| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:20 PM
As teams move through the offseason and head into spring training, all are equal in the standings and there's typically hope.
For the recently successful ones, hope that they can repeat or build off of last season. For the ones coming off forgettable...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 7:33 PM
David Buchanan recited the fifth inning of his June 8 start in Cincinnati as if it occurred yesterday.
Most importantly, the 25-year-old remembers the mistakes he made in a game in which he had really good stuff.
The right-hander got cute with a...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 8:38 PM
Ricky Bottalico and Steve Blass are not only former major league pitchers, but they're also current TV analysts.
Bottalico, the original color analyst for Lehigh Valley IronPigs broadcasts on Service Electric TV2, is now entrenched as a studio analyst...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 12:52 PM
After signing starting pitcher Aaron Harang to a one-year deal last Monday, the Phillies remained quiet for just one week.
Today they announced another signing, one slightly less significant than the last, agreeing to a minor league contract with right-...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 9:25 AM
With the trading of Marlon Byrd, Jimmy Rollins and Antonio Bastardo, the Phillies have shown they are committed to rebuilding and starting a youth movement in Philadelphia.
Although, with the shape of their roster, the contracts they've handed out and...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Well, he always said he would probably go back. Most figured it wouldn’t be doing so at age 40, but then Hiroki Kuroda always did do things his own way.
But all reports now have Kuroda returning to Japan next season to finish his career where it...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:36 PM
By Jordan Hall, The Sports Xchange
PHILADELPHIA -- Brothers Justin Upton and B.J. Upton did it all Saturday night in leading the Atlanta Braves to a 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
Each Upton homered and threw out a...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 7:34 PM
ATLANTA -- Jimmie Rollins supplied all of the offensive support left-hander Cole Hamels needed to defeat the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
The veteran Philadelphia shortstop hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning and Hamels struck out nine in...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:50 PM
7:10 p.m., Turner Field, Atlanta
On the mound
RHP Nathan Eovaldi (5-5, 4.08) vs. RHP Ervin Santana (8-6, 4.03): Eovaldi in three July starts is 0-2 with a 6.35 ERA, four walks and nine strikeouts in 17 innings. Five of Santana's eight wins have come...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Albert Pujols will bat third — as he always has — for the Angels in the opener of an interleague series against the Atlanta Braves on Friday night, and Manager Mike Scioscia does not seem inclined to move the slugger down in the lineup despite...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:44 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Braves had two on with two outs in the first inning when Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson fell behind Braves catcher Evan Gattis with a three-ball count. Gattis got the green light and crushed a three-run homer to left-center field. Chris...