With both Yankees manager Joe Girardi and Phillies skipper Charlie Manuel manning the helms of their ball clubs in the final year of their contracts, many wonder if either or both will still be with their respective clubs the next year.
The Philadelphia Phillies have been scoring at a solid pace during their winning streak that has brought them to within a victory of reaching .500 for the first time since April.
John Mayberry Jr. is Mr. Extra Innings.
Domonic Brown hit his eighth homer in eight games to back Kyle Kendrick’s six-hitter, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 7-2 Monday night.
The Miami Marlins are on the verge of their longest win streak of the season but could have a formidable challenge on their hands.
Cole Hamels made two bad pitches on a night he had to be perfect.
Jonathan Pettibone is giving the Philadelphia Phillies what they expected from their aces. Pettibone pitched neatly into the seventh, Ryan Howard, Chase Utley and Domonic Brown hit solo homers and the Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 Friday night.
In a season that’s had far more downs than ups, Chris Coghlan helped deliver a boost for the Miami Marlins.
There’s something the Miami Marlins have in common with Roy Halladay. Both cannot wait for the 2013 season to roll around.
With the way the season was shaping up, it was going to be a long shot for the Philadelphia Phillies to make the playoffs.