Kyle Kendrick was the best thing the Phillies had going in a 10-0 loss to the Reds -- and he didn't even pitch well. It was that kind of afternoon.
Reds starter Bronson Arroyo went 7 2/3 scoreless innings as the Phillies were shut out for the sixth time this season in a 10-0 pounding on Saturday.
1yPlacido Polanco, who left Saturday's game in the eighth inning, will not be in the Phillies lineup Sunday and is scheduled to fly to Philadelphia for an MRI on his ailing hip. By Jim Salisbury
1yThe Phillies are going for a four-game sweep of the Giants and will send Roy Oswalt, making his first start since June, to the mound.
1yThe Phillies scored two runs in the first inning, which was all Cole Hamels needed. Hamels gave up only one run in the Phillies' 2-1 win over the Giants. By Jim Salisbury
1yOakland native Jimmy Rollins exudes the East Bay. He grew up idolizing Ricky Henderson and even appeared in an MC Hammer video.
1yThere is a pretty good chance Major League Baseball will hand down suspensions after Friday nights melee between the Phillies and San Francisco Giants. By Jim Salisbury
1yCole Hamels is out for redemption against Matt Cain and the Giants in a rematch of last season's Game 3 of the NLCS.
1yA bench-clearing brawl broke out when Shane Victorino was beamed in the back by the Giants' Ramon Ramirez.
THE GOOD PHIGHT
Tuesday vs. Cleveland, Roy Halladay allowed eight runs in an outing less than four innings for the first time since May 2000, also vs. the Indians.