The Phillies Wives Love Cheese

The Phillies Wives Love Cheese

A number of Phillies wives talked to the people over at Philly Tourism's to get them to share some of their favorite places in Philadelphia.

Not surprisingly, the players' wives personalities seem to go hand and hand with their respective husbands. Jennifer Utley keeps her answers short and to the point, while Johari Rollins is by far the most entertaining of the bunch that also includes Lindsay Lidge, Stephenie Kendrick and Krystle Campbell, Ryan Howard’s fiancé.

One common theme I noticed among them is they all seem to love cheese in some form. Campbell loves Crab Fries, Johari loves Lorenzo's pizza, Kendrick loves a whiz cheesesteak, Utley likes Pizzeria Stella, etc.

Hard to argue. Cheese is cheese.

You can tell Johari is originally from Philly when asked about eating spots.

Sarcone’s Deli
for a specialty hoagie, and Lorenzo and Sons Pizza on South Street for
the biggest and best slice of cheese pizza. For water ice, John’s on 7th
& Christian Street. For gelato, Capogiro’s. And for fro-yo, Sweet

Oh, man. I could really go for a Sarcone's hoagie right about now. And while Lorenzo's isn't the best slice of pizza in the world, don't tell me you don't often get the 2:00 am craving for one of those big doughy slices every now and then. Also, it's the only place I've been to that makes hot sauce on pizza seem totally sane.

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Union see 4-game winning streak end in shutout loss to Real Salt Lake

Union see 4-game winning streak end in shutout loss to Real Salt Lake


SANDY, Utah -- Joao Plata scored his first goal of the season and Real Salt Lake beat the Union, 1-0, on Saturday night to snap Philadelphia's club-record winning streak at four games.

Plata tapped in his goal in the 36th minute after quickly exchanging short passes twice with Jefferson Savarino. Tony Beltran got the play started by saving the ball just before it went over the goal line.

The Union (4-5-5) had a chance to tie it in stoppage time, but goalie Nick Rimando blocked Haris Medunjanin's belt-high free kick and Salt Lake (4-8-2) cleared it after a scramble in front of the net.

Union goalkeeper Andre Blake made seven saves.

Howie Kendrick makes 4th rehab appearance in Lehigh Valley

Howie Kendrick makes 4th rehab appearance in Lehigh Valley

Howie Kendrick on Saturday night made his fourth rehab appearance in Triple A during Lehigh Valley's 13-1 rout of the Louisville Bats in Allentown.

Kendrick went 1 for 5 with a run scored and three strikeouts. He also grounded into a double play and left two runners in scoring position.

It was his second rehab game playing third base. He played third during his appearance in the IronPigs' 8-4 loss Thursday to the Indianapolis Indians. He was 0 for 1 in three plate appearances with a run scored and was hit by a pitch twice (see story).

The Phillies' plan for Kendrick was to have him play a minimum four games at Lehigh Valley. He played left field in two games and third base twice. Pete Mackanin said Wednesday that Kendrick would also get a game at first base but he hasn't gotten a game at first yet.

There is a chance Kendrick could be recalled Sunday before the Phillies’ series finale against the Cincinnati Reds depending on how he feels.

Kendrick has been sidelined since April 15 with an oblique strain. In 10 games before the injury, Kendrick went 13 for 39 (.333) with five extra-base hits and four walks while exclusively playing left field.