| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Considering how dominant Cole Hamels' pitching had been lately, his previous start looked like an anomaly.
In that game five days ago against the San Francisco Giants, a 5-3 win, Hamels gave up three earned runs on nine hits after allowing a total of...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:51 AM
All-Stars Robinson Cano, Adam Jones, Yasiel Puig and Albert Pujols lead the Major League roster that will travel to Japan in November for a five-game series against Samurai Japan, the country's National Team, in All-Star Series 2014.
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Anthony Recker belted a tie-breaking three-run homer in the top of the seventh inning that propelled the New York Mets to a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
Recker's blast off reliever Justin De Fratus capped a four-...
| Aug 12, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg decided to give Chase Utley a rest Monday afternoon against the New York Mets after the second baseman had played in 12 straight games.
The timing was a little strange, because after a horrible six-game...
| Aug 13, 2014
The Los Angeles Angels scored seven runs in the sixth inning, and it was all they needed — and all they got —in a 7-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday night at Angel Stadium.
Right fielder Kole Calhoun got the inning started with a...
| Aug 14, 2014
By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The sixth inning was a charm for the Los Angeles Angels for the second night in a row.
One night after scoring seven runs in the sixth in a win over the Philadelphia Phillies, the Angels...
| Aug 16, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Cody Asche belted a game-tying two-run homer in the eighth inning and scored the go-ahead run in the 10th as visiting Philadelphia edged San Francisco in the opener of a three-game series.
Javier Lopez loaded the bases by walking...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:06 PM
PHILADELPHIA — After helping the Phillies win the first game of this series against the Houston Astros, knocking in both runs Philadelphia scored, Ryan Howard was asked about the faith his manager, Ryne Sandberg, has had keeping him in the clean...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:25 PM
PHILADELPHIA — When Sean O'Sullivan woke up Thursday morning, he was a Lehigh Valley IronPig in Toledo, Ohio.
At 7:05 p.m., he trotted out on the field at Citizens Bank Park wearing a Phillies jersey.
Less than six hours before, as he was...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:14 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Part of the success the Phillies had in sweeping the Houston Astros earlier this week was hitting the long ball.
Philadelphia had one home run in each of the three games in the series, including the eventual game-winner Thursday...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:54 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Recently, the Phillies have not played very well on Sundays or in matchups with the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park.
Heading into Sunday afternoon's game, the Phillies won just one of their last 11 Sunday games and, dating back...