For a guy selected in the first-round, Marcus Smith has generated very little buzz or excitement among Eagles’ fans. Not since Danny Watkins was selected in the first round of 2011 have the Eagles had a first-round pick come out with less hype.
All along, Chip Kelly and the Eagles’ coaching staff have stated that [...]
How Fast Can Jordan Matthews/Josh Huff Pick Up The Offense?
Jordan Matthews and Josh Huff, the Eagles’ second and third-round picks, are going to be asked to be important parts of this team’s offense right away.
The Eagles are going to need these guys to make near-instant contributions in order to help them replace the production that [...]
The Philadelphia Phillies snapped their four-game losing streak on Thursday afternoon, taking down the Giants 2-1. Their record improves to 44-58.
Cole Hamels anchored the team with eight solid innings, allowing just one run on six hits.
Hamels struck out 10, and only allowed one walk. His ERA dropped to 2.72.
The Phillies’ offense bought Hamels an early [...]
The Philadelphia Phillies lost their fourth straight game on Wednesday night, falling to the Giants 3-1. Their record drops to 43-58.
A.J. Burnett pitched eight scoreless innings, allowing just four hits while striking out eight.
Burnett received a no-decision, and lowered his ERA to 3.86.
The Phillies offense managed just one run on seven hits.
Marlon Byrd went 1-4, [...]
The Philadelphia Phillies lost their second straight game on Tuesday night, falling to the Giants 9-6. Their record drops to 43-57.
Roberto Hernandez got the start, and lasted 5.2 innings, allowing three runs on five hits.
The Phillies’ offense looked lively for the second straight night, scoring six runs on 11 hits.
The Phils got up 2-1 in [...]
The Philadelphia Phillies lost their second straight game on Monday night, falling to the Giants 7-4. Their record drops to 43-56.
Cliff Lee was rusty in his return to the rotation, allowing six runs on 12 hits through 5.2 innings.
Lee pitched decently through the first five innings, allowing only three runs, but things fell apart for [...]
The Philadelphia Phillies lost their match against the Braves on Sunday, falling 8-2. Their record drops to 43-55.
Kyle Kendrick buried the team by the third inning today, allowing six runs.
Kendrick gave up two runs in the second, and then got lit up for four runs in the third.
Ryan Howard sat out today in favor of [...]
The Philadelphia Phillies snapped their three-game losing streak on Saturday night, taking down the Braves 2-1. Their record improves to 43-54.
Cole Hamels anchored the team with seven scoreless innings, allowing just four hits while striking out nine.
Hamels acquired a rare win, just his fourth of the season, and lowered his ERA to 2.83.
Jimmy Rollins knocked [...]
The Philadelphia Phillies lost their third straight game on Friday night, falling to the Braves 6-4. Their record drops to 42-54.
A.J. Burnett wasn’t very good tonight, allowing six runs on 10 hits through just five innings.
Burnett was spotted a two-run lead in the second inning, but quickly spit it back up by allowing four to [...]
The Philadelphia Phillies lost their second straight game on Sunday afternoon, falling to the Nationals 10-3. Their record drops to 42-53.
Kyle Kendrick had a tough outing, allowing five runs over 5.2 innings.
Kendrick started the game by allowing three runs in the first inning. He suffered his ninth loss of the season.
The Phillies managed just five [...]