Entering Thursday night, the Philadelphia Phillies were 1-40 when trailing after eight innings. Make that 2-40 now.
If the Miami Marlins’ struggles continue, they could join the Philadelphia Phillies as sellers at the trade deadline at the end of July.
Marlon Byrd hit a two-run homer, David Buchanan threw five effective innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 7-4 on Tuesday night.
After a horrendous start to the season in other teams’ ballparks, the Miami Marlins are finding ways to win on the road. They’ll try to continue that trend Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies at a park that has been especially unwelcoming to the Marlins in recent seasons.
Although their recent offensive surge came to a halt in losing their last two games, the Philadelphia Phillies appear to have a good chance to get back on track against an NL East rival they’ve dominated at home.
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Cole Hamels had a season-high 11 strikeouts in seven dominant innings, Domonic Brown hit another homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep and even their record for the first time since they were 6-6.
John Mayberry Jr. is Mr. Extra Innings.
If Domonic Brown can continue his recent power surge, Jonathan Pettibone will likely to have an easiertime bouncing back from his first loss for the Philadelphia Phillies.
Just as the Philadelphia Phillies welcomed back Ryan Howard from injury, the team may have lost Chase Utley. Delmon Young homered and Howard added three hits and three RBIs to help carry the Phillies to a 7-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.