| Mar 20, 2015
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Chase Utley had two hits and a walk as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Yankees 7-3 on Thursday night.
Utley, slowed by a right ankle injury, has been limited to designated hitter, but Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 3:15 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Detroit pitcher Alfredo Simon showed off his slowest stuff in another sharp outing.
Simon tossed three scoreless innings, Daniel Fields, J.D. Martinez and Steven Moya hit homers and the Detroit Tigers beat the...
| 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 25, 2015
CLEARWATER, Fla. — When the 2011 season came to an end for Chad Billingsley, he had completed his fifth straight year of double digit wins and had posted at least a .500 record in each of his six major league seasons.
He could be counted on for...
| 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 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 29, 2015
| 4:51 PM
The Phillies have signed right-hander Chad Billingsley to a one-year, $1.5 million contract, Senior Vice President and General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. announced today. The contract includes performance bonuses.
Billingsley, 30, spent all of last...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 5:45 PM
Chad Billingsley is now officially a former Dodger, as the Philadelphia Phillies announced Thursday they signed the 30-year-old right-hander to a one-year contract guaranteed for $1.5 million.
Because of elbow problems, Billingsley pitched only twice in...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 9:59 AM
Penn State has increased parking rates for home games at Beaver Stadium. … With the Super Bowl finally just two days away, local sports historian Evan Burian looks at Lehigh Valley connections to past Super Bowls and pro championship games....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 7:12 PM
Former All-Star pitcher Dave Stewart is the new general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks, meaning Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp is now without an agent.
“He got me a deal,” Kemp said. “So I think I’m good until I’m 35....
| Oct 3, 2014
| 11:55 PM
Legacies are made in the postseason. It’s where memories are formed, images are permanently etched and moments become eternal.
Clayton Kershaw longs to create such a memory on baseball’s grandest stage. He’s a player who’s done...