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The Phillies were looking for the fifth series sweep of the season last night taking on the Astros. Philadelphia traded scheduled starter Roberto Hernandez just hours before the game and the Astros scored five runs in the first three innings. Trailing 5-2 in the bottom of the eighth inning, Ryan Howard hit a gran slam, his 18th home run of the year, to give the Phillies a 6-5 lead and the victory. More here.
The Phillies announced they have traded Thursday night's starter Roberto Hernandez to the Los Angeles Dodgers for two players to be named later. The team has recalled Sean O'Sullivan to start last night for the Phillies against the Astros. More here.
Former-Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb will be the color analyst for some FOX NFL broadcasts this fall alongside Dick Stockton. McNabb will not be in the booth every week as he will split the new gig with former-Browns quarterback Brady Quinn and former-Raiders linebacker Kirk Morrison. More here.