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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 »

All-Star Idols: Wacky Voting Fills Final Slots

Hart, Longoria are in after crazy campaigns by fans

(Newser) - With one spot left in each league after the All-Star rosters were populated last week, it was time for America to do what it does best: inspire local fans to vote dozens, even hundreds of times. Milwaukee plastered hearts everywhere, Yankees fans slapped on fake mustaches, and Philadelphia staged a... More »

Phillies Edge Giants, 6-5

(Newser) - Pat Burrell had two doubles and two RBIs to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the San Francisco Giants 6-5 today for manager Charlie Manuel's 500th career victory. Shane Victorino had two hits and Carlos Ruiz homered for the Phillies. Philadelphia won in the bottom of the ninth when Geoff Jenkins... More »

Giants Slide by Phillies

Molina singles in go-ahead run in the 10th inning

(Newser) - Bengie Molina singled in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies last night. Chase Utley hit his major league-leading 13th homer and Geoff Jenkins had a solo shot for the Phillies. Fred Lewis had a solo... 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 »

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 »

Burrell's Double Helps Phillies Beat Brewers 3-1

Veteran Moyer holds down Milwaukee bats for win

(Newser) - Pat Burrell's two-out, two-run double broke a tie in the eighth, and the Philadelphia Phillies held on for a 3-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday. Burrell's deep drive to the left field corner capped the Phillies' two-out rally off Brewers reliever David Riske (0-1), who got the... More »

Pat Burrell's 3-Run Double Sends Phillies Past Rockies

Philly knocks around Colorado closer corpas

(Newser) - Pat Burrell's bases-clearing double off Manny Corpas in the ninth inning sent the Philadelphia Phillies to an 8-6 win Tuesday night over the Colorado Rockies. Corpas (0-1) was two outs away from the save when Burrell sent a 2-2 fastball past diving center fielder Willy Taveras in the gap in... 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 »

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 »

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