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Phillies Grab 3-1 Lead on 9th-Inning Rally

Rollins' two-run double brings home tying, winning runs against LA closer Broxton

(Newser) - Jimmy Rollins doubled with two out in the ninth inning to drive home the tying and winning runs as the Philadelphia Phillies stunned the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-4, to take a 3-1 lead in their best-of-seven National League Championship Series. The visiting Dodgers had clawed out of an early 2-0... More »

Hamels Goes Distance in Phillies' Shutout

Phillies' three home runs help beat the Braves, 5-0

(Newser) - Cole Hamels pitched his first career shutout, Ryan Howard homered and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 last night. Pedro Feliz and Shane Victorino also homered and drove in two runs each for Philly, who lead the majors with 59 homers. Hamels (5-3) gave up just four hits,... More »

Holm's Homer Lifts Giants Over Phillies

(Newser) - Steve Holm entered the game as a defensive replacement at catcher, then delivered the biggest hit of the day. Holm hit a go-ahead, two-run drive in the seventh inning for his first major league home run after replacing Bengie Molina, and the San Francisco Giants held on for a 4-3... More »

Utley, Burrell Go Deep in Phillies' Win

(Newser) - Pat Burrell hit a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the Philadelphia Phillies over the San Francisco Giants 6-5 last night. Aaron Rowand gave the Giants a one-run lead with a solo shot leading off the top of the inning, but the Phillies... More »

Utley Unbelievable in Phillies Win

Second baseman goes 3-for-3 with two homers

(Newser) - Chase Utley hit two home runs and Pedro Feliz added a tiebreaking pinch-hit homer in the seventh to help the Philadelphia Phillies avoid a sweep and beat the New York Mets 5-4 last night. Utley went 3-for-3 with four RBIs and two runs as the Phillies won the finale of... More »

Reyes Homers to Lift Mets Past Phillies

Perez gets win as NY takes fourth straight from Philadelphia

(Newser) - Oliver Perez pitched 5 2/3 scoreless innings, Jose Reyes hit a two-run homer and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 yesterday. David Wright had a two-run double for the Mets, who won their fourth straight against Philadelphia after losing nine in a row over two seasons. Each... More »

Hamels Shuts Down Cubs to Lead Phillies

Feliz, Howard homer as Philadelphia gets back to .500

(Newser) - Cole Hamels allowed one hit over seven innings, Pedro Feliz and Ryan Howard hit two-run homers and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 7-1 last night. Derrek Lee's double with one out in the fourth was the only hit off Hamels. Relievers Ryan Madson and Clay Condrey each allowed... 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 »

Redemption: Mets Blow Out Phils

Four errors doom Philadelphia in Queens

(Newser) - The Philadelphia Phillies fell apart without Jimmy Rollins. Mike Pelfrey gave the Mets' injury-riddled pitching staff an encouraging boost, and the Phillies played a painfully sloppy game without their MVP shortstop in New York's 8-2 victory Wednesday night. The Mets ended a nine-game losing streak to Philadelphia, taking advantage of... More »

Burrell's 2 HRs Lead Phillies Past Reds

Rollins, Jenkins also take Cincy starter Bronson Arroyo deep

(Newser) - Pat Burrell hit two of Philadelphia's four homers off Bronson Arroyo, a power splurge that swept Philadelphia to a 5-3 victory Monday and a split of their four-game series with the Cincinnati Reds. Jimmy Rollins and Geoff Jenkins also homered off Arroyo (0-1), who had never before given up... More »

Bako Singles in 9th as Reds Edge Phillies

Howard's homer in 8th not enough to lift Philadelphia

(Newser) - Paul Bako hit an infield single with one out in the ninth inning to lift the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies today. Ryan Howard, who has hit a combined 105 homers over the previous two seasons, gave the Phillies a 3-2 lead with his first... More »

Phils Nick Nats 8-7 on Bases- Loaded Walk

Werth draws pass from Colome to drive in winning run

(Newser) - Jesus Colome walked Jayson Werth to force in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, giving the Philadelphia Phillies an 8-7 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday. The defending NL East champions overcame a 5-0, first-inning deficit to avoid opening the season with a three-game sweep... More »

J-Roll Fields NL MVP

Diminutive shortstop backed up swagger with hot hitting, Gold Glove defense

(Newser) - Jimmy Rollins, who helped fulfill his bold prediction of a playoff appearance for the long-suffering Phillies, squeaked by Colorado's Matt Holliday for the National League MVP award, reports MLB.com. At 353 voting points, his 17-point margin over the brawny Rockies slugger was the slimmest in 16 years. More »

Phillies Fall, Lose Ground in Playoff Race

Loss puts them 1 game behind Padres in hunt for wild card

(Newser) - The Phillies lost 10-6 to the Braves last night, putting them two games behind the Mets for the National League East lead with 5 games remaining for both. The loss also dropped them to one game behind the Padres, who beat San Francisco 7-6, in the race for the National... More »

Howard Lifts Phillies Over Mets 4-2

All-Star's walk-off blast cuts Mets' lead in NL East to 4 games

(Newser) - Ryan Howard's 10th-inning walk-off homer handed Philadelphia a 4-2 win over the Mets last night, lifting the Phillies to within four games of New York in the National League East. Though a two-run shot from Carlos Delgado gave the Mets an early lead, clutch hits from Jimmy Rollins and Aaron... 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 »

Glavine Bests Moyer in Battle of Vets

Career victory number 292 gives Mets a series win

(Newser) - In a meeting between starting pitchers almost ready to collect their pensions, youthful 41-year-old Tom Glavine out-pitched 44-year-old Jamie Moyer as the Mets topped the Phillies 5-3 Thursday at Shea Stadium. Glavine earned victory number 292 of his storied career. More »

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