The Phillies announced Thursday that second baseman Chase Utley will be placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique.
Just about two months into the season, the Phillies will finally get a chance to face the defending NL East champion Nationals this weekend.
1yThe Phillies will send Vance Worley to the mound on Sunday as they go for the three-game sweep against the Pirates at the Bank.
1yDan Uggla stayed hot, hitting his 20th homer of the season in a 5-1 Braves win.
1yWhile Hunter Pence made his debut with the Phillies, it was Ryan Howard who had four hits, including a homer, and knocked in three runs in the 7-4 win over the Pirates. By John R. Finger
1yThe fans at Citizens Bank Park on Saturday night gave a warm welcome to Hunter Pence, who was quick to give the love right back. By Jim Salisbury
1yThe Phillies outfield got more crowded Friday with the addition of Hunter Pence. To make way, the team has option Domonic Brown back to Triple A. By John R. Finger
1yHunter Pence may be coming in to take his spot, but Domonic Brown is glad that the addition will make the Phillies that much more of a force. By Jay Greenberg
1yChase Utley came a double shy of the cycle as the Phillies' offense unloaded on Pittsburgh in a 10-3 victory over the Pirates. By John R. Finger
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.