Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Phillies 'Go To The Dogs' against Padres

A happy fan and her dog on 'Doggie night' at CBP last night


The Phillies went to the dogs last night, literally. It was 'Take Your Dog Out to the Ballpark' night last night and a good time was had by all the pooches and their owners with that promotion. It was the first time that the Phillies did that promotion, despite this being a very successful promotion in many other ballparks over the years. 

Well the doggies were sitting very nicely in their seats, and then the Phillies started playing like (excuse the term) dogs on the field. It was hard to believe that this was the same team that beat the Braves in 3 games straight just a few days ago. Time off for the Phillies is a really bad thing, it seems like they return from a day off and then don't want to play. In fact, look at the All-Star break, there was a few days off for this team and they really didn't play well when they returned to the diamond.

The final score last night was 8-2 and the Padres earned their 66th win of the year, which is the same amount of wins that the Phillies have so far. Padres' pitcher, Andrew Cashner, fanned 7 Phillies batters and allowed only 2 runs on the night. Tyler Cloyd though just couldn't get the rhythm going for himself, it seems that he may follow the trail of Ethan Martin, who now is relegated to the bullpen. 

Roy Halladay's start is pushed back to Thursday, that's a good thing because it's going to be close to 100 or more with the heat index. Cliff Lee goes tonight for the Phillies, he is undoubtedly the best Phillies pitcher this year. Cliff is looking for his 13th win of the season.


Games started by Cliff Lee in 2013:

Rk Date Tm Opp Rslt Inngs Dec IP ERA
1 Apr 4 PHI @ ATL W,2-0 GS-8 W(1-0) 8.0 0.00
2 Apr 9 PHI NYM W,8-3 GS-9 W(2-0) 8.2 1.08
3 Apr 15 PHI @ CIN L,2-4 GS-7 7.0 1.52
4 Apr 20 PHI STL L,0-5 GS-5 L(2-1) 5.0 2.83
5 Apr 25 PHI PIT L,4-6 GS-7 7.0 3.03
May Tm Opp Rslt Inngs Dec IP ERA
6 May 1 PHI @ CLE L,0-6 GS-6 L(2-2) 6.0 3.46
7 May 6 PHI @ SFG W,6-2 GS-8 W(3-2) 8.0 3.26
8 May 11 PHI @ ARI W,3-1 GS-7 W(4-2) 7.0 2.86
9 May 17 PHI CIN W,5-3 GS-7 7.0 2.83
10 May 22 PHI @ MIA W,3-0 SHO W(5-2) 9.0 2.48
11 May 28 PHI @ BOS W,3-1 GS-8 W(6-2) 8.0 2.34
June Tm Opp Rslt Inngs Dec IP ERA
12 Jun 2 PHI MIL W,7-5 GS-8 W(7-2) 7.2 2.45
13 Jun 7 PHI @ MIL L,4-5 GS-7 7.0 2.55
14 Jun 13 PHI @ MIN W,3-2 GS-7 W(8-2) 7.0 2.55
15 Jun 18 PHI WSN W,4-2 GS-8 W(9-2) 8.0 2.53
16 Jun 24 PHI @ SDP L,3-4 GS-9 8.0 2.51
17 Jun 29 PHI @ LAD L,3-4 GS-7 7.0 2.59
July Tm Opp Rslt Inngs Dec IP ERA
18 Jul 5 PHI ATL W,5-4 GS-7 W(10-2) 6.1 2.73
19 Jul 10 PHI WSN L,1-5 GS-7 L(10-3) 7.0 2.86
20 Jul 21 PHI @ NYM L,0-5 GS-6 L(10-4) 6.0 3.05
August Tm Opp Rslt Inngs Dec IP ERA
21 Aug 4 PHI ATL L,1-4 GS-5 L(10-5) 5.0 3.13
22 Aug 10 PHI @ WSN L,5-8 GS-6 6.0 3.18
23 Aug 16 PHI LAD L,0-4 GS-8 L(10-6) 8.0 3.19
24 Aug 21 PHI COL W,4-3 GS-7 7.0 3.16
25 Aug 26 PHI @ NYM W,2-1 GS-8 W(11-6) 8.0 3.07
26 Aug 31 PHI @ CHC L,3-4 GS-5 5.0 3.09
September Tm Opp Rslt Inngs Dec IP ERA
27 Sep 6 PHI ATL W,2-1 GS-8 W(12-6) 8.0 3.01
PHI 191.2 3.01
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 9/11/2013.

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