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July 27 phillies.com
PHILADELPHIA — Vance Worley pitched a career-high eight innings in the suffocating heat and humidity last week at Wrigley Field, and nobody wanted to see how he responded in his next start more than Phillies manager Charlie Manuel. He responded just fine. Worley pitched his first career complete game in Tuesday’s 7-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants at Citizens Bank Park, allowing just three hits, two runs and one walk and striking out five.
Utley’s trademark hustle evident on inside-the-parker
July 27 CSN Philly
Chase Utley always runs hard out of the batters’ box. That’s pretty much a given. There are certain things people can depend on in this life and they are death, taxes and the fact that Utley will play baseball as if his hair is on fire. So as soon as his long shot off Giants pitcher Barry Zito caromed away from centerfielder Andres Torres near the 409-foot marker, it was obvious that Utley had a chance for an inside-the-park home run. At the very least, he was going to go for it.
July 27 CSN Philly columnist Jim Salisbury
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