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Phillies Win Despite Sloppy Seconds

The Phillies had a single make-up game against the Rockies today in Colorado before heading home.  The first 6 innings of the game were a disaster with careless plays and missed scoring opportunities.  Until the 7th inning, you had to think there was no way the Phils were going to win this game.  But this is baseball…never say never.

Here is a quick recap of the sloppy seconds that dominated the game through 6 innings:

- The 2nd place Phillies made their 2nd trip this year to Colorado today.

P8249209R.jpg- In the 2nd inning, a sloppy error by the 2nd baseman, Chase Utley, led to 2 unearned runs and 2 earned runs.

- The 2nd run of the game for the Phillies was scored on a sloppy slide from pitcher Joe Blanton.

- After 1 run scored in the 5th inning, Jimmy Rollins had the bases loaded with 1 out.  He grounded into a sloppy and hugely disappointing double play to end the inning without scoring a 2nd run.

- Catcher Brian Schneider had a runner easily picked off at 2nd base in the 6th inning but Rollins dropped the ball.

The 6th inning got worse as the first base umpire called a runner safe that was out.  Then a ball hit up the middle for what should have been an easy double play was deflected off the glove of pitcher Antonio Bastardo.  Instead of getting out of the inning, another run scored.

Earlier in the 6th, Mike Sweeney was hit in the hand while checking his swing and let out a painful scream.  The bases were loaded so a run scored, but Sweeney looked hurt.  Everyone is hoping he will be alright.  Feel free to join my Facebook group, I Want A Hug From Mike Sweeney, and show your support :O)

But down 7-3 going into the 7th, someone flipped a light switch on.  The Phillies managed to climb back into the game with a double by Placido Polanco, an Utley single and a 2-run homer from Ryan Howard.  Not to be outdone, Jayson Werth followed with a solo homer to tie the game at 7-7.  A single by Ben Francisco then gave the Phillies the 8-7 lead.

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But the Phillies were not done yet in the 7th.  With 2 outs and the bases loaded, Utley made up for his 2nd inning error with a GRAND SLAM!  Wow.  Phillies led at that point, 12-7 after scoring 9 runs in the 7th.

While a 5-run lead is nice, the Rockies were not done yet either…they scored 3 runs off Chad Durbin in the bottom of the 7th.  So entering the 9th with a score of 12-10, Brad Lidge came in for the save attempt.  And here comes the “sloppy” again…the first batter hit an easy ground ball to first but Howard dropped it!  That dropped ball turned into an unearned run, cutting the lead to one run.

Lidge gave up a single next and one out later, walked Todd Helton.  Phillies fans started getting nauseous.  But Lidge worked out of the mess; he struck out Clint Barmes and the next batter hit a ball to Polanco at third.  Polly made a tough play and stepped on third for the force out to end the game.  And……exhale…..whew!  This was a huge win for the Phils!

Since the bullpen was pretty much used up tonight, I hope the Phillies are prepared to bring up a few pitchers from the minors before tomorrow’s game against the Brewers.  The only September call-up so far has been catcher Paul Hoover.  Game time tomorrow is 7:05pm and Cole Hamels will pitch.

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Nyjer Morgan: Poster Child For Anger Management

Nyjer Morgan of the Washington Nationals has issues.  On August 21st, Morgan was accused of purposely throwing a ball at a fan in Philadelphia after being heckled.  The fan was hit in the head and did not see the throw coming.  MLB suspended Morgan for 7 games, which he is currently appealing.

As if that were not bad enough, on Wednesday night, Morgan charged the mound with his fist in the air after a pitch from the Marlins Chris Volstad sailed behind him.  Morgan swung and the benches cleared.  Worse than that, Morgan showboated after the brawl ended as he walked off the field, proud of his bad behavior.  Check out the video:

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Morgan’s behavior this year has been reprehensible.  Even his own manager has benched him for prior bad behavior.  He does not deserve to wear a major league uniform; here’s hoping MLB takes appropriate action.

