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Archive: October, 2011

Video: Francisco, Phillies stun Cardinals

Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 1:09 AM
Matt Gelb of the Inquirer and Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch recap the Phillies' 3-2 win over the Cardinals in Game 3 of the NLDS. Have a question? Send it to Matt Gelb's Mailbag. Download our NEW iPhone/Android app for easy access to all of our Phillies coverage, plus app-exclusive... Read more

Matching up: NLDS Game 3

Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 12:23 PM
ST. LOUIS — Ah, yes, the matchup dissected and probed by just about everyone. Jaime Garcia. Cole Hamels. Two homegrown lefties. Game 3 of a tied series. Here are the batter-pitcher breakdowns... GARCIA VS. PHILLIES PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS Hunter Pence 15 15 3 1 1 1 2 0 3 ... Read more

Lee a bullpen option for Game 4

Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 3:57 PM
ST. LOUIS — No matter what happens in Game 3, the Phillies are likely to have an extra weapon from the bullpen for Game 4. Cliff Lee's scheduled throw day is Wednesday and instead of doing it in the bullpen hours before the game, the Phillies will leave the door open for him to pitch in relief... Read more

Phillies chat with Matt Gelb

Monday, October 3, 2011, 10:40 PM
As the pivotal Game 3 of the National League Division Series between the Phillies and Cardinals looms in St. Louis, join The Inquirer's Matt Gelb for a live chat previewing the game on Tuesday at 11 a.m. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. Have a question?... Read more

Phillies showing why a five-game series is a risky endeavor

Monday, October 3, 2011, 9:31 AM
These five-game series are always risky business and by losing Game 2 to the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday night at Citizens Bank Park, the Phillies have shown us exactly why. The Phillies are the better team because they have a superior starting rotation. They proved that over the course of the 162-game... Read more

Mayberry is likely starter in LF

Monday, October 3, 2011, 6:25 PM
ST. LOUIS — It should come as no surprise that Charlie Manuel will likely insert John Mayberry Jr. into his Game 3 lineup. The Phillies faced 19 lefthanded starters after July 4 (Mayberry's last recall) and Mayberry started 18 of those games. He started the final 12 of the season against lefties... Read more

Matching up: Game 2

Sunday, October 2, 2011, 12:15 PM
Chris Carpenter starts on short rest for the first time in his career as the Cardinals attempt to salvage one game on the road before heading home. He'll be opposed by Cliff Lee, who makes his 11th career postseason start. Here are the batter-pitcher matchups for both sides... PHILLIES VS. CARPENTER ... Read more

Rest of NLDS schedule announced

Sunday, October 2, 2011, 7:43 PM
Major League Baseball released the final three start times for the Phillies-Cardinals NLDS: Game 3 on Tuesday at Busch Stadium will start at 5:07 p.m ET (4:07 local). Game 4 (if necessary) on Wedneday will start at 6:07 p.m. ET (5:07 local). If there is a Game 5 back at Citizens Bank Park, it will... Read more

Phillies overcome shaky start

Sunday, October 2, 2011, 2:29 AM
Video: Matt Gelb of the Inquirer takes a look at how the Phillies overcame an early 3-0 deficit to take Game 1 of their NLDS against the Cardinals, 11-6. Have a question? Send it to Matt Gelb's Mailbag. Download our NEW iPhone/Android app for easy access to all of our Phillies coverage, plus app-exclusive... Read more

Game 1 lineups: No Matt Holliday

Saturday, October 1, 2011, 1:36 PM
No surprise: Charlie Manuel will go with the lineup he used at the end of the regular season in Game 1 of the National League division series. 1. Jimmy Rollins 6 2. Chase Utley 4 3. Hunter Pence 9 4. Ryan Howard 3 5. Shane Victorino 8 6. Raul Ibanez 7 7. Placido Polanco 5 8. Carlos Ruiz 2 9. Roy Halladay... Read more
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