Obama welcomes 2008 MLB Champion Phillies to White House
Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins holds out his World Series Championship ring after U.S. President Barack Obama jokingly asked for it while Obama welcomes the 2008 Major League Baseball World Series Champion Philadelphia Phillies on the South Portico of the White House in Washington on May 15, 2009. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
Michael Young raced home on a fielding error to give Philadelphia the lead in the eighth inning Friday and the Phillies held on to down Cincinnati 5-3.
Jason Kipnis had three hits, scored three runs and drove in three Wednesday in the Cleveland Indians' 10-4 interleague win over the Philadelphia Phillies.
Ryan Howard's two-run single in the 10th inning capped a Philadelphia rally that lifted the Phillies over Arizona 4-2 Sunday.
Cliff Lee tossed seven shutout innings Saturday and the Philadelphia Phillies hung on for a 3-1 victory over Arizona.
David Hernandez retired the game's final two batters with the potential tying run on third base Friday to preserve Arizona's 3-2 victory over Philadelphia.
Ryan Howard smacked a go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh inning Sunday and Philadelphia completed a sweep of the New York Mets with a 5-1 win.
Jimmy Rollins singled home the go-ahead run in the sixth inning Monday and the Philadelphia Phillies went on to record a 3-2 win over Pittsburgh.
Philadelphia's Erik Kratz cracked a three-run homer Sunday and the Phillies used a big eighth inning to spank St. Louis 7-3.
John Buck smashed a three-run homer and Matt Harvey tossed seven strong innings Monday, lifting the New York Mets over Philadelphia 7-2.
Billy Butler bashed a grand slam and tied a club record with seven RBI Sunday in the Kansas City Royals' 9-8 interleague win over Philadelphia.