• Nola bears down in key moments to stifle Tigers
  • Aaron Nola's curveball was working well for him, as he got five of his six strikeouts with it. He started the game off by striking out the side in the first inning, all of them coming on the curve. He said the first inning gave him confidence for the rest of the game.

  • Morgan aims to beat Cubs for first time
  • The Phillies open a three-game series at Wrigley Field on Friday, with Adam Morgan taking the mound against Cubs left-hander Jon Lester.

  • Franco injures ankle on slide, to be re-evaluated
  • Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco left Wednesday's 8-5 win over the Tigers with a mild right ankle sprain, injuring his foot sliding into second base during the seventh inning.

  • Odubel, Bourjos power up to end Tigers' winning ways
  • Odubel Herrera's three-run home run and Peter Bourjos' solo shot powered a six-run attack against Anibal Sanchez as the Phillies captured the finale against the Tigers with an 8-5 win on Wednesday at Comerica Park.

  • Aggressive Blanco steals home for Phillies
  • The Phillies, trying to ignite their struggling offense in support of young starter Aaron Nola, swiped a run off the Tigers with a double steal, allowing Andres Blanco to steal home in the second inning for a run on Wednesday afternoon at Comerica Park.

  • Joseph says Phils can learn from Tigers' ways
  • Rookie Tommy Joseph has also taken notice of the Tigers' firepower, and he's looking to take something away from their success as he adjusts to life in the Majors.

  • Group of Phillies among top prospect performers
  • Rhys Hoskins has hit his share of home runs this season, but none have been bigger than the walk-off grand slam he hit Tuesday to lead Double-A Reading past Erie, 11-9. Hoskins was among the top prospect performers on Tuesday.

  • Hellickson strong against 'dangerous' Tigers
  • Jeremy Hellickson tied a season-long outing Tuesday night in Detroit, going seven innings while allowing three runs on seven hits in a 3-1 Phillies loss to the Tigers.

  • Cabrera gave Hellickson's strikeout pitch a thumbs-up
  • He had to respect.

  • Hellickson hangs tough, but Phils fall short
  • Justin Verlander worked through the Phillies for eight scoreless innings, and Miguel Cabrera doubled in one run and drove in another -- continuing his offensive awakening in May -- as Detroit captured its eighth win in nine games with a 3-1 win over the Phillies on Tuesday night at Comerica Park. The win moved Detroit (23-22) over .500 for the first time since May 5.

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