Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
Garrett Richards helped Mike Trout have a perfect homecoming trip. Richards tossed a five-hitter over seven sharp innings and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-0 on Wednesday to sweep a two-game interleague series.
Luis Jimenez hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the sixth inning, Matt Shoemaker tossed five effective innings and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Carlos Ruiz hit a tiebreaking two-run double off Brian Wilson in the ninth inning, Marlon Byrd drove in four runs and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-3 on Thursday night.
Zack Greinke outpitched Cole Hamels with seven strong innings, Hanley Ramirez homered and Yasiel Puig drove in two runs for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.
A costly error in extra innings led to the go ahead run that downed the Dodgers 3-2 in 10 innings at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday.
Lee scattered four hits through eight shutout innings, retiring 20 Dodgers in a row at one point, en route to a 7-0 Phillies shutout at Dodger Stadium on Monday.
Darin Ruf is too good of a hitter not to play. The Phillies just need a place for him in the lineup.
Hanley Ramirez and the Los Angeles Dodgers are not about to wallow over one loss. They’ll just try to start a new winning streak Monday.
Zack Greinke pitched three-hit ball into the eighth inning and Hanley Ramirez homered to lead the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-0 victory over new manager Ryne Sandberg and the slumping Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.
A man died Monday night after falling 30 to 40 feet from an upper deck at Turner Field during a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies,
Delmon Young had a career-high six RBIs, helping John Lannan breeze to his first victory with Philadelphia, and the Phillies got homers from Michael Young and John Mayberry in a 16-1 rout of the Dodgers on Friday night, snapping Los Angeles’ season-best, six-game winning streak.
Rampaging rookie Yasiel Puig singled home the tying and go-ahead runs in the seventh inning, Andre Ethier had a two-run double, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4 on Thursday night.
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If he reaches his potential, Domonic Brown could be a potential All-Star. He can offer power, speed, average, on-base percentage and above-average fielding.