Carlos Ruiz turned a routine pop up into the game-winning run thanks to an error and some hustle in the Phillies' 3-2 victory over the Dodgers on Tuesday.
Ryne Sandberg has vowed to get Chase Utley occasional days off to keep him fresh, which is exactly why the second baseman is not in the lineup on Tuesday.
3dCoors Field, baseball's most hitter-friendly park, has not helped Chase Utley and the Phils, who scored only one run once again in a 3-1 loss.
3dRyan Howard and the Phillies scored just one run for the third straight game in a 3-1 loss to the Rockies on Saturday night at Coors Field.
3dCole Hamels will make his 2014 Phillies debut Wednesday in Los Angeles against the Dodgers.
3dNationals star Bryce Harper has been pulled early from a game after Washington manager Matt Williams said the young outfielder didn't hustle.
3dPhillies manager Ryne Sandberg hasn't made any changes to his lineup card for Saturday's game against the Colorado Rockies.
3dThe Washington Nationals have activated outfielder Denard Span off the seven-day disabled list after he showed no linger effects from a concussion.
3dAfter a 12-1 drubbing at Coors Field in Game 1 of a three-game set, the Phillies will try to get back on track Saturday night (8:10 p.m./CSN).
On April 16, Cliff Lee became the first pitcher ever to lose more than one game in which he allowed one run and struck out at least 13 batters.