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Phillies Fall to Dodgers, 2-0

Last night, the Phillies fell to the Dodgers, 2-0. Some main points:

-The Phillies were 0 for 9 with runners in scoring position. They had Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw in some deep counts, although he did strike out nine over six innings.

-Kershaw is a beast. Man, he’s good. So is Yasiel Puig, as much of a space cadet as he is.

-Roberto Hernandez stuck around for 6 1/3 and kept the Phillies in the game while they failed miserably to capitalize in run-scoring situations once again.

-Antonio Bastardo looked solid through two innings in the eighth and ninth.

-Chase Utley doubled for the 20th time this season. He’s on pace for 72!



  1. "Big Ed" Delahanty

    May 24, 2014 at 2:07 pm

    Bastardo always looks solid when we are trailing. Lol. However, when we are leading….

  2. wbramh

    May 24, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    Then the team just has to make sure their trailing in the late innings.
    Simple. Done. Geez Ed, that was obvious.

  3. bacardipr

    May 24, 2014 at 2:53 pm

    Seems that way BIgEd

  4. Tracey

    May 24, 2014 at 4:47 pm

    Gameday 4
    : Dodgers vs. Phillies 5/24/14
    Check out the look on Buchanan’s face now that he’s out of the game and at the mercy of the bullpen. Doesn’t look comfortable.

    • Tracey

      May 24, 2014 at 5:19 pm

      (46 that should have been; keyboard not so happy…)

  5. Tracey

    May 24, 2014 at 5:45 pm

    Crapelbum always makes the game exciting… nothing wakes up the crowd like putting the go-ahead run at the plate when you have a 2 run…

  6. Tracey

    May 24, 2014 at 5:45 pm

    WHEW! But he got the job done…

  7. DavidE

    May 24, 2014 at 6:10 pm

    Phillies have been great on the weekends this year. Unfortunately for the Phillies, there are five weekdays and two days on the weekend. Good start to the MLB career for David Buchanan.

    Revere had a good day today but he needs more of them. Maybe the dumb baserunning play he made last night lit a fire under him. Last year, he got hot just after he had the three base error in New York.

  8. Hungryent

    May 24, 2014 at 7:25 pm

    3-0 when there is no game thread

    • DavidE

      May 24, 2014 at 10:18 pm

      That might be the crucial point. Maybe cover news but no pre-game analysis.

      • Hungryent

        May 25, 2014 at 12:19 am

        No game threads till we lose

  9. Andrew from waldorf

    May 25, 2014 at 4:08 am

    Winner winner

    Chicken dinner

  10. Lefty

    May 25, 2014 at 10:36 am

    I don’t know if this is the right place to put this comment, but this is about the Saturday afternoon game.

    I really liked the way the kid Buchanan pitched. I hope to see him continue to improve and possibly make it as a rotation pitcher in 2015. That said, I also hope they don’t rush him. His minor league numbers, while good, aren’t exceptional. So hopefully at 25 he’s a bit of a late bloomer and I wish him well.

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