| Mar 13, 2015
| 2:36 PM
Eventually the work Ryan Howard put in during the offseason, which included losing at least 15 pounds, was going to pay off.
Howard hit his first home run of the exhibition season, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 Friday.
| Mar 9, 2015
| 8:39 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — In his first outing with his new team, Aaron Harang pitched two scoreless innings for the Phillies in a 1-0 victory over Baltimore on Monday. Harang, who was 12-12 with Atlanta last season, loaded the bases in the second with two...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 8:12 PM
Right-hander Chris Tillman doesn't hide the fact that he wants the ball in his hand, and was only half joking when he said it's been tough watching his teammates pitch in the first week of Grapefruit League games while waiting for his first spring start....
| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:04 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Newly trim, Ryan Howard singled in his first two at-bats of spring training and then broke his silence.
He had not spoken with media since arriving for his 15th season with the Philadelphia Phillies. Following the offseason...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 7:32 PM
CLEARWATER, FLA. — One of the main goals for the Philadelphia Phillies and their front office this offseason was to bolster starting pitching depth.
More specifically, they wanted starting pitchers with short-term deals who could eat up innings...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 7:17 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. — Sunday marks the first exhibition game the Phillies play this spring and it's the only one they have before Grapefruit League play begins Tuesday against the New York Yankees.
The Phillies host the University of Tampa at...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:13 PM
The Phillies have turned in two straight 73-win seasons and the only thing as low as fan and media expectations for the team this year is the mercury in thermometers the last couple weeks.
The front office has admitted the team is in a rebuilding mode,...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 6:54 AM
Skies were gray - much like the outlook for the 2015 Phillies - Tuesday morning, but temperatures were in the upper-60’s as players reported for the first day of full squad workouts at the Carpenter Complex at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla....
| Feb 24, 2015
| 9:51 AM
Eagles safety Nate Allen was cleared Monday of indecent exposure allegations in Florida. Video evidence at the scene reportedly shows Allen arriving after the alleged incident occured.… Michael Sam, the first openly gay man selected in the NFL...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 8:21 PM
Each spring brings Major League Baseball's teams a chance to clear the slate and begin afresh.
Optimism typically runs rampant — although there won't be much of that in Clearwater for the next six weeks — as a number of veterans, along...
| 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...