 

Photos by Jenn Zambri Photography

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Phillies Bats Return In Win Over Dodgers

It appears that the Phillies bats have cut their vacation short.  Perhaps they ran out of those froofy umbrella drinks and decided to leave the island that they were apparently hiding on.  Whatever the case, it is nice to see them again.


P7265877X.jpgNo one was happier than Ryan Howard who had not hit a home run the entire month of August.  Finally last night, he blasted a 3-run shot to left center.  Back-up catcher Brian Schneider also hit a 3-run homer in the 2nd inning to give the team an early lead, which is another thing they have not had much of lately.  Most starters had at least one hit in the game except for Jimmy Rollins and Shane Victorino, although Victorino walked twice. 

With a 6-4 lead going into the 7th inning, the Phillies sent Carlos Ruiz in to pinch hit for Schneider and Joe Torre countered with pitcher Jonathan Broxton.  Ruiz and Broxton have quite a history; on August 12th this year, the Phillies rallied back against the Dodgers from a 9-2 deficit and a Ruiz double off Broxton capped the victory at 10-9.  Last night, Ruiz smacked Broxton around again, this time for a 2-run single to give the Phillies a nice 8-4 cushion.

As for starter Kyle Kendrick, he ended the month of August with yet another unimpressive outing.  In 6 starts for the month, Kendrick allowed 21 earned runs, pitching at an ERA of 5.79.  Last night’s start consisted of 4 earned runs over only 5 innings.

The bullpen pitched the final 4 innings and held the Dodgers down.  Chad Durbin, JC Romero, Ryan Madson and Brad Lidge capped off the 8-4 victory.  Even former Phillie Rod Barajas, who is hitting over .500 against the Phillies since 2008, was held to just one hit.

This afternoon at 3:10pm is the final game of the series and Roy Oswalt will face Clayton Kershaw.  If the Phillies can hit Kershaw tonight, we may be able to announce the official return of the Phillies offense.  If not, then last night will be chalked up to bad pitching by the Dodgers.  The Phillies are 3 games behind the Braves going into September.  Now is the time to put their collective feet on the gas pedal and not let up.

 

Photo by Jenn Zambri Photography

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Phillies Overcome Another Lidge Disaster To Win In 12

Every time someone mentions the name “Brad Lidge” now, I instantly feel sick to my stomach.  It has become a Pavlovian response.  And while I am not a dog, I do get a tad bitchy around the “Lidge” references.  The last two years of the Phillies-Lidge experiment have been a rollercoaster ride…and not a pleasant one.

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Last night, the Phils managed to squeak out 2 runs against the Padres amazing pitching staff while Roy Oswalt held their offense to just one run.  Oswalt had an amazing game; the kind of game everyone hoped he would bring to Philly.  But leave it to Lidge to try to sour the evening.

The 9th inning save attempt turned into another Lidge disaster.  Former Phillie Matt Stairs singled to start the inning and a pinch runner came in.  But Lidge got the first two outs without a problem after that.  And then, the wheels fell off the wagon.

After an intentional walk to slugger Adrian Gonzalez, Lidge was ahead 0-2 to Ryan Ludwick.  Yes, ahead in the count.  So what does Lidge do on the next pitch?  He hits Ludwick to load the bases.  As if that were not bad enough, Chase Headly steps to the plate and Lidge BALKS a run home.  And it was not one of those picky balk calls; it was blatantly obvious and without explanation.  Lidge was not holding anyone on base; the bases were loaded!  WHAT was he thinking?  Wow.  That was blown save #5 for Lidge this year.

The then tied 2-2 game went into extra innings.  Thanks to Jimmy Rollins and Chad Durbin, the Phillies pulled out a win.  Rollins led off the 12th with a double and scored on a Placido Polanco single.  It was a scary play as Rollins danced around the tag at home plate and just barely got his hand on the plate to score safely.  And Durbin pitched 2 scoreless innings to record the 3-2 win.

But runs were not easy to come by in the game and the Phillies still have issues hitting, especially with runners in scoring position.  In the 3rd, singles by Rollins, Polanco and Chase Utley scored the 1st run but, with two men on base, Ryan Howard struck out…again.  Shane Victorino had a chance to add on in the 8th with one out and the bases loaded.  A sac fly would have been nice, but instead, Victorino swung at the first pitch; the weak grounder was thrown home for the force out. 

