Jonathan Pettibone was roughed up and the Phillies' bats were quiet most of the night as they started a 10-game road trip with a 12-1 loss to Colorado.
Cole Hamels likely will return to the Phillies' rotation on Wednesday in Los Angeles, according to manager Ryne Sandberg.
11mOf the 46 pitchers who participated in the World Baseball Classic, more than 75 percent are off to poor starts or have already been hurt.
11mAfter the roughest start of his career, Phillies pitching prospect Jesse Biddle rebounded with a strong performance.
11mTyler Cloyd has had an inconsistent season, but the 25-year-old pitcher is coming off his best start of the year and the Phillies hope he can keep it up.
11mRyan Howard and the Phillies' offense again failed to provide Cole Hamels with much run support in Thursday's 2-1 loss to the Diamondbacks.
11mMichael Young and the Phillies flashed some solid play in the field but couldn't do much at the plate in a 2-1 loss to Arizona.
11mThe Nationals beat the Tigers 5-4 to secure the two-game sweep of the reigning AL champions.
11mRoy Halladay will have surgery to repair his ailing right shoulder on Wednesday in Los Angeles.
Cliff Lee's 113-to-7 strikeout-to-walk ratio against the Atlanta Braves is the best K/BB ratio for any pitcher vs. any team in major-league history (min. 15 starts).