JC Ramirez fired eight shutout innings and the Angels erupted for seven runs in the third to roll to a 7-0 win over the Phillies, clinching a series victory on Wednesday night at Angel Stadium.
The Phillies announced Wednesday afternoon that Pete Rose will not participate in alumni weekend festivities Aug. 10-13 at Citizens Bank Park, following allegations in a recent lawsuit.
Last year around this time, Phillies manager Pete Mackanin started to slowly beat the drum that the organization needed to acquire one or two professional hitters to upgrade the 2017 lineup.
Two pitchers involved in two of the biggest trades in recent Phillies history face each other Wednesday night at Angel Stadium.
Albert Pujols continued to put his extended slump in the rearview mirror on Tuesday night, launching a three-run home run and knocking in five runs to power the Angels to a 7-1 series-opening win over the Phillies at Angel Stadium.
Aaron Nola has allowed two or fewer runs in eight consecutive starts, tying him with Cliff Lee (2011) and Roy Oswalt (2010-11) for the second-longest streak by a starter in Phillies history.
Players of the Week: Williamsport outfielder Jhailyn Ortiz and Lakewood left-hander Bailey Falter.
Phillies general manager Matt Klentak could kick back and relax Monday evening on the team’s flight to California.
The Angels and Phillies will kick off a three-game Interleague series on Tuesday night at Angel Stadium, marking only the fourth series meeting between the two clubs and their first since 2014.
As the hours ticked away before Monday’s 4:00 p.m. ET non-waiver Trade Deadline, the Philadelphia’s top two young, controllable position players gave the Phillies as good an opportunity as ever to trade them.
A pair of long, lanky right-handers take the mound on Monday’s wrap-around series finale between the Phillies and Braves.