Jayson Werth grounded into a double play in the 12th with 2 men on base, which blew a prime opportunity for an insurance run.  Werth went 0-5 with 2 strikeouts and in an odd twist, he even fell down the dugout stairs after a bad at-bat.  He appeared to be ok afterwards.  I hate to keep picking on Werth as I have all week, but his lack of focus is simply astounding.  He is not the only one, but he has been the most obvious about it.

So while a win is a great thing, especially after losing 4 straight to the Astros, the Phillies bats had better wake up today before this road trip takes a turn for the worst.  They did gain one game on the Braves with the win, so this is the time to step on the gas pedal and getting moving.  Game 2 with the Padres is this afternoon at 4:10pm.

By the way, pitcher Danys Baez was placed on the DL yesterday with back spasms.  Lefty Antonio Bastardo was called up to take his place.

 

Player photos by Jenn Zambri Photography

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Howard Returns; The Offense Does Not


Ryan Howard came off the DL today, trading places with Ross Gload who went on the DL with a strained groin.  So Domonic Brown remains on the roster and Greg Dobbs has accepted an assignment in AAA.  While the return of Howard was very good news, the Phillies offense still appears to be on hiatus.

The Phils managed only 2 hits and 1 run off the Nats Stephen Strasburg.  Howard had the lone RBI.  But early in the 5th inning, Strasburg looked at his elbow, obviously in pain, and was removed from the game.  There is no word yet on how serious the injury might be.  But even with the Nats rookie ace pulled from the game, the Phils offense still went silent.

Not helping the cause at all was pitcher Kyle Kendrick who had a horrible outing.  Just when you thought Kendrick was getting on track, there he goes again with 5 earned runs allowed in the first 3 innings.  Kendrick was pulled after just 5 2/3 innings.  The Phillies have a serious decision to make here; Kendrick cannot be counted on and in a pennant race, that is not what they need.

After Chad Durbin gave up a 3-run homer in the 9th, sending the Phillies down by a score of 8-1.  They will have one more shot at the Nats tomorrow at 1:35pm to try for a series win.  Roy Oswalt will pitch and I will return with photos.

Phillies Overcome 7 Run Deficit To Beat The Dodgers

Before today’s game against the Dodgers, Shane Victorino was activated off the DL and lefty Antonio Bastardo was sent to AAA to make room.  Victorino did not start the game as Charlie Manuel had already told Ben Francisco he would start tonight.  Victorino did pinch hit in the 8th and drew a walk.  Francisco had a much more interesting game…more on that shortly.


P7260632 Blanton2.jpgPitcher Joe Blanton started the game and sadly, had another Blah-anton-type outing.  He allowed 3 runs right off the bat in the first inning.  After 5 2/3 innings, Blanton had walked 4 batters, allowed 8 hits and 4 runs total.  The hole was dug deeper by relief pitcher Chad Durbin who did not provide any relief.  Durbin allowed a 2-run homer in the 7th to put the Phillies down 6-2.

But the damage did not end there.  JC Romero pitched the 8th inning and while Romero has had trouble of late, this time it was the defense that let him down.  Mike Sweeney missed a ground ball at first to start the inning.  Carlos Ruiz had an error as well and two unearned runs scored.   Jose Contreras came in to relieve Romero and gave up another run.

Down 9-2 going into the bottom of the 8th, it looked like this game was over.  Then suddenly, the hits started coming.  It began with 4 straight hits: singles from Placido Polanco, Sweeney, Jayson Werth and a double from Francisco.  Wilson Valdez got another hit for the 4th run of the inning.  The 9-6 score seemed a tad more manageable.


4 Pre-Game (13).jpgThe Dodgers sent their closer in for the 9th, Jonathan Broxton.  The same 4 players that ignited the 8th inning rally started another one in the 9th.  Polanco was hit by a pitch; Sweeney and Werth both walked.  Francisco got on base after an error and 2 runs scored.  Just like that, the bases were loaded with no outs for Carlos Ruiz with a 9-8 score.  Ruiz smashed a walk-off double to win the game!

