Ninth-inning rally lifts Phils

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Jul 182010
 
Ninth-inning rally lifts Phils

July 17 By Bob Brookover INQUIRER STAFF WRITER CHICAGO – Regardless of the vantage point at Wrigley Field, it did not look good for the Phillies. Brian Schneider was rounding third base, and leftfielder Tyler Colvin’s throw after a two-out, ninth-inning single by Placido Polanco was headed home. The Phillies’ reserve catcher, like most players [More…]

Blanton, Phils fall to Cubs

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Jul 172010
 
Blanton, Phils fall to Cubs

July 17 Philadelphia Inquirer  “This was one of those games that needed to be dissected beyond the box score to reveal the entire truth. Joe Blanton, for example, got credit for a quality start during the Phillies’ 4-3 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Friday at Wrigley Field. His pitching line said he worked seven [More…]

Jul 162010
 
Phillies get clubbed by Cubs in first game after All-Star break

July 16 Philadelphia Daily News  “As Ryan Howard’s two-run home run began its descent toward the macadam of Sheffield Avenue, everything about the Phillies’ world seemed right. They entered the second half of the season looking to return to the days when they smashed their way through the National League, and that is exactly what [More…]