Tristan H. Cockcroft compares his mid-May hitter ranks with the staff consensus, and is higher on guys like Austin Jackson and Cameron Maybin but lower on Bryce Harper and Jacoby Ellsbury.
Tristan H. Cockcroft names his top four underrated and top four overrated hitters.
Tristan H. Cockcroft looks at a number of disappointing hitters who are making too many strikeouts and infield popups that weigh down their numbers.
Cole Hamels pitched a five-hitter, Raul Ibanez doubled twice as he stopped an 0 for 35 slump and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 Tuesday night.
Ryan Howard and Raul Ibanez each hit a grand slam, rallying the Phillies to a wild 13-11 victory over the Nationals for their fourth straight win.
Ryan Howard, Raul Ibanez and Shane Victorino homered for Philadelphia, three errors by Washington contributed to three unearned runs and the Nationals fell to 0-7 -- still the only club in the majors without a victory.