The Phillies came back from a 7 run deficit to win the game and take 2 of 3 games in the series.  When asked how he felt after the game, Ruiz told Gary Matthews, “I’m happy, I’m so happy.”  Well Chooch, we are SO happy too!  Werth then ran up behind him and dumped a bucket of Gatorade over Ruiz’s head.  I supposed shaving cream pies are out of fashion now.

Next up: the Mets in New York for the weekend.  Game time tomorrow is 7:10pm.

 

Photos by Jenn Zambri Photography

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Dodgers Feast On Phillies Pitching

The Dodgers came to town today and the in-flight food service must have been seriously lacking on their way to Philly.  Because they were really hungry by the time the game started.  They snacked on Phillies pitchers like they had been starved for weeks.

The tastiest morsel was Kyle Kendrick; he allowed 5 earned runs on 8 hits and 2 walks.  A 6th run was unearned on the first of Jimmy Rollins’ two errors tonight.  When things start to go bad, things really go bad.  For instance, Rollins tripped over second base and fell over during what should have been a sure out.  Dodgers say, “Yum, yum! Me love scoring runs!”

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The snack turned into a 7-course meal when David Herndon gave up 4 runs in the 6th after the Phillies offense had finally scored 3 runs the prior inning.  Herndon pitched a perfect 5th inning, but lost his command in the 6th.  Prior to that, Antonio Bastardo allowed a run of his own.  The lefty Bastardo was just added to the roster after outfielder John Mayberry was sent back to AAA.


The count.jpgAfter the 7-course meal in the 6th, the Dodgers were still hungry in the 7th when Danys Baez came in to pitch.  They ate him up to the tune of 2 more runs.  I suppose that was desert.  With a 13-5 lead, the Dodgers were bordering on pure gluttony.  Even The Count was tired of counting runs at that point.

Former Phillie Vincente Padilla handled the Phillies offense well until he met Ross Gload.  He was the one Phillies player who tried to join in on the feast.  Going 3 for 5 in the game, Gload hit not one, but two 2-run homers.  He was a one man wrecking crew. 

Rookie Domonic Brown had 4 RBI on a sac fly and then his very first major league home run.  He got the final 2 RBI in the 9th on a double.  The homer was not as exciting as it should have been considering the 13 runs on the board for the Dodgers.  Also, Brown has not played well in the outfield and needs a LOT of work on his fielding and hitting the cut-off man.

But back to the Dodgers; 13 runs would just not suffice.  JC Romero came in to pitch the 9th inning and the Dodgers began to salivate again.  Romero hit the first batter and gave up a 2-run homer to the 3rd batter.  With one huge 2-run chunk already taken out of his back side, Romero let the Dodgers have another nibble.  He walked the pitcher, George Sherrill.  It was Sherrill’s very first at-bat in his career.  Not that is embarrassing.  Wow.

Out of 7 Phillies pitchers tonight, only Jose Contreras and Chad Durbin did not allow a run.  The final score of this vomit-inducing nausea-fest was 15-9.  Good news?  9 runs.  Bad news?  Phillies pitching.

Roy Oswalt will pitch tomorrow night.  Hopefully, in his first outing at home in a Phillies uniform, Oswalt can tame the ravenous Dodgers.  Game time is 7:05pm.

 

Kendrick photo by Jenn Zambri Photography; Sesame Street characters by Jim Henson

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Great Pitching; Tough Loss

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The match-up of Cole Hamels and Johan Santana tonight had potential to be a very tight pitcher’s duel.  And that is exactly what happened; the two pitchers were fairly even through 6 innings.  Santana did not allow a hit until Placido Polanco broke through in the 6th with a single.  Hamels scattered 6 hits but also struck out 11 batters.  The only scar on the line for Hamels was a solo homer from Jeff Francoeur in the 7th.

Hamels reached 99 pitches by the end of 7 and was pinch hit for in the bottom of the inning.  Chad Durbin pitched the 8th and had a very scary outing.  With the bases loaded, he nearly walked a run home.  Luckily for the Phils, Francoeur was done with the home run hitting.  He went fishing for a high fastball that would have been ball four and struck out.

