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Despite rough start, Phillies offense breaks out to crush Padres

Despite rough start, Phillies offense breaks out to crush Padres

Despite spotting the Padres four first-inning runs, the Phillies offense erupted for seven runs over the first two frames and never looked back en route to an 11-5 victory on Friday night at Citizens Bank Park.Carlos Santana highlighted a six-run second inning with a three-run homer, and Cesar Hernandez capped a four-run eighth with a two-run double to lift the Phillies to the win.The victory enabled the Phillies to maintain their 1/2 game lead over the Braves in the NL East and improved to a league-best 31-16 mark at home.More Phillies: Four key plots to follow for the second halfJake...
Press of Atlantic City Jul 20, 2018
First-place Phillies start 2nd half with comeback win

First-place Phillies start 2nd half with comeback win

PHILADELPHIA — Carlos Santana homered and drove in four, Cesar Hernandez had a two-run double and the Philadelphia Phillies overcame a four-run first-inning deficit to beat the San Diego Padres 11-5 on Friday night.
That Balls Outta Here Jul 18, 2018

Phillies: Was signing Carlos Santana a mistake?

Carlos Santana signed a three-year deal worth $60 million this offseason to join the Phillies. Is the signing already proving to be a mistake? We are 95 games into the 2018 season and, for the first time in a long time, your Philadelphia Phillies lead the division at the All-Star break.  They may only be […] Phillies: Was signing Carlos Santana a mistake? - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Phillies climb atop NL East with blowout win over Pirates

Odubel Herrera smashed a three-run homer, Maikel Franco hit a two-run double, and Scott Kingery had three hits, including an infield-single to score a run in the sixth after Kingery sprinted to beat the throw at first. Carlos Santana drove in three runs and Cesar Hernandez and Rhys Hoskins both scored three times.
www.thegoodphight.com Jul 5, 2018
Hittin’ Season 198: Phillies creeping closer to 1st place

Hittin’ Season 198: Phillies creeping closer to 1st place

On Episode 198 of “Hittin’ Season,” host John Stolnis recaps the Phils two-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles and investigates the possibility of a trade for Manny Machado. Sometimes, you have to wonder how the Phillies are doing it. How are the Phils, a team whose top hitter is Odubel Herrera, a guy with a .276 batting average, a team in which Jorge Alfaro, Carlos Santana, Scott Kingery, Rhys Hoskins, Aaron Altherr, Nick Williams and Andrew Knapp are all hitting under .250, doing it? How are the Phils, a team in which two of their regular starters, Vince Velasquez and Nick Pivetta,...
That Balls Outta Here Jul 1, 2018

Phillies vs Nationals: How to watch, lineups, start time & more

The Phillies and Nationals are set to meet for the second time in a week, this time in Philadelphia for game three of a four-game series. After losing Vince Velasquez to an arm bruise last night the Phillies are set to lean on Jake Arrieta against the Washington Nationals. Carlos Santana gets a rare day off, […] Phillies vs Nationals: How to watch, lineups, start time & more - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

The reason why Carlos Santana uses so much pine tar

Most batters use the sticky substance a way to get a better grip. Not Carlos Santana.
WTOP Jun 23, 2018

Franco has 4 hits as Phillies defeat Nationals 5-3

Maikel Franco went 4 for 4, Carlos Santana homered and the Phillies defeated the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Saturday.
Press of Atlantic City Jun 23, 2018
Franco has 4 hits to help Nola get 9th win

Franco has 4 hits to help Nola get 9th win

WASHINGTON — Maikel Franco went 4 for 4, Carlos Santana homered and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Saturday.
That Balls Outta Here Jun 23, 2018

Phillies vs Nationals: How to watch online, start time, lineups, and more

It’s win day for the Phillies as their ace Aaron Nola takes the mound in D.C. Phillies fans enjoyed a 12-2 victory in Washington on Friday night thanks to Carlos Santana and Nick Williams combining for seven RBI in the middle of the lineup. Odubel Herrera also had a big game with a two-run home […] Phillies vs Nationals: How to watch online, start time, lineups, and more - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Herrera stays hot; Phillies wallop Nationals in series opener

Herrera stays hot; Phillies wallop Nationals in series opener

Odubel Herrera continues to be one of the hottest hitters in all of baseball, collecting four hits including a homer to highlight a Phillies 12-2 win over the Nationals on Friday night.The Phillies collected 15 hits in the winning effort while also leapfrogging the Nationals to take sole possession of second place in the National League East. Carlos Santana chipped in with four RBIs, but the night belonged to Herrera who became just the sixth player in franchise history to hit a home run in five straight games.The win was an important one, mainly because it gives the Phillies a strong start...

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