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The Phillies were looking for the series sweep over the Nationals last night. Marlon Byrd had a great game at the plate for the Phillies going 3-for-5 with a two-run home run and two runs scored. Ryan Howard put up a big game going 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored as the Phillies went on to win 8-4 and complete the sweep of Washington. More here.
The Flyers have signed defenseman Brandon Manning to a one-year, $750,000 two-way contract. The Phantoms defenseman was extended a qualifying offer by the Flyers at the end of June. More here.