With the score still 1-0 in favor of the Mets going into the bottom of the 8th.  The Phils had an exciting inning with a few singles and a walk.  But with the bases loaded and 2 outs, Ross Gload grounded out after a very good battle at the plate.

In the 9th inning, the Phillies still could not get anything done.  They ended up with only 5 hits in the loss, went 0 for 7 with runners in scoring position and left 9 men on base.  While it was a disappointing loss, overall it was a good game because of the pitching.  Hamels was outstanding so it hurts to see him not get the win…again.  Poor guy.

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The final game with the Mets is tomorrow afternoon at 1:35pm.  Roy Halladay will pitch :O)  The Alumni Batting Challenge will also take place before the game with 3 teams; Kevin Stocker with Ricky Bottalico, Jim Eisenreich with Mitch Williams and Darren Daulton with Dickie Noles. 

I will return with photos from both the pre-game event and the Halladay domination of the Mets – yes, I fully expect Halladay domination.  J-Roll Smurf, our official Phillies Phollowers mascot, says it will be so.  He is in charge of the voodoo and I believe him.  J-Roll Smurf has been practicing his voodoo bat attack all day long, so expect results.  Go Phillies!

 

Reyes and Smurf photos by Jenn Zambri Photography

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Getting Hot In Miami


P7255676 RuizA.jpgA couple of Phillies were getting hot, hot, hot in Miami tonight.  At the plate, Carlos Ruiz ended the game only a triple shy of hitting for the cycle.  Not only was his bat hot, but he got big hits with 2 outs and in key situations, collecting 2 RBI’s and scoring 2 runs.  Ruiz had 4 hits on the night against the Marlins!

Ben Francisco was nipping at Ruiz’s heels all night too.  Both players hit solo homers in the 2nd inning, back-to-back.  Francisco ended with 3 hits, an RBI and 2 runs scored.  Wilson Valdez contributed 2 hits as well.  With Ryan Howard being sent to the DL today and Chase Utley already on the DL, the Phillies needed other players to step up and add some pop to the line-up.  Ruiz, Francisco and Valdez did just that.

No one appreciated the effort more than Roy Halladay, who has suffered from a lack of run support in games past.  In fact, during the 4th inning, it looked like the Phils would let him down again when they had runners on 2nd and 3rd with one out.  Cody Ransom got ahead in the count and then on the 2-0 pitch, he popped out, leaving the runners stranded.  After an intentional walk to Valdez, Halladay decided to get the job done himself.  A 2-out hit down the 3rd base line is just what the Doc ordered.  Halladay collected 2 RBI and now has 3 RBI this year.

Not only was Halladay hot at the plate, but he looked like he was yielding a flame thrower on the mound.  In 7 innings, the only run he allowed was a solo homer to Dan Uggla.  He gave up 5 hits, 1 walk and struck out 9 batters.  Halladay left the game drenched in sweat and with a 6-1 lead.

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Chad Durbin was called upon to finish the game with 2 innings to go.  He had a fairly quick 8th inning and ran into some trouble in the 9th.  But Durbin buckled down and got the job done without allowing a run.  For a bullpen that has been up and down all year, Durbin supplied a much needed boost of confidence.

So, who was not hot tonight?  Jayson Werth got the Golden Sombrero by striking out 4 times.  He has done that twice now this season; the last time was 5/30/10.  Ransom went hitless and popped out twice.  Raul Ibanez struck out twice, but did have one hit and a walk.  Placido Polanco went 1 for 5.  But they all picked a good day to have a bad day; with Halladay on the mound and their teammates picking them up, all is well that ends well.

Kyle Kendrick will pitch tomorrow against the Fish; game time is 7:10pm.

