Philadelphia Phillies defeat New York Yankees, 7-3
Oh, the joys of interleague play, especially at Yankee Stadium.
That was the sentiment of the Phillies, who came to the Bronx and treated Yankee Stadium like ... well, home. They had seen the evidence that the place was a bandbox, along the lines of their own park. But they didn't know for themselves until Friday night.
Jimmy Rollins sent A.J. Burnett's first pitch over the fence in right field. "It's true! It's true!" you almost could hear Rollins thinking as he rou...
Yankee Stadium certainly lived up to its reputation Friday night.
The Phillies probably never thought they would play in a more homer-friendly park than their own, but their first visit to the new Stadium resulted in a Home Run Derby, with the .defending champs outslugging the hottest team in baseball.
Philadelphia blasted four home runs to the Bombers' three and ended their nine-game winning streak with a 7-3 beating.
"The bottom line is that if you make your pit...
When the Phillies rolled into the Bronx Friday night, there were three things on their To-Do List: Check out the new Yankee Stadium, use batting practice to learn more about the home run madness, and add another win to their major league-best road record.
Well, the stadium drew raves from the visitors. Jimmy Rollins loved the new clubhouse, Jayson Werth was a huge fan of the Jumbotron and Shane Victorino, making his first-ever trip to the Bronx, was enthralled with the ...