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  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • With changes looming, Sandberg needs to look further ahead than second half

    With changes looming, Sandberg needs to look further ahead than second half
    As the Philadelphia Phillies begin the second half of the season — with a three-game series in Atlanta starting tonight — manager Ryne Sandberg is poised to look forward. He didn't want to dwell on the fact that the Phillies entered the All-...
  • SPORTSBUZZ: Should the Phillies be looking beyond Atlanta?

    SPORTSBUZZ: Should the Phillies be looking beyond Atlanta?
    Phillies manager Ryan Sandberg says he's "not pleased" with his team's 42-53 record, though he remains convinced of a momentum-turn somewhere. Still, the question remains: Should the Phillies be sellers? One report has the Phillies more open to trading...
  • Braves use two-out hits to edge Phillies 6-4

    Braves use two-out hits to edge Phillies 6-4
    ATLANTA — Right-hander Ervin Santana, supported by a string of two-out hits, won for the third time in four starts as the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4 on Friday. Santana (8-6) pitched six innings and allowed four runs, three...
  • Report: Orioles, Phillies in 'preliminary' talks on trade involving right-hander A.J. Burnett

    The Orioles have been in trade talks with the Philadelphia Phillies about acquiring starting right-hander A.J. Burnett, according to Fox Sports' Jon Morosi. "Phillies and Orioles have had very preliminary talks on a trade that would send A.J. Burnett to...
  • Does Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett fit with the Orioles at the trade deadline?

    Does Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett fit with the Orioles at the trade deadline?
    OAKLAND, Calif. — With the nonwaiver trade deadline around the corner, we have our latest rumor about veteran right-hander A.J. Burnett pitching for the Orioles. We had enough of those in the offseason before Burnett signed a one-year, $16 million...
  • Burnett: This is the reason I came here

    Burnett: This is the reason I came here
    The Phillies have won five games in a row for the second time this season and made up four games in the NL East this past week. There's a new feeling when you walk into the clubhouse. "I don't know if it's a fire, but there's something going on and...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Phillies

    Series preview: Cubs at Phillies
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Phillies 2-1. Friday: 6:05 p.m. WGN-9. RH Jake Arrieta (1-1, 2.50) vs. RH Roberto Hernandez (2-4, 4.35). Saturday: 2:05 p.m. CSN. RH Edwin Jackson (4-6, 4.70) vs. RH David Buchanan (1-3, 6.08). Sunday:...
  • Burnett talking retirement but Phillies need him to get better and change his mind

    Burnett talking retirement but Phillies need him to get better and change his mind
    After Tuesday night's 5-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners, A.J. Burnett walked to the middle of the Phillies clubhouse at Citizens Bank Park as he does after each home start. However, this time, the mood was quite somber. It took a few seconds for the...
  • Manziel flips off Washington's bench

    Manziel flips off Washington's bench
    The Phillies, fresh off a 4-1 win over the Mariners in the first game of their three-game series last night at Citizens Bank Park, play Seattle at 7:05 tonight. Struggling A.J. Burnett (6-13, 4.35 ERA) is scheduled to take the mound for Philly. …...
  • Burnett struggles again in loss to Mariners

    Burnett struggles again in loss to Mariners
    PHILADELPHIA — A.J. Burnett has struggled mightily since his first seven starts of the year. In his last 20 starts he is 4-13 with a 5.23 ERA. He's even worse in his seven games since the All-Star break, going 0-6 with a 6.41 ERA. After his last...