 

Photos by Jenn Zambri Photography

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Big Man Down: Howard To The DL


Phillies titanic.jpgThe Phillies 2010 season is beginning to resemble the sinking of the Titanic.  Ryan Howard was placed on the DL today with a left ankle sprain.  So it is official; every single infield starter for the Phils has been on the DL this year.  The only two team starters who have escaped a DL trip so far are Jayson Werth and Raul Ibanez.  That makes player #15 on the DL this year.  Take a look:

1B

Ryan Howard

DL

8/3 – now

Starter

CF

Shane Victorino

DL

7/28 – now

Starter

P

Jamie Moyer

DL

7/21 – now

Starter

2B

Chase Utley

DL

6/29 – now

Starter

3B

Placido Polanco

DL

6/26 – 7/17

Starter

C

Carlos Ruiz

DL

6/22 – 7/10

Starter

P

Chad Durbin

DL

6/2 – 7/15

Relief pitcher

P

Antonio Bastardo

DL

6/17 – 7/15 to AAA

Relief pitcher

C

Brian Schneider

DL

5/9-5/24

Back-up

P

Ryan Madson

DL

4/29 – 7/8

Relief pitcher

P

JA Happ

DL

4/16 – 7/6 to AAA

Starter

SS

Jimmy Rollins

DL

4/13-4/17, 5/22-6/22

Starter

P

Joe Blanton

DL

3/26-5/3

Starter

P 

Brad Lidge

DL

3/26-4/30, 5/10-5/31

Closer

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JC Romero

DL

3/26-4/22

Relief pitcher

 

Is this a sign that 2010 is just not the Phillies year?  I hope not.  Filling in at first base likely will be Ross Gload and maybe Cody Ransom.  John Mayberry Jr. was called up to fill the roster spot and will be used off the bench.

Howard and Chase Utley are the Phillies biggest producers; having them both out of the line-up is going to make an already struggling offense even less effective.  Not to mention, the Phillies bullpen is still suspect.  Manager Charlie Manuel has no idea what to expect from the pen from day to day.  And with fewer runs being scored, odds are good that the pen is going to decide the outcome of a lot of games.  This is not good news.

If you are looking for some good news, Roy Halladay is pitching tonight in Miami.  Even better news; the last time this match-up occurred, Halladay threw a Perfect Game.  The Marlins may be more prepared this time out, but anytime Halladay pitches, you have to like this team’s chances.

Oswalt’s Debut Is Disappointing

Roy Oswalt’s debut tonight in a Phillies uniform was a bit of a buzz kill.  The last place Nationals smacked him around, scoring 5 runs in the first 5 innings. 
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By the end of 6, Oswalt had given up 7 hits, 2 walks and hit 2 batters which accounted for 4 earned runs and 1 unearned. 

On the other side, Nats pitcher Craig Stammen came into tonight’s game with a 5.50 ERA and only 2 wins in 19 starts.  When he was done with the Phillies, Stammen looked like a Cy Young winner.  The stuttering Phils offense managed only 5 hits; 2 of those were from Raul Ibanez and another two, including a solo homer, were from Jayson Werth.  Rookie Domonic Brown had the 5th hit for the team in only his 2nd start in the big leagues.

The defense was a bit shaky as well.  Carlos Ruiz did something I personally have never seen before.  In the 3rd inning with 2 men on base, Adam Kennedy squared to bunt and Greg Dobbs at third base charged to field the bunt, as he was supposed to.  Ruiz got the ball instead; he then had a brain cramp and threw the bunted ball to third base even though NO ONE was there to catch it.  Yes, Ruiz threw the ball to nobody.  And then a run scored.  Wow.

Things continued to go downhill after Oswalt left the game.  Chad Durbin pitched the 7th and gave up 3 runs on 3 hits and 2 walks.  Down 8 to 1, the Phillies offense continued to do nothing.  Brown got one more hit in the 9th inning, giving the Phillies 6 hits total from 3 players.  And that was all the offense.  Phillies lose, 8-1.

As for Oswalt, I suppose everyone is entitled to a bad day.  It was just one start.  We’ll see how it goes next time.  By the way, in case anyone is interested, JA Happ made his first start for the Astros tonight; he gave up some walks, but only 2 hits and NO runs in 6 innings.

Joe Blanton will pitch in DC tomorrow; game time is 7:05pm.

 

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