Following a split of mondays twinight doubleheader with the host new york mets at citi field the philadelphia phillies 5039 find themselves still tied for first place with the atlanta braves in the national league east division yesterdays split highlighted weaknesses that remain with this team as it battles to stay in contention with the.
The phillies fourspot jump up in the standings was the second largest of the week behind only the yankees sixspot ascent all the way to the no 4 spot.
Miami ten years later reminders of the phillies 2008 world series championship popped up all over the place on friday brad lidge the man who threw the final clinching pitch in the world series began a weekend visit with the team in miami and across the country in los angeles chase.
Maxwell m scherzer born july 27 1984 is an american professional baseball pitcher for the washington nationals of major league baseball mlb he made his mlb debut as a member of the arizona diamondbacks on april 29 2008 and later played for the detroit tigershe has been an important figure in the both the tigers and nationals playoff.
The new york yankees exercised two rule 5 picks in 2010 after winning 95 games and one rule 5 pick in 2011 after winning 97 games mike ford was seattles first rule 5 pick since the mariners.