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Milwaukee Brewers defeat Phillies 10-4

Ryan Braun hit three home runs and drove in a career-high seven, as the Milwaukee Brewers rolled to a 10-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday.
Phillies score 14 runs in opening day against Rangers

Phillies score 14 runs in opening day against Rangers

Cody Asche scored four times and Jimmy Rollins slugged a grand slam as the Phillies had their most Opening Day runs since 1900 with a 14-10 victory.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, Atlanta 4

ATLANTA, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Cameron Rupp rapped a two-run single in the first inning Saturday and Philadelphia survived a late scare to come away with a 5-4 victory over Atlanta.

MLB: New York Mets 5, Philadelphia 4 (7 innings)

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Juan Lagares pounded a two-run triple during a big sixth inning that vaulted the New York Mets to a rain-shortened 5-4 win over Philadelphia.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, Washington 4

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Carlos Ruiz capped a big fifth inning with a bases-clearing double Saturday and Philadelphia hung on to break Washington's seven-game winning streak, 5-4.

MLB: Philadelphia 3, Washington 2

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Jimmy Rollins and Carlos Ruiz rallied Philadelphia with clutch eighth-inning RBI Monday, boosting the Phillies over Washington 3-2.

MLB: Philadelphia 4, Arizona 3

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Chase Utley drew a bases-loaded walk with one out in the ninth Friday, forcing in the winning run and giving Philadelphia a 4-3 victory over Arizona.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, Colorado 4

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Domonic Brown singled home Michael Young from second to finish a two-out, ninth-inning rally Thursday and give Philadelphia a 5-4 win over Colorado.

MLB: Philadelphia 4, Colorado 3

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Michael Young singled home Carlos Ruiz from second with one away in the ninth Wednesday, giving Philadelphia a 4-3 decision over Colorado.

MLB: Philadelphia 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 2

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Hanley Ramirez committed a pair of errors in the ninth inning Sunday, allowing Pittsburgh to snap the Los Angeles Dodgers' 10-game wining streak, 3-2.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, Atlanta 1

ATLANTA, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Cole Hamels breezed to complete-game victory Monday, yielding just a ninth-inning run in the Philadelphia Phillies' 5-1 win over Atlanta.

MLB: Detroit 2, Philadelphia 1

DETROIT, July 26 (UPI) -- Alex Avila's two-run double put Detroit ahead in the fifth inning Friday and the Tigers held on to edge Philadelphia 2-1.

MLB: Philadelphia 4, Chicago White Sox 3 (10 innings)

PHILADELPHIA, July 14 (UPI) -- John Mayberry's 10th-inning single scored Chase Utley with the winning run Sunday in Philadelphia's 4-3 interleague decision over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Philadelphia 2, Chicago White Sox 1 (2nd game, 13 innings)

PHILADELPHIA, July 14 (UPI) -- Michael Young's run-scoring single in the 13th inning Saturday gave Philadelphia a 2-1 win over the Chicago White Sox in Game 2 of a doubleheader.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 5, Philadelphia 4 (1st game, 11 innings)

PHILADELPHIA, July 13 (UPI) -- Alexei Ramirez delivered an RBI double in the 11th inning Saturday, boosting the Chicago White Sox over Philadelphia 5-4 in Game 1 of a doubleheader.
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James Calvin "Jimmy" Rollins (born November 27, 1978 in Oakland, California), nicknamed "J-Roll", is an All-Star and former MVP shortstop for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball's National League.

Though Rollins has developed into a five-tool player during his career due to significant increases in his power hitting, he is perhaps best known for his baserunning skills. He stole at least 20 bases every season from 2001 to 2009, with a career high of 47 in 2008. In this respect, Rollins emulates his childhood baseball hero, Rickey Henderson.

Rollins comes from an athletic family. He grew up watching his mother play competitive fastpitch softball, and credits the experience for helping him develop a cerebral approach to the game; he has been described as having "a near-photographic memory of games and at-bats and pitches".

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