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Philadelphia Phillies (22-38) at Cincinnati Reds (26-31), 12:35 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Cincinnati Reds will try to complete their second sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies in three years on Wednesday afternoon in the finale of a three-game set. The Reds have stretched their winning streak to three straight by taking the first two contests of this series, including last night's 11-2 rout that featured five home runs. Three of those came off the bat of...

Recap: Cincinnati vs. Philadelphia

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Ivan De Jesus cracked a three-run home to highlight a four-run first inning and the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Philadelphia Phillies, 5-2, on Wednesday afternoon at Great American Ball Park. Todd Frazier added two hits and two runs scored and Bryan Pena went 4-for-4 with a pair of RBI for the Reds, who swept this three-game set from the Phillies and...

Recap: Cincinnati vs. Philadelphia

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Joey Votto hit three of Cincinnati's five home runs, Anthony DeSclafani tossed 6 1/3 solid innings and the Reds cruised past the Philadelphia Phillies 11-2 on Tuesday. Votto, who ended with four RBI and four runs scored, joined Johnny Bench as the only Reds players to hit three homers in a game three times. Todd Frazier and Zack Cozart also homered...

Phillies sign P Correia

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Phillies plucked veteran starter Kevin Correia from obscurity, signing him to a major-league contract on Monday. The 34-year-old right-hander split last season between Minnesota and the Dodgers, combining to finish 7-17 with a 5.44 earned run average over 32 appearances (26 starts). He was 0-1 with a 3.58 ERA in six outings for Triple- A...

Odd Man Rush: Time for Phillies to spotlight Franco

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - With an offense that ranks as one of the worst in the league and an up-and-down pitching staff, the Philadelphia Phillies aren't a very marketable team right now. Prospect Maikel Franco may have changed that this week. The Phillies' golden age of 2007-11, a span that featured five straight NL East titles and a 2008 World Championship, has quickly...

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Cincinnati

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Phillies spoiled Mike Leake's gem and walked off with another dramatic win against the Reds. Maikel Franco tied the game with a three-run homer in the ninth inning after ending Leake's no-hit bid in the seventh, and Philadelphia scored the winning run on an error in the 11th to somehow come away with a second straight 5-4 victory over Cincinnati....

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Cincinnati

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Maikel Franco tied the game with a two- run homer in the eighth and pinch-hitter Darin Ruf won it in the ninth with an RBI single, lifting the Philadelphia Phillies over the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on a rainy Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park. The Reds appeared to be headed to the ninth with a 4-2 lead, but Jay Bruce misplayed Ryan Howard's two-out double...

Phillies release Sizemore

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Phillies have released former All-Star and Gold Glove-winning outfielder Grady Sizemore. The 32-year-old Sizemore, who was designated for assignment on May 29, hit .245 with five doubles and six RBI in 39 games this season. For his career, Sizemore has hit .265 with 144 home runs and 491 RBI over 1,043 games with the Indians, Red...

Asche rejoins Phillies after position change

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Phillies recalled Cody Asche from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Friday. To clear room for Asche on the 25-man roster, the Phillies designated former All-Star and Gold Glove-winning outfielder Grady Sizemore for assignment. Asche had been the Phillies' everyday third baseman before he was optioned to the minors earlier this month. The...

Recap: NY Mets vs. Philadelphia

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Wilmer Flores has had a nice start to his week. And the Mets continue to own the Philadelphia Phillies. A day after hitting a three-run homer that gave New York a win in the opener of this three-game set, Flores muscled a single out to left to give the Mets a 5-4 win in 10 innings over the rival Phillies on Tuesday night. New York has won seven of...