| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:07 PM
PHOENIX — Whether by striking early or by reeling in an pre-Christmas gift, the Phillies under general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. have never lacked for drama during baseball's hot-stove season.
In an attempt to extend (and later, pry open) the window...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 7:34 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — When Oakland A's third baseman Josh Donaldson came to the plate with one out and a runner on first base in the bottom of the 10th inning Sunday of a 6-6 game against Philadelphia, he relished the moment.
After all, Donaldson...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:20 PM
MIAMI – Henderson Alvarez entered his final Marlins Park start of 2014 Tuesday tied with Clayton Kershaw for the best home ERA (1.75) in the majors. Wednesday, Alvarez will wake up in sole possession of the top spot.
He shut out the Phillies...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:36 PM
An already-disappointing season for Orioles slugger Chris Davis came to an abrupt halt on Friday when Major League Baseball announced he would be suspended 25 games for violating baseball's drug policy.
Here are the answers to a few important...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:09 PM
PHILADELPHIA — When teams don't meet expectations — or they clinch last place in their division like the Phillies did Thursday — you can expect a number of changes both on the field and in the front office.
The first of those changes...
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:32 AM
When I wrote a few weeks ago that the Phillies should dump all their older players and commit to discovering which youngsters can play, I got a voice mail message from a fan who thought I was crazy.
He believed the team's aging core deserved one...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Two Phillies had surgery this week and another is in the process of scheduling surgery, according to a press release the Phillies issued Wednesday.
Carlos Ruiz was the first to go under the knife on Monday. He had minor arthroscopic surgery on his...
| Sep 18, 2014
By Bill Center, The Sports Xchange
SAN DIEGO — Native son Cole Hamels continued his domination of the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on Wednesday night and the Philadelphia Phillies scored four runs on five hits in the fifth inning to win 5-2....
| Sep 14, 2014
| 3:59 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Earlier this season Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon said he enjoys hearing boos rain down from the Citizens Bank Park faithful.
If that's true, he must have enjoyed the sounds Sunday in South Philadelphia after he blew a save to...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:43 PM
PHILADELPHIA — It was a little bit of a different look for the Phillies Thursday night as they closed a four-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Jimmy Rollins, still nursing a hamstring strain, and Chase Utley, who was given a day off by...