Sep 142011
 
Phillies Runaround: Lose again to Astros; Manuel angry; Hunter Pence; more...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Phils again make Astros look good September 14 Courier-Post  “There is no hidden trove of champagne or plastic wrap taped above the lockers in the visiting clubhouse at Minute Maid Park. This was never going to be a celebration.  The [More…]

Sep 132011
 
Phillies Runaround: Lose to Myers, Astros; Pence, Oswalt reunion; more...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Myers, Astros outplay Oswalt, sloppy Phillies September 13 CSN Philly  The Phillies suffered a 5-1 loss to the Houston Astros on Monday night.  We know what you’re thinking:  How in the name of Braulio Castillo can the best team in [More…]

Apr 042011
 
Phillies Runaround 04.04.11: Oswalt, Phils sweep Astros, Vic OK, more...

April 4: Philadelphia Phillies news and stories from around the web.  Click title for complete article… Howard’s 3-0 swings lead Phillies to sweep of Astros April 4 Philly.com:  “After every home game, Charlie Manuel begins his postgame news conference with a dramatic reading of the box score. It’s the only way he knows how to [More…]

Apr 032011
 
In Lee's return, Phillies defeat Astros, 9-4

April 3 Philly.com: “When Wilson Valdez was announced as the starting second baseman, batting eighth, the fans rose from their seats. They began cheering before Cliff Lee’s name was announced, and you could not hear the words. That hardly mattered. It had been 516 days since Lee wore red pinstripes and walked in from the [More…]

Apr 022011
 
Phillies Runaround 04.02.11: Opening Day walkoff win, more...

April 2: Philadelphia Phillies news and stories from around the web.  Click title for complete article… Phillies rally for 3 in 9th to beat Astros April 2 Camden Courier-Post: “Pinch-hitter John Mayberry Jr. lined an RBI single off closer Brandon Lyon that capped a three-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning today and [More…]

Mar 152011
 
Phillies triumph, but control escapes Hamels

March 14 phillies.com: KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Too early for bad blood? Maybe not. Some of it was displayed — though rather briefly — at Osceola County Stadium on Monday, during the Phillies’ 7-6 win over the Astros. In the bottom of the second, Astros second baseman Bill Hall took exception to a Cole Hamels fastball [More…]

Jan 102011
 
Phillies trade Sergio Escalona to Astros for 2B Albert Cartwright

By Justin Adkins: A day after designating Sergio Escalona for assignment, the Phillies have traded the lefty reliever to the Houson Astros in exchange for minor league second baseman Albert Cartwright. Cartwright was drafted by the Astros in 2007, and was promoted to double-A Corpus Christi toward the end of last season.  There, he posted [More…]

Aug 272010
 
Happ and Astros edge Halladay, Phillies

August 26 Philadelphia Inquirer “After a third straight loss to a Houston Astros team that’s nowhere near contention, the frustration was clearly evident in Phillies manager Charlie Manuel. Once again not seizing the opportunity to pick up ground in the playoff hunt, the Phillies dropped a 3-2 decision to the Astros on Wednesday at Citizens [More…]