| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:58 AM
NEW YORK — With the trade deadline approaching at 4 p.m. Thursday, the Philadelphia Phillies as they are currently constructed may have taken the field for the last time Wednesday when they were routed by the New York Mets, 11-2, at Citi Field.
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:33 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Heading into the final game before the All-Star break, the Phillies hoped to shake off Saturday night's extra-inning loss and win their sixth game in seven attempts.
To achieve that, Philadelphia would need starter Kyle Kendrick...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:34 PM
NEW YORK — His numbers this season — 21 home runs, 66 RBIs entering the All-Star break — are impressive, and one can just imagine how they would look in the middle of the Phillies' oft-punchless lineup.
Some believe that were it not...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals.
The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:46 PM
ATLANTA — Right-hander Ervin Santana, supported by a string of two-out hits, won for the third time in four starts as the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4 on Friday.
Santana (8-6) pitched six innings and allowed four runs, three...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 7:34 PM
ATLANTA -- Jimmie Rollins supplied all of the offensive support left-hander Cole Hamels needed to defeat the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
The veteran Philadelphia shortstop hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning and Hamels struck out nine in...
| Sep 9, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — September is the time for teams out of contention to bring up their top prospects and give them a taste of what the big leagues have to offer.
The Phillies didn't bring up too many younger players when major league rosters...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:20 PM
MIAMI – With one third-inning swing Tuesday, Giancarlo Stanton became the first Marlin since Dan Uggla in 2010 to reach the 30-homer and 100-RBI plateaus.
He's already achieved the third-highest homer total in club history behind Garry Sheffield's...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 2:12 PM
By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange
NEW YORK – Catasauqua High School graduate Anthony Recker hit a tie-breaking three-run homer in the sixth inning Sunday to lead the New York Mets to a 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field.
| Aug 31, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Anthony Recker delivered a key three-run homer and the New York Mets held off the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 Sunday in the rubber match of a three-game set.
Wilmer Flores collected three hits while David Wright, Matt den Dekker and Dilson Herrera each...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:01 PM
ATLANTA — Philadelphia right-hander Kyle Kendrick won his third straight start Tuesday, holding the Atlanta Braves scoreless over seven innings in a 4-0 win at Turner Field.
Kendrick (8-11) gave up three hits, two walks and struck out four in...