| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:23 PM
KEY MOMENT: With one out in the 10th inning, Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz popped up to shallow left field. Left fielder Carl Crawford and shortstop Hanley Ramirez failed to communicate, resulting in a drop by Crawford. Ruiz reached second base on the...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:56 AM
My fellow geeks and I had our annual fantasy baseball draft Saturday.
Some of us have been at this for 27 years, and it's still one of my favorite days of the year. We use an auction format where someone throws a player's name out, we write our bids...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Prior to Friday night's game with the Atlanta Braves, the Phillies placed Carlos Ruiz on the 7-day disabled list with concussion-like symptoms.
Earlier in the day, Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said Ruiz was "under watch" after getting hit in the...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:40 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Mike Olt leads National League rookies with 10 home runs and 25 RBIs.
But until he hit a home run Saturday to snap an 0-for-20 slump, his .152 batting average remained the focus of his season.
"It has been really weird," Olt said,...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:29 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The loss of Emilio Bonifacio and the presence of lurking scouts will test the Cubs' focus leading up to at least the July 31 trade deadline.
And they could learn Saturday whether they could be without the services of closer Hector...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:42 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 2-2, in the sixth, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia gave Luis Jimenez, a .167-hitting third baseman who was recalled from triple A on Monday, the green light on a 3-and-0 pitch from Phillies ace Cliff Lee. Jimenez ripped a...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 11:08 PM
The Dodgers didn't make any errors behind Zack Greinke in their 5-2 victory Wednesday over the Philadelphia Phillies at Dodger Stadium.
This was significant, considering how the Dodgers have played defense in the first three-plus weeks of the regular...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:09 PM
KEY MOMENT: Brian Wilson failed to complete a ninth inning in which he gave up three hits and allowed the Phillies to break a 3-3 stalemate. Wilson gave up a two-run double to Carlos Ruiz. His night ended when he hit Ryan Howard to load the bases....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:18 PM
Familiar problems resurfaced Thursday for the Dodgers and their manager.
Brian Wilson again didn't resemble the pitcher he was last season, as he was charged with four runs in the ninth inning of a 7-3 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies.
| Jul 27, 2014
| 3:15 PM
By Mike Wisniewski, The Sports Xchange
PHILADELPHIA — In a game that featured a dozen runs and 29 hits through nine innings, extra innings didn't figure to last too long.
Martin Prado had the game-winning sacrifice fly and pinch-hitter Nick...
| Mar 14, 2014
The Phillies made their second round of cuts from big league camp Friday morning, while recalling a player that was sent down to minor league camp last week. Lou Marson, who spent a portion of the 2009 season with the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, was...