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August 9 CSN Philly columnist: Jim Salisbury
Halladay, Phillies hold on for 5-3 victory
A three-run deficit is neither insurmountable nor improbable. But the Dodgers made it look impossible against the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night. Roy Halladay pitched 6 1/3 innings and gave up just one run in the Phillies’ 5-3 victory in front of an announced crowd of 35,380 at Dodger Stadium. The Phillies improved to 35 games above .500 while the Dodgers fell 10 games under and sit near the bottom of the National League West standings.
August 9 CSN Philly
Shane Victorino isn’t commenting on the three-game suspension he received for his part in Friday night’s bench-clearing incident in San Francisco. “I’m not talking about it,” he said in a snappy tone after the ruling was handed down by Major League Baseball on Monday afternoon. A person close to Victorino said the Phillies centerfielder was not happy that he was the only player to receive a suspension. Teammate Placido Polanco, Giants pitcher Ramon Ramirez and Giants catcher Eli Whiteside were all fined undisclosed sums.
August 9 SI.com columnist Tom Verducci
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