledo, Ohio.
At 7:05 p.m., he trotted out on the field at Citizens Bank Park wearing a Phillies jersey.
Less than six hours before, as he was...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:14 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Part of the success the Phillies had in sweeping the Houston Astros earlier this week was hitting the long ball.
Philadelphia had one home run in each of the three games in the series, including the eventual game-winner Thursday...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:54 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Recently, the Phillies have not played very well on Sundays or in matchups with the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park.
Heading into Sunday afternoon's game, the Phillies won just one of their last 11 Sunday games and, dating back...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Chase Utley has been on quite a tear after a rather quiet road trip, which makes it kind of surprising to not see him in the starting lineup for Monday afternoon's 1:05 p.m. game against the New York Mets.
The last road trip the Phillies went on,...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Monday afternoon marked the ninth start of the year for Darin Ruf in a Phillies uniform.
He's accepted the limited role he's had for the team so far this year and he's in the process of learning about how to stay sharp and be successful without...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:00 PM
The Phillies are in last place in the National League East and by not making any moves at last week's non-waiver trade deadline, they pushed off a chance to begin rebuilding and perhaps hasten their return to the glory days of the mid- to late- 2000s....