Odubel Herrera and the Phillies were limited to three hits for the second straight game in Monday's 8-1 loss to the NL-best Rockies. By Jim Salisbury
Jeff Hoffman turned a spot start into a splendid audition for a more permanent role in Colorado's rotation.
Phillies pitching coach Bob McClure doesn't have to worry about his job, according to General Manager Matt Klentak.
Two Phillies reached base in Monday's tough 8-1 loss against Colorado, and anyone who's been paying attention this month would be able to guess who. Tommy Joseph, one of baseball's best hitters this May, knocked in the team's only run in the fourth inning.
Prior to Monday night's game at Citizens Bank Park, the manager of the free-falling Phillies was asked if he considered benching an underperforming player to send a message or attempt to wake the said player's slumbering bat.
We recap Monday's top MLB action, including the Twins storming back for a 14-7 win over the Orioles.
Another one for the history books.
Aaron Altherr had two of the Phillies' three hits as the lineup struggled again during an 8-1 loss to Colorado in Monday's return home. By Jim Salisbury
Despite Phillies second base prospect Jesmuel Valentin possibly being out for the season with an injured shoulder, Scott Kingery will remain at Double A Reading. By Jim Salisbury
Phillies general manager Matt Klentak on Monday discussed Bob McClure's job security and Vince Velasquez's development. By Jim Salisbury