The Phillies were on the verge of victory before allowing Hunter Pence and the Giants to rally for a 9-6 win in 14 innings on Tuesday night.
Antonio Bastardo is drawing plenty of interest from other teams these days and high praise from Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg.
Darin Ruf has worked his way back to the majors and is ready for a possible look at first base for the Phillies.
11mThe Braves' young bullpen has thrived after devastating injuries to two setup men, while the Phillies' young arms have taken multiple steps back.
11mNot only did the Phillies lose their 11th straight on the road, and 17th in their last 20, they fell victim to Stephen Strasburg's first complete-game shutout.
11mStephen Strasburg threw his first complete game and shutout to sweep the Phillies out of Washington with a 6-0 victory on Sunday night.
11mMichael Young is not in the Phillies' lineup for Sunday's series finale against the Washington Nationals. Kevin Frandsen will take over duties at first base.
11mThe Kansas City Royals have placed Miguel Tejada on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right calf.
11mThe Phillies will try to avoid being swept by the Washington Nationals when they take the field behind Kyle Kendrick on Sunday.
11mThe Rays will try to avoid their first five-game skid in two seasons as they face Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw for the first time Sunday night.
Before this season, Cliff Lee had never been on the disabled list with an arm problem.