| May 27, 2015
| 11:05 PM
Mike Scioscia leans to the bland side in his public comments. Criticism is delivered behind closed doors, not to the media. So it was startling to hear the Angels manager deliver a blunt assessment of the state of the team's offense.
"We're not going to...
| May 27, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — Wilmer Flores singled home the winning run with two outs in the 10th inning for his second huge hit in two days, giving the New York Mets a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
The Mets pulled it out after...
| May 25, 2015
| 2:03 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Wilmer Flores hit a tiebreaking three-run homer off Justin De Fratus in the sixth inning to help Bartolo Colon win a day after the pitcher's 42nd birthday, and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 Monday to stop a...
| May 24, 2015
| 4:21 PM
The Angels boarded their charter for a cross-country flight home Sunday night, relieved to have Mike Napoli in the rearview mirror but uneasy about the road ahead.
Napoli tormented his old team again Sunday, blasting a two-run home run in the second...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 12:29 PM
If you’ve watched Ryne Sandberg at all during his managing career – both in the minors and the majors – you know he’s not afraid to shake up the lineup.
After the Phillies put together just three hits on Opening Day against...
| May 19, 2015
| 8:28 AM
Thanks to a recent winning streak, the Phillies don’t have the worst record in baseball, but anyone who has watched them play much this season knows they’re still pretty awful.
Let’s start with a little good news/bad news...
| May 17, 2015
| 2:37 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Maikel Franco may not have done much in his first two games in the majors this year, going a combined 1-for-8 with no extra-base hits.
But in game three Sunday afternoon, Franco provided a glimpse into what all the excitement was...
| May 14, 2015
| 2:34 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Ryan Howard has faced a tough stretch late in his career, especially last season.
Batting .175 over his first 11 games this year with only three extra-base hits, two RBIs and 15 strikeouts, it didn't look like things were going to...
| May 13, 2015
| 8:34 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Because the Phillies haven't had many leads heading into the ninth inning this season, Jonathan Papelbon has waited longer than he probably should have to move into sole possession of the franchise's all-time saves list.
He moved to...
| May 12, 2015
| 8:47 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies own baseball's worst record and it's no coincidence that their team offense is just as bad in almost every single category.
Entering Tuesday, Philadelphia was last in runs scored (94), runs per game (2.85), on-base...
| May 9, 2015
| 10:57 PM
Maikel Franco got himself out in his first at-bat Friday night with two Lehigh Valley runners on base and one out against Gwinnett.
He swung at pitcher's pitches and without discipline, something IronPigs fans and coaches have seen before.