| Aug 16, 2014
| 7:17 PM
The Phillies headed into a three-game series with the San Francisco Giants on Friday night 14 games behind the National League East-leading Washington Nationals and 11 games out of a wild-card spot.
Needing to leapfrog four teams to get to the top of...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:12 PM
By Dave Del Grande, The Sports Xchange
SAN FRANCISCO — Right-hander Tim Lincecum was backed by four innings of overpowering shutout relief pitching, and the San Francisco Giants completed a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:23 PM
PHILADELPHIA — It wasn't a fluke.
After coming to the Phillies with 6.71 ERA in 28 appearances this season and a 9.90 ERA in two starts, expectations weren't high for Jerome Williams.
That's why when he turned in one of his better outings in his...
| Aug 19, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — John Mayberry Jr. has been on the disabled list since July 22 with left-wrist inflammation but he'll take one step closer to returning to the Phillies on Tuesday.
The outfielder/first baseman said he will join the Triple-A Lehigh...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:21 PM
PHILADELPHIA — A.J. Burnett has struggled mightily since his first seven starts of the year.
In his last 20 starts he is 4-13 with a 5.23 ERA. He's even worse in his seven games since the All-Star break, going 0-6 with a 6.41 ERA.
After his last...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:53 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 2-2, and two out in the sixth inning, Collin Cowgill lofted a fly ball into the right-field corner. Phillies outfielder Marlon Byrd raced to the ball and raised his glove for the catch, but the ball somehow landed just...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 11:06 PM
In his 15 years as the Angels' manager, Mike Scioscia never has used a position player to pitch, no matter how lost the cause.
So it took about a second for him to reject the slump-busting trick of picking the batting order out of a hat.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:35 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the bases loaded in the sixth inning and the Angels trailing by a run, Howie Kendrick blooped a two-run single to right field for a 3-2 lead, and Brennan Boesch followed with an RBI fielder's choice for a 4-2 lead.
AT THE PLATE: The...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:06 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies walked-off with a 2-1 win in 15 innings early Wednesday morning and there's no way that would have been possible without their bullpen.
After more struggles recently, the bullpen rebounded in a big way, throwing eight...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Cole Hamels could be headed nowhere, but at least one team claimed the Philadelphia Phillies left-hander, opening the possibility of a trade before the Aug. 31 waiver trade deadline.
Multiple outlets reported unidentified teams claimed Hamels and right...
| 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...