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You're Missing Out on a Great Series

The teams in this match-up make it worth watching

(Newser) - Nobody's watching the World Series, and this year, writes Gene Wojciechowski for ESPN, everybody's missing out. Both the Rays and the Phillies came from behind to get here. They’re both managed by colorful characters: One wears a Mohawk, and the other would “rather swallow a wad of chaw.... More »

Baseball's All-Miscreant Team

A-Rod makes Radar 's list, of course; Bonds, Giambi, Lo Duca join him

(Newser) - With baseball's All-Stars set to take the field at Yankee Stadium, Radar uses the occasion (and the fact that one is the tabloids' current fixation) to name its All-Morally Inept Team:
  • C: Paul Lo Duca, then with the Mets, got the full New York treatment in 2006, when his affair
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Maholm, McLouth Power Pirates Past Philly

Pittsburgh avoids series sweep

(Newser) - Paul Maholm tossed a two-hitter, Nate McLouth hit two home runs and Pittsburgh beat Philadelphia 5-1 Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. Maholm (2-2) walked four and struck out two in his third career complete game. He improved to 2-0 in three starts at PNC Park this season and has... More »

Myers Goes 7 Strong Innings, Pitches Phils Past Houston

Howard, Burrell hit back-to-back HRs

(Newser) - Brett Myers pitched seven impressive innings, Chris Coste tied a career high with four hits and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Houston Astros 10-2 Thursday. Ryan Howard and Pat Burrell had back-to-back homers for the Phillies, who tied a season-high with 16 hits. Chase Utley added a two-run shot.... More »

Burrell, Myers Lead Phillies Past Cubs

Former closer's only blemishes are three Chicago solo homers

(Newser) - Pat Burrell hit a two-run homer and had a tiebreaking double in the sixth, helping the Philadelphia Phillies snap the Chicago Cubs' five-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory Friday night. Brett Myers pitched eight strong innings to earn his first win since moving back into the starting rotation. Myers... More »

Griffey Hits No. 594 in Reds' Win Over Phillies

Cincy also gets another solid start from a young pitcher

(Newser) - Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 594th career homer Sunday, a two-run shot that resumed his pursuit of a seldom-reached milestone and powered the Cincinnati Reds to an 8-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. Griffey's first homer of the season off Brett Myers (0-1) left him six shy of becoming the... More »

Phillies Trade for Lidge

Will take over closer role held by Brett Myers

(Newser) - The Phillies acquired former All-Star Brad Lidge along with utility man Eric Bruntlet from the Astros yesterday in exchange for Michael Bourn, reliever Geoff Geary and minor-league third baseman Mike Costanzo. More »

Phillies Ace Flirts With Perfect Game

Hamels, Myers collaborate on two-hitter

(Newser) - Phillies lefty Cole Hamels pitched a perfect six innings en route to a 6-2 victory over the NL Central-leading Brewers, giving up only a walk, a double, and J.J. Hardy's thirteenth home run. Ace-turned-closer Brett Myers closed out the ninth to bring the Phillies back to .500 after a... More »

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