Mets outlast Phillies in 14 innings

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May 022011
Mets outlast Phillies in 14 innings

May 2 “You can cross one idea off your list of solutions for the Phillies’ offensive woes, because giving them five extra innings at the plate did not yield much in the way of results last night. Instead, the Mets squeaked out a 2-1 victory, Click here for complete article… Click here to Comment [More…]

Halladay shuts down Mets

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May 012011
Halladay shuts down Mets

May 1 Camden Courier-Post: “Warming up in the bullpen before Saturday’s game, Roy Halladay didn’t feel sharp. His location was bad. His command was off. Once the game started, however, there was no doubt Halladay was in total control. It was the third inning before Halladay uncorked a pitch that hit catcher Dane Sardinha’s mitt [More…]

Apr 302011
Phillies' Worley looks ace-like in dominating Mets

April 30 “Vance Worley wasn’t invited to all those “aces-only” photo shoots during spring training. Worley had to settle for becoming the ace of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Phillies’ triple-A affiliate in Allentown. He made the most of that lesser assignment, posting a 2.78 ERA in his four minor-league starts, assuring the Phillies [More…]

Apr 082011
Halladay and Phillies blow away Mets, 11-0

April 8 “The toy helicopter took flight in the bustling Phillies clubhouse and zipped around the room, past the millionaires tying their ties and adjusting their cuff links for the charter flight to Atlanta. Less than an hour after pounding the Mets, 11-0, a smirking Roy Halladay sat in his locker chair. Click here [More…]

Apr 072011
Phillies squander lead but bullpen stands up for win over Mets

April 7 “ON A NIGHT that featured a blown seven-run lead, two tape-measure home runs, one excellent baserunning play and 28 combined hits, the biggest reason for the Phillies’ 10-7 victory over the Mets might have been the 25-year-old reliever who jogged onto the field with one out in the fifth inning. Click here [More…]

Apr 062011
Mets hammer Hamels as Phillies lose first game of season

April 6 “THE END of the Phillies’ quest for perfection began with a single through the left side of the infield. It was the third inning of a cold April night on which the American flags in centerfield hung steadily in the clutches of a northwesterly wind. Six runs later, Cole Hamels trudged off [More…]

Sep 272010
Celebration on hold as Phillies lose to Mets

September 27 Philadelphia Daily News: “THE PROTECTIVE plastic remained rolled above the locker tops, and the bottles of champagne remained corked. Instead of a party, there was a procession to the idling buses waiting to whisk them to the nation’s capital. In their final home game of the regular season, the Phillies gave away everything [More…]