The Phillies celebrated wildly as Ben Lively circled the bases in the fourth inning Saturday night at Chase Field. It would be their only highlight of the night.
After a quiet Friday, the D-backs’ offense broke out with 12 hits Saturday night, including a home run from Jake Lamb, which kick-started a three-run sixth as the D-backs beat the Phillies, 9-2, at Chase Field.
D-backs left-hander Robbie Ray hopes for a better outing Saturday night against the Phillies at Chase Field. The Phillies will counter with Ben Lively.
The newest addition to the Phillies starting rotation is pitching like he’s been here before. With another serviceable outing Sunday, Ben Lively became the first Phillies starter to begin his Major League career with four consecutive quality starts since Brandon Duckworth in 2001.
The three pitchers Ben Lively faced in his first three Major League starts had a combined eight All-Star appearances and two Cy Young Awards.
Maybe rookie Ben Lively can provide some needed stability and consistency to the Phillies rotation.
R.A. Dickey completed his most best start of the season, leading Atlanta to a 3-1 win Thursday over the Phillies at SunTrust Park.
Phillies right-hander Ben Lively hopes his second career start is as successful as his first.
Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera ripped a double in the seventh inning Saturday evening at Citizens Bank Park.to score three runs in a 5-3 victory over the Giants. Herrera’s clutch hit secured Phillies right-hander Ben Lively’s first big league win in his big league debut.
Phillies starter Ben Lively allowed four hits and one run in seven innings Saturday in a 5-3 victory over the Giants at Citizens Bank Park, earning the win in his big league debut.
The Phillies have been a thorn in the side of veteran righty Johnny Cueto. Cueto (5-4, 4.37 ERA), the Giants’ top pitcher with Madison Bumgarner still rehabbing injuries suffered earlier this season in a dirt bike accident, has struggled in his career against the Phillies with a 5.37 ERA and .272 opponent’s batting average in […]