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  • Giants, Bumgarner rout Royals in World Series opener

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Kershaws and Wainwrights and Strasburgs of the pitching fraternity are at home, left watching the last ace standing. He grows taller by the inning. Madison Bumgarner added to his legend Tuesday, throwing seven dominant innings to...
  • Jerome Williams agrees to one-year contract extension with Phillies

    Jerome Williams agrees to one-year contract extension with Phillies
    With Cole Hamels being the only reliable starter the Philadelphia Phillies could pencil in to their 2015 rotation at season's end, the team had its work cut out for them this offseason. The Phillies took their first step to fill out the rest of that...
  • Rotation gives Indians cause for optimism

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Cleveland Indians - INSIDE PITCH CLEVELAND -- One year after making the American League wild-card game, the Cleveland Indians were competitive again in 2014, remaining in contention until the season's final week....
  • Philadelphia Phillies - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is hesitant to use the word but Jimmy Rollins is not. "Rebuild is something we started this year," said Rollins, the veteran shortstop. "We played like a...
  • Andrew Friedman will have a different business model with the Dodgers

    Andrew Friedman will have a different business model with the Dodgers
    Evan Longoria was in the major leagues for less than a week when Andrew Friedman signed him to a contract guaranteed for $17.5 million. In addition to saving the Tampa Bay Rays millions of dollars in the arbitration process, Friedman's foresight has...
  • Better days ahead for the Phillies?

    Better days ahead for the Phillies?
    Seven years ago Tuesday, Brett Myers tossed his glove into the air after striking out the Washington Nationals' Willy Mo Pena and helping the Philadelphia Phillies clinch the first of five straight NL East division titles. This past Tuesday, the...
  • Two Phillies undergo surgery, a third is being scheduled

    Two Phillies undergo surgery, a third is being scheduled
    Two Phillies had surgery this week and another is in the process of scheduling surgery, according to a press release the Phillies issued Wednesday. Carlos Ruiz was the first to go under the knife on Monday. He had minor arthroscopic surgery on his...
  • What went well, and not so well, with the 2014 Phillies

    What went well, and not so well, with the 2014 Phillies
    When players arrived in Clearwater for spring training, they were welcomed by a manager beginning his first full season with a focus on fundamentals. Ryne Sandberg opened camp by concentrating on defensive drills to cut down on errors, pitchers...
  • Cleveland Indians - PlayerWatch

    RHP Corey Kluber was so good, he could become the Indians' third AL Cy Young Award winner in eight years, following CC Sabathia in 2007 and Cliff Lee in 2008. Kluber went 18-9 with a 2.44 ERA while pitching with the worst defense in the majors behind him....
  • Anything's possible in Phillies offseason

    The last gasps of the 2014 Phillies filled the room while Cole Hamels spoke. He stood in the middle of the clubhouse Sunday afternoon as his teammates packed boxes and hugged. The exits for most were quick; no one wanted to dwell on this disaster. Hamels...
  • Phillies Season from Hell

        When I wrote a few weeks ago that the Phillies should dump all their older players and commit to discovering which youngsters can play, I got a voice mail message from a fan who thought I was crazy.     He believed the team's aging core deserved one...