| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:43 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Angels could use a designated hitter, particularly one that bats left-handed and could spell Albert Pujols at first base.
Kendrys Morales, who played the first six years of his career in Anaheim, would appear to be a...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Ruben Amaro Jr. didn’t need to wait until the end of the season as many expected. The Phillies general manager had the man for the job right in front of him. Amaro announced before that the organization was lifting the......
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:23 PM
These days, the most prepared players turn to video with the hope of gaining every advantage they can it comes to facing opposing pitchers. Chase Utley is the king of that in the Phillies clubhouse. Back when Ryne Sandberg played,......
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:23 PM
During his seven years in the big leagues, Kyle Kendrick has been healthy. He’s never even flirted with a disabled list stint. Until now. Kendrick, 29, had an MRI today for an issue with his shoulder. He has not yet......
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Ryne Sandberg has been the Phillies interim manager for 12 games. He's used 12 different batting orders (even when not including the pitcher). When the Phillies play their last game on Sept. 29 in Atlanta, I expect that by then......
| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:23 PM
So that wasn’t fair. The Dodgers, baseball’s current world-beaters, took on the walking dead known as the Philadelphia Phillies.
The results were predictable, the Dodgers using the pitching of Zack Greinke and the hitting of Hanley Ramirez...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Cabrera vs. Trout II
In the great Miguel Cabrera vs. Mike Trout most-valuable-player debate of 2012, the Trout loyalists most often cited Trout's dominance in WAR — the "wins above replacement" statistic that purports to distill production into...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 2:10 PM
And then the strangest thing happened.
The Dodgers lost.
It’s true, it happened. There were witnesses and everything.
The Dodgers proved all too human Sunday, a pair of Hanley Ramirez errors in the ninth inning allowing the Phillies to score...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:41 PM
1. Cardinals (1 last ranking): They might not be the best team but they're the toughest one, with the playoff wars in 2011 and '12 behind them. Key second-half guy: David Freese.
2. Tigers (2): Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder have stored up a lot of...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:46 PM
With seven weeks left in the season, we're about to round the quarter pole and head for home. Here is some of what I have come to believe:
•The most likely World Series outcome is Tigers over Dodgers in a terrific matchup, with Detroit favored only...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Seven of the 13 men who managed the Philadelphia Phillies since Veterans Stadium opened in 1971 were let go before a season ended: Frank Lucchesi, Danny Ozark, Pat Corrales, John Felske, Lee Elia, Nick Leyva and Charlie Manuel.
There were few tears when...