| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:39 PM
"Now batting, first baseman, Chaaaase Utley!"
You read that right: first baseman Chase Utley.
Sure, it's a bit of a stretch, but it's not completely crazy and it's something the Phillies seriously have to consider heading into the offseason and Spring...
| 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 22, 2014
| 10:24 AM
After leading his team to a third straight comeback victory, Eagles quarterback Nick Foles is proving his worth every week, according to Nick Fierro in his Monday morning review of the Eagles' 37-34 win over Washington. … Are the Eagles slow...
| May 25, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Getting used to it yet, this Josh Beckett who no longer relies on a dominant fastball and loves to drop in the curve?
Seems it is time. Beckett not only was at it again Sunday, he was doing it better than ever. Better than anyone dared imagine....
| May 24, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Best laid plans and all. Tired of shoddy play on the field, and with shortstop Hanley Ramirez out because of a sore left calf, the Dodgers fielded what they thought was their best defensive lineup.
They then allowed three unearned runs on a pair of...
| May 24, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Hanley Ramirez didn't play Saturday in the Dodgers' 5-3 defeat to the Philadelphia Phillies, as he was a late scratch from the lineup with what was said to be sore left calf muscle.
That could be significant. Or not.
Considering it's the Dodgers who...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:29 PM
Six days removed from one of the worst games of his career, Clayton Kershaw was smiling again.
Kershaw pitched six scoreless innings Friday in the Dodgers' 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies, delivering a performance that inspired his teammates,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:09 AM
The big trade deadline shoe dropped early Thursday morning, and it landed in an unexpected place for an unexpected value.
The Boston Red Sox dealt their ace and pending free agent left-hander Jon Lester as well as outfielder Jonny Gomes and some cash to...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:30 AM
As Dan Connolly allows me to serve as a guest bartender today, I'll take a swing at a topic that likely interests a lot of you: the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline.
It has been a slow season on the trade front so far this summer.
There have been only...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 6:45 AM
While you were sleeping last night, and while you were sleeping through this Chicago baseball season, the White Sox became watchable.
Or maybe it was while watching the Blackhawks, but whatever, the Sox not only won’t make you throw battery acid...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game.
The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...