NL Standings and Team Stats
Today in Phillies History
1941: Visiting New York, the Phillies participate in the first Ladies Night game, losing to the hosts 7-4
1952: Manager Eddie Sawyer is fired and replaced the next day by Steve O'Neill, who had managed three other major-league clubs. Sawyer was invited to remain with the club as a scout.
1963: Johnny Callison hits for the cycle as the Phils beat Pittsburgh 13-4. In the same game, center fielder Tony Gonzalez made an error in the 7th inning, ending a major league record streak of 205 errorless games by an outfielder
1980: Steve Carlton fans the Mets' Elliott Maddox in the fifth inning, his 1,872nd strike out as a Phillie, establishing a new team record. He also gets the win in a a 3-2 victory. [Note: Cole Hamels currently has 1,600 after last night]
2003: Brandon Duckworth was hit by a batted ball in the first inning and left the game, but the bullpen held Baltimore scoreless for 15 innings. A 3-run homer by Jason Michaels in the 17th gave the Phils the win, tying the record for longest interleague contest.
2007: Ryan Howard hit a 505-foot home run, setting records for the longest blast at Citizens Bank Park and the fastest player to 100 home runs (it took him 325 games). The Phillies lost to the Reds 9-6.
2010: Jamie Moyer was the victor as the Phils beat Toronto 11-2. Toronto's runs came on a home run by Vernon Wells, the 506th career round-tripper given up by Moyer, making him the all-time leader in that category.(The record was previously held by Robin Roberts.) He also reached 4,000 career innings pitched, only the 40th pitcher to do so. [all-time leaders in HRs allowed]
- 9th highest SB% of the 147 players with 300+ attempts- 4th highest SB% of the 44 players with 500+ attempts