Posts Tagged ‘Phillies’


Uribe’s sac fly in 9th gives Giants 3-1 NLCS lead

By JOSH DUBOW on Oct. 20, 2010, at 9 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants keep showing that building a loaded, All-Star lineup isn’t the only way to make a deep October run. The second-chance players and homegrown talent can pay big dividends this time of year, too. A club of castoffs and postseason newcomers is now …

Rangers take 3-1 series lead

By JOSH DUBOW on Oct. 19, 2010, at 8:25 p.m.
NEW YORK — No disputing this: The Texas Rangers are routing the New York Yankees and now just one win from their first trip to the World Series. Bengie Molina hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off A.J. Burnett in the sixth inning, Josh Hamilton added a pair of solo drives …

Oswalt, Rollins help Phillies even NLCS at 1-1

By ROB MAADDI on Oct. 17, 2010, at 11:30 p.m.
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Phillies playing role of favorites for first time

By ROB MAADDI on Oct. 14, 2010, at 6 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies find themselves in a new role this postseason. The two-time defending NL champions are no strangers to big games, having advanced this far in three straight years. The only difference between now and the last two trips to the league championship series is the Phillies …

Great pitching will be the talk of the NLCS

By ROB MAADDI on Oct. 12, 2010, at 5:55 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA — When the Philadelphia Phillies and San Francisco Giants meet in the NL championship series, runs won’t come easy. These teams have perhaps the two best starting rotations in the majors. For the Phillies, it’s Roy Halladay, Roy Oswalt and Cole Hamels. For the Giants, it’s Tim Lincecum, Matt …

Phillies look ahead after finishing off Reds

By ROB MAADDI on Oct. 11, 2010, at 5:50 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA — Spraying champagne in the visitors’ clubhouse after completing the first postseason sweep in franchise history was merely a ritual for the Philadelphia Phillies. They won’t really celebrate unless they win the World Series. “We haven’t accomplished anything. It’s not about getting to an NLCS, it’s winning a World …

Phillies sweep Reds, reach NL championship series

By JAY COHEN on Oct. 10, 2010, at 11:20 p.m.