Philadelphia Phillies Weekly Awards 4/16-4/22

Philadelphia Phillies Weekly Awards 4/16-4/22
Franco's 2-run single in 10th lifts Phillies over Braves 4-3
Philadelphia now sits third in the division, just one game behind the second place Marlins heading into Sunday's match-up with the Atlanta Braves. We are starting to see some players becoming regulars on the weekly award list, but some new names have 

Maikal Franco provided the clutch hitting for the Phillies in the 10th inning to beat the Atlanta Braves. Photo courtesy Philadelphia Phillies via Twitter. PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco said jokingly Saturday night … . Tommy Joseph is starting to find his swing and manager Pete Mackanin has bumped him up a spot in the lineup for Saturday's tilt against the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park. With a left-handed pitcher on the mound for Atlanta — Jamie Garcia …

But then the magical mystery tour that is the current back-end of Pete Mackanin's bullpen – more specifically, his closer du jour – took an ugly turn on Saturday night at Citizens Bank Park. And a razor sharp defensive game by the home team took an ill … . Jeremy Hellickson is off to a terrific start for the Phillies in 2017 and that's good on a lot of levels. It's good because even though the Phillies are a rebuilding club that is not expected to challenge for the postseason, it's still nice to win …

Franco's 2-run single in 10th lifts Phillies over Braves 4-3
Franco's 2-run single in 10th lifts Phillies over Braves 4-3

Tomahawk Take Editor's Note: The Atlanta Braves took on the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park in game one of this three-game series on Friday night. Bartolo Colon took the hill for the Braves, but didn't have his best night. It seems as …

Jeremy Hellickson hot, Maikel Franco not: Phillies Review/Preview

Tomahawk Take Editor's Note: The Braves have now lost four straight games – three against one of the best teams in baseball, the Washington Nationals and this game against the Phillies. They're just down. Not missing up too often. The Phillies (7-9 …

On Saturday, the former Mater Dei wildcat only gave up one earned run while striking out seven over five innings pitched against the Atlanta Braves, but a lack of run support led to another no decision. After Saturday's outing, Eickhoff's ERA is now 2 … . The lone veteran arm in the rotation has proven to be a perfect compliment for a young rotation. by John Stolnis Apr 22, 2017, 11:19am EDT. tweet · share · pin · Rec. Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports. This is going to sound a little odd, so just hear me out …

Franco beats Braves in the 10th as Phillies win third straight

PHILADELPHIA — Jeremy Hellickson confounds hitters with a soft-tossing strategy that is as much necessity as preference. Hellickson pitched seven strong innings and Cesar Hernandez had three hits and scored two runs to lead the Philadelphia Phillies …

The Phillies pulled off their most dramatic win of the young season when they rallied for two runs in the bottom of the 10th inning to beat the Atlanta Braves, 4-3, at chilly Citizens Bank Park on Saturday night (see Instant Replay). Franco completed a … . PHILADELPHIA, PA – APRIL 22: Maikel Franco #7 of the Philadelphia Phillies singles in a run in the sixth inning against the Atlanta Braves during a game at Citizens Bank Park on April 22, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty

Hurts So Good: Phillies Win Third Straight With a Wacky Walkoff

Phillies need Maikel Franco's heroics to become consistency
Phillies need Maikel Franco's heroics to become consistency

The numbers on Franco are frustrating; in fact, they've reached a point where it just doesn't make sense. The Phillies third baseman seemingly has the “it” factor to be a good, if not great, ballplayer, but the numbers and the mechanics are all over … . The Phillies have had a short bench and a long bullpen since Tuesday, but that's about to change. The team on Saturday acquired utility man Ty Kelly from the Toronto Blue Jays in a cash deal. Kelly, 28, is a switch-hitting infielder/outfielder who has … . The Philadelphia Phillies won their third straight game on Saturday night, taking down the Braves 4-3. Their record improves to 8-9. On The Mound. Jerad Eickhoff lasted only five innings, but gave up just one run on two hits and two walks while …

… ▫ Trea Turner was back in the starting lineup for the first time since straining his right hamstring April 8. Miami Marlins 9-8, 3 GB. ▫ The Marlins scored four runs in the top of the 11th inning to beat the Padres on Saturday. ▫ Dan Straily struck … . Quiz: When was the last time an American won the men's open at the Boston Marathon? 1978; 1983; No idea; 1991; 1957; 1993. Privacy policy · NEWSLETTERS. Receive the latest sports updates in your inbox. Email. Privacy policy | More Newsletters.

1B Freddie Freeman belted his seventh home run in Atlanta's 4-3 loss in Philadelphia Friday night. It took him 40 games in 2016 to reach seven homers and just 16 this year. It was his only hit of the night. The rest of the Atlanta offense, though …


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