The Phillies hope to finish a resurgent second half with a strong final weekend against the Mets at Citizens Bank Park.
Matt Harvey starts for the Mets against Ben Lively and the Phillies to open the final series of the season at Citizens Bank Park on Friday.
The Braves opened a game with six consecutive hits for the first time in 22 years and Kurt Suzuki extended his unexpected power barrage during Friday night’s 7-2 win over the Phillies at SunTrust Park.
Two clubs with as much shared history as any continue their three-game set Saturday in Philadelphia. The A’s occupied Philadelphia alongside the Phillies from 1901-54, before moving to Kansas City and then, ultimately, Oakland in the late 1960s. This marks just the sixth series the teams have played against each other.
Stephen Strasburg brought the Nationals to the cusp of clinching the National League East on Sunday afternoon by tossing eight shutout innings in Washington’s 3-2 victory over the Phillies at Nationals Park, and the Braves’ win over the Marlins hours later pushed Washington into the postseason.
The Nationals will look to put the final touches on their fourth National League East crown in the last six seasons during Sunday afternoon’s series finale against the Phillies.
On the night of J.P. Crawford’s debut, it was another Phillies’ rookie who made the most significant impact at Citi Field. Pitcher Ben Lively homered and drove in four runs, also pitching seven effective innings in a 9-1 win over the Mets.
Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera had been one of the hottest hitters in baseball before he strained his left hamstring Aug. 14. Herrera is expected to rejoin the starting lineup for Tuesday night’s game against the Mets at Citi Field, where Jacob deGrom and Ben Lively will square off in the second of a three-game […]
Rookie sensation Rhys Hoskins has been the Phillies’ top story in August. But on the final day of the month, Ben Lively made the biggest impact of the night. The right-hander allowed two runs in six innings and drove in two on the go-ahead single as Philadelphia edged Miami, 3-2, on Thursday at Marlins Park.
The Phillies will take another look at right-hander Ben Lively on Sunday when he toes the mound in the team’s series finale against the Giants. To earn a win, he’ll have to out-pitch one of baseball’s elite starters in Madison Bumgarner.
Gerrit Cole takes on the Phillies on Wednesday, while the Phillies will go with Ben Lively, who has looked very good at times during his rookie season.