Jordany Valdespin’s first major league hit a gamewinner
Hiroki Kuroda gave up one run and six hits and Robinson Canot got three hits as a Yankees split squad defeated the Phillies.
A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the Philadelphia Phillies and closer Jonathan Papelbon have agreed to a $50 million, four-year contract.
Phllies lead NLDS 2-1
Mike Pelfrey threw six effective innings, Nick Evans and David Wright homered and the New York Mets snapped a five-game losing streak with a 7-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.
The New York Mets lost to the Phillies Tuesday, 9-4, and likely lost Jonathon Niese and Scott Hairston to the disabled list.
Cliff Lee is such a perfectionist that he nitpicks even the minor stuff.
Even without their best hitters, the New York Mets are nothing but trouble for Cole Hamels. Scott Hairston, subbing for ailing All-Star Carlos Beltran, hit a long homer and drove in a career-best five runs as New York hammered the Phillies’ ace yet again in an 11-2 victory Saturday.
John Mayberry Jr. drove in five runs to set another career best, Vance Worley pitched well enough and the Philadelphia Phillies got off to a strong start after the All-Star break by beating the New York Mets 7-2 on Friday night.
Jon Lester tossed two-hit ball over seven shutout innings, Jason Varitek homered twice and the Boston Red Sox avoided a three-game sweep with